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February 14, 2024

Agence France-Presse - February 14, 2024

Denpasar, Bali – The Bali administration began imposing a 150,000-rupiah tax on arriving tourists Wednesday to preserve the culture of the island, officials said.

February 13, 2024

Tempo - February 13, 2024

Defara Dhanya and Rachel Farahdiba, Antara, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno urged creative economy actors to be careful as Thailand and Vietnam h

February 5, 2024

Jakarta Post - February 5, 2024

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – More than 11 million foreign tourists visited Indonesia last year, according to Statistics Indonesia (BPS), signaling a strong post-pandemic recovery, but busine

February 1, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 1, 2024

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reported that foreign tourist visits from January to December 2023 reached 11.68 million, a surge of 98.3 percent co

January 30, 2024

South China Morning Post - January 30, 2024

Officials in Indonesia's tourism hotspot of Bali are on the hunt for a British influencer after she took a swipe at the island's "unbearable" traffic and called the famous Kuta beach "a

January 18, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 18, 2024

Badung, Bali – Tourism operators in Bali have strongly opposed the government's new policy that increases taxes on places of entertainment, which they say will hit businesses such as ni

January 17, 2024

ABC News - January 17, 2024

Bill Birtles –- On the rim of an 800-metre volcanic crater, tour guide Junaedi is shielding his face from the sulphur dioxide wafting from below.

January 16, 2024

South China Morning Post - January 16, 2024

Indonesia's holiday island, Bali, is rolling out its new tourist tax as part of an effort to tackle its biggest problems –- traffic and rubbish.

January 11, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 11, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, has reassured that the recent increase in the entertainment tax rates for service providers will not ad

January 4, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 4, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia's tourism sector could potentially generate up to $25 billion in additional revenue through the implementation of a visa-free entry policy, A senior official said on

Jakarta Post - January 4, 2024

Ruth Dea Juwita, Jakarta – An aviation expert has urged the government to ensure smooth access to Bali, as the island's key airport, ranked among the worst in the world for punctuality,

January 2, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 2, 2024

Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Denpasar – Shri I Gusti Ngurah Arya Wedakarna, a member of the Regional Representative Council (DPD) from Bali, has become embroiled in controversy following a vi

Jakarta Globe - January 2, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reported that the cumulative foreign tourist visits from January to November 2023 at 10.4 million visits, a 110.86 per

December 31, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 31, 2023

Ayos Carlos, Bali – The severe traffic jam that paralyzed the Bali Mandara toll road last Friday resulted in numerous travelers having to walk to Ngurah Rai International Airport.

December 30, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 30, 2023

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Ayos Carlos, Denpasar – Dozens of travelers, both foreign and domestic, left their cars and had to walk to the Ngurah Rai International Airport as traffic congest

December 29, 2023

Al Jazeera - December 29, 2023

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – According to local ranger Ajo, no one should have been trekking on Mount Marapi, one of Indonesia's most famous volcanoes located in West Sumatra, o

December 27, 2023

Tempo - December 27, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno projected that the Christmas and New Year holidays could contribute up to Rp120 trillion toward the national economy

December 22, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - December 22, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – John NR Gobai, lawmaker of the Papua's People Council Commission II overseeing economics and tourism, emphasized the need for adequate road infrastructure to support th

December 12, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 12, 2023

Jakarta – The Ring of Fire raged once again on Dec.

December 7, 2023

Channel News Asia - December 7, 2023

The dangers of visiting volcanoes have been thrown sharply into focus in Indonesia after the deadly eruption at Mount Marapi and subsequent ones at other well-known volcanoes, while als

December 1, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 1, 2023

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reported that foreign tourist arrivals had seen an 8.57 percent drop in October compared to the previous month.

November 16, 2023

Tempo - November 16, 2023

Swa.Co.Id, Ali Akhmad Noor Hidayat, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno said that the foreign exchange in the tourism sector already surpassed the lo

November 10, 2023

Vietnam Plus - November 10, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy has announced it's likely that domestic tourists make fewer trips to local destinations this year than the government had

November 9, 2023

Tempo - November 9, 2023

Pribadi Wicaksono (Contributor), Yogyakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy has declared Yogyakarta as one of the wellness tourism destinations in 2022, along

November 2, 2023

Tempo - November 2, 2023

Yohanes Maharso Joharsoyo, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia or BPS reported that 1.07 million foreign tourists entered Indonesia as of September 2023, a 5.51% decrease compared to August

October 31, 2023

Jakarta Post - October 31, 2023

Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno will further tighten regulations for glass bridge construction at tourist attractions after a deadly incident at The Geong i

October 30, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - October 30, 2023

Chris Barrett and Amilia Rosa, Bali – It's mid-afternoon and the main road in Canggu is at a standstill, jammed with motorcycles, cars and trucks.

