As a world-renowned tourist destination
As a world-renowned tourist destination, Indonesia with amazing natural resources and a wonderful culture heritage, welcomed a total of 14.04 million foreign visitor arrivals in 2017. The foreign visitor arrivals rose into 21.9% year-on year from 11.52 million, it is a new record compared to the previous year. In 2018, this is expected to grow by 3.8% and targeted 14.46 international tourist arrivals (World Travel & Tourism Council, 2018). Likewise, the number of total 200 million domestic visitors is also increasing, it is higher than the target of 180.5 million domestic visitors. In 2017, Travel & Tourism were contributing approximately 5.8% to the nation’s GDP and it is forecast to rise by 5.4% in 2018. This mainly reflects the economic activity generated by hotels industries, travel agents, airlines and others passenger transportation services. Therefore, the tourism industry is becoming increasingly importance for the Indonesian economy.