Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · January 2009 Arrivals to Bali in Record Territory
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

January 2009 Arrivals to Bali in Record Territory

Bali by the Numbers: Major Shifts in Australian and Mainland Chinese Visitors Among Significant Changes Underway in Bali Tourism.


(3/7/2009)

Foreign tourist arrivals to Bali for January 2009 bucked world-wide trends and again broke into record territory, defeating the previous "best January on record" established just one year ago. January 2009 arrivals totaled 164,643, a 17.71% improvement over January 2008 when 139,873 foreign visitors came to Bali.

The Times They are a Changing

In establishing new heights for January arrivals, Bali is undergoing a significant reordering of its key markets. For the first time in history, Japan has been displaced as Bali's top market source. Japan arrivals decreased month-on-month by 10.71% in January 2009 with 25,324 visitors. Japan's long-held pole-position as Bali's top inbound market was eclipsed by Australia whose arrivals increased 37.75% in January, registering 27,873 visitors in January 2009 against 20,235 in January 2008.

Economically troubled South Korea saw its arrivals decrease 23.07% month-on-month at 8,091 for January 2009. As a result, South Korea which was the fourth largest inbound market one year ago is now relegated to seventh place standing.

Taiwan slipped from third place among Bali's top inbound producers to fourth, holding almost constant for January arrivals at 11,473.

click images to enlarge


Achieving "major-player" status in Bali's foreign arrival's race is the People's Republic of China with January-on-January arrivals increasing 121.88%, totaling 23,115 for January 2008. In one year's time, the PRC has move from fifth to third place among Bali's inbound market rankings, with only some two thousand visitors separating it from displacing the number two position now held by Japan.

Also moving into the "top five" ranking is Malaysia at 10,187 – a 33.44% improvement over January 2008 (7,634). Malaysia's new position at #5 is up from the #7 position just one year ago.

Market Share

As shown on balidiscovery.com, the geographical market source of Bali visitors shows the growing role of regional and short-haul travel. Both the Asian-Pacific regions and ASEAN experienced substantial gains in January 2009, while longer haul markets from Europe have remained relatively stabile. Worthy of note, however, is the U.S.A. where reduced travel warnings precipitated a 23.58% improvement month-on-month in tourist arrivals.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
What’s New in Ubud?
Renewed Alaya Resort Ubud and Manisan Restaurant Now Open for Business
(9/25/2016)
Return to Sender
Singaporean Arrested Trying to Smuggle Drugs Through Bali’s Postal System
(9/25/2016)
Why the Chicken Crossed the Ring
Chicken in Cock Flight Sends Balinese Owner to Intensive Care with a Cut Artery
(9/25/2016)
Bali Beach Head in the Fight Against Polluted Oceans
2,500 Volunteers Join Coastal Clean Up of Bali Beached Organized by Bali Hotel Association
(9/25/2016)
A Lack of Chinese Characters
Bali Legislator Wants Punishment Imposed on Chinese Scuba Divers Who Deface Coral Reefs
(9/25/2016)
Bali’s Struggles with LGBT Travel Continues
Some Elements in Bali Take Strong Umbrage at Reports of Gay Pre-Wedding Photos Taken in Bali
(9/27/2016)
More Capacity Between Bali & Lombok?
Garuda Eyes Adding Seat Capacity Between Bali and Lombok
(9/25/2016)
Bali Beach Body Contact
Sheraton Bali Kuta Resorts Hosts Bali Beach Body Combat on Sunday, November 6, 2016, to Help UNICEF
(9/25/2016)
Bali and Beyond to Maumere
Garuda Indonesia Flies Four Times a Week Bali to Maumere, Flores
(9/25/2016)
In a Spanish Mood
Spanish-based Indonesian Pianist Ananda Sukarlan to Speak and Debut New Compositions at Ubud Writers and Readers Festival
(9/25/2016)
Feeling Ill? Call the ‘Boogie Man’
Bali Airport Provides Mini-Ambulance to Reduce Response Time in Case of a Medical Emergency
(9/25/2016)
Feeling for a Motherless Child
Moved by News Reports of a Motherless Child, Bali Governor Reaches Out to Help the Baby and its Single-Father
(9/25/2016)
All [News]!