Indonesia turns on the visa-free charm for China
To capture more of the Chinese consumer spend, governments around Asia and even the world have been easing the visa restrictions for inbound Chinese travellers. Indonesia is the latest country to announce such moves and will be lifting visa requirements for Chinese travellers next year. As reported in travel trade media TTG, they are anticipating the move will lead to a significant increase – up to 40% – in the number of Chinese tourists. Nationals of Australia, Japan, South Korea and Russia will also be exempt from visa requirements to enter Indonesia, as of January 2015. All good news for Indonesia’s duty free retailers… Read the full article here.