Tag: Indonesian

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 19:33

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots in 2019. Japan dominates Asia Pacific travelers' summer plans scooping ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 19:35

Vietjet officially launched its newest direct route, Ho Chi Minh City – Bali, connecting the largest city in Vietnam to one of the world’s most famous holiday destinations just in ... Read More

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 07:55

A new eruption of Mount Agung, Bali, occurred on May 24, 2019 at 7:23 p.m., a day later Bali Den Pasar Airport remains closed for all incoming and outgoing traffic ... Read More

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:46

If you are a non-fasting Muslim in Malaysia - be warned, a local official in disguise might serve your next meal having already snapped a photo of you and sent ... Read More

Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 22:03

Aqua Expeditions, a boutique luxury cruise line, officially announces two new additions to its fleet: Aqua Blu and Aqua Nera. Aqua Blu is Aqua Expeditions' first coastal ship, and the ... Read More

Magnitude 6.8 Indonesia earthquake triggers tsunami alert

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 12:48

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck 63 miles offshore of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, 149 miles from Kendari City, South East Sulawesi, Indonesia today. A tsunami alert has been issued ... 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

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:59

Our purpose is to ensure each flight is safe and cost-effective every day. This is the message on the Xtra Aerospace website. The Xtra Aerospace states their maintenance division can ... Read More

Confirmed: Auto anti-stall system on before Ethiopian Max jet crash

editor editor- March 29, 2019 18:46

It has been confirmed that investigators have determined the automatic anti-stall system as activated before the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet crash. This initial determination is based on information ... Read More

Boeing set to brief experts on 737 Max software update

editor editor- March 27, 2019 17:59

Boeing is set to brief hundreds of experts this morning on the 737 Max software update. But yet another problem may be plaguing this aircraft after a Southwest Airlines 737 ... Read More

Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:30

Indonesia’s flag carrier Garuda has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two fatal crashes involving the aircraft in less than ... Read More

Pilots frantic search for fix while Boeing Max8 went down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:30

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air most likely have the same deadly scenario accordsidng to a report Reuters today reported about the 31-year-old Lions' Air captain was at the controls of ... Read More

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 22:30

The latest crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines has sent shares of the world’s largest aerospace group plummeting 12 percent after the opening bell on ... Read More

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

editor editor- February 22, 2019 22:09

Wondering when’s the best time to visit Bali? Many will say it’s during the “dry” season of April through October, but others say the best month is March for the ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 17:15

Princess Cruises has launched its first international advertising campaign developed and produced specifically for Asian markets, titled "Princessa." It showcases the most popular worldwide cruise destinations offered by Princess Cruises ... Read More

Korean Air helps orphanage in Manado, Indonesia

editor editor- February 13, 2019 00:09

Korean Air employees visited Yettrang, an underprivileged village with a high poverty rate and no education or welfare benefits. During their time in Yettrang, the volunteers constructed the foundation for ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 15:53

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States Geographical Survey (USGS) reports the ... Read More

‘Effusive eruption phase’: Indonesian volcano unleashes river of lava

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 15:43

Indonesia’s volatile Mount Merapi volcano has unleashed a river of lava that flowed 1,400 meters (4,590 feet) down its slopes. Merapi, on the island of Java, has entered an “effusive ... Read More

China hotel chain expands into Indonesia

editor editor- January 28, 2019 21:04

OYO chain of hotels and homes is seeing exponential growth in Indonesia in less than three months of its operations in the country. Launched in October 2018 with a string ... Read More

Perth – Lombok on Air Asia is great news for Indonesia Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019 02:17

After the 2018 earthquake creating a big challenge to the Indonesian Travel and Tourism Industry on the Island of Lombok, low-cost airline AirAsia has announced it wants to fly directly ... Read More

Travel agency in Indonesia issues 35 millionth insolvency-safe Hahn Air ticket

editor editor- January 24, 2019 22:26

Hahn Air, the scheduled German airline specialized in providing ticketing and distribution services to travel agencies and transportation partners, hit the milestone of 35 million insolvency-safe tickets sold. Read More

Indonesian Island of Ternate reports strong earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2019 19:48

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a massive 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck 173 km north-northwest of the island of Ternate at a depth of 60.5 km on Monday at 2.27 am local time. Earlier USGS ... Read More

Indonesia: Tsunami killed at least 373 people, injured over 1,400

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 17:05

The tsunami in Indonesia killed at least 373 people and injured more than 1,400 on the islands of Java and Sumatra, an official said on Monday. A spokesman for Indonesia’s ... Read More

Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018 09:10

In Indonesia, The Sunda Strait tsunami killed at least 281 people and injured more than 1,016 others.  The volcano Anak Krakatau, which lies roughly halfway between Java and Sumatra, has ... Read More

Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian coast in Lampung

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 00:59

A deadly tsunami hit Lampung in Indonesia Sunday Morning. Dozens of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit beaches in Lampung and Banten. Lampung is a province on the ... Read More

The Grande Dame of Balinese hospitality opened today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2018 06:29

The Grande Dame of Balinese hospitality opened today in Sanur. When the original Bali Hyatt opened in November 1973, it was the very first international hotel to open on the island ... Read More

First plane for the new Boeing Deliver Center in China is a B737 Max

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 15, 2018 09:58

The deadly B737 MAX crash by Indonesian Lion Air still fresh, Boeing and joint venture partner Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd (COMAC) today celebrated the delivery of the first ... Read More

Airline Safety: Lion Air says NO to Boeing 737 MAX cancelling a 22 billion Dollar aircraft order

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 23:28

Lion Air doesn't trust Boeing and the owner of Indonesia's largest low cost airline is taking safety over an economic loss. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018 12:27

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a sad reality of the global travel and tourism industry. Silence ... Read More

“Giant” Indonesian baby becomes a tourist attraction

editor editor- September 26, 2009 06:11

The "giant" Indonesia baby that made his way into the world this week in Indonesia, is causing a tourism stir as crowds of people gather at Abdul Manan Hospital in ... Read More

Indonesian ecotourism hotel venture now online

editor editor- May 2, 2009 05:41

Eco Lodges Indonesia is proud to present, for the eco traveler, their new web site, which features four unique eco-friendly hotels for accommodation in Bali, Borneo (Kalimantan), Flores (Komodo), and Read More

TIME 2008 in Makassar successfully concluded

editor editor- November 8, 2008 03:34

MAKASSAR - The Indonesian annual travel mart, Tourism Indonesia Mart & Expo (TIME) or ‘Pasar Wisata Indonesia’ is concluded today with total attendance of 104 buyers from 21 countries. Read More

France to lure more Indonesian tourists

editor editor- September 5, 2008 03:41

France is expecting more Indonesian tourists as the tourism board and the private sector, including airlines and retailers, step up efforts to promote the European country. Read More