Tourism is said to be the new star of Indonesia’s economy based on the Tourism Ministry’s recent three-year performance report announced on Oct. 17. “Tourism offers the cheapest and easiest employment and contributes to the nation’s GDP and foreign exchange,” said Tourism Minister Arief Yahya. Arief said the number of foreign tourists coming to […]

Tourism Minister Arief Yahya together with the ministry’s head of development acceleration for 10 priority tourist destinations, Hiramsyah S. Thaib, conducted an official meeting with the CEO of Wellington Capital Advisory (WCA) David Burke on Oct. 10. WCA is an independent capital advisory firm that is based in Jakarta and Singapore. During the meeting, Burke said his company has […]