Indonesia May tourist arrivals up 10.9 percent from April

The number of foreign tourists visiting Indonesia in May rose 10.85 percent from April to 509,000 and was up 13.9 percent from a year ago, according to data from the Central Bureau of Statistics released on Tuesday.

In the first five months of this year, 2.37 million foreign tourists visited the country compared to 2.1 million a year earlier .

Resort island Bali remained the biggest entry point, with 789,005 tourists arriving via its Ngurah Rai airport during the first five months, up 25 percent from a year ago.

Last year, 5.51 million foreign tourists visited Indonesia, up from 4.87 million in 2006.

No comments: