Indonesia will soon announced increased budget for tourism
JAKARTA – According to Jero Wacik, Indonesia’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, during the ITB, the increased funds for Indonesia’s tourism will officially be announced by early April at the same time than the new representative offices around the world.
The 12 planned offices are part of a new strategy to revive Indonesia’s tourism fortunes and increase the number of visitors to six million this year and seven million in 2008. “ In Europe we still did not decide where we will have our first locations between Germany, the UK or Brussels”, explains Wacik.
Last year, European tourists to Indonesia reached 783,600 arrivals and officials from tourism expect this year to welcome up to 800,000 visitors.
German Tour Operators already announced during the ITB strong booking for the coming months to Bali.
source : http://www.travelweeklyweb.com/