In the midst of an upswing in foreign tourist arrivals nationwide, Bali recorded an improvement of 18.93% in tourist arrivals for the month of March 2002.
Signaling a hopeful return to better times for the nation's tourism industry, arrivals for the entire nation increased 15.16% for the month. The first quarter demonstrated a cumulative increase of 1.35%, totaling 992,020 visitors via the Country's 13 major gateways.
Among those foreign gateways recording the strongest improvement in arrivals for March were Jakarta's Soekarno Hatta up 16.29%, Batam up 15.97% and Makassar (Ujung Padang) recovering via an increase of 116.05%.
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