The Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) of Bali Province recorded 10 foreign tourists visiting Bali in January 2021. There was a decrease in visits reaching 99,99 percent compared to January 2020 with 536.611 visits. The data was conveyed by the Head of the Bali Province BPS, Hanif Yahya, Monday (1/3/2021).
Most of the foreign tourists enter by sea
Most of the foreign tourists who came in January 2021 arrived by sea, namely the ports of Tanjung Benoa and Singaraja, which recorded eight visits. Meanwhile, the other two visits were by air, namely I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport.
Hanif then conveyed the comparison of the arrival of foreign tourists between January 2021 and December 2020. As a result, the arrival of foreign tourists in January 2021 decreased by 93,33 percent when compared to arrivals in December 2020.
The average length of stay for foreign tourists and domestic tourists in star hotels is 3,50 days in January 2021
Also, BPS Bali Province recorded the Room Occupancy Rate of star hotels in January 2021 at 11,15 percent. This ROR has decreased by 48,14 points when compared to January 2020 (year to year or yty).
The average length of stay of foreign and domestic guests at star hotels in January 2021 was recorded at 3,50 days. This figure has increased compared to January 2020 by 2,82 days.
However, when compared to month to month (mtm), the ROR was down 7.85 percent in January 2021 when compared to December 2020 which reached 19 percent. Meanwhile, the average length of stay of star-rated hotels in January 2021 was higher than in December 2020. Namely an increase of 1,41 points. Or the average length of stay during January 2021 is 3,50 days.
Flight records and ship departures during January 2021
Meanwhile, in January 2021, the number of international flights was recorded at 34 units, with the number of passengers recorded as 45 people.
The top five international flights are Taiwan with 9 flights, Australia with 5 flights, Hong Kong with 5 flights, the Philippines with 5 flights, and Russia with 3 flights.
“The dominant thing is the increase in passenger departures for Russia and the United Arab Emirates,” said Hanif in an official release received by the IDN Times.
The number of ship departures from Bali Province in January 2021 was recorded at 1.836 ships. With the number of passengers on the departing ship, it was recorded as 110.217 people.
Foreign tourists from 15 countries are still in Bali
Head of the Immigration Division of the Bali Ministry of Law and Human Rights Regional Office, Eko Budianto, recently mentioned that 15 major foreign tourists are still in Bali now. They are holders of limited stay permits (ITAS) and Permanent Stay Permits (ITAP).
“Currently, the data that we have, the top 15 are stranded. “They are the citizens of Russia, Australia, America, France, England, Japan, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Canada, Spain, China, Switzerland, and South Korea,” he said.