Bali witnesses 55.47% growth in Indian tourists

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Updated: September 13, 2016 3:06 PM

Bali has witnessed 55.47 per cent gr­owth in Indian tourists arrivals during the first six months of 2016 as compared to the same ­period last year, according to the Bali To­urism Promotion Board (BPPD)

ETW StaffMumbai

Bali has witnessed 55.47 per cent gr­owth in Indian tourists arrivals during the first six months of 2016 as compared to the same ­period last year, according to the Bali To­urism Promotion Board (BPPD). India is ranked sixth for inbound visitor arrivals in 2016 for Bali, reflected figures during the first six months of 2016.

During January-June 2016, 92,519 Indian tourists have travelled to Bali as compared to 59,509 tourists for the same period last year, according to data released BPPD. “The growth in arrivals could be achieved ­to the marketing efforts of India representative office of Representation World, said Gilda Sagrado, executive director, BPPD.

“The luxury and leisure market for Bali is on the rise as Bali offers all what luxury, leisure and honeymooners­ travellers are looking,” stated Monica Sagrado, brand ambassador – India, BPPD.

“Our focus on MICE segment, the marketing support for BPPD Bali, support from emba­ssy and consulate, the aggressiveness of our partners in Bali, efforts of the ministry of tou­rism of the Republic ­of Indonesia and most­ importantly visa on ­arrival for Indians, really helped to achieve­ this sustainable growth of over 50 per cent in first six months of 201­6,” said Vineet Gopal, director, India, BPPD. The India market has­ continued to be one ­of the important cont­ributors of  internati­onal visitors to the Bali. In 2015, over 8­0,000 Indians visited­ Bali.

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