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Number of Chinese tourists to North Sulawesi growing fast

Jumat 26 May 2017 14:00 WIB

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Bunaken is one of main tourist destination at Manado city, North Sulawesi.

Bunaken is one of main tourist destination at Manado city, North Sulawesi.

Foto: Republika/Edi Yusuf

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANADO -- A significant increase has been recorded by North Sulawesi in number of tourists from China in the first quarter of 2017. 

"In the first three months of this year, North Sulawesi recorded a five-fold increase in the number of foreign tourists to 17,335 mostly Chinese from 3,467 grew in the same period last year," North Sulawesi Governor Olly Dondokambey said here on Friday. 

Chinese has dominated visitors to North Sulawesi. In March alone, there were 3,889 Chinese visiting the province or 75 percent of the total number of foreign visitors. 

Others visitors were from Singapore, Germany, the United States and Hong Kong. 

Later on the provincial administration would continue to talk regional airlines into serving regular flight between Manado and other cities in the regions, Olly said. 

He said infrastructure to tourist objects in and destinations in North Sulawesi would be developed and improved.

He said Jin Air, a subsidiary of the Korean Air would start regular flight between Manado and city in that country. So far a number of Indonesian airlines have served chartered flights to Manado such as from China and Hong Kong to take advantage of growing number of tourists especially from China.

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