The number of foreign tourists visiting Indonesia rose 4 percent to 529,100 in June from May, and was up 6.2 percent from a year earlier, according to data from the Central Bureau of Statistics released on Friday.
In the six months to June, 2.9 million foreign tourists visited the country, compared with 2.6 million a year earlier .
Resort island Bali remained the biggest entry point for visitors, with 967,263 tourists arriving via its Ngurah Rai airport during the six-month period, up 23.8 percent.
In full-year 2007, 5.51 million foreign tourists visited Indonesia, up from 4.87 million in 2006.
Tourist spending totaled $5.3 billion for the entire year, an increase of 20.5 percent from $4.4 billion the year before.