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"From January to April 2014, the cumulative tourist arrivals through Ngurah Rai airport reached 1.1 million foreign tourists," said Suryamin, Head of the Central Statistics Agency, on Monday, June 2, 2014.
Special in April 2014, the number of foreign tourists entering Bali through Ngurah Rai Airport as much as 277 thousand people. "Compared to the same month last year, the number was increased by 16.04 per cent," said Suryamin.
The increase in the number of tourists it, he said, is not yet known whether including the impacts of the political crisis in Thailand which has a regional competitor in the tourism sector. "BPS survey has not been touched in search of factors that increase the number of foreign tourists," he said.
In addition to tourist traffic through the airport entrance, the high interest of foreign tourists to visit Bali shown through five-star hotel room occupancy rate. Hotel room occupancy rate in Bali reached 61.28 percent, an increase of 3.07 percent compared to last year. The percentage was the highest among the 33 provinces in Indonesia.
The high room occupancy rate was also coupled with the average length of stay of foreign tourists in five-star hotels in Bali. "The average stay of foreign tourists during the 3.62 days in Bali. Duration is ideal for visiting popular tourist sites on the island," said Suryamin.