TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Foreign tourists from India minister to a second largest commission of tourist`s revisit to Indonesia in 2017. According to Tourism Minister Arief Yahya, a series of Indian tourists reached 30-40 percent.
“The biggest series is China. Last year, it reached 1.9 million tourists with a 40 percent growth. And a second is India,” pronounced Minister Arief Monday, Apr 30.
Many Indian tourists come to Indonesia to attend International Yoga Day reason in several cities. Indonesia has been set as a horde for a eventuality for 4 years.
International Yoga Day is distinguished on June 21. Indonesia became one of a initiators of a Indian sports celebration.
In addition, to attend a grand event, a Indian tourists come to Indonesia to revisit Bali, generally Ubud, as it is famous as a core of yoga activity in a country.
“Although Bali is not nonetheless strictly set as a yoga destination, it is famous as a many renouned place of Indian tourists and a favorite place to reason yoga festival,” pronounced Minister Arief.
In further to doing yoga, Indian tourists come to try a farrago of Indonesian culinary, generally vegetarian foods.
Big cities like Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and Bali have reason culinary festivals for a vegetarian village (vegan) for a few time.
The culinary is famous as a substantial writer to tourism revenues given a tourists will spend 30 percent of their bill for food.
Therefore, a Ministry of Tourism determined several cities, such as Bali, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Solo, and Semarang as a culinary destinations, as it is approaching to attract Indian tourists to come. Moreover, in some cities, a vegan culinary festival will be customarily held.
FRANCISCA CHRISTY ROSANA