Indonesia as ASEAN’s Favourite Destination

Press Room > 2016

MATTA is the largest non-governmental organisation for travel in Malaysia with over 3,200 members. Indonesia well known for its breath-taking tourist attractions and diverse geology and natural landscapes, is occupying a total of 36 booths at Hall 3 of the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur during the MATTA Fair from March 11 to 13.

Arief Yahya, the Minister of Tourism of Indonesia mentioned that the country has identified three most important destination entrances into Indonesia: Great Bali, Great Jakarta and Great Batam. These gates contributed to almost 90 percent of the total foreign tourists visiting Indonesia. Top five countries of tourists to Indonesia he stated, are from Singapore, Malaysia, China, Australia and Japan.

According to Datuk Hj Hamzah Rahmat, President of Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA), Indonesia’s attractive tourist offers will be a crowd-puller to the visitors of the MATTA Fair.
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A joint press conference between MATTA and Indonesia Tourism.