Sunday, January 27, 2013
The number of British tourists visiting Indonesia are among the highest among other countries in Europe
The number of British tourists visiting Indonesia are among the highest among other countries in Europe. "Wisman good English, the highest among European countries to Indonesia than France, Germany, the Netherlands," said Director of Overseas Promotion Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (Kemenparekraf), Nia Undoubtedly, the Kompas.com, Friday (25/1 / 2013).
Nia added that British travelers as well as travelers from other countries from Europe, more like adventure tourism. According to data from Kemenparekraf, in 2011, British tourists visiting Indonesia reached 192,685.
While in the period January to November 2012 British tourists to Indonesia reached 187,022. This figure shows an increase 4.97 percent compared to the number of tourists visiting the UK in the same period in 2011 to reach 178,163 people.
Earlier, a British news site, the Telegraph, the annual report contains the results of the Post Office that calculates the cost of items commonly purchased eight British tourists currently travel to other countries.
The eight items included food, drinks, and toiletries. The report calculates the price of the goods in 42 destinations, including Indonesia. Australia became the second most expensive destination with an average total cost reached 145.28 pounds (about USD 2.2 million).
South Korea became the most expensive destination with 146.93 pounds (equivalent to USD 2.299 million). On the third most expensive is Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Saint Lucia fourth and fifth most expensive is Antigua. New Zealand, China, and Canada are also included expensive destinations.
In contrast, Spain, Sri Lanka, and the Republic became the cheapest destination. In Spain, according to the report, the total cost for the eight items was calculated in the range of 36.14 pounds (about USD 546 thousand).
Meanwhile, Indonesia is ranked fourth as the cheapest destination with a total cost of about 40.47 pounds (about USD 614 thousand). Vietnam was in fifth position with a total cost in the range of 43.20 pounds (about USD 655 thousand).
Thailand turned out to be far from the position of Indonesia, which ranked seventh. Total cost in Thailand in the range of 58.31 pounds (about USD 884 thousand). These ratings cheapest to most expensive destination for travelers from England: Spain, Sri Lanka, Czech, Indonesia, Vietnam, Portugal, Mexico, Turkey, South Africa, Egypt, Greece, Thailand, Brazil, Antigua, Saint Lucia, Dubai, Australia, and Korea south.