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Ecotourism imperative for sector development

Jakarta | Mon, March 13, 2017 | 10:31 am
Ecotourism imperative for sector development Bromo volcano at sunrise in Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM Indonesia has set itself an ambitious target of attracting 20 million tourists by 2019. In 2016, there were around 12 million foreign tourists so achieving this target seems somewhat of a stretch. Nonetheless, the steady increase in foreign arrivals when seen in conjunction with the growth in domestic tourism highlights the importance of the tourism sector for the Indonesian economy. Already it...

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