Tourist arrivals in Indonesia increased by 121% from a year earlier to a record high of 1.54 million in July of 2018. Bali was the main destination (624 thousand), followed by Jakarta (321 thousand) and Batam (144 thousand). Considering the first seven month of the year, tourist arrivals grew 12.92% compared to the same period a year earlier to 9.06 million. The government aims to attract 20 million visitors a year next year.