After meeting President Jokowi, Dutch King Willem Alexander, who was accompanied by Dutch Queen Maxima, continued his tour. This time, they met with the King of the Palace, The King of Jogja, Sri Sultan HB X at the Yogyakarta Palace, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The… Read More »King of Jogja the 10th and King of Dutch meeting – an epic cultural diplomacy
Travel and Tourism News
Travel and Tourism News, as the title suggests, this category is about travel and tourism news. Specifically, it is indeed to display the issues of travel and tourism news in Indonesia, although it is also possible to display international tourism news that has a correlation with tourism in Indonesia.
The DKI Jakarta Provincial Government reportedly suspended the introduction of Formula E in Jakarta. The electric car racing event, originally scheduled to take place on June 6, 2020, was postponed until an undetermined deadline. The postponed understood from the Notification Letter provided by Kompas under… Read More »Formula E in Jakarta Officially Delayed due to Corona Virus
Video of a female foreign tourist who is completely naked in public, viral on social media. The incident allegedly occurred in the North Kuta area, Badung, Bali. In the video uploaded, the tourist appears to be leisurely walking on the side of a public road.… Read More »Police Searching for Viral Nude Tourist
Indonesia tourism industries condemned Indonesia’s new travel ban following the expansion of travel ban to travelers from Italy, South Korea, and Iran following its travel ban on China – regions hardest-hit by Covid-19 – as it seeks to restrain the expanse of the deadly virus.… Read More »Indonesia tourism industries condemned Indonesia’s new travel ban (issued March, 5 2020)
Pointed at preserving the ecosystem, the Raja Ampat local government in West Papua intends to tighten ordinance on cruise tourism by working out a circular to anticipate more cruise vessels from smashing its coral reefs. The circular will expect operators and agents of cruise ships… Read More »Frenzied tourism players due to the Raja Ampat local government’s plan to impose deposit
One of Bali’s biggest drawcards is under threat as rising numbers of farmers sell off their picturesque rice paddies to tourism developers. Growers are instead shifting to more lucrative jobs in tourism but one man is trying to keep the thousand-year-old tradition alive. Chakra Widia,… Read More »Bali’s rice paddies under threat from modern tourism development
The world’s largest tourism exhibition canceled, Indonesia delegation forced to return. The implementation of the largest tourism exchange in the world, the International Tourismus-Borse (ITB) Berlin, had to be canceled. The cancellation was due to the intense spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19). This cancellation was… Read More »The World’s Largest Tourism Expo Canceled, Indonesia Forced to Return
The province of North Sulawesi in Indonesia has received a strong endorsement as a future domestic and international tourism hotspot, with advisory firm Hotel Investment Strategies outlining its growth potential as part of a new report. Advisory firm Hotel Investment Strategies has identified the province… Read More »The North Sulawesi province, Indonesia “ideal” for tourism growth
Singapore Airlines, and Silk Air, starting Monday (2/24/2020), until May 29, 2020, provisionally stopping their flights to Indonesia. For the same period, airlines from Hong Kong Cathay Pacific also suspended flights to the archipelago. The closure of 12 flights to Indonesia, following the local government’s… Read More »SQ and CX Begin Canceling Dozen of Flights to Indonesia Until May 2020
The Indonesian government is offering 50 percent off flight tickets to persuade domestic and international tourists to keep visiting the country’s favorite tourist destinations as the global tourism industry faces an uncertain future due to the continuing coronavirus outbreak, reported by Jakarta Globe.
The government stimulus is aimed at boosting tourist arrivals by 40 percent in 10 major destinations – Batam, Bali, Yogyakarta, Silangit, Malang, Labuan Bajo, Lombok, Manado, Tanjung Pandan and Tanjung Pinang, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said on Wednesday.