BANDUNG-Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya appreciated the interest of Wellington Capital Advisory (WCA), in helping to promote investment destinations in Indonesia's tourism sector.
According Tourism Ministry, this is because tourism Indonesia is "sexy". That Indonesia has a high potential in the tourism sector, and requires a lot of touch in the arrangement of destinations so as to provide direct benefits to the community. Including the presence of investors who play a role in it.
In addition, Indonesia's tourism growth figures and government and president support are highly focused on tourism.
"Tourism is one of the leading sectors in Indonesia, WCA will not be wrong to help Ministry of Tourism in tourism development," said Minister Arief Yahya in his official statement in Bandung, Thursday (12/10/2017)
Minister Arief explained, Indonesia's tourism growth is currently the highest. Until June the growth of foreign tourists reached 22.4 percent. Compared with the national economic growth of 5.01 percent, it is calculated that the growth of foreign tourists is identical with the income of foreign exchange up four times faster than the national economic growth.
"For branding, 2017 Wonderful Indonesia rank 47 and enter the cluster 1. Amazing Thailand is ranked 68 and Truly Asia Malaysia ranked 85th," said Minister Arief Yahya.
Referring to the statement of the Coordinating Minister for the Ministry of Marine Affairs, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan when officially opening "The 19th Teochew International Convention" some time ago, that Indonesia is very open to investment. He asserted that Indonesia is a safe country for investment and has a good return.
"So investment in Indonesia, especially in tourism would make a profit," he concluded. (MAT)