Foreign Tourists Visit to Jakarta in June Reaches 162,333 People

Reporter : Suriaman Panjaitan | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | August 02, 2017 03:30 PM | Hits 329
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" The number of foreign tourist in May 2017 is only 210,595 people"

The foreign tourist visit in the capital along June 2017 is reaching 162,333 people. They are coming through Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Tanjung Priok Port and Halim Perdanakusuma Airport.

Based on Jakarta Central Statistics Agency (BPS)'s data, the foreign tourist is dominated by Chinese tourist with 24,017 people. It is followed by Malaysia with 15,334 people, Japan with 13,016 people, Singapore with 12,627 people and South Korea with 9,371 people.

Jakarta BPS Head, Thoman Pardosi expressed, the number is increasing up to 3.84 percent or higher compared to last June, which reached 156,326 people.

"The number of foreign tourist in May 2017 is only 210,595 people," he stated, Tuesday (8/1).

He added the decrease in number of foreigner in Jakarta has reduced the hotel room occupancy rate (TPK).

"This month, TPK hotel in Jakarta is only 54.45 percent or declining 10.85 than last month. But it is slightly increasing 1.39 points if it is compared to last June," he said.