Post-pandemic, Gunungkidul Prioritizes Destination Cleanliness and Comfort


After launching the campaign #IniGunungkidul-The Ultimate Hidden Gem, Gunungkidul Regency Government focuses on tourism management based on CHSE. They will also build their own waste management site.

Some time ago, the Gunungkidul Regency Government launched branding with Campaign #IniGunungkidul -The Ultimate Hidden Gem. The branding activities aim to promote Gunungkidul tourism to attract tourist arrivals. It is hoped that more tourists will come to visit and feel the experience of traveling to enjoy the natural and cultural beauty of Gunungkidul.

The tourist destinations that want to be introduced to the The Ultimate Hidden Gem campaign include Kesirat Beach, Wediombo Beach, Ngobaran Beach, Jungwok Beach, Pengilon Hill, and Ngrawe Beach or often known as Mesra Beach.

Kesirat Beach, Gunung KidulKesirat Beach, Gunungkidul Photo: Ignatius Damario Susanto/d’Traveler

The selection of tourist destinations in The Ultimate Hidden Gem campaign is seen in terms of beauty and tourism potential. It can be said that this destination is favored and introduced to tourists when visiting Gunungkidul.

To be able to meet tourism industry standards, the Gunungkidul Regency Government applies the CHSE Ministry of Tourism Industry standards for each destination.

“The Gunungkidul Regency Government continues to strive to create healthy tourism conditions after the pandemic, one of which is ensuring safety for tourists. In this case, the Gunungkidul Regency Government supports the CHSE certification program by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy in every tourist attraction. Since 2021 until now Gunungkidul Regency has had 61 certified points CHSE with details of 37 tourist attractions, 13 restaurants, 6 hotels, 3 homestays, 1 souvenir shop, and 1 restaurant. The data can be accessed at,” said the Regent of Gunungkidul, Mr. Sunaryanta in his statement, Sunday ( 30/10/2022).

Pengilon HillPengilon Hill Photo: (Angga Cahyo/d’travelers)

As a continuation of seriousness in the convenience of traveling, waste management in tourist destinations is also a point that the Gunungkidul Regency Government pays attention to.

“In planning the waste master plan, it has been planned for the construction of TPST (Integrated Waste Management Site) in Banjarejo Tanjungsari Village, to manage waste, especially in coastal areas. independently,” said Sunaryanta.

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