London, Nov. 6 -- Indonesian Tourism Minister Arief Yahya won an award from the world's leading tour guide, Lonely Planet, which has put Indonesia among the Top 10 Countries: Best in Travel.

Lonely Planet Director for Client Solutions Ali Teeman conferred the award on Yahya at the Indonesia Pavilion at the World Travel Market (WTM) London held at Excel London from November 5 to 7.

Indonesia is among the most desired tourist destinations in the world, Teeman told Antara after conferring the Lonely Planet award on the Indonesian minister.

In its Best in Travel 2019, Lonely Planet ranks Indonesia the seventh best destination in the world.

Yahya said the award is in recognition of Indonesia's rising tourism. "It is a proud moment for Indone...