Indonesia prepares for peak season tourism

Published on : Thursday, November 16, 2017

Wonderful Indonesia

Indonesia has welcomed 10,458,299 foreign tourists, which is about 25.05 percent increase from 2016.



The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) data shows this statistics for the month of September which is up by 20.47 % for the same month last year.




In comparison, the tourism growth in ASEAN region is only 6.5 percent and the worldwide growth is at five percent.




Pitana added that he is hopeful the ministry will achieve its target of attracting 15 million foreign tourists by the end of this year. The recent activity of Mount Agung in Bali that went on for more than a month from September 23 to October 29 resulted in the moribund of tourist visits to Bali. On October 29, the Indonesian authorities lowered the alert status from Level 4 to Level 3. The Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said Bali is now ready to welcome tourists.




Tourism Minister Arief Yahya is currently busy in promoting to countries such as China, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia and Japan for the year-end holiday season that runs from November 2017 to January 2018. One of their efforts is conducting a familiarization trip (fam trip) to Bali for nine media companies from China. Up until September 2017, China was the major contributor for foreign tourists who came to Indonesia with 1,607,615 people, a 45.68 percent increase.




There are other countries such as Japan contributed 416,040 people (up 6.46 percent), Australia had 918,957 people (up 1.38 percent), Malaysia had 885,412 people (down 0.16 percent) and Singapore had 1,067,242 people (up 0.36 percent).



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