Data BPS ( Central Bureau of Statistics ) which shows that tourist arrivals to Batam City in 2012 amounted to 1,219 million people and foreign tourists targeted in 2013 amounted to 1,250 million people. As well as the government’s claim that the visit of domestic society to Batam more than 5 million people by 2013 is a huge market for the tourism industry in Batam.
And of course the industries that support tourism activities especially souvenirs is a very good opportunity in Batam. These opportunities observed by Denny Rifai , owner of Special gift of t-shirt Batam. The brand is Bas Bis Bus, these shirts give more options of Batam unique souvenirs for local and foreign tourists to to bring back home or to the country of origin.
Bas Bis Bus has meaning of original from Batam (Batam Asli), Special from Batam (Batam Istimewa), Nosy Batam (Batam Usil). Bas Bis Bus is positioning as t-shirts with original designs made in Batam with the theme of the social and cultural life of Batam. Uniqueness and idiosyncrasy of Batam is very strong inherent in Bas Bis Bus t-shirt designs. And the uniqueness of t-shirt Bas Bis Bus is the nosy design and play on words became his trademark . This annoyance which often makes people smile and laugh while reading a play on words of Bas Bis Bus t-shirt design .
For example Batam is a popular town with shopping and most of the tourist businesses in shopping centers in Batam are ethnic Chinese, without intending to racist , Bas Bis Buses are able to apply in the nosy design ie BATAM as an abbreviation of “When You Arrive Amoy greet (Bila Anda Tiba Amoy Menyapa)”. Another example , the geographic location of Batam is very near to Singapore raises a unique design “If you’re slippery can reach to Singapore (Kepleset Saja Sampai Singapur)”.
And much more nosy words that make us smile and even laugh out loud .
To get Special gift of t-shirt Batam Bas Bis Bus you can visit the outlet is located at :
Komplek Ruko Taman Niaga Sukajadi Blok M No. 3, Batam Kota.
Or just call no. +62 778 5122209
This location is on the edge of the main highway that connects Mukakuning and Batam Center , precisely before the Kepri Mall if you are from Mukakuning.