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Indonesia

Indonesia

Minister of Tourism confirms digital nomads welcome to stay in Indonesia under existing B211a Social-Cultural visa.
Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open
Confirmed
6,421,118
23,456 per million
7 Day Rolling Ave
+1,999
-16% vs prev week
Deaths
157,998
577.2 per million
Fully Vaccinated
170,603,677
62.32% of pop.
Source: Cases - John Hopkins University (2022-09-24). Vaccine - Government of Indonesia (2022-09-18). Retrieved from OurWorldInData.org

Latest Travel Industry News

Policy Summary

Lockdown Status

Prevention measures graded by PPKM Levels 1-4 in place across the country until 3 Oct for all regions. Greater Jakarta Area and Bali are under Level 1, with no capacity limitations in public areas for boosted individuals such as offices, shopping malls, restaurants, cinemas, and tourist attractions. Domestic travellers must have received booster dose for travel.

Travel Restrictions

International vaccinated travellers permitted to enter Indonesia quarantine-free, Visa on Arrival for certain nationalities.

Economy Summary

Fiscal support for the tourism industry

2022 State Budget (22 Dec 2021):

  • 13.8 trillion IDR has been allocated for the tourism industry in the 2022 State Budget, comprising 3.7 trillion IDR for the tourism sector and 10.1 trillion IDR for tourism infrastructure

Five Super Priority Destination Budget (2 Dec 2021):

  • 442.7 billion IDR has been allocated for 2022 for construction and development of transportation facilities and infrastructure in the Five Super Priority Tourism Destinations

  • To be used for easing travels to and from the destinations by increasing airports’ passenger terminal capacity, adding international and domestic flight routes, expanding train infrastructures, constructing sea ports, and increasing road safety

Credit Guarantees for Bali Tourism Businesses (12 Nov 2021):

  • Indonesian Export Financing Agency (LPEI) to provide credit guarantees worth up to 100 billion IDR to Bali tourism businesses

50,000 tourism vouchers offered via the Big Promo Programme (24 Nov 2020)

$224 million USD tourism grants for businesses and local authorities; 119 billion IDR allocated for businesses to obtain CHSE certifications (14 Oct 2020)

3.8 trillion IDR allocated to support the tourism and creative economy sectors (13 Aug 2020)

Income tax exemption for tourism businesses and workers under the National Economic Recovery Program (11 May 2020)

Tax incentives, loan restructuring, emergency working capital assistance for SMEs (29 Apr 2020)

Pre-employment Card with total benefits worth $223 USD for tourism workers (11 Apr 2020)

$21.5 million fund to support airlines and travel agencies (25 Feb 2020)

GDP Growth Rate

% per year
5.0

2019

-2.1
2020
3.7

2021
5.0

2022
forecast
5.2

2023
forecast

Inflation Rate

% per year
3.8

2019
2.0

2020
1.6

2021
3.6

2022
forecast
3.0

2023
forecast
Source: Asian Development Bank. Asian Development Outlook (April 2022).

Consumer Trends Summary

Indonesia International Outdoor Festival, the Archipelago Nature Tourism Centre Cooperative Services and the BJB Bank Study (Oct 2021):

  • 99% of respondents wanted to take adventure trips post-pandemic

  • 72% spent 1-2 nights on holiday, 24% spent more than 2 nights

  • 25% spent between 250,000-500,000 IDR on each outdoor trip, 21% spent up to 1,000,000 IDR and 31% more than 1,000,000 IDR

  • 51% prefer glamping as their accommodation

  • 72% arrange their own trips by referring to information from social media, OTAs, and travel aggregators

Agoda Sustainable Travel Trends Survey 2021 (Aug 2021):

  • Indonesians are most concerned about overtourism, followed by polluted beaches and waterways, then the use of single use plastics in destination accommodations

  • Indonesia has the highest proportion among all markets (on par with UK) to believe that the government is most responsible for changes around tourism, with 36% indicating so. This is followed by 31% choosing tourism authorities, and 17% saying they themselves are responsible

  • Manage waste including use of single use plastics, always looking for eco-friendly accommodation and switching off air conditioners and lights when leaving their room are top three pledges for Indonesians when they travel post Covid-19

  • No single-use plastics in an accommodation, accommodation using renewable energy or water sources, and destinations that are not high-density tourist spots are the top three most helpful things for Indonesians to travel more sustainably

  • When asked what practices do they associate with “sustainable travel”, 41% say animal conservation, which is tied with renewable resources for top spot. In third spot, 39% associate sustainable travel with no single use plastics

  • Other measures suggested were easy identification of eco-friendly travel options, followed by limiting the use of single use plastics in accommodations and airlines, and establishing more protected areas to limit tourist numbers

Consumer Sentiment Chart
Containment Policies Timeline
How to read this graph
International Travel Restrictions
  • 0 - no restrictions
  • 1 - screening arrivals
  • 2 - quarantine arrivals from some or all regions
  • 3 - ban arrivals from some regions
  • 4 - ban on all regions or total border closure
Internal Movement Restrictions
  • 0 - no restrictions
  • 1 - recommend not to travel between regions/cities
  • 2 - internal movement restrictions in place
Stay At Home Requirements
  • 0 - no measures
  • 1 - recommend not leaving house
  • 2 - require not leaving house with exceptions for daily exercise, grocery shopping, and 'essential' trips
  • 3 - require not leaving house with minimal exceptions (eg allowed to leave once a week, or only one person can leave at a time, etc)
School Closures
  • 0 - no measures
  • 1 - recommend closing
  • 2 - require closing (only some levels or categories, eg just high school, or just public schools)
  • 3 - require closing all levels

Tourism Arrivals Summary

International Tourism Arrivals

YoY % change
5.9

Jan'20

-28.9
Feb

-64.1
Mar

-87.4
Apr

-86.9
May

-89.1
Jun

-89.2
Jul

-89.6
Aug

-89.5
Sep

-88.3
Oct

-86.3
Nov

-88.1
Dec

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