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A news aggregator on Tourism in Indonesia. Frequently updated. Destinations in Java, Bali, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku, Papua. Includes topics on Flora and Fauna, Diving and Surfing, Relaxation, Art and Culture...
The Ampera Bridge has become the most famous icon of Palembang, which is one of the oldest cities in Indonesia and in the past was the capital of the powerful Sriwijaya Kingdom between 670 and 1375. Palembang, the capital of South Sumatra Province, however, is currently mulling over a greater icon than just the Ampera Bridge, which was constructed in April 1962 and stretches 1,177 meters in le...
Photo document of Jalak Bali (Leucopsar Rothschildi) at Bali Safari & Marine Park, Gianyar, Bali. (ANTARA/Nyoman Budhiana)Japans Yokohama city administration and the Indonesian government are cooperating to conserve the Bali starling (Leucopsar rothschildi), locally called jalak or curik, by donating the birds for release at the Bali Barat National Park (TNBB). "This cooperation will last for thre...
The Singapore Tourism Board has launched a lawful (Halal) travel guide book for Muslim travelers from Indonesia. "In connection with the 50th Independence Day, we have compiled a Halal travel guide book for Muslim travelers from Indonesia," Executive Director of the Singapore Tourism Board for Southeast Asia Edward Koh stated here. Singapore has become one of the worlds best travel destinati...
Named Asia's Best Tropical Island by CNN.com in 2013the Anambas islandsare indeed a tropical paradise.Located in the South China Sea, the Anambas are amongIndonesia's northern-mostborder archipelagos.Facing the wide open ocean, the Anambas provide a panoramic view of blue seas and green islands dotted with azure lagoons. Here are excellent dive spots where divers will be amazed at the colo...
The State News Agency Antara and Beritabali.com report that Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport has been ranked #3 within its category in an Airport Service Quality Survey (ASQ) conducted by Airport Council International (ACI). The ranking covering Q1 of 2015 saw Bali’s air gateway ranked 3rd worldwide among airports serving between 15 and 25 million passengers annually. The same survey c...
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Garuda Indonesia [IDX:GIAA] announced today the airline's intent to purchase 30 787-9 Dreamliners, as well as up to 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes. Boeing will work with Garuda Indonesia to finalize the order, at which time it will be posted to Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website."The agreement is part of Garuda Indonesia's revitalization program in order to provide our passengers w...
Nestled in the heart of Ubud while surrounded by lush rice fields and located just a 5-minutes easy stroll from Ubud Monkey Forest, Plataran Ubud Hotel & Resort offers calm atmosphere with 2 beautifully designed outdoor infinity-edged swimming pools.The property also provides free WiFi access in all areas.Overlooking the rice paddy fields, rooms at Plataran Ubud Hotel & Resort are air-cond...
The Indonesian government this week finally formalized a visa-free travel regulation that was announced months ago for citizens from 45 countries, in a bid to boost tourism and improve relations with those countries.President Joko Widodo signed the presidential regulation on visa-free travel for tourists on Tuesday. “Visa-free travel is offered to citizens of several countries and special admin...
Jazz Gunung, a musical event that will be held outdoor and set in the mountains of the Bromo-Tengger-Semeru will be present its seventh year on June 12th and 13th 2015. Similar with the previous event, Jazz Gunung will features several local jazz musicians and from abroad with a variety of flavors. In addition, this event will incorporates Indonesian ethnic music with modern music that is consiste...
After more than a half year in office, Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism has finally restructured his department and made key appointments. As reported by Traveltourismindonesia.com the following officials have been officially appointed to the designated functions within the Ministry.First Echelon Appointments:Secretary to the Ministry: Ukus KuswaraDeputy for Destination Development and the Touris...
TheIndonesian Central Bureau for Statistics recentlyannounced that during the four months from January through April 20015, Indonesia receiveda total3,048,170international arrivals, a growth of3.44 %as compared tothe same period in 2014, which recorded 2,947,684 visitors.Amongst Indonesia’s major entry ports, highest growth and highest number of arrivals, not unexpectedly,was record...
Indonesia is blessed with a rich variety of natural and cultural charms that have for decades bewitched travelers from across the globe, while the archipelago’s open and hospitable people have convinced them to return for subsequent visits.With such assets, it is no wonder that tourism is a very promising industry in Indonesia. According to data from the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS), the n...
Indonesia has always fascinated me. Indonesia is home to 17000 islands but only 6000 of those are inhabited. While I wouldn’t want to be in same situation as Tom Hanks was in movie Cast away but the idea of spending a night on a lonely island has always intrigued me and drawn me to Indonesia. I didn’t want to go to places frequented by too many travellers. I had heard a lot about Bali but I de...
The seas surrounding theNatuna archipelagoin theRiau IslandsProvince will be throngedbyyachts from many parts of the world,as they sail from the Malaysian Peninsula to the northern part of Borneo Island. The yachts are participants in the Sail Anambas andNatuna 2015. To highlight this sailing expedition, the Natuna Marine Tourism Festival 2015 has been arranged to be held3full d...
Novotel Bogor Golf Resort is a 45-minute drive from central Jakarta, set among breathtaking gardens and an 18-hole golf course. Guests can relax on the Novotel’s poolside terrace under the shade of tropical trees.The rooms at the Novotel Bogor Golf Resort are modern with air conditioning and 45-channel flat screen TVs. Many rooms include balconies or terraces facing the green gardens.After...
Situated on the beautiful island of Bintan and located just a 10-minute drive from BBT Ferry Terminal, The Sanchaya offers luxurious and modern getaway with a private beach area, an outdoor pool, free WiFi access in all areas of the property, and free on-site parking for guests who drive. This resort also offers free return transfer service to the ferry terminal.The beautifully designed rooms...
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