With the COVID-19 situation getting relatively under control in many countries, a number of people have become eager to travel to escape from the boredom and stress caused by the pandemic over the past two years.
According to data provided by Statistics Indonesia (BPS), the number of international tourist arrivals in Indonesia in April 2022 reached 111,100, the highest on record since the pandemic hit the nation.
“This figure is the highest since the start of the pandemic. This indicates that the tourism sector has started to recover,” BPS head Margo Yuwono said recently.
The number of international tourists arriving in Indonesia in April 2022 increased drastically by 499.01 percent compared to April 2021.
Compared to the previous month, the number of international tourists arriving through the main entrance increased by 172.27 percent in April 2022.
Indonesia hosted the 2022 International Halal Congress in Bangka Belitung province, which is one of Indonesia’s halal…