BANDUNG-West Java Central Statistics Agency (BPS) informed that the arrival of foreign visitors through Husein Sastranegara Airport in August 2018 was 13,627 people, an increase of 7.38 percent compared to July 2018 which recorded 12,690 people. Tourists who come through Cirebon Muarajati Port are all crew members as many as 69 people, up from July 2018 which recorded 63 people
Most tourists come to West Java with Malaysian and Singapore nationalities. In August 2018, Malaysian tourists (including crew) who came through Husein Sastranegara Airport were 9,289 people. The number rose 31.79 percent compared to July 2018 which reached 8,390 people. While the number of foreign tourists from Singapore (including crew) also rose 31.79 percent from 1,815 people in July 2018 to 2,392 people in August 2018
"In total, the number of foreign tourists visiting West Java in August 2018 was 13,696 people. experienced an increase of 7.39 percent compared to July 2018 which reached 12,753 people, "said the Head of BPS West Java Doddy Herlando recently in his office.
In addition to foreign tourists from Singapore and Malaysia, foreign tourists from South Korea and Germany also experienced an increase compared to July 2018. While foreign tourists came from the Philippines, Thailand, Japan, China, India, Australia, the United States, England, the Netherlands, France and Saudi Arabia has decreased
Foreign tourists who come choose to stay a few days in hotels around the tourist sites. Data from west java BPS said that Room Occupancy Rate (TPK) in West Java in August 2018 reached 51.79 percent. The average length of stay of guests at the August 2018 star hotel was 1.87 days and in non-star hotels for 1.28 days.
Foreign guests stay at star hotels for an average of 3.50 days and in non-star hotels for 1.10 days, while guests from Indonesia stay an average of 1.77 days in star hotels and 1.28 days in non-star hotels . jo