Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Central Bureau of Statistics’ (BPS’) information indicated a expansion of 6.12 percent in a series of unfamiliar traveller arrivals in Indonesia in Feb 2019, reaching 1.27 million, compared to 1.2 million in Feb 2018.
During a January-February 2019 period, 2.48 million unfamiliar tourists had arrived in a country, an 8.19 percent rise, as compared to 2.3 million during a same duration in 2018, BPS Chief Suhariyanto settled here on Monday.
In Feb 2019, Malaysian traveller arrivals had reached 275.3 thousand, adult 33.67 percent than that in Feb 2018.
China stood second, with 200.9 thousand tourists, or a diminution of 6.31 percent, as compared to that during a analogous duration final year.
Singapore was placed third, with 147.9 thousand tourists, or a 17.86 percent rise.
Of a sum unfamiliar traveller arrivals, 731.45 thousand arrived in Indonesia aboard flights, 354.98 thousand by ships, and 184.40 thousand by means of land transportation.
Meanwhile, a Indonesian supervision has set a aim of receiving 20 million unfamiliar tourists in 2019.
Tourism Minister Arief Yahya remarkable in a new matter that Indonesia had available some-more than 15.81 million unfamiliar traveller arrivals final year, adult 12.58 percent, as compared to 14.04 million a year earlier.
The tourism method had named 5 countries as a top contributors of tourists to Indonesia final year: Malaysia, with 2.50 million, or 15.83 percent; China, with 2.14 million or 13.52 percent; Singapore, with 1.77 million or 11.19 percent; Timor Leste, with 1.76 million or 11.15 percent; and Australia, with 1.30 million or 8.23 percent.