Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA News) – The series of Indian tourists visiting Bali has augmenting by 61.57 percent — a tip arise among all countries — compared to a same duration final year, from 72,969 to 117,897 people.
“India ranks fifth among a tip 10 countries visiting a island, after Australia, China, Japan and a UK,” Adi Nugroho, conduct of Balis Central Statistics Agency (BPS), pronounced on Wednesday.
Indian tourists consecrate 3.69 percent of a sum unfamiliar tourists visiting Bali. About 3.19 million tourists have visited a end in a initial 8 months of 2016. This figure is by 22.76 percent aloft than a series of visitors seen during a same duration final year, that was 2.6 million.
India tops a list of countries that have seen a tip arise in a series of visitors to Bali, followed by a UK (42.56 percent) and China (35.06 percent), Nugroho said. The series of German tourists has risen by 35.05 percent, French by 31.48 percent, Australian by 18.51 percent and Japanese by 7.98 percent.
Bali tourism practitioner Made Sudana pronounced Bali is saying an augmenting series of Indian tourists since of a likeness between both places in terms of art, enlightenment and Hinduism. Improved team-work between India and Indonesia has also had a certain effect. Bali has actively followed this as it expects some-more and some-more Indian tourists to revisit a island.
Earlier, Indonesian Ambassador to India, Rizali W Indrakesuma, pronounced a Indonesian supervision is seeking approach flights to India and vice-versa. Direct flights are critical as they will assistance boost a series of Indian tourists as good as promote business and investment opportunities between both countries.