The Tomohon International Flower Festival (TIFF) is set to be held on 8 August in Tomohon City, North Sulawesi.
“This festival is aimed at introducing tourist destinations in Tomohon. The more we introduce tourist destinations, the more the tourists will know that we have interesting tourist destinations,” said Head of Tomohon Tourism Agency, Mariam Rau on Sunday.
She added that the North Sulawesi Tourism Agency also gives its support for the event.
Mariam has invited local businessmen and international tourists to visit Tomohon to see the annual event, which includes flower parade, the Flower Queen Contest, a culinary festival and various exhibitions.
In the meantime, Tomohon Deputy Mayor Syerly A Sompotan expressed her optimism that the festival could also boost the economy of the locals.
“This annual event will definitely bring double impacts for the people. Both local and international tourists will use services offered by the locals in various forms,” she said.