As repeatedly reported here, tourism industry is among the brightest spots of Indonesian economy. After a relatively slow growth of international visitors in the period of 1997-2009, which grew from 5.18 million to 6.3 million only, tourism industry picked up significantly in the past three years. Entering office in October 2014, President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo set an ambitious goal to welcome 20 million foreign tourists by 2019.To subscribe please click here