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Indonesians say no to Miss World? No, just some

Earlier this week, Indonesia has caught the attention of the world when one of its “most influential Islamic groups” called for the cancellation of the upcoming Miss World pageant, which is to pla

Green Globe recertifies Anantara Seminyak Resort and Spa Bali

LOS ANGELES, California - “Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa Bali has proudly achieved Green Globe Certification for the third time, continuing to be the luxurious boutique retreat along the sought aft

Skal International meets in Bali

The Executive Committee of Skal International along with the Skal International Council met in Bali, Indonesia, earlier this month to discuss both internal and external matters pertaining to the organ

Spiritual tourism has grown fast in terms of destinations and marketing...

Spiritual tourism has grown fast in terms of destinations and marketing potential, a tourism practitioner said.

Bali children plant trees with Maya Ubud Resort & Spa green...

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Member Maya Ubud Resort & Spa in Bali is dedicated to create and maintain the sector benchmark for environmentally responsible style, implementing innovative init

Bali announces four major tourism policies

BALI, Indonesia - Bali provincial administration is preparing to issue four major policies related to the island’s tourism development.

Investigators trying to determine cause of Lion Air crash

BALI, Indonesia - Investigators were working to determine what caused a new Lion Air passenger jet to miss the runway and crash into the sea off the Indonesian resort island of Bali, in the expanding

Lion Air Boeing 737-800 with 101 passengers crashes into the sea...

More than 100 airline assengers escaped with their lives on Saturday when a plane crashed into the sea as it tried to land on the Far Eastern holiday island of Bali.

Setting a new benchmark for travel and tourism in Indonesia

SATTE Indonesia is pleased to witness the participation of top brands and institutions at its first comprehensive B2B travel event - SATTE Indonesia taking place June 12-141, 2013 at the Bali Internat

Skal Bali celebrates 20th anniversary this year

Skal members worldwide will rally to Bali throughout 2013 to join in celebrating Skal Bali’s twentieth anniversary year with the 180 members of Skal Bali, fourth largest Skal club worldwide.

Singaporean visior dies while climbing Mount Batur

DENPASAR, Bali - A Singaporean tourist died suddenly while climbing Mount Batur on the resort island of Bali on Friday, police and a mountain guide said.

Bali continues to see rising number of Chinese visitors

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Bali, the center of Indonesia tourist industry, continued to see a rising number of Chinese tourists in October, but the island saw fewer European holidaymakers, media reported he

Minister: Bali must enforce a limit on the number of tourists

BALI, Indonesia - Bali must put a cap on the number of tourists allowed to visit the island, a former minister of tourism has stated.

Indonesia to boost development of Bali national tourism strategic areas

The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry is to conduct elaborate studies on the further development of Sanur in Denpasar, Batur in Bangli regency and Menjangan in Buleleng regency, as the three natio

Bali marine tourism continue to flourish

BALI, Indonesia - Marine tourism operators in Bali said their businesses continued to thrive and would continue to do so, despite some accidents during water-sport-activities.

Official: More foreign tourists come to Bali

BALI, Indonesia - Entering the low holiday season, Bali is experiencing a slight growth (3.62 percent) in the number of foreign tourist arrivals, according to an official.

Indonesia targets 9 million visitors in 2013 boosted by APEC Summit...

Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu informed the press that for 2013 Indonesia is targeting 9 million international foreign visitor arrivals.

Mantra takes Australian hotel brand to Asia

Popular Australian accommodation brand, Mantra Hotels & Resorts, is set to open its first hotel in Asia with a new resort development in Bali opening in December.

Bali scholarships scheme celebrates one decade of success

DENPASAR, Bali, Indonesia - The Bali Hotels Association’s Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships to 16 students every year to attend the county’s largest tourism institute, has just cele

Ten years on: the significance of the Bali bombings for the...

(eTN) - October 12, 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of the Bali bombing, one of the world’s most deadly terrorist attacks targeting tourists. The anniversary has special resonance for Australians.

Mt. Batur Geopark in Bali now included in UNESCO Global Geopark...

The 11th European Geopark Conference held in Arouca, Portugal, from September 19-21 has agreed to recognize the exotic island of Bali’s volcanic area around Mt.

New measures see Bali’s safety further boosted

Bali Hotels Association (BHA) took another step alongside its partners today in enhancing the resilience of its 106 member hotels towards any threat, especially terrorism.

Bali expects to receive 51 cruise ships in 2012

Bali has set itself the target of attracting at least 51 cruise liners, or around 24 percent of the 215 cruise ships expected to visit Indonesia this year, an official said.

Bali Tourism Board brings inspiration to International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The Bali Tourism Board has joined the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) as a destination member.

ICTP welcomes Bali Hotels Association

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Bali Hotels Association (BHA) has joined the alliance as a des

ICTP presents Bali long-term tourism development

BALI, Indonesia; HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - At a conference with the Vice Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries for Indonesia, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, Pre

Study: tourists to blame for Bali water shortage

JAKARTA, Indonesia - As tourism in Bali enjoys a robust period, the island is struggling to cope with diminishing water resources that have been over-exploited to meet the increasing demand for clean

4th International Bali Meditators Festival in Bali

The Fourth International Bali Meditators Festival will this year again take place in Ubud, Bali, from September 20-23, 2012.

Bali prepares for most important festival of the year

JIMBARAN, Bali – Bali is preparing for the most important day of the year on 29 August, when each family’s ancestral spirits will return to the family home for a 10-day celebration of good over ev

One Australian visitor dies in Bali every nine days

It's among Australia's most popular overseas holiday destinations - but the island paradise of Bali has a more sinister side.