[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][mk_image src=”https://invest-islands.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/18193036_1286967804750873_1767097807334558249_o.jpg” image_size=”full” align=”center” margin_bottom=”30″][mk_fancy_title size=”35″ font_family=”none”]“In general, Indonesia’s tourism sector [in 2015] grew at 10.3 percent; the number is above ASEAN, which had 5.1 percent, and global tourism growth of 4.4 percent,” Tourism Minister Arief Yahya explained.[/mk_fancy_title][vc_column_text]Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said the sector was the easiest, quickest and cheapest way to increase economic growth, foreign exchange earnings, GDP and employment.
Investment in the #tourism industry is growing every year and has the potential to become a primary sector for attracting both local and foreign investors.
Over the past five years, the total contribution made by tourism industry reached Rp 51.2 trillion (US$3.85 billion). From the data collected by the #BKPM in 2016, direct investment in tourism reached Rp 15 trillion in total, comprising Rp 2.2 trillion in domestic and Rp 12.8 trillion in foreign investment.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Source Article :