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National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has announced plans to resume flights to the USA in 2017, once certified as meeting category-one air safety standards of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Quoted by the State News Agency Antara, the CEO of Garuda Indonesia, Arif Wibowo, said on Wednesday, June 15, 2016: “Next year we will try (to fly to the USA) because it is part of our five year...
Set on the beaches of Lagoi, Mayang Sari Beach Resort offers chalets with a thatched roof and private terrace, with garden or sea views. It houses a spa and provides free Wi-Fi. Styled like a Balinese village, air-conditioned chalets at Mayang Sari are fitted with wooden interiors. They include a daybed and tea/coffee making facilities. Private bathrooms come with shower facilities.Mayang Sari...
Bintan, a tourist resort island close to Singapore as well as to Malaysias Johor Bahru, in the Riau Island Province, is now ready to greet foreign tourists and local visitors expected to arrive during the post-fasting Lebaran holidays. Millions of Muslims across the country are expected to visit or even spend holidays in tourist resort areas after having fasted for one whole month and subseque...
Experience city that never sleeps, Jakarta! As a melting pot of Indonesia’s diverse culture and ethnicities, it's your one-stop destination if you want to know all about Indonesia. Delve deep into the city’s history and admire the old town’s marvellous architecture. Then, bask in the sunlight while you let the Seribu Archipelago’s pristine sand tickle your feet. A VR 360 video is a virtual...
One of our bestsellers in Nusa Dua! Rumah Bali is situated 150 m from the beaches of Tanjung Benoa. Designed in a traditional Balinese style, the hotel features an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants.Air-conditioned villas at Rumah Bali feature a teak wood front porch and garden views. Each villa is equipped with a satellite TV, DVD player and minibar.Guests can join a Balinese cooking class, o...
(Indonesia.travel)Showcasing the vibrant cultures from various ethnic groups that surround the enchanting Lake Sentani, in theJayapura Regency, Papua Province, the exciting Lake Sentani Festival will take place from 19th to 23rd June 2016. The event will be centered at the special Tourist area of Khalkhote in East Sentani. Marking its 9th edition this year, the festival carries the theme “Unity...
National airlines Garuda Indonesia has resumed its flight from Medan, North Sumatra to Singapore as part of the expansion of its international flight routes. This move is also expected to prompt more tourism and meet the needs of business people of North Sumatra and surrounding areas. Chairman of Garuda Indonesia, M Arif Wibowo, stated in a press release in Jakarta on Tuesday that the res...
By Presidential Decree of 21of 2016 dated on 2 March 2016 on Visa Free, replacing Presidential Regulation Number 104/2015 on Amendments to Presidential Regulation Number 69/2015 on Visa Free, Indonesia now provides special Short Stay Visa Free facilities for tourists who are nationals of a total 169 countries who wish to travel to Indonesia. PASSPORTS AND VISASAll travelers to Indonesia must be i...
This year’s Jakarta Fair, an annually held event to attract shopping enthusiasts with great sales, has given visitors a different atmosphere because the event is taking place during the Ramadhan fasting month.Many visitors said it was less enjoyable for them to visit the Jakarta Fair during Ramadhan because they could not enjoy its culinary delights during their visit. “I go the Jakarta Fair w...
One of our bestsellers in Puncak!Situated in Puncak and about a 5-minute drive from Taman Safari Indoneisa Zoo and Theme Park, Pesona Alam Resort & Spa offers a great mountain getaway featuring an outdoor swimming pool, on-site restaurant, and free WiFi access throughout the property.It takes a 10-mintue drive from the property to Cisarua Traditional Market, and about a 20-minute drive to the...
A group of search workers continued their effort to find missing Swiss climber named Lionel Du Creaux on Thursday by focusing their search on a 75-meter-deep ravine of Mount Semeru in Lumajang District, East Java. "Our search is now focused on a ravine called Blank 75 because many climbers go missing there on their way back from Mount Semerus peak," Head of Lumajang Districts Disaster Mitigatio...
No damage or casualties were reported as the 6.2 magnitude quake struck Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa at 11.13 am, a spokesman for the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), Sutopo Nugroho, said here on Thursday. "The strong earthquake was experienced for three to five seconds in West Sumbawa and Bali. People ran out of their houses," Nugroho stated in a press release received here on Thursday...
PHRI-Chairman Says Bali Has Enough Rooms for 8 Million Foreign Visitors, But Island’s Supporting Infrastructure is Under Severe Strain. With Indonesia targeting 20 million foreign tourist arrivals by 2019, Bali has been allocated 8 million tourists as its share of this target. The chairman of the Bali Chapter of the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI-Bali) remains optimistic that...
The Jakarta Fair, an festival and exhibition, will be held at JIExpo Kemayoran from June 10 to July 17, coinciding with Ramadan, the fasting month and Eid. "Jakarta Fair coincides with fasting month and the Eid break, something that happens once every 3 years. It opens many opportunities for all the businessmen involved," said PT JIExpo Marketing Director, Ralph Scheunemann, during a press confere...
Data obtained from the Australia Bureau of Statistics revealed that 105,500 Australians visit Indonesia every month, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya noted in a press statement received by ANTARA here on Monday. The minister said the figure showed that Indonesia was a favorite tourist destination for Australians. "The data, which was released a month ago, for the first time revealed that Indones...
Hilton has signed a management agreement with P.T. Caterison Sukses to manage and rebrand the Grand Nikko Bali as Hilton Bali.The 408-room resort, located on Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, will be rebranded on Dec 1.The resort, which is approximately 16 kilometers from Ngurah Rai International Airport, is close to many watersports facilities providers that offer jet packs, jet skis, paragliding and...
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