Up 25 Percent, Ministry of Tourism Optimistic 15 Million Abroad Visitor Visits Achieved

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Sunday, November 12 2017 - 19:56 IWST

I Gde Pitana: Kemenpar Optimistic Achievement of 15 Million Tour Visits 2017 Reached (Photo Dije)
I Gde Pitana: Kemenpar Optimistic Achievement of 15 Million Tour Visits 2017 Reached (Photo Dije)

INDUSTRY.co.id - According to data from the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) delivered by the Deputy Development of Tourism Marketing Abroad Ministry of Tourism, I Gde Pitana, that the achievement of Abroad tourists arrivals in the period January to September reached 10,458,299 million.

"Compared to last year, the January-to-September period reached 25.98 percent, so almost 26 percent," he said during a "Marketing Socialization of Marketing on National Media" event in a discussion with the Tourism Journalist Forum (Forwapar) at Harris Hotel & Convention, Malang , Friday (10/11/2017).

He also explained a variety of marketing strategies and tourism promotion that continues to intensify. Such as, marketing strategy, promotion strategy, and media strategy.

"Meanwhile, growth in ASEAN is only 6.7 percent, in the world five percent, and Indonesia reaches 25 percent, that's huge, but for me this is an optimal increase," he continued.

Based on our calculations, January to September, we are targeting 9.9 million visits. But We reached 10,458,299 million. Meanwhile, for September rose 20.47 pecent.

"Even if there is an interruption in October from Gunung Agung, from September 22 to the back of Mount Agung, we have to be aware of the disturbance, but we always say that life in Bali is normal," he added.

In addition, from Friday (10/11/2017), various social media abroad to write Bali is Back. The result is pretty good, I read already scattered, Bali is back.

"So, I am optimistic, if not this target of 15 million target can be achieved," he concluded.

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