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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,...
Tourists arrivals through the end of February 2015 continued to demonstrate strong growth in arrivals with 335,469 foreign tourists coming to Bali – a 21% improvement over February 2014 when 275,795 arrivals were recorded. Click Image to Enlarge Seen on a cumulative basis for the first two months of the year, foreign tourist arrivals to Bali totaled 637,217 - increasing 14.8% when compa...
The capital city ofJakartawill welcome Asia’s golf tourism industry when the region’s top golf tourism convention heads to the city on27thto 30thAprilfor the4thAsia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC) 2015to be held at theJakarta International Convention Center. Recognized as a dynamic city with fantastic golf courses that offer some of the best hospitality in Asia, Jakarta is considere...
Betung Kerihun National ParkBetung Kerihun National Park is the biggest conservation area in West Kalimantan province, covering 800,000 hectares of Kapuas Hulu district.The park is directly adjacent to Sarawak, Malaysia, and is part of a joint cross-border conservation area with Lanjak Entimau Wild Life Sanctuary (LEWS) and Batang Ai National Park in Sarawak. Embaloh and Tekelan are merely two of...
Indonesia is set to hold the Bali & Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) in Nusa Dua, Bali, from June 10 to 14 this year to introduce the countrys tourism to the world. The BBTF 2015, which is being organized for the second time this year, will promote not only the famous tourist resorts in Bali, but also those in other Indonesian regions such as Papua, Yogyakarta, Padang, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), East N...
The State News Agency Antara reports that Indian tourism to Bali has made a strong start to 2015 with 17,400 Indian citizens visiting the Island in January-February 2015, increasing 47.52% from the same period in 2014. Bali is quickly becoming a favorite of Indian travelers who find the Hindu history and traditions of the Island both vaguely familiar and exotic.Developing at a distance and in iso...
The largest and most comprehensive exhibition of gifts, houseware, and handicrafts in Indonesia and South East Asia: The Jakarta International Handicraft Trade Fair (INACRAFT 2015) will again be held at the Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta from 8th to 12th April 2014. This year, the exhibition will involve over 1,600 exhibitors within a 24,000 sqm coverage area and features more than 10,000 prod...
Indonesian government will raise the number of countries receiving free visa to 40 from the current 15 countries, a minister said here on Monday. Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said that the expansion of the scheme was expected to increase the number of foreign tourist arrivals by 15 percent annually. The number of foreign holiday makers coming into Indonesia last year reached 9.453 million, accord...
The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Tokyo in collaboration with Garuda Indonesia Airlines and the ASEAN-Japan Center will present the first ever special exhibition of “Indonesia Galore” from 14th to 16th March 2015 at the AJC Hall, Tokyo, Japan. A showcase of Indonesia’s paintings and best kept secret tourist destinations, the Indonesia Galore is an opportunity to see Indonesia up c...
Indonesias pavilion, featuring a Phinisi traditional boat, has won the Best Exhibitor Award for the Asian, Australian and Oceania region in the Internationale Tourismus-Borse (ITB) Berlin held in Messe Berlin, Germany, since March 4, 2015.Indonesia is one of the 10 award recipients along with nine others from Asia, Australia, and Oceania.The other recipients are Korea, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka,...
Tambora Caldera (source:Wikipedia)On 10 April 1815 at around 7 pm in the evening, the world was stunned by a loud thundering noise when Mt Tambora on the island of Sumbawa literally blew its top sending volcanic materials 27 miles into the air. The ash circled the globe causing " The year without Summer" in Europe and North America the next year 1816. The explosion caused tsunamis, and killed an e...
While foreign tourist arrivals to Bali increased 7.09% month-on-month for January 2015 when compared to January 2014, nationwide it was a different story.Indonesian foreign tourist arrivals for all of Indonesia declined 3.99% in January with 723,039 visitors as compared to the 753,079 tourists who came to the Country in the same month in 2014.Speaking to the press on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 and q...
An expected 32 yachts participating in the Sail Malaysia's annual Passage to the East Yacht Rally will this year call on the Indonesian Anambas and Natunaisland-clusters in the province of the Riau Archipelago, working in cooperation with local authorities of these two districts.In Indonesia, better known as theSail Anambas and Natuna Islands, the yachts are scheduledtoanchor at Anambas b...
Bali Airport Adding 4 More VOA Desks to Speed Processing Time on ArrivalNusaBalireports thatBali Ngurah Rai International Airportwill soon add 4 additionalvisa-on-arrival (VOA) boothsin the arrival hall in order to reduce lines during peak periods.The co-general manager of theAirport Authority (PT Angkasa Pura I),I Gusti Ngurah Ardita, confirmed on Monday, February 23, 2015, that the newV...
The National Museum of Indonesia is collaborating with internet giant Google to enable internet users and digital visitors to explore Southeast Asias foremost largest museum through Street View technology using 360-degree images. Promotion Staff of the National Museum of Indonesia Ferlian Putra stated here on Tuesday that a field team from Google Street View has been collecting data and images...
The organizing committee of "Bali Beyond and Travel Fair" (BBTF) 2015 will invite cruise travel agents to take part in the event to be held in Bali, in June 2015. "We still have three months. They might come because cruise operators want to know what tourism objects and attractions to be offered to cruise passengers," Organizing Committee Chairman of BBTF 2015 I Ketut Ardana said here, Sunday.
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