Projection of Foreign Visitor Year 2017 Target Unachieve

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Thursday, December 21 2017 - 16:27 IWST

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

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - In 2017, the government has targeted 15 million foreign tourists visit to Indonesia. However, the target is not achieved.

According to the Minister of Tourism (Menpar), Arief Yahya, that the projection of 2017 is not reached 15 million foreign tourists visit.

"The achievement of the number while the number of foreign tourist (wisman) arrivals in the period of January to October 2017 cumulatively amounted to 11,617,828 foreign tourists or grew 24 percent compared to the same period in 2016 as 9,403,614 foreign tourists. So, projected until the end of December 2017, the number of foreign tourists reached 14 million, "said Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism, at the Press Conference of Late Year 2017, at the Ministry of Tourism, Jakarta, Thursday (21/12/2017).

Arief said that his cumulative November month was not achieved, only 13.1 million foreign tourists. However, the realization of November predicted only reached 12.8 million foreign tourists.

"So, we do not reach 1 million," said Menpar.

Meanwhile, Arief explained the estimated realization of the movement of domestic tourists in October 2017 as much as 25.077.000 foreign tourist with expenditure reached Rp 22.92 trillion. Meanwhile, cumulatively January-October 2047 As much as 252.569.466 foreign tourist movement with expenditure of Rp 230.91 trillion.

"Foreign tourist achievement in January-October 2017 is 14 percent higher than the target set at 221.5 million foreign tourists," he added.

According to Arief, withdrawing from the movement of wisman is the existence of air transportation modes used wisman increased in October 2017, with the number of domestic air passengers as many as 7,523,100 people.

Thus, the estimated realization of wisman using air transport as much as 2.256.930 movement. "This year, the target of 265 million optimistic wisman movements will be exceeded," he concluded.

Known, in November wisman target of 19.5 million and December 2017 of 24 million, while the number of wisman prognosis in the previous month between 20 million to 27 million.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Chevron SG Chairman Law Tat Win Credit: Chevron

Rabu, 07 Desember 2022 - 19:44 WIB

What hinders manufacturing firms from lowering their carbon footprint

Chevron Singapore Country Chairman Law Tat Win said the right policies and partnerships are needed for a cleaner energy shift.

Gojek Used for Transportation and Logistics in Indonesia. (Photo: tirto.id)

Rabu, 07 Desember 2022 - 18:48 WIB

Gojek Most Used for Transportation and Logistics in Indonesia

The latest study done by the economic research center Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) found Gojek to be the most used application (app) for transportation and logistics…

PT Sariguna Primatirta Tbk (Tanobel Group)

Rabu, 07 Desember 2022 - 15:30 WIB

Expand Aggressively, CLEO To Builds 3 New Plants and Develops Distribution Network in 2023

PT Sariguna Primatirta Tbk (Tanobel Group), a listed company, manufacturer of Bottled Drinking Water (AMDK) with the IDX ticker code: CLEO: IJ, will continue the Company's aggressive expansion…

Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH

Rabu, 07 Desember 2022 - 14:15 WIB

Asahi Kasei Participates in Investment in Circularise

Asahi Kasei has decided to invest in Circularise B.V., a startup company in the Netherlands that provides digital product passports and mass balance bookkeeping software, together with Brightlands…

(Photo: © 2022 KRAIBURG TPE)

Rabu, 07 Desember 2022 - 13:18 WIB

KRAIBURG TPE THERMOLAST® H TPE For Medical Valve Applications.

Medical valves control or deliver fluids (liquids and gases) and are essential in operating rooms, intensive care units, outpatient facilities, laboratories, and even homecare settings.