Tag: Indonesia travel

National emergency: Indonesia bans all arrivals and transits by foreigners

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020 16:30

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo declared a national public health emergency over COVID-19 epidemic today, and announced measures to help people with lower incomes. The measures included expanding social welfare, food ... Read More

Swiss-Belhhotel International opening 7th hotel in Jakarta

editor editor- April 9, 2019 02:37

Swiss-Belhotel International, a global hospitality management chain, has further expanded its Indonesian portfolio with the launch of Swiss-Belresidences Rasuna Epicentrum, the group’s 7th hotel in Jakarta. The hotel soft-opened on ... Read More

Indonesia’s President Yudhoyono officiates at ITB 2013 opening with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

editor editor- March 5, 2013 00:46

President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono left Jakarta on Sunday, March 3 for a week-long state visit to both Germany and Hungary. Read More

Netizens praise and welcome the new look of indonesia.travel

editor editor- December 22, 2012 08:05

At the official launch of the new look for www.indonesia.travel on Thursday, 20.12.2012, netizens and communities expressed their praise of the new look of Indonesia’s official tourism website. Read More

Jakarta awards Adikarya Wisata 2012 for Best Jakarta Tourist Companies’ Performance

editor editor- December 11, 2012 02:45

On Tuesday, December 4, the government of Jakarta extended the Adikarya Wisata Awards to the Indonesian capital’s best performing companies in tourism and tourism supporting industries, held at a sp Read More

Indonesia tourist arrivals increase nearly 5 percent

editor editor- October 4, 2012 08:56

Tourist arrivals through Indonesia’s many entry ports recorded an increase of 4.99% in the first 8 months of 2012, totaling 5,211,704 foreign visitor arrivals compared to 4,964,167 during the same ... Read More

Semester I tourist arrivals to Indonesia up 7.75 percent

editor editor- August 4, 2012 02:45

The number of international visitors to Indonesia during Semester I of 2012 has shown a positive growth of 7.75 percent, which is higher than the global growth of 5 percent, ... Read More

Indonesia develops 16 priority destinations

editor editor- July 25, 2012 03:18

Among Indonesia’s hundreds of attractions, the government has identified 16 priority destinations to be developed in the coming years, said Minister for Tourism and the Creative Economy, Mari Elka P Read More

President SBY: tourism remains significant economic contributor amidst global uncertainties

editor editor- July 3, 2012 06:42

Amidst present global uncertainties, the tourism sector continues to contribute significantly towards economic growth and jobs creation, said President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono – known as SBY for sh Read More

Indonesia pavilion at Yeosu Korea Expo focuses on sustaining tropical diversity

editor editor- May 16, 2012 10:25

The Yeosu Expo 2012, which 160 countries participate in, was officially opened in a spectacular ceremony by South Korea President Lee Myung-Bak on Saturday, May 12. Read More

Indonesia 2012 Public Holidays

editor editor- December 30, 2011 10:46

Indonesia will have a total of 14 public holidays with additional 5 days of joint leave (practically meaning additional public holidays) in 2012. Read More

Indonesia plans to attract 8 million tourists in 2012

editor editor- December 17, 2011 06:54

The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry of Indonesia has set 3 tourism promotion strategies into motion in order to attract 8 million foreign tourists in 2012, an official said today. Read More

Now easier access for international yachts to enter Indonesian waters

editor editor- December 13, 2011 04:43

Yachts entering Indonesia’s waters will now have easier access to enter Indonesian waters since the issuance of Presidential Regulations no. Read More

Indonesia has 40.8 million Facebook users

editor editor- November 30, 2011 08:20

Indonesia has 40.8 million Facebook accounts, second only to the USA with 155.98 million users, said Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, last Saturday, November 26. Read More

Lombok earmarked for accelerated tourism development

editor editor- October 26, 2011 06:10

Immediately after installing new Ministers and Deputy Ministers in the reshuffled cabinet on Wednesday, October 19, Indonesia President Soesilo Bambang Yudhoyono flew to Lombok to officially open the Read More

Yogyakarta to hold royal wedding in October

editor editor- September 7, 2011 05:10

If London had its royal wedding earlier this year in April, this October the Palace of Read More

Marvel at Tangkuban Perahu’s volcanic crater

editor editor- August 30, 2011 06:20

Tangkuban perahu is an active volcano, situated 30 km north of the city of Read More

Indonesia hosts international star-studded musical concerts until year end

editor editor- August 18, 2011 08:37

In the coming months leading to year end, Indonesia, one of the largest markets for the international music industry today, will host music legends Rod Steward and Elton John and ... Read More

New Lombok International Airport to be inaugurated on October 1, 2011

editor editor- August 11, 2011 03:56

The brand new Lombok International Airport, capable of receiving wide-bodied aircraft like Airbus 330 and Boeing 767, is to be inaugurated by Indonesia’s President Yudhoyono on October 1, said Gover Read More

All Darwin-Ambon Yacht Race contenders expected to cross finish line today

editor editor- July 29, 2011 05:11

All 17 yachts participating in the International Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race are expected to cross the finish line at the Amahusu Village Beach, Nusaniwe Regency, Ambon, today, Thursday, July ... Read More

Sail Rally sees yachts traveling throughout Indonesian islands

editor editor- July 28, 2011 08:01

Eighty-three yachts from among the 109 yachts joining Sail Indonesia, will call on several destinations in East Nusatenggara, sailing around Timor, Flores, Sumba, and Komodo. Read More

American batik design competition to strengthen US-Indonesia people contact

editor editor- July 18, 2011 05:32

From the cultural heart of Indonesia, the beauty and elegance of batik meets the heart of Americans. Read More

Bali voted Best Island Asia

editor editor- July 11, 2011 02:41

Readers of the influential Travel + Leisure Magazine again voted the fabled island of Bali in Indonesia as Best Island in Asia and second Best in the World in the ... Read More

Sail Indonesia and Darwin-Ambon Yacht Race and Rally to set sail July 23

editor editor- July 6, 2011 06:37

Sail Indonesia 2011, along with the Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race and Rally, will depart from Darwin on Saturday, July 23 at 11:00 am local time. Read More

Wakatobi National Marine Park to be designated UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve

editor editor- June 29, 2011 05:13

Legendary underwater explorer and conservationist, Jacques Cousteau is said to have called the Wakatobi islands – then known as the Tukangbesi islands, an “underwater nirvana." UNESCO is soon to d Read More

Ubud ranks among travelers’ top choices as ideal place to visit

editor editor- June 28, 2011 06:13

The village cluster of Ubud is the ideal place to try a famed Balinese massage and soak up the ambiance of one of Asia’s top spa destinations. Read More

Indonesia to build first ecotourism village in the world

editor editor- January 21, 2011 02:22

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia - Habitat for Humanity Indonesia today announced it is partnering with Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to create Habitat’s first eco-tourism village of more than 420 homes and ... Read More

Yogyakarta in Indonesia welcomes back tourists following volcanic eruption

editor editor- December 9, 2010 02:05

The Indonesian city of Yogyakarta and surrounding areas are safe and fully accessible for tourists following the eruption of the nearby Mount Merapi volcano last October. Read More