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January 7, 2022

Coconuts Bali - January 7, 2022

The latest answer to the increasingly pesky question "when will foreign tourists return to Bali in droves?" seems to be "still not anytime soon," as not a single commercial internationa

Vietnam Plus - January 7, 2022

Jakarta (VNA) – Bali, the famous "resort paradise" of Indonesia, will have one more international airport in 2024 which will be located at Kubutambahan coast, Buleleng district, along w

January 3, 2022

Tempo - January 3, 2022

Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) revealed foreign tourist visits to Indonesia from January-November 2021 reached 1.48 million.

December 31, 2021

Straits Times - December 31, 2021

Denpasar (AFP) – Foreign revellers on Indonesia's resort island of Bali have been warned they may be deported if they are caught violating Covid-19 health rules during New Year celebrat

December 23, 2021

Tempo - December 23, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Religious Affairs is planning to offer religious tour packages to the Prambanan temple complex, which borders Sleman District, Yogyakarta, and Klaten D

Associated Press - December 23, 2021

Victoria Milko08 – On a dirt path, forked yellow tongue darting from its mouth, a member of the world's largest lizard species lazes on an island in eastern Indonesia's Komodo National

December 17, 2021

Coconuts Bali - December 17, 2021

Things may be looking up in other parts of the world amid the pandemic, but Bali is still struggling to recover its tourism industry as data shows it only saw 45 foreign visitors in the

December 9, 2021

Agence France-Presse - December 9, 2021

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia – Chef Ilhani used to serve up Japanese cuisine to holidaymakers every night, now he makes just US$3 (S$4.09) a day selling fried snacks on the near empty stre

November 12, 2021

Channel News Asia - November 12, 2021

Saifulbahri Ismail and Chandni Vatvani, Lombok – Dressed in a black racing outfit, Indonesian President Joko Widodo revved his modified Kawasaki W175 motorbike at the starting point of

Sydney Morning Herald - November 12, 2021

Chris Barrett, Singapore – An Australian-government backed plan to build a memorial park on the site of the former Sari Club will be abandoned after the owner of the land set its price

November 8, 2021

AsiaOne - November 8, 2021

Aisyah Llewellyn – The curious incident of a dog left to die in a crate for transporting cabbages has shocked Indonesia and sparked a discussion on "halal" tourism, as Southeast Asia's

October 31, 2021

Channel News Asia - October 31, 2021

Kiki Siregar, Bali – After 18 months of almost no activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was hoped that some international tourists would be back by now in Bali's famous beaches of K

October 26, 2021

Tempo - October 26, 2021

Pribadi Wicaksono, Graven Fikri (Intern), Yogyakarta – Yogyakarta Covid-19 Task Force is conducting a random vaccination card checking to the people roaming around the famous tourist ar

Coconuts Bali - October 26, 2021

One of Indonesia's top ministers appears to have caught wind on how bars and clubs in Bali managed to avoid sanctions despite violating health protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic, al

October 20, 2021

ABC News - October 20, 2021

David Lipson – On Bali's idyllic Gili Islands, the music at the Jungle Bar nightclub has been silent ever since the pandemic struck.

October 15, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - October 15, 2021

Chris Barrett and Amilia Rosa – Bali is welcoming foreign tourists but the only plane that's been sighted lately is perched atop a cliff over Nyang Nyang beach at the southernmost tip o

October 14, 2021

UCA News - October 14, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Timor-Leste has officially launched a travel association bringing together all religions to promote religious tourism, a sector that the Catholic-majority country

Reuters - October 14, 2021

Sultan Anshori, Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Denpasar – Indonesia's holiday island of Bali reopened to foreign tourists after 18 months of pandemic hiatus on Thursday, but the island is lack

Jakarta Globe - October 14, 2021

Jakarta – The government has cut the quarantine time for foreigners to five days, from eight previously, as it started allowing foreign tourists to visit Bali and Riau Island on Thursda

October 11, 2021

Channel News Asia - October 11, 2021

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – There is no intention to cancel a proposed travel bubble between Indonesia's Riau Islands and Singapore, said provincial governor Ansar Ahmad on Sunday (Oct 10).

October 9, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - October 9, 2021

Chris Barrett, Singapore – Indonesia hopes to see Australian travellers return to Bali by the end of the year and is ready to talk to the Morrison government about how to get them back.

October 6, 2021

Jakarta Globe - October 6, 2021

Jakarta – The Ministry of Transportation has removed the maximum limit of 90 international flight passengers through Soekarno Hatta Airport.

