Visits of American tourists to Bali Rose 19.40 Percent

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Sunday, September 24 2017 - 21:20 IWST

Illustration of Foreign Tourist Visits (Wisman)
Illustration of Foreign Tourist Visits (Wisman)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Denpasar- Tourists from United States that visit Bali recorded 117,861 people during the seven months of January-July 2017, up 19,152 people or 19.40 percent compared to the same period the previous year as many as 98,709 people.

"Overall, the United States ranks sixth out of the ten countries most supplying tourists to Bali, after China, Australia, India, Britain and Japan," said Head of Bali Provincial Central Statistics Agency Adi Nugroho in Denpasar, Sunday (24 / 9/2017)

However, the sixth place occupied by the US has increased from the previous year ranked ninth, as more and more people are traveling to Bali beyond the people of South Korea, Malaysia and France.

"They mostly come through Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali, by boarding a plane that flies directly from the country, only 3,069 people who come through the sea port with a cruise ship ride," he said as quoted by Antara.

Adi Nugroho explained that the people of the superpower who enjoy the natural scenery as well as the uniqueness of Balinese cultural arts are able to contribute 3.46 percent of total foreign tourists to Bali as much as 3.40 million dollars during the first seven months of 2017, or an increase of 23.50 percent compared to that period the same year the previous record 2.75 million US dollars.

Of the ten countries that supply the most tourists to Bali, eight countries of which experienced a significant increase of China surged 57.63 percent, India 44.26 percent, Britain 14.01 percent, Japan 7.02 percent, South Korea 24.64 percent, France 5.93 percent and Germany 18.61 percent.

Two countries whose people reduced to Bali Australia decreased 0.88 percent and Malaysia 5.44 percent.

Adi Nugroho added, the United States, in addition to the community, the more that travel to Bali, also accommodate the export of various commodities from this region is largely absorbed by the superpower.

Of Bali's ten main commodities, eight of them are absorbed by the US market, which are absorbed by the superpower by 38.07 percent, jewelry 30.26 percent, non-knitted garments 21.95 percent and wood and goods of wood 37.09 percent.

In addition, furniture, home lighting 17.20 percent, coffee, tea, spices 76.32 percent, meat and fish processed 85.92 percent and objects of stone, casts and cement 19.41 percent, said Adi Nugroho.

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