INDONESIA YOUR TOURISM DESTINATION
Tourism in Indonesia is an important component of the Indonesian economy as well as a significant source of its foreign exchange revenues. Indonesia was ranked at 20th in the world tourist Industry in 2017, also ranked as the ninth-fastest growing tourist sector in the world, the third-fastest growing in Asia and fastest-growing in Southeast Asia.
The country has planned to achieve 8 percent of GDP from tourism sector and targeted to attract about 20 million of visitors by 2019.
The tourism sector ranked as the 4th largest among goods and services export sectors.
Jakarta, Indonesia's massive capital, sits on the northwest coast of the island of Java. A historic mix of cultures – Javanese, Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and European – has influenced its architecture, language and cuisine. The old town, Kota Tua, is home to Dutch colonial buildings, Glodok (Jakarta’s Chinatown) and the old port of Sunda Kelapa, where traditional wooden schooners dock.
TRAVEL & TOURISM ECONOMIC IMPACT 2018
This is 9.9% of global employment. of all global net jobs created in last decade have been within the Travel & Tourism sector. Direct Travel & Tourism GDP growth in 2017. forecast to grow by 3.8% in 2018, and grow by 6.4% pa, from 2018-2028, to IDR372,088.0bn (USD27.8bn) in 2028, 9.3% of total.
THE DIPLOMATIC INFORMER MAGAZINE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLORE JAKARTA DURING THE EDITORIAL TRIP ORGANISED BY THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA
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