Foreign tourists visit to North Sulawesi is still dominated by Chinese

By : Aldi Firhand Alqudri | Tuesday, August 01 2017 - 16:11 IWST

Chinese Visitor Illustration
Chinese Visitor Illustration

INDUSTRY.co.id - Manado- The visit of foreign tourists (tourists) to the province of North Sulawesi (North Sulawesi) is still dominated by China, after the direct rental aircraft from the country to Manado.

"Foreign tourists from China still dominate the tourist visit to North Sulawesi of 3,380 which is about 72.25 percent of the total coming to this area," said Head of Central Statistics Agency (BPS) North Sulawesi Moh Edy Mahmud in Manado, Tuesday (1/8/2017 )

Edy said the increase in Chinese tourists is due to aircraft rental initiated by the Government of North Sulawesi Province with China.

He said besides China also followed by Malaysia as many as 336 people and 151 Americans.

He explained the number of foreign tourists coming to North Sulawesi through the entrance of Samrat Airport in June 2017 as many as 4858 people or a slowdown of 16.30 percent when compared to May 2017 of 5,589 people.

However, he said, when compared with the visit of foreign tourists in the same month of the previous year in June 2016 as many as 1,295 people or an increase of 261.24 percent.

"We expect the visit of foreign tourists to North Sulawesi will be more and more, because it will be able to generate foreign exchange for the country," he explained.

News Comment

Today's Industry

NORD-DuoDrive.jpg: The innovative and patented DuoDrive geared motor reaches outstanding system efficiency Image: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 14:00 WIB

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at LogiMAT in Stuttgart From 31st May to 2nd June 2022 NORD will present innovative drive solutions for intralogistics

The specialist LogiMAT exhibition in Stuttgart offers as comprehensive overview of the intralogistics and process management market. As one of the market leaders for drive technology, NORD presents…

President Jokowi attends the meeting between ASEAN leaders and American entrepreneurs at Intercontinental the Willard Hotel, Washington DC, Thursday (05/12). Photo by: Laily Rachev

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 13:00 WIB

President Jokowi Invites US CEOs to Boost Cooperation with Indonesia

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has invited company CEOs in the United States to boost cooperation with ASEAN countries, particularly Indonesia.

President Jokowi, President Biden, and ASEAN Leaders on a group photo prior to the dinner, at the White House, Washington D.C., Thursday (05/12)

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 12:28 WIB

President Jokowi, ASEAN Leaders Attend Dinner Hosted by US President

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Thursday (05/12) attended a dinner with the leaders of ASEAN countries hosted by President of the United States Joe Biden at the White House, Washington D.C.

(Photo: © 2022 KRAIBURG TPE)

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 11:23 WIB

TPE unleashes benefits for pet accessories

The pet care market is rapidly expanding as pet ownership increases, as does spending on pet food, grooming tools, and accessories. Pet owners are significantly concerned about the prevalence…

Sergey Sedov, Founder and CEO of Robocash Group

Jumat, 13 Mei 2022 - 16:15 WIB

Robocash Group reached 2 BN USD of disbursement and issued audited financial report of 2021

Robocash Group publishes the audited combined financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2021. The Group reached an all-time high 2 BN USD of issued financing and is expected to increase…