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While many people visit Bandung to shop up a storm at its factory outlets, few realize the city is an architectural treasure trove.In fact, Bandung is recognized as one of three cities in the world — the others being Napier in New Zealand and Miami in Florida — that still boast examples of tropical Art Deco architecture.One of the best places to step back in time and explore this unique...
The Historical Walk of the Asia-Africa Conference (AAC) commenced at 9:15 a.m. local time, led by a row of military personnel bearing the flags of the countries participating in the AAC. During the Historical Walk, a group of youth wearing West Javas traditional clothing carried banners. President Joko Widodo accompanied by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Pr...
Indonesia'sMinister of Tourism, Arief Yahya, concurrentlyCommitteeChairman for Side Events ofthe 60thCommemoration oftheAsian African Conference,keepsawatchfuleyeespecia llyonpreparationsfor the colossal “Angklung for the World” Show which will take place Thursday, 23rdApril 2015 at the Siliwangi StadiuminBandungfrom09.30 to 10.30 am. The event is crucial, sincethoseperfor...
In 1816, Europe and North America experienced an unusual climatic phenomenon termed, "the year without a summer" due to Mount Tamboras massive eruption in 1815, although no one then suspected any connection to the eruption. The 1815 eruption of Tambora was one of the mightiest and deadliest ever recorded in history. On the Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI), Tambora rates a 7, one of only four in...
Efforts by the Denpasar Tourism Office to launch “Heritage City Tour” are being pegged to attract foreign tourists to spend time exploring Bali’s capital city. Describing the target market for Denpasar Heritage Tours, the head of the Denpasar Tourism Office, Wayan Gunawan, told the State News Agency Antarahe expects cruise ship passengers berthing at nearby Benoa would take the opportunity...
PT Garuda Indoanesia Tbk. plans to open new routes to France and Germany this year to boost its income, Finance Director I.G.N. Askhara Dananiputra stated here on Tuesday.He noted that the routes would become operational between the second and third quarter this year after the delivery of the Boeing 777 that the national flag carrier has ordered. "We have ordered the Boeing 777 as in the same...
The flower city ofBandung, capital city of theWest Java Provinceand host of the historical Asian African Conference will reverberate with the sounds ofangklungon25thApril 2015when theAngklung For The Worldside-event highlights the 60thCommemoration of the Asian African Conference at the Siliwangi Stadium.About20,000 peopleare expected together play the Sundanese traditional bamboo mus...
Indonesia is set to open restaurants in South Korea, Japan and Australia as part of efforts to introduce its traditional cuisine to the international community, a tourism official said. "In Seoul, South Korea, the Bandung city government plans to set up a Sundanese traditional restaurant," Director of Meeting Incentive Convention Exhibition and Special Interest Promotion of the Tourism Ministry...
Having been held for 17 consecutive years, the Jakarta International Handicraft Trade Fair (INACRAFT) is the most prestigious occasion for the handicraft industry in Indonesia. INACRAFT is one of the chief trade events related to the gift and handicraft industry in the country. The event goes a long way in helping participants learn more about the latest market trends and developments in the...
Total international visitor arrivals to Indonesia in February reached a record high for the month for the past 10 years, rising 11.95% compared to February 2014 making a total 768,653 for the month.While, cumulative data for the first 2 months of 2015 totaled 1.5 Million foreign visitors arrivals, up4%compared to the same period year on year.The surge in the number of tourists to Indonesia...
The Indonesian plan to execute two Australian nationals on death-row convicts for a drug casehas not reduced Australian tourist visits to Bali."This indicates that Australian tourists are ignoring warnings against visiting Indonesia, particularly Bali," tourism observer Tjok Gede Agung told Antara Bali over the weekend.In January 2015, Bali recorded 85,059 tourist arrivals from Australia. During...
Explore the last frontier of Indonesia's remotePapuaIsland, embark on a spectacular cultural journey and attend theBaliem Valley Festivalscheduled to take place from12th-15thAugust 2015. This year, the unique annual festival will be centered at theUsilimo District, Jayawijaya Regency, Papua Province.This is the one occasion when all the diverse tribes from the highlands ofWamenaand theB...
The regency of Klungkung in Bali has plans to organize sea salt production along Goa Lawah Beach in order that it becomes a popular tourist attraction. Quoted by Metrobali.com, the regent of Klungkung, Nyoman Suwitra, said on Thursday, March 26, 2015, “By organizing (the sea salt production), two functions will emerge for both a production sector and a tourism activity.”The government is under...
The Fire Danger Mitigation of the Batam Concession Agency has reported that in the last two weeks, at least 20 hectares in the Nongsa tourist area caught fire due to hot weather and irresponsible activities. "There were many cases of forest fire in Nongsa in the recent days. Some of them in less than one-hectare area and some in more than five hectares," an official of the Fire Danger Mitigati...
The island of Bintan in the Riau Islands Province never ceases to amaze visitors with its enchanting natural landscape. The smooth roads on this island, accompanied by spectacular sceneries are ready to take you to some of the amazing splendors beyond your imagination. One of these roads will lead you to a secluded small island off the coast of Bintan: Nikoi Island, a tropical Paradise in South C...
Amarterra Villas Bali Nusa Dua - Mgallery Collection features spacious villas with a private pool and free Wi-Fi. A 3-minute walk to Nusa Dua Beach, the property also offers a fitness centre and restaurant.Each villa features a private pool, dining and seating areas. Air-conditioned bedroom includes a flat-screen satellite TV, wardrobe, telephone and minibar. Private bathroom comes with a shower,...
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