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Indonesians say no to Miss World? No, just some

Miss World 2013 Indonesians say no to Miss World? No, just some

Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

Earlier this week, Indonesia has caught the attention of the world when one of its “most influential Islamic groups” called for the cancellation of the upcoming Miss World pageant, which is to ...

Green Globe recertifies Anantara Seminyak Resort and Spa Bali

luxurious and sustainable boutique retreat Green Globe recertifies Anantara Seminyak Resort and Spa Bali

LOS ANGELES, California - “Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa Bali has proudly achieved Green Globe Certification for the third time, continuing to be the luxurious boutique retreat along the ...

Skal International meets in Bali

Executive Committee and International council Skal International meets in Bali

The Executive Committee of Skal International along with the Skal International Council met in Bali, Indonesia, earlier this month to discuss both internal and external matters pertaining to the ...

Spiritual tourism has grown fast in terms of destinations and marketing potential

Spiritual tourism Spiritual tourism has grown fast in terms of destinations and marketing potential

Spiritual tourism has grown fast in terms of destinations and marketing potential, a tourism practitioner said.

Bali children plant trees with Maya Ubud Resort & Spa green team

Green globe member Bali children plant trees with Maya Ubud Resort & Spa green team

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Member Maya Ubud Resort & Spa in Bali is