Tourist Visit in Jakarta Increases 24.37 Percent

Jakarta Statistic Center Board (BPS)’s data stated that tourist visit to Jakarta via Soekarno-Hatta, Halim Perdanakusuma and Tanjung Priok in August 2016 reached 276,260 visits. The number increased 24.37 percent compared to July 2016 by 222,135 visits.

“The number is also 6.70 percent higher compared last year in the same month,” said Syech Suhaimi, board head, Tuesday (10/4).

The highest visit was from Saudi Arabia by 33,334 visits, China 32,220 visits, Malaysia 25,510 visits, Japan 20,904 visits, Singapore 17,226 visits, South Korea 11,027 visits, Netherlands 9,338 visits, France 8,870 visits, India 8,404 visits and United States 8,360 visits.

According to him, star hotel room occupancy rate in August 2016 was 58.17 percent, or 5.66 points higher compared to July 2016 by 52.51 percent.

“Compared to August 2015, room occupancy of August 2016 is 0.50 points higher,” he closed.

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