October 27, 2023

Jakarta Post - October 27, 2023

Jakarta – The Banyumas City Police have discovered that the glass flooring on a bridge that shattered at a tourist destination in the Limpakuwus pine forest in Banyumas regency, Central

October 26, 2023

Jakarta Post - October 26, 2023

Jakarta – Tragedy struck at The Geong, a popular tourist attraction located in the Limpakuwus Pine Forest of Sumbang district, Banyumas regency, Central Java, on Wednesday.

October 20, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - October 20, 2023

Chris Barrett and Amilia Rosa, Bali –- With a fire burning stubbornly at Bali's giant Suwung landfill for the past week, spewing putrid smoke into the sky above the Island of the Gods,

October 19, 2023

The Japan Times - October 19, 2023

Michael Taylor (Reuters), Buleleng, Indonesia – Deep inside his tribe's sacred rainforest on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, Indigenous guide Putu Willy Suputra looks on in disbe

October 13, 2023

Jakarta Post - October 13, 2023

Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno signed a road map for low-carbon tourism this week at the Archipelagic and Island States (AIS) forum in Bali.

October 10, 2023

Tempo - October 10, 2023

Yohanes Maharso Joharsoyo, Jakarta – Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno reported that about 7.4 million foreign tourists visited the country from January t

October 4, 2023

Agence-France Presse - October 4, 2023

Denpasar, Bali – Authorities in Bali said Tuesday they are searching for a foreign national who was filmed in a viral video meditating naked at a Hindu shrine.

October 2, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 2, 2023

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Indonesia's tourism industry is showing signs of recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, as the number of international arrivals in the first e

September 28, 2023

Jakarta Post - September 28, 2023

Ni Komang Erviani, Jakarta – The Bali administration has said that funds collected from a tax of Rp 150,000 (US$10) per person to be levied from all foreign tourists starting next year

September 6, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - September 6, 2023

Daisy Dumas – Balinese police are investigating the catastrophic failure of a lift that left five hotel workers dead at a resort on Friday.

September 1, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 1, 2023

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The number of international arrivals has soared by 196.85 percent to reach 6.31 million in the first seven months of the year compared to the same period

August 22, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 22, 2023

Jakarta – Starting in February of next year, the provincial government of Bali will implement a $10 charge for foreign tourists.

August 14, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - August 14, 2023

Sentani, Jubi – The one-hectare sago forest on the outskirts of Sereh Village in Sentani District, Jayapura Regency, has turned it into a sought-after tourist destination.

August 7, 2023

Channel News Asia - August 7, 2023

Denpasar, Bali – Indonesia's resort island of Bali has deported more foreigners in the first seven months of this year than the whole of last year, with an expert noting that the immigr

August 4, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 4, 2023

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – The government has pointed to high airfares as one reason for the sluggish recovery of the tourist industry from the pandemic-induced downturn.

July 27, 2023

AsiaOne - July 27, 2023

Venkat Gunasellan – Planning a vacation on the Island of Gods soon? Then it is worth knowing the new law enforcement that's happening in Bali.

July 19, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 19, 2023

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – The government has yet to determine its stance on Bali's US$10 foreign tourist tax with the Tourism Ministry saying it is still reviewing the policy and seekin

Washington Post - July 19, 2023

Natalie B. Compton – Niluh Djelantik has been on vacation abroad, but the Balinese influencer is still getting texts from frustrated friends, family and fans back at home.

July 14, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 14, 2023

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Recovery continues apace in Indonesia's tourism industry, with the number of foreign arrivals in the first five months of 2023 increasing 312 percent year-on-y

July 12, 2023

Agence-France Presse - July 12, 2023

Jakarta – The Indonesian resort haven of Bali will impose a Rp 150,000 (US$10) tax on tourists entering the 'Island of Gods' from next year to preserve its culture, officials said Wedne

July 5, 2023

Jakarta Globe - July 5, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The endemic phase is here and Indonesia is welcoming travelers with improved infrastructure as the country aims for economic growth above 5 percent.

July 4, 2023

Jakarta Globe - July 4, 2023

Bella Evangelista, Jakarta – Indonesian Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno responded with a more lenient approach to reports that Indonesian rice terraces were mistakenly featured in a Phili

July 3, 2023

Jakarta Globe - July 3, 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The number of foreign visitors to Indonesia has experienced a significant increase, quadrupling in the first five months of the year compared to the same peri