Foreign tourist arrivals in Indonesia rose by 4.86 percent year-on-year to 1.35 million in October 2019. The number of visitors in Bali resort island, the center of Indonesian tourism industry, went up 9.88 percent to 566.1 thousand. Also, tourist arrivals in Batam advanced 12.7 percent to 159.2 thousand. In contrast, visitors in Jakarta dropped by 22.7 percent to 189.2 thousand. Tourists came mostly from Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Thailand. Considering the first ten months 2019, the number of tourist arrivals rose by 2.85 percent to 13.6 million. For 2019, Indonesia set a target of 20 million foreign tourist arrivals, compared to 15.81 million in 2018.