Indonesia attracts more Japanese tourists to boost marine tourism

Travel and Tour World | April 12, 2019

Indonesia attracts more Japanese tourists to boost marine tourism
The Indonesia Tourism Ministry participated in the Marine Diving Fair (MDF) in Japan to promote the marine tourism sector worldwide. The event took place at the Sunshine City Convention Center in Tokyo from April 5 to 7.Ardi Hermawan, assistant deputy of marketing development region II said that the ministry’s participation in this event is to promote Indonesia as one of the favorite marine tourism destinations, especially for diving. The promotional effort is expected to increase the number of tourists, thus achieving the target of 20 million international tourists by 2019.The event, which began in 1993, is the biggest and most popular diving tourism fair in Japan. It attracted 50,598 people in 2018, 82 percent of whom are divers and another 18 percent of whom represent resorts.

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