Indian arrivals to Indonesia witness 17.55% growth in 2017


The Visit Indonesia Tourism Officer (VITO) India has revealed that from January to April 2017, the visitor numbers from India witnessed an increase across all key indicators. VITO India, following the surge, will organise roadshows in Ahmedabad, Pune, Coimbatore, Bengaluru and Chandigarh in August 2017.

Speaking about the Indian market, Sanjay Sondhi, Country Manager, VITO India, said, “India continues to be the second top source market for inbound visitors into Indonesia with a total number of 1,37,291 Indian arrivals, recording a growth of 17.55% over the corresponding period January-April 2016.”

Elaborating on VITO’s plan for the Indian market, Sondhi added, “Moving forward for the year, one of our key focus areas is to tap the Indian wedding, family and luxury segments. VITO India will also focus on various segments such as student groups, senior citizens, sports enthusiasts, heritage and culture enthusiasts, leisure travellers and the lucrative wedding segment. Our target segment from India mainly consists of families, couples, business and weddings and we are mostly looking at the age group between 25-65 years.”