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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...
Jakarta's busy Soekarno-Hatta airport will open a new terminal from the middle of next month, initially serving passengers on domestic and international flights by flag carrier Garuda Indonesia.The modern Terminal 3 Ultimate, part of the capital's main Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang city, goes fully operational from next March, serving international flights from other carriers i...
A recent study has shown that there are only around 100 Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris Sumatrae) currently inhabiting Mount Leuser National Park which straddles the border of Aceh and North Sumatra Province. "That was the current number based on the data collection done by our field officers," Head of Area III of Mount Leuser National Park Sapto Aji Prabowo said here Wednesday. Meanwhile,...
Hilton Worldwide(NYSE: HLT)today announced the signing of a management agreement with P.T. Caterison Sukses to manage and re-brand the Grand Nikko Bali as Hilton Bali. The 408-room resort, located on Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, is planned to open on December 1, 2016."We are deeply committed to expanding our presence in Indonesia, both by introducing more brands from our portfolio of 13 brands a...
TripAdvisor 2016 List of Most Popular Tourism Landmarks Dominated by BaliTripAdvisor has named its 2016 list of the 10 most popular landmarks in Indonesia. As published by detiktravel.com, the 10 most iconic locations for both domestic and international tourists in Indonesia were selected for the their unique cultural characteristics. 6 of the ten most popular Indonesian landmarks on the TripAdvis...
The Ministry of Tourism stated that Indonesia has a great potential for sports tourism, especially golf, and could lure more international tourists to the country. The Deputy of International Tourism Marketing Development at the Ministry of Tourism, I Gde Pitana said on Thursday that the ministry during its participation in the Thailand Golf Expo in Bangkok (May12 to 15) had received a lot of s...
Lake Toba and Samosir Island, which is located in the middle of the huge lake, offer a complete tourism package encompassing beautiful scenery, unique Batak culture and traditions, and intriguing history. Located in North Sumatra Province, Lake Toba is indeed not just an ordinary lake but is the largest volcanic lake on Earth. The ancient lake has been formed by a steep-walled caldera produc...
Located just a 10-minute drive from Downtown Ubud, Mandapa, A Ritz- Carlton Reserve presents a luxurious hideaway amongst the lush greenery of Ubud.This 5-star hotel also features a gorgeous outdoor swimming pool, an on-site spa and wellness centre, as well as providing free WiFi access throughout the entire property. Complimentary 24-hour butler service is available in all rooms.Every villa a...
Nestled in the heart of mesmerizing Ubud, where ancient stone carvings, scenic plantations, and rich cultural traditions await exploration, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve invites young experience collectors to go on a learning adventure with its new immersive program, ‘Mini Explorers’ at Mandapa Camp. Nestled in the heart of mesmerizing Ubud, where ancient stone carvings, scenic plantations,...
On Sunday, 8 May, Communications Minister Jonan accompanied by Tourism Minister Arief Yahya officially declared open the new airport at Wakatobi, among Indonesia’s astonishing underwater destinations, located in South East Sulawesi. Named the Matahora Airport, the airport boasts not only a brand new modern air terminal and is equipped with all standard air safety requirements, it is now set to...
Bandung, the Indonesian Paris Van Java, has held the fifth two-day Gunungan International Mask and Puppets Festival. The celebration aims to gather those who love mask and puppet’s art in Bale Pare, Kota Baru Parahiyangan, West Java, on May 7-8, 2016. The aim of the festival is to conserve the mask and puppet’s art and culture in Indonesia. The event’s committee therefore presented various...
Radisson Golf & Convention Center Batam will open its doors in the third quarter of this year. The hotel, which is owned by PT. Adhya Graha Wisata, will be one of the first international hotel brands to be launched in the MICE and family-friendly city of Batam.“The opening of Radisson Golf & Convention Center Batam is redefining the hospitality landscape in Batam, providing extraordinary stay, p...
Bali by the Numbers: Bali Tourism Arrivals up 15.25% for Q1 2016 Click Image to Enlarge Bali foreign tourist arrivals for March 2016 totaled 363,958 a number that is 19.2% higher than arrivals in the same month in 2015. Seen as the entire quarter covering January –March 2016, Bali arrivals hit 1,090,294. Projecting forward, if Bali maintains a 15.25% growth rate through the end...
Indonesia will promote its typical fruits and flowers at the International Nusantara Fruits and Flowers Festival in Bogor, West Java, on November 17-20, 2016. Agriculture Minister Amran Sulaiman stated here on Monday that the event was being organized by the Bogor Institute of Agriculture (IPB) in coordination with the agriculture, tourism, and small medium enterprises ministries. "President...
Dozens of attractive saltwater lakes on several islands of Raja Ampat in the Indonesian province of West Papua add to its charms as a tourism destination. Raja Ampat is rich in a diverse range of coral reefs, sea-grasses, mangrove forests and has unique and beautiful small islands. Some of the islands in Raja Ampat have dozens of saltwater lakes with unique biota such as jellyfish. Even i...
The Ministry of Tourism is promoting the national tourism sector, working on ways to make the country an attractive destination to hold international events such as meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions (MICE). The Deputy Assistant for Market Development for Europe, the Middle East, America and Africa, Nia Niscaya, said here on Monday that the ministry continues to promote the growth o...
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