Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Traveloka is Now Available in Australia

Jakarta, 27 February 2019 – Traveloka, a leading technology company that provides online travel and lifestyle products for domestic and international destinations, has launched officially in Australia to support 20 million foreign tourist visits to Indonesia. Users in Australia can now access Traveloka via website or application and book five products such as, flight ticket reservation, accommodation, flight and hotel packages, airport transportation, as well as attractions & activities.

Yady Guitana, Head of Global Partnership Traveloka stated “Today we are thrilled to be able to add new countries outside of Southeast Asia. In general, Australia is a country that has better infrastructure in terms of internet connection, payment and adoption, so we hope that our digital presence in Australia can further enrich lives of our users by empowering them to discover the world around them by offering a various travel and lifestyle products in one platform.”

As a co-branding partner for Wonderful Indonesia, Traveloka has a mission to support the government to attract 20 million foreign visitors to Indonesia. Based on Statista.com in 2018, Indonesia was ranked second after New Zealand as a destination of choice for Australian outbound tourists. In 2018, according to Indonesia’s statistics bureau (BPS), 1.3 million Australian tourists visited Indonesia last year. This year the figure is expected to increase by 15 percent to 1.5 million in 2019.

As stated by Edy Wardoyo, Deputy of Marketing Development 1, the Indonesia Ministry of Tourism said, “The government’s target to attract 20 million foreign tourists will not be achieved if it does not synergize with players in the industry. Together with Traveloka, we hoped this synergy can help our mission, and we will continue to support Traveloka to exist in this new market. “

“The Australian market itself is one of the promising tourism markets, where foreign tourist visits from Australia to Indonesia continue to increase year on year. Traveloka’s decision to open in the Australian market is very important to help in facilitating travel access and answer the diverse travel needs of users,” added Edy.

According to Arief Yahya, the Minister of Tourism of Indonesia, the key in winning the tourism in Indonesia 3A; Access, Amenities, and Attractions. Those three key factors have been catered by Traveloka as it has a wide selection of Transportation options so that users can access the destination easily, Accommodation products that will help users can get the appropriate amenities to their choices, and Attractions so users can get interesting activities that can be done at that destination.