" They are mostly from Europe and America , " said Yusdi the sidelines of the opening of Garuda Travel Fair 2014 in Makassar on Friday .
He said the number of foreign tourists visiting an average of 15,000 people per year . Meanwhile, as many as 5,000 tourists per year .
According to him , in order to increase the number of visits to Raja Ampat , West Papua , one of the ways to promote travel through the fair . " It was intended to directly deal with the ' customer ' who will use the services of tourism , " he said .
Special on Garuda Travel Fair activities , he hopes to increase the number of visits to the Raja Ampat as much as 20 percent . While the target foreign tourists and domestic tourists visit in 2014 , he added , could reach 50 percent of total visitor achievements of 2013.
According to him, the tour " diving " into mainstay attractions in Raja Ampat in the last five years , but in the future will also be promoted geopark attractions .
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Introduce tourist attractions such as geological parks that already exist in South Sulawesi, for example Bantimurung and Leang - Leang located in Maros .