2.1 million international travelers touched down in Bali in 2022, official says. In 2021? 34
The Ngurah Rai Immigration Workplace reported at present that 2,176,004 foreigners entered Bali by way of the airport all through 2022 – pretty much as good a sign as any that the Island of Gods is waking up from its pandemic slumber, albeit not at 100% but.
The variety of worldwide arrivals in 2022 was famous to be 60,000 occasions increased than the 12 months earlier than, when solely 34 foreigners have been recorded visiting Bali.
“The rise in numbers is in step with the immigration insurance policies that have been launched by the federal government in a bid to get well the nation’s financial system by supporting the tourism sector,” Ngurah Rai Immigration Head, Sugito, stated at present as quoted by Antara information company.
Australians topped the arrivals checklist with 626,783 individuals visiting Bali, adopted by India with 184,702 and Singapore with 137,470 individuals. The UK and the US positioned fourth and fifth with 130,312 individuals and 111,495 arrivals, respectively.
The 2022 quantity was nonetheless beneath the 6,206,884 worldwide vacationers arrivals in 2019, AKA earlier than COVID-19 occurred.
Nonetheless, Sugito stated that the federal government is optimistic that the variety of vacationer arrivals in Bali will proceed to develop in 2023.