KOMPAS.com – Racing fans and newcomers who intend to watch bike action while exploring Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok can now book the tickets for the 2022 MotoGP Grand Prix via tiket.com, the country’s Online Travel Agent pioneer.
The company has been appointed as the official ticket and travel app partner by the Mandalika Grand Prix Association (MGPA) and Dorna Sports, the organizers of the premier class of motorcycle road racing events at the Pertamina Mandalika International Street Circuit from March 18-20, 2022.
The newly-built Mandalika circuit, inaugurated by President Joko Widodo on November 12, 2021, features 4.31 km in length with 17 corners. When crossing the track, the racers are treated to breath-taking views of a stretch of sandy beach in Tanjung Aan and Seger against the backdrop of hills and greenery.
The Mandalika Street Circuit grandstand can accommodate 50,000 seats, while the standing tribune can hold 138,000 people. In November last year, the circuit also staged the World Superbike event, where Toprak Razgatlioglu claimed his champion title. This year, the circuit is set to host the MotoGP World Championship Grand Prix.
The appointment of tiket.com as the official ticket and travel app partner for the upcoming championship was welcomed with enthusiasm by Gaery Undarsa, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, tiket.com.
“It is a great honor for us at tiket.com to be part of the history-making as Indonesia for the first time will host the MotoGP event in Mandalika,” said Gaery, referring to one of the five super-priority tourist destinations developed by the government as the post-pandemic tourism superpower destinations.
“As the official ticket and travel app partner for the MotoGP event, we are ready to provide access to the public to witness the MotoGP championship and to enjoy the beauty of Mandalika and its vicinity in Lombok. The event will also certainly promote tourism in the area, especially during the pandemic that is not yet over,” Gaery added.
The online travel agent, which embraces customer-centricity, also provides a wide selection of travel packages to Lombok Island and other destinations in Mandalika. This includes hotel and accommodation, entrance tickets to various tourist destinations, car rental, tour guide service, as well as Covid-19 tests for travellers.
“I call on the people to witness together the historical event hosted by Indonesia. We will experience the excitement of the MotoGP World Championship and the beauty of the Mandalika in South Lombok,” he said.