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Lombok tourism in tatters after fatal quakes

Lombok tourism in tatters after fatal quakes

SENGGIGI • The powerful earthquakes that struck the Indonesian island of Lombok in recent weeks killing nearly 400 people have sent holidaymakers fleeing, raising questions about how its lucrative tourism sector will bounce back. Two deadly tremors a week apart – accompanied by dozens of aftershocks – wrought widespread damage ...

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Lombok quake worries Indonesia’s tourist industry

Lombok quake worries Indonesia's tourist industry

REUTERS SENGGIGI, INDONESIA — The powerful earthquakes that struck the Indonesian island of Lombok in recent weeks killing some 400 people have sent holidaymakers fleeing, raising questions about how its lucrative tourism sector will bounce back. Two deadly tremors a week apart — accompanied by dozens of aftershocks — wrought ...

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Qatar to Invest $500m in Indonesia’s Tourism Sector

Qatar to Invest $500m in Indonesia's Tourism Sector

Jakarta. The Qatar Investment Authority, or QIA, on Wednesday (01/08) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian government to lay out a foundation for a $500 million investment in Indonesia’s tourism industry. The investment will be focused on developing ongoing tourism projects in Indonesia’s 10 priority destinations, also known as “10 ...

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The secret behind Indonesia’s tourism boom

The secret behind Indonesia's tourism boom

In 2014, we got 9.4 million overseas visitors. By 2017, that number had exploded to over 14 million and continues to climb. This is generally considered a net positive for the economy, as foreign visitors spend billions of dollars, drive investment and generate thousands of jobs for local workers and ...

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Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry

Indonesia's Booming Tourism Industry

Indonesia’s tourism industry is booming. In 2017, the country welcomed over 14 million overseas visitors, an increase of more than 2 million from the previous year. This rapid increase in visitors, and the billions of dollars in foreign currency flowing with them, seems likely to continue. This is not mere ...

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