Increase, tourist arrivals to Indonesia in the first quarter of 2015

Based on data from the Central Bureau of Statistics from January to March 2015

Tanah Lot, Bali

Seems that the archipelago in Southeast Asia is increasingly attractive in the eyes of foreign tourists, was recorded at 3.51 percent increase in visits.

The latest data from the Central Bureau of Statistics of Indonesia, the visit of foreign tourists to Indonesia penetrated 2.3 million people, up 3.51 percent compared with the same period the previous year, namely 2.22 million. As shown in the data in March 2015, visits reached 789.6 thousand, an increase of 3.13 percent compared to March 2014.

In fact you will be more interesting to see the visit of tourists from China, and Bali became the belle of the visit, as well as the islands of Batam, Bintan and surrounding areas. Both countries is heavily promoting tourism, and marketing of tourist products to China.

Culinary Center at Tanjung Pinang near Batam Island

Do not be surprised if at some airports bustle tourist destinations, such as the Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali, in March 2015 rose 9.81 percent compared to March 2014, rising from 268.4 thousand to 294.8 thousand tourists.

Tourism activity between the two countries are becoming increasingly dynamic, Chinese tourists came to Indonesia in 2014 only around 883.725 people, and vice versa Indonesian tourists who visited China, reached about 700 hundred thousands of tourists.

(Source Latief - Kompas Travel, BPS, Antara /Images WR Wuarmanuk, F Benjamin)


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