BANDUNG-Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) of West Java mentioned that there was a significant increase on foreign tourists' visits to West Java.
The Head of West Java BPS, Dony Herlado mentioned that foreign tourists departured from Husein Sastranegara Airport in Febuary 2017 were 13,221 people. It experienced a significant increase for 55.48% than in January 2017 that was only 8,449 people.
Meanwhile, foreign tourists that arrived from Murajati Cirebon Harbor was a ship's crews that was about 96 people in January 2017, and 153 people in Febuary2017 or it was increase for 59.38%.
He said that the increase occured because there was an increase on tourists' visit that coincidenced with long holiday from their origin, such as Chinese New Year holiday.
"Maybe it happened because Chinese New Year holiday since those tourist came from Malaysia, Singapore, and China," he said.
Malaysian Tourists still become the most tourists who visit West Java, then there is Singapore. While the rest are from Europe or America.