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Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism Targets 1.4 Million Australian Arrivals in 2016
19 August 2016 | Written by dtnweb

As part of an ambitious five year target to attract 20 million arrivals to Indonesia by 2019, the Ministry of Tourism has embarked on a sales mission across one of its most important tourism markets; Australia.

Indonesia is continuing its wide-reaching program to promote 10 priority tourism destinations “Beyond Bali”, which include Lake Toba in North Sumatra, Bangka and Belitung Islands east of Sumatra, Tanjung Lesung, Thousand Islands, Borobodor and Mount Bromo in eastern Java, Mandalika and Labuan Bajo in Nusa Tenggara, Wakatobi in South Sulawesi and Morotai in North Maluku.

The Ministry of Tourism’s ambitious target of 20 million arrivals by 2019 is helped by the recent approval of free visas for 169 countries, including Australia. Increased flight connectivity from Australia is also expected to assist the Ministry’s target of 1.4 million Australian arrivals, with over 180 flights connecting Australian ports with either Bali or Jakarta each week.