Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – Indonesia's Health Minister has caused a stir by proposing that the country promote traditional Indonesian treatments and herbs such as Tongkat Ali, Pu
Tourism & Hospitality
December 8, 2019
December 6, 2019
Jakarta – The Jakarta administration plans to conduct various events next year at Rawabadung Lake in Cakung, East Jakarta, in an attempt to get potential tourists to take note of this
Sakib Awan – Bali is expected to have a total of more than 6.7 million foreign visitors in 2019.
Jakarta (Antara) – Indonesia's tourism market was recorded at US$6 billion (Rp84.6 trillion), according to Goldman Sachs' data.
December 2, 2019
Herman, Jakarta – Indonesia looks set to miss its target of 18 million international arrivals this year after attracting only 13.62 million foreign visitors between January and October
December 1, 2019
Antara, Jakarta – The East Nusa Tenggara provincial government is developing an online ticketing system for the Komodo National Park, the world's remaining natural habitat of Komodo dr
Ian Lloyd Neubauer, Denpasar, Bali – The people of Bali have shared water resources through "subak" – a sophisticated irrigation system that diverts water from channel to rice field an
November 21, 2019
The spotlight on Bali this week is perhaps not for the best of reasons, yet it is also difficult to argue that it's not necessary.
November 20, 2019
The Health Ministry and the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry are working together to promote medical tourism in Indonesia, and they believe that certain traditional Indonesian tre
November 15, 2019
Jakarta (DPA) – The governor of an Indonesian province that is home to the famed Komodo dragon said poor tourists are not welcome there, local media reported on Friday (Nov 15).
November 13, 2019
Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Wishnutama has asserted that he has no plans to make Bali and Lake Toba in North Sumatra more Muslim-friendly destinations, rebuking cir
November 12, 2019
Jayapura (Antara) – Papuan Customary figures demanded the government manage Lake Sentani like the management of Lake Toba in Medan, North Sumatra.
November 8, 2019
Richard C. Paddock, Muara, Indonesia – Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, seem an unlikely place for a party dedicated to all things pig.
Indonesia's new Tourism and Creative Economy Minister looks set on developing the country's halal tourism, explaining this week that top destinations such as Bali will undergo changes
November 3, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – The Jakarta Statistics Agency (BPS) recorded a decrease in the number of foreign tourists visit to Jakarta from 253,176 tourists in August, to 212,912 tourists in Se
October 4, 2019
Amilia Rosa, Denpasar – Every year, millions of holidaymakers flock to Bali for its white sandy beaches, lush green paddy fields, cultural wonders and friendly people.
October 1, 2019
Antara & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs has decided not to close Komodo Island in East Nusa Tenggara – the home of the rare Komodo dragons – b
September 30, 2019
Kurniawan Ulung – Industry members in Indonesia have expressed their deep reservations and objections over the passing of a revised criminal code containing controversial articles, as
September 20, 2019
The Australian government updated its official travel advice to its citizens living or visiting Indonesia today, warning them about the expected passage of Indonesia's revised criminal
September 4, 2019
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry will allocate Rp2.55 trillion for the development of strategic tourism areas in 2020.
September 3, 2019
In recent years, the Indonesian government has been pushing to develop new tourist zones to attract foreign visitors to islands besides Bali.
August 31, 2019
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is seeking to speed up the development of four priority tourist destinations across the country, as part of his administration's efforts to boo
August 30, 2019
Caesar Akbar, Jakarta (Antara) – The Association of Indonesian Travel Companies (Asita) asked President Joko Widodo or Jokowi to immediately resolve the issues in Papua and West Papua.
August 29, 2019
Theresia Sufa, Bogor – Some 53 unlicensed buildings in Naringgul village in Cisarua, part of the Puncak resort in Bogor, West Java, were demolished by the regency's Public Order Agency
August 18, 2019
Aman Rochman, Malang, East Java – Improving a region's tourism potential may lead to better sanitation for residents, an advocacy group said during a discussion in Malang, East Java, o