The Ministry of Tourism designs nationwide insurance policies for the event and promotion of tourism. In the method, the Ministry consults and collaborates with different stakeholders in the sector together with numerous central ministries/agencies, state governments, union territories and private sector representatives. Concerted efforts are being made to advertise area of interest tourism products corresponding to rural, cruise, medical and eco-tourism.
The rise in number of overseas vacationer arrivals in 2017 can solely be attributed to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit hosted by Hyderabad,” stated an official from the tourism department. Since 2016, anti-LGBT sentiments are on the rise within the nation, similar to homophobia, hate crimes, raids, criminalization and harassment towards LGBT locals and foreigners. The government’s failure to curb Islamist assaults on LGBT people may harm the tourism sector and actual property improvement. International sex tourism and child sex tourism remains a difficulty, especially on the islands of Batam and Karimun and in main city centres and vacationer destinations throughout the country, together with Bali and Riau Islands. In Indonesia, prostitution is towards the law and interpreted as a “crime against decency and morality”. In practice, nevertheless, prostitution is type of widespread, tolerated, and somewhat regulated, mostly illegally or underground in discotheques, therapeutic massage parlours, and karaoke rooms, and in addition seen on certain streets.