October 4, 2021

Jakarta Globe - October 4, 2021

Herman, Jakarta – Bali's I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport will welcome international arrivals from October 14 after more than a year of Covid-19 lockdown that severely hits the

September 23, 2021

Coconuts Bali - September 23, 2021

Thousands of domestic travelers are visiting Bali as restrictions ease and COVID-19 cases decline in the province, with the island's beaches being the most frequented by tourists, an of

Coconuts Jakarta - September 23, 2021

Now that tourism has picked up pace during the pandemic with tourist attractions reopened across Indonesia following eased restrictions, Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga U

September 18, 2021

Channel News Asia - September 18, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia may allow foreign tourists to start returning to the popular resort island of Bali and other parts of the country by October after a sharp slide in COVID-19 cases, s

September 15, 2021

Tempo - September 15, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Bali Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (Kadin) deputy of accommodation and tourism development I Made Ramia Adnyana said the slackened public activi

September 13, 2021

Coconuts Bali - September 13, 2021

Indonesia appears to be gearing up (again) to reopen the country to foreign tourism, but it seems not everyone would be welcome after one senior minister hinted that backpackers should

The Conversation - September 13, 2021

Graeme MacRae and I Nyoman Darma Putra – The arrival of the Delta variant in Indonesia has plunged Bali, one of the country's richest provinces, into an economic crisis and a conflict b

September 6, 2021

Coconuts Bali - September 6, 2021

Pockets of domestic travel appear to have improved in Indonesia, at least where traffic is concerned, as COVID-19 tests drop in prices.

September 3, 2021

Coconuts Bali - September 3, 2021

All of Bali's tourism workers have been vaccinated as of this week, the province's health agency chief has confirmed, as officials continue to gear up for the possibility of restarting

The Washington Post - September 3, 2021

Firdia Lisnawati and Niniek Karmini, Sangeh, Indonesia – Deprived of their preferred food source – the bananas, peanuts and other goodies brought in by tourists now kept away by the cor

September 1, 2021

Tempo - September 1, 2021

Hendartyo Hanggi, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) recorded that from the total of 138,970 foreign tourist visits in July 2021, the arrival of international tourists in the country

Jakarta Globe - September 1, 2021

Herman, Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia's pandemic-battered tourism suffered from a 71.42 percent drop in foreign tourist arrivals from January to July 2021, according to the Ce

August 30, 2021

Tempo - August 30, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) in Cianjur, West Java, recorded a 100 percent rise in hotel occupancy rate during the weekend as travelers comin

August 23, 2021

Coconuts Bali - August 23, 2021

While it's no secret that tourism plays a huge role in Bali's economy, an expert from the Udayana University says the pandemic is a lesson for the hugely popular holiday destination to

August 20, 2021

Coconuts Bali - August 20, 2021

Bali is hoping to fill the pandemic tourist void by becoming a quarantine destination for foreign travelers entering Indonesia, which an official said would benefit the local tourism in

Coconuts Jakarta - August 20, 2021

Did you know that humans and orangutans share about 96 percent of their DNA?

August 9, 2021

Tempo - August 9, 2021

Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno said the government was still revising the environmental impact analysis (Amdal) documents of the Integr

August 6, 2021

Independent - August 6, 2021

Anuj Pant – Construction will continue on a tourism project in Indonesia that has drawn both official and unofficial comparisons to Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park", the southeast Asi

August 3, 2021

UCA News - August 3, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – The United Nations' Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has called on the Indonesian government to stop all tourism infrastructure construc

August 2, 2021

Tempo - August 2, 2021

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Kyoto University's Center for Southeast Asian Studies researcher and environmentalist Cypri Jehan Paju Dale on Sunday said that UNESCO's World Heritage C

July 12, 2021

Associated Press - July 12, 2021

Firdia Lisnawati, Denpasar, Indonesia – Indonesia on Monday ordered four foreign tourists to leave the resort island of Bali after violating health protocols as the country endures a de

July 6, 2021

Coconuts Bali - July 6, 2021

Beaches across Bali have been closed in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus, amid tightened restrictions imposed in a number of regions in Indonesia to curb a new and deadly COV

June 29, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - June 29, 2021

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – A couple of needles in the arm may not be everyone's idea of an ideal getaway but Indonesia has unveiled a vaccination holiday scheme that

June 19, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - June 19, 2021

Chris Barrett and Amilia Rosa, Singapore – Bali has not given up hope of welcoming back arrivals from Australia before the end of the year as it seeks to reopen to foreign tourists next

June 12, 2021

Nikkei Asia - June 12, 2021

Ian Lloyd Neubauer, Ubud, Indonesia – My first visit to Ubud, in 2006, coincided with the launch of "Eat, Pray, Love," the bestselling memoir of an American traveler, Elizabeth Gilbert,

June 9, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - June 9, 2021

Indonesians may soon be encouraged to spend weeks at a local tourism destination in between COVID-19 jabs, with the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry preparing a domestic vaccine to

June 8, 2021

Channel News Asia - June 8, 2021

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Usually, with the Haj season just weeks away, the two-storey shop selling supplies and gifts for people preparing for the Islamic pilgrimage would be a hive of a

June 7, 2021

Tempo - June 7, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia has long planned to establish a travel bubble with a number of countries in an attempt to recover the pandemic-affected tourism sector that logged a GDP of R