itn-garuda-indonesia-ke-cina-lagi Jakarta, ( ITN – IndonesiaTouristNews ): Garuda Indonesia airline will open two new routes from two cities in China, namely Zhengzhou-Denpasar and Xi’an-Denpasar starting January 30, 2018. The Zhengzhou-Denpasar flights are scheduled to operate three times a week, Garuda Indonesia cargo director Sigit Muhartono was quoted as saying in a press release yesterday. The aircraft used is Airbus A330-300 with a capacity of 360 passengers.

For the Denpasar-Zengzhou route, depart every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from Denpasar at 11:35 and arrive in Zengzhou at 18:25 local time.

The Denpasar-Xi’an route will start operating on January 29, 2018., it is scheduled twice per week every Monday and Friday from Denpasar at 16.55 and arrives at Xian at 00:25 local time.

Based on data from the Central Bureau of Statistics, Chinese tourists visiting Bali in January-November 2017 increased 467,292 people or 51.52 percent from 907,028 people during the period of January-November 2016.

Tourism Ministry has prepared a budget of Rp 100 billion for Bali special promotional actions to the world especially aimed at promotion for business recovery of Bali after the volcanic eruption of Mount Agung in November and December.***