Tourism Ministry claimed that they will keep adding the number of international flight routes especially from Asia Pacific to Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. One of the potential markets targeted is South Korean tourists.
Tourism Ministry’s Asia Pacific deputy assistant Vincent Djemadu said that the potential tourists from Asia Pacific to Indonesia are high in number. They are mostly attracted to Indonesia’s nature and culture.
Nationwide, in a year there are at least 350 thousand Korean tourists choose Indonesia to spend their holiday. Vincent mentioned that this year the figure will increase to 500 thousand tourists.
“At present, nationally, the existing market is roughly 350 thousand tourists per year. It will most likely increase up to 500 thousand by the end of this year,” Vincent said in Praya on Saturday (29/7).