Bali by the Numbers: June Foreign Arrivals Set New Record and Pass the 1 Million Arrival Mark Only Half Way Through the Year.
(7/21/2007) Despite stories of EU aviation blacklists and rekindled travel advisories, Bali continued to set new records with 145,174 foreign visitors arriving on the island in June 2007, earning the month the accolade of the "best June" on record.
June 2007 total arrivals to Bali increased +32.40% month-on-month as compared to June 2006.
More than a Million
January-June total foreign arrivals to Indonesia surpassed the one-million mark, hitting 1,095,270 tourists - a figure well on the way to targeted arrivals of 1.3 -1.5 million for the year. Comparing the first six months of 2007 with the same period in 2006, Bali's arrivals increase an astounding +41.82%
Graphics presented on balidiscovery.com analyze Bali's recovery following the October 2002 and October 2005 terrorist attacks and demonstrate a much more robust recovery following the second bombing than after the first, and a trend following the second incident to return to record territory in fairly short order.
The next installment of Bali by the Numbers will take a closer market-by-market look at arrivals for the first half of 2007.