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March 18, 2023

West Australian - March 18, 2023

Madeleine Achenza – Bali has long been a top holiday spot for Aussies, but the tide may be turning as stricter rules are introduced on the party island.

March 15, 2023

Al Jazeera - March 15, 2023

Bali, Indonesia – Russians have poured into Bali in droves since the invasion of Ukraine.

March 13, 2023

Tempo - March 13, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Bali Governor Wayan Koster asked the Ministry of Law and Human Rights to cancel the Visa on Arrival (VoA) policy for Russian and Ukrainian citizens in Bali.

Straits Times - March 13, 2023

Bali – Popular tourist destination Bali has had enough of unruly riders.

March 7, 2023

Coconuts Bali - March 7, 2023

While most money changers in Bali are honest, there's no denying that there are some scam artists out there ready to con unwitting tourists. But how exactly do they do it?

Daily Mail Australia - March 7, 2023

Antoinette Milienos – Bali officials have launched a public campaign designed to crackdown on inappropriately dressed tourists and travellers who flout local rules and customs.

Sydney Morning Herald - March 7, 2023

Amilia Rosa and Chris Barrett, Bali – With a bucket in hand, Wayan Wetra collects rubbish and tree branches strewn across the sand near the stall where he sells drinks and snacks at Kut

March 6, 2023

Tempo - March 6, 2023

Ninis Chairunnisa, Jakarta – Foreign tourists in Bali are again under the spotlight on social media for riding vehicles with fake license plates.

March 2, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 2, 2023

Apriadi Gunawan, Toba, North Sumatra – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called for greater improvement to the tourist facilities at Lake Toba in North Sumatra, after observing their s

March 1, 2023

Reuters - March 1, 2023

Jakarta – Foreign visitors to Indonesia in January were down 18 per cent from the previous month, data from the statistics bureau showed on Wednesday, a fall attributed to a seasonal tr

Tempo - March 1, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Many traffic accidents that occurred in Bali involved foreign tourists.

February 28, 2023

Jakarta Globe - February 28, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Taiwan seeks to attract 150,000 Indonesian tourists this year after it finally scrapped its Covid-19 entry restrictions, according to a representative of i

February 21, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 21, 2023

Ni Komang Erviani, Denpasar – The Bali administration has set a target of collecting Rp 31.5 billion (US$2.07 million) in tourist donations this year.

February 20, 2023

Coconuts Bali - February 20, 2023

Bali's tourism players have raised concerns that a viral video may keep travelers away from the island due to fear of prosecution over who they get up to within the bedroom.

February 9, 2023

Tempo - February 9, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investments Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan on Wednesday revealed that the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry

February 7, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 7, 2023

Ni Komang Erviani, Jakarta – The Bali provincial administration has planned to limit tourist access to mountains, saying that tourism activities have harmed their sacredness.

February 1, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 1, 2023

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has instructed the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry and the Transportation Ministry to focus specifically on attracting touri

January 25, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 25, 2023

Ni Komang Erviani, Denpasar – The Bali Police are investigating into fake information that an Australian man was mugged and bashed while holidaying on the resort island.

Tempo - January 25, 2023

Tempo.Co, Imaji Lasahido (Intern), Jakarta – The beauty of tourist destinations in Indonesia has once more received world recognition, with Bali obtaining a world-class award from TripA

January 24, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 24, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Chinese tourists are flocking to Bali after a three-year Covid-related hiatus, with hundreds of vacationers from Shenzhen landing on the Island of Gods ove

January 18, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 18, 2023

Herman Situmorang, Jakarta – The government expects to receive 7.4 million international arrivals for the year to produce around $6 billion in foreign exchange earnings, following a spi

January 13, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 13, 2023

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno has said the ministry will adjust the country's foreign tourism strategy in response to a heightened risk of r

January 10, 2023

Tempo - January 10, 2023

Putri Safira Pitaloka, Jakarta – Indonesia's Religious Affairs Minister Yaqut Cholil Qoumas inked an agreement on the country's hajj quota for 2023 which was increased to 221,000.

December 27, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 27, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia has set an ambitious goal of attracting up to 7.4 million foreign tourists in 2023, almost double the number the country recorded this year.

