Up to 1.45 million Chinese tourists arrived in Indonesia in 2016. The partnership between the ministry and Chinese web services company Baidu contributed to the high number.
Almost every country in the world have eyes on Chinese tourists; their outbound travelers reach 120 million people per year and 70 % of Chinese travelers do their traveling preparation online and the average spending of Chinese tourists reaches US$1,057 per person per visit
As of March this year, the number of Chinese tourists coming to #Indonesia reached 525,035.
One of the things that reportedly contributed to the high number was the partnership between the ministry and Chinese web services company Baidu, which has more than 300 million monthly users, as well as online travel information provider Qunar.
Indonesian Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has already asked several airlines, such as Sriwijaya Air, to add more direct flights from #China to Indonesia. He also paid a visit to the Garuda Indonesia office at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to ask for more direct flights to destinations in China.
The 10 priority destinations, also known as the 10 New Bali, consisting of Lake Toba, Tanjung Kelayang, Tanjung Lesung, the Thousand Islands, Borobudur temple, Mount Bromo, Mandalika Lombok, Komodo Island, Wakatobi National Park and Morotai.
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