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Indonesia to Improve its Maritime Tourism

Despite having the world’s second-longest coastline, Indonesia has never established itself as the leading destination for maritime visitors. The government, however,...

Most of Bali’s Tourist Sites Safe to Visit

Most of Bali’s popular tourist destinations will still be safe even if Mount Agung erupts, the Bali Tourism Board has assured. Although Mount Agung has continued to...

Jakarta-Surabaya High Speed Train Will Compete with Air Travel Times

The Jakarta-Surabaya high speed train will become a viable alternative to plane travel with the Indonesian and Japanese partnership agreeing to a travel time of...

President Widodo Gives Rp7.2 Billion in Aid for Mount Agung Evacuees

President Joko Widodo has delivered humanitarian aid worth up to Rp 7.2 billion for the evacuees of the Mount Agung disaster, according to the State Palace. “The aid...

Over 34,000 evacuated, but Bali Tourist Sites Safe, Says Official

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has said that more than 34,000 people have been evacuated from areas in and around Karangasem regency in Bali following...

Bali Tourists Brace for Agung Eruption, Disruptions

Tourists around the world are hoping their dream holidays are left unaffected by the impending eruption of Bali’s Mount Agung, with international airlines fielding...

The Bends Cause of Death in Bali Tourist Dive Death: Husband

Decompression sickness has been blamed as the likely cause of death of a Singaporean tourist who died in Bali last week after a diving session at Padangbai. Wong Yu Yi,...

Indonesia to Award Country’s Best Tourist Destinations

The Tourism Ministry says it will be giving awards to the country’s best tourist destinations in the first ever Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Awards (ISTA), set to be...

Gili Islands, Bali Among Best Bargain Beaches In the World

Fans of Indonesia’s beaches have had their suspicions confirmed after a worldwide ‘Beach Price Index’ found Indonesia’s beaches to be among the cheapest to visit...

German Tourist Hospitalised After Mount Agung Rescue

A German tourist is lucky to have escaped severe injury after falling 20 metres into a crater while hiking Mount Agung in Bali on Thursday, August 3. Torge Zenst,...

Kampung Pulo – Cangkuang: A temple and a tomb

Floating bamboo rafts on a placid lake are ready to take you to the island of Kampung Pulo from Cangkuang in West Java in Indonesia. There in the sylvan air, cottonwood...

The Boom Is Here As Indonesia Tourism Tops Asean Growth

Indonesia’s stunning beaches, mountainscapes and jungles are by no means a well-kept secret, but tourism has largely been confined to the established resort island of...

Dogged Lies: Bali Official Denies Dog Meat Report

A recent Australian media investigation which reported Bali food vendors are serving unwitting tourists dog meat are just lies designed to smear the popular resort...

Special Economic Zone

Special Economic Zone to Boost National Tourism Sector

Each zone will be established in a region in which a variety of industries are expected to grow and thrive due to prime resource potential which would benefit from...

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