The Bomb blast in JW Marriot and Ritz-Carlton hotel in Jakarta and travel warning to Indonesia which released by Australia didn't affect the tourism in Indonesia. Until now, there is no report about the exodus of foreign tourist from Indonesia or cancel their visit to other city .
In Bali for example, there is still many Australian tourist staying in there. Even, the number is increasing drastically. Up to 35% in increase. In fact, Bali is full of H1N1 case, said IB Subhiksu, the chief of Disparta (Bali Tourism Official).
Until now there is no canceling tourist visit to Bali. This fact shows that Australian tourist has recognise the characteristic of Bali. The occupancy rate in the hotels in Bali is still stable. In Melia Hotel Bali, until yesterday the occupancy rate is still around 80% from the maximum capacity of 494 rooms. In Grand Hyatt hotel, the occupancy rate in July is around 85% from the maximum capacity of 648 rooms.
Similar condition also happened in Hard Rock Hotel Bali. This hotel which across the Kuta beach keeps receiving order and has a high occupancy rates. Even the rooms is full until 24 July, said Melia Bali Public Relation, Nova Perita.
She said, some guests already order from three months ago. Mostly the tourist from Europe, Rusia, Japan, and other Asian country hasn't cancelled their order. She predicted that the effect from the Bomb Blast in Jakarta still doesn't give any effect in Bali. Usually the effect can be felt one week again.
Grand Hyatt Bali Public Relation, Marianne Budiharjo also said that, there is still no guest who cancelled their order. The occupancy rate of this hotel is still stable.