December 22, 2022

Tempo - December 22, 2022

Tempo.Co, Imaji Lasahido (Intern), Jakarta – A foreign tourist uploaded a video on TikTok saying that the traditional village of Sade in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, is a scamming

Jakarta Post - December 22, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Toba, North Sumatra – The government will disburse an additional budget of Rp 15 trillion (US$963 million) to develop five priority-tourism destinations in the next two

December 20, 2022

Tempo - December 20, 2022

Nabila Nurshafira, Jakarta – Indonesia's Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno persuaded investors to invest in five super-priority destinations, including Labuan Bajo and

December 19, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 19, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The road to the 2024 elections may become a boon for the hotel industry as political parties hold countless meetings to prepare for the presidential race,

December 15, 2022

UCA News - December 15, 2022

Ryan Dagur – The Catholic Church joined tourist operators in Indonesia's Catholic-majority Flores Island to welcome a government decision to revoke a drastic increase in ticket prices t

December 11, 2022

Tempo - December 11, 2022

Jakarta (Antara) – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno said that he will coordinate with the National Police chief regarding the enforcement of Article 424 of the Crimina

December 9, 2022

Coconuts Bali - December 9, 2022

We've already written quite extensively about Indonesia's revised criminal code (RKUHP) and how it would be highly unlikely for tourists to fall afoul of the so-called ban on extramarit

December 2, 2022

Tempo - December 2, 2022

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – The Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS) revealed that 678,500 foreign tourists visited Indonesia in October this year.

November 23, 2022

UCA News - November 23, 2022

The government in Catholic-majority Timor-Leste hosted the first music and cultural festival involving participants from across the country, part of an effort to promote tourism and div

November 11, 2022

Tempo - November 11, 2022

M Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy said that there has been a significant uptrend in the number of foreign tourist arrivals.

October 28, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 28, 2022

Dio Suhenda and Nur Janti, Jakarta – Married couples of mixed Indonesian and non-Indonesian citizenship have welcomed the government's "second home" stay permit program – which will all

Washington Post - October 28, 2022

Hannah Sampson – Indonesia is the latest country to dangle a lure for foreigners seeking to live abroad – but you had better check your bank account before plotting a new life on the be

October 26, 2022

Bloomberg News - October 26, 2022

Norman Harsono and Soraya Permatasari – Indonesia has entered the race to attract wealthy global citizens for long-term stays in bolstering growth of Southeast Asia's largest economy wi

October 21, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - October 21, 2022

The Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) says unmarried couples getting jailed for checking in to a hotel room simply does not check out, as such a morality-based law woul

October 18, 2022

Tempo - October 18, 2022

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno hoped that the price of airplane tickets during the year-end holiday period will not increase significantly and

October 14, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - October 14, 2022

Jakarta – Things were looking so good for Bali when the year was young.

September 15, 2022

Reuters - September 15, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia is trying to attract more so-called "digital nomads" to its tropical shores by offering a more flexible visa, the country's tourism minister said, in a move welcomed

August 8, 2022

Coconuts Bali - August 8, 2022

Following reports about a foreigner almost becoming a victim of theft in Kuta, a clip showing locals 'sweeping' the streets in the area for any sus individuals went viral over the weeke

August 3, 2022

Tempo - August 3, 2022

Hamdan C Ismail, Eka Yudha Saputra, Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The Labuan Bajo association of the local tourism industry claims that West Manggarai tourism is being monopolized by th

Tempo - August 3, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Member of the East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) House of Representatives (DPR) Law Commission, Benny Kabur Harman, has called for the National Police Chief to free the

Tempo - August 3, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri, Hendartyo Hanggi, Jakarta – The Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YLKI) chairperson Tulus Abadi on Wednesday responded to the current heated debate on the increased e

August 1, 2022

Jakarta Globe - August 1, 2022

Jakarta – A new, increased fee to visit Komodo and Padar islands in Komodo National Park, East Nusa Tenggara, has become effective on Monday, along with a government-imposed limit for t

July 19, 2022

UCA News - July 19, 2022

Ryan Dagur – Residents on Indonesia's Catholic majority island of Flores are up against a government move that allegedly aims to commercialize and establish a monopoly in the growing to

July 18, 2022

AsiaOne - July 18, 2022

Resty Woro Yuniar – Tourists to Indonesia's iconic Komodo National Park will have to shell out nearly US$250 (S$349) from next month, instead of US$10, to see the deadly wild and endang

Jakarta Post Editorial - July 18, 2022

Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno's plan to woo more foreign tourists to Indonesia, especially Bali, through a digital nomad visa deserves the full support an