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Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Indonesian people are increasingly fond of traveling after the Covid-19 pandemic, as reflected in travel data for domestic tourists recorded by the Central Statistics Agency until October 2023.

In October 2023, 62.70 million trips were recorded, an increase of 4.23 percent compared to September 2023 and an increase of 4.43 percent compared to the same month in the previous year.

BPS Deputy for Accounts and Statistical Analysis, Moh Edy Mahmud, said that the number of foreign tourists’ trips in October 2023 was also 0.52 million trips higher or grew 0.84 percent compared to the number of trips in October before the Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia, which was 62.17 million trips. .


“Travel for foreign tourists has also begun to exceed the number of domestic tourist trips in 2019,” said Edy during a press conference at his office, Friday (1/12/2023).

Domestic tourist tourism in Indonesia in October 2023 will still be dominated by tourist travel flows on the island of Java. This is proven by 75.57 percent of foreign tourists traveling from Java.

Based on province of origin, the highest number of foreign tourists traveling in October 2023 was recorded to come from East Java province. Foreign tourists traveling from East Java contributed 21.36 percent of the total foreign tourists traveling in Indonesia or 13.39 million trips in October 2023.

Based on the destination area, Java Island continues to consistently be the most favorite tourist destination in Indonesia. Tours by foreign tourists aiming to go to Java in October 2023 reached 75.13 percent of the total trips by foreign tourists in Indonesia.

East Java is also listed as the main destination province in October 2023 with the highest number of trips, namely 13.82 million trips or contributing 22.04 percent of total foreign tourist trips. West Java and Central Java are also favorite destinations for foreign tourists with the number of trips of 12.94 million (20.63 percent) and 8.44 million (13.47 percent) respectively.

Cumulatively, the number of foreign tourist visits from January to October 2023 reached 688.78 million trips, an increase of 11.99% compared to the same period in the previous year. The highest also came from East Java with 174.14 million cumulative visits, followed by West Java with 126.45 million.

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