Published on : Tuesday, January 2, 2018
The national statistics bureau announced that the number of foreign holiday makers visiting Indonesia from January to November 2017 rose by 21.84 percent with 12.68 million people.
Head of the bureau Kecuk Suhariyanto stated that the number of foreign tourist arrival expanded 5.86 percent to 1.06 million people on yearly basis for November in 2017.
However, the number of tourist arrival in November dropped down to 8.42 percent compared with the figure in October.
He further added that the eruption of Mount Agung volcano affected the number of foreign tourist arrivals in to Bali and Lombok.
It was reported that China, followed by Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and India contributed the highest figure of foreign visitor to Bali with respectively 13.36 percent, 12.25 percent, 11.30 percent, 7.81 percent and 3.77 percent.