An All-Star Holiday Destination
Labuan Bajo Welcomes Arjeen Robben, Star Footballer from The Netherlands
Recently, international football player Arjeen Robben from The Netherlands was spotted holidaying in Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. This proves that Labuan Bajo is a world-class, must-visit holiday destination and Mr. Robben’s presence on the island is seen to create a positive impact to Flores’s tourism sector.
In addition to Arjeen Robben, Marcos Llorente of Real Madrid was also spotted holidaying in Labuan Bajo, Flores. It was reported that Mr. Llorente visited Rinca Island and the Pink Beach, both located within the Komodo National Park. A representative from the Ministry of Tourism office in Labuan Bajo, Shana Fatina said that Mr. Llorente thoroughly enjoyed his holiday and was amazed at Flores’s beautiful natural landscapes.
Ms. Fatina also mentioned that Chris Smalling from Manchester United had visited Labuan Bajo 3 years ago in 2015. Chris Smalling sailed around the Komodo National Park on-board a luxury phinisi, a traditional Indonesian sailboat.
Labuan Bajo does not only attract footballers. In 2011, Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi from the MotoGP both visited Labuan Bajo and the Komodo National Park and movie star Gwyneth Paltrow stepped foot on the island in 2013.
News Source : Kupang Tribun News / Pos-Kupang.com