British and Japanese Tourists Visit Bali Rose
By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Saturday, September 23 2017 - 23:04 IWST
Illustration of Foreign Tourist Visits (Wisman)
INDUSTRY.co.id - Denpasar- British and Japanese tourists who enjoy holiday while enjoying the natural scenery as well as the uniqueness of Balinese cultural arts increased respectively by 14.01 percent and 7.02 percent
"The number of British tourists who travel to Bali is 137,670 people during the seven months of January-July 2017, increased by 16,913 people or 14.01 percent compared to the same period in the previous year recorded 120,757 people," said Head of BPS Bali Adi Nugroho , in Denpasar, Saturday (9/23/2017)
He said Britain ranked fourth largest in supplying tourists to Bali after China, Australia and India contributed 4.05 percent of the total number of foreign tourists to Bali as many as 3.403 million people during the first seven months of 2017, an increase of 23.50 percent the same period the previous year recorded 2.75 million people.
While Japan is ranked fifth, one level below the UK, its citizens who Holidayto Bali recorded 136,528 people during the period of January-July 2017, an increase of 8,959 people or 7.02 percent from the same period the previous year 127,569 people.
Adi Nugroho as reported by Antara explained, the citizens of the sunrise country mostly come through Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali by boarding a plane that flies directly from the country, only 421 people through the sea port by cruise ship.
Japanese tourists are able to contribute 4.01 percent of the total foreign tourists who come to Bali.
Head of Tourism Office of Badung Regency, Bali I Made Badra in a separate occasion explained, it will hold tourism promotion to UK and Singapore in October.
These promotional activities involve the Regional Tourism Promotion Board (BPPD), and travel agents, hotel managers, spa managers and managers of tourist attractions in the area.
A number of countries in the European region to be a target of tourism promotion, given the tourists from the country is very potential to travel to Bali, especially the regency of Badung as a center for tourism development in the island, said I Made Badra