Int’l arrivals to Indonesia plunge due to COVID-19 World

Int’l arrivals to Indonesia plunge due to COVID-19

The number of foreign tourists visiting Indonesia sharply fell by 64.11 percent year on year to 470,898 in March, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has hindered holidaymakers from traveling, the Indonesian National Agency of Statistics (BPS) announced on May 4.
nCoV begins its toll on Indonesian economy World

nCoV begins its toll on Indonesian economy

The outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) has started impacting Indonesia’s tourism and export sectors, according to Indonesian officials.
Indonesia encourages more direct flights to Vietnam to boost tourism ties World

Indonesia encourages more direct flights to Vietnam to boost tourism ties

The Indonesian Government is encouraging the opening of direct air routes from Jakarta to Hanoi, as well as the operation of charter flights from the capital city and Surabaya, the second largest city of the country, to Da Nang, aiming to promote tourism between the two countries, according to Indonesia’s news agency Antara.
Foreign tourists to Indonesia up ASEAN

Foreign tourists to Indonesia up

Indonesia recorded 8.36 million visits by foreign tourists until September this year or an increase of 8.5 percent year-on-year, reported Antara news agency.
Indonesia expands cooperation with US World

Indonesia expands cooperation with US

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed measures to expand the two countries’ partnership during their meeting in Washington D.C. on September 21.
Singapore upbeat about meeting tourism target ASEAN

Singapore upbeat about meeting tourism target

Singapore’s top tourism official is optimistic about meeting the year’s target of drawing between 15.1 - 15.5 million tourists despite a decrease of arrivals in the first seven months of the year.
Indonesian President pays State visit to Singapore World

Indonesian President pays State visit to Singapore

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is set to pay a state visit to Singapore from July 28-29 to boost economic cooperation between the two countries, according to the Indonesian Foreign Ministry’s press release.