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China, India, and France turn intensity markets for Indonesian tourism

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – China, India, and France have turn intensity markets for Indonesian tourism, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said.

“The series of unfamiliar tourists from China, India, and France has increased,” Yahya settled here on Tuesday.

The apportion remarkable that tourists from a 3 countries are still targeting Indonesias 3 categorical destinations, namely Bali (40 percent), Jakarta (30 percent), Riau Islands (20 percent), and a remaining 10 percent in other regions.

Arief explained that a Chinese tourists were lustful of sea tourism and sea cuisine.

“Jakarta becomes a end for Chinese tourists who adore shopping. Riau Islands and Bintan are customarily visited on weekends by Chinese tourists who wish to buy garments and goods.

Meanwhile, many of French tourists spend their holidays in Bali.

“Indian tourists go to Bali for celebrating weddings. Meanwhile, they go to Jakarta for business affairs,” he remarked.

To accommodate some-more tourists, a supervision has prepared 10 new traveller destinations such as Bandung, Yogyakarta, Banyuwangi, Lombok, and Medan

The supervision is also building 10 priority traveller destinations to attract some-more unfamiliar tourists.

Yayha progressing described a 10 destinations as Indonesia’s “New Bali,” adding that they had been selected by President Jokowi this year.

The 10 prioritized tourism destinations are Lake Toba (North Sumatra), Belitung (Bangka Belitung), Tanjung Lesung (Banten), a Seribu Islands (Jakarta), Borobudur Temple (Central Java), Mount Bromo (East Java), Mandalika Lombok (West Nusa Tenggara), Komodo Island (East Nusa Tenggara), Wakatobi National Park (Southeast Sulawesi), and Morotai (North Maluku).

Arief remarked that a acceleration of a expansion of these destinations is directed during improving a infrastructure and accessibility, quite by a expansion of airports, seaports, roads, and energy, to foster it to investors.

“The expansion of a 10 prioritized tourism destinations is dictated to support a efforts to grasp a aim of 20 million visitors in 2019. It is a plan to say double-digit growth. We have a projection that a 10 destinations will attract adult to 12 million traveller arrivals,” a tourism apportion stated.(*)

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