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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...
Museum Kain â€“ established in Bali’s Kuta Beachwalk Center  â€“ is dedicated to Indonesia’s rich textile traditions that reflect the cultural diversity of the Nation. Established by Indonesian textile legend “Obin,” Museum Kain shares with its many visitors its founders passion and love for Indonesian cloth or â€śkain.”“Kain” is the broad Indonesian term for traditional cloth – in...
Located just a 5-minute stroll from the white sandy shores of Gili Trawangan's North Beach, Belukar offers luxurious accommodation with an outdoor pool and free WiFi access in all areas of the property.It takes a 15-minute cycling from the property to Gili Trawangan Harbour and Central Gili where it is littered with great bars and restaurants around a 5-minute walk to the island's amazing bea...
The government of Indonesia through the Ministry of Tourism has proposed that Mount Rinjani in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, be made a Global Geopark Network (GGN). The Head of Regional Development and Planning Agency of West Nusa Tenggara, Chairul Mahsul, said here Tuesday that the document regarding the proposal has been sent to the Ministry to be forwarded to the United Nations Educational, Sc...
Featuring free Wi-Fi, Rasuna Icon is conveniently located a 10-minute walk from Ambassador Mall, ITC Kuningan, Kota Kasablanka and Ciputra World. It provides a gym, business centre and a meeting room.Modern rooms are beautifully designed and are fitted with fine beddings and furnishings. They all have air conditioning, a seating area and an en suite bathroom. The kitchenettes are equipped with...
Indonesia plans to waive visa requirements for tourists from China to help achieve its target of doubling tourist arrivals from the world’s second-biggest economy next year, the tourism minister said.The Southeast Asian country aims to attract two million tourists from China in 2015, compared with 800,000 now, said Arief Yahya, who took office under President Joko Widodo’s new administration i...
Meliá Hotels International, a leading Spanish hotel company, continues to expand in Indonesia, most recently with the opening of a new hotel in Bali, the Meliá Ubud, along with five other properties in the country’s major cities.Meliá Hotels International signed a management agreement with PT Pilar Prambanan Investama, part of the Podo Joyo Masyhur Group, earlier this month to manage the new...
Pekalongan, the Batik City located on the north coast of Central Java, best known for its.distinct colourful Batiks that are infused with Chinese influence, was officially included by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) into world's  Creative Cities Network in the â€śCrafts and Folk Arts” category. Pekalongan is the first Indonesian city to have made it to t...
The number of passengers who will travel using public transportation during Christmas and New Year holidays is estimated to reach 14 million, according to the directorate general of land transportation of the ministry of transportation."The increase in the number of passengers can reach 14 million this year," Acting Director General of Land Transportation Sugihardjo told a press conference here on...
Head of Jakarta’s Tourism and Culture Office, Arie Budhiman told  the Jakarta Business Tourism Business Forum (JTBf ) 2014 that Indonesia’s capital city expects to receive 2.5 million international tourist arrivals next year 2015, up from this year’s expected 2.3 million.  Meanwhile, on a separate occasion, Minister for Tourism Arief Yahya, said that nation-wide,  Indonesia is expected to re...
The prestigious CondĂ© Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Survey– first published in 1988, has been announced it list - at least in part - for 2014 with Bali hotels winning high honors.Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the WorldWhile, remarkably, Bali was not listed in this year’s ranking of the World’s best islands, Bali’s The Mulia did secure a #3 ranking among The Readers’ Choice Awards for 20...
The number of international tourists arrival to Indonesia for October 2014 recorded a significant growth of 12.34%, from 719,903 in the same period last year to 808,767. The data were released by the National  Statistics Bureau (BPS) on Monday, 1st December 2014.Head of the National  Statistic Bureau, Suryamin revealed that a total of 7.75 million international tourists visited various destination...
Set amidst lush tropical valleys by Ayung River, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan presents an outdoor pool, four dining options and a gym. Guests can indulge in pampering treatments at the spa. Free valet parking service is offered. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayang is a 10-minute drive from Ubud Palace and Ubud Art Market, while Monkey Forest is a 15-minute drive away. It takes 90 minutes b...
Papua (both Papua and West Papua provinces) is a complex piece of the planet, partly because of its convoluted tectonic history that forms mountainous areas, prominent lakes, swamps and mangroves where Indonesia’s largest mangrove ecosystem is nestled at the head of Bintuni Bay. The north-western part of Papua is also part of the Coral Triangle Marine Protected Area, containing the world’s gre...
There is no other place like Bali. The enchanting culture, the abundant supply of the sun, the warmth of the Balinese and the mesmerising beaches. This year, the readers of Conde Nast Traveler USA Edition placed Bali at number 17 for the "Best Islands in the World" and The Mulia as the "Number One Beach Resort in Asia". Over a million votes from nearly 77,000 readers with a total score of 98.377 d...
When it opens late February 2015, Raffles Jakarta will stand as a beacon above the thriving commercial hub of Kuningan. The hotel will be exclusively linked to the new Ciputra Artpreneur Centre, a landmark development dedicated to the celebration of art and theatre, at the heart of Jakarta’s golden triangle, which opened in 2014. The hotel’s opening brings the company to 12 hotels and resorts...
Award-winning Asian hospitality group Meritus Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of a management agreement with Indonesian property developer PT Bali Seminyak Sejahtera to operate a new-build resort in Seminyak, one of the most popular destinations on the island of Bali, Indonesia .Slated to open in 2016, Meritus Bali Seminyak Resort & Spa enjoys an excellent location in the heart of upscale S...
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