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Bali by the Numbers: Bali Off to a Flying Start with Record Arrivals for January, While Japanese Arrivals Slip to Third Place.


Total foreign tourist arrival to Bali for January 2011 totaled 202,660 providing a strong start to the new year and marking an improvement of 19.9% over January arrivals in 2010.

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Main Market Performance

Australia - Showing no sign of slowing down, Australian arrivals for January hit 59,160 an improvement of 33.35% over the same month last year.

Japan - Continuing to decline, Japanese arrivals in January dropped 13.14% at 16,748. Look for 2011 to be a dismal year for Japanese arrivals to Bali fueled by a poor economy and the negative impact of the March 11, 2011 earthquake. January saw Japan pass a historical benchmark, falling from its former supremacy as the main source of Bali visitors into 3rd place for total arrivals after Australia and the People's Republic of China.

People's Republic of China - PRC arrivals improved 7.93% in January 2011 at 17,102 visitors and moving into the #2 post for all arrivals to Bali.

Taiwan - Taiwanese visitors declined -7.34% at 9,717 visitors.

Malaysia Visitors from Bali's near neighbor to the north, Malaysia, boomed adding 40.74% month-on-month in January with 10,267 visitors.

South Korea - The South Korean markets remained largely steady with 10.439 visitors, an improvement of 1.95% over 2010.

United Kingdom - Visitors from Great Britain declined 4.04% month-on-month for January 2011 totaling 6,157.

France - French visitors improved 16.45% hitting 5,565 for January 2011.

Russia - Russian arrivals in January are traditionally strong, and this was especially the case for January 2011 when 11,499 visitors from Russia came to Bali Ė an increase of 26.06% over January 2010.

Singapore - Arrivals from the island state surged ahead 122.79% in January hitting 6,893.

The Netherlands - Dutch visitors declined in January by 9.88% totaling 5,607 visitors.

U.S.A. - After being sluggish for most of 2010, visitors from the U.S.A. increased month-on-month in January by 27.38% with 5.792 Americans passing through Bali's airport.

Germany - German visitors remain largely stable at 3,790 Ė an increase of 1.15%.

Source Markets by Geographical Areas

For January 2011 Bali experience growth from the Asia-Pacific, ASEAN, Europe and the Americas. Asia-Pacific and ASEAN represent a 70.29% market share of all Bali arrivals.

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