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Mount Agung Alert Level Lowered – Evacuees Can Now Return Home

On saturday, February 10th, Indonesia’s volcanology centre lowered Mount Agung’s alert level from four to three, and the thousands of people who were forced to...

Indonesia to become the Fifth-largest Air Travel Market in the World

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has estimated that the number of domestic passengers carried by Indonesian airlines will increase to 355 million in...

Indonesia Pins Hopes on China for Bali Tourism Revival

Following Indonesia’s tourism slump caused by the multiple eruptions on Mount Agung in Bali, the government says it is looking to China to drive its resurgence....

Two Indonesian Islands for Sale Online

Two islands in the Indonesian archipelago are apparently for sale after they were found to be listed on privateislandsonline.com, a website that specializes in island...

Indonesia Prioritizing Development of 4 New Tourist Destinations this Year

The Indonesian government is set to develop the first four tourists destinations from the “10 New Balis” development project, according to Coordinating Maritime...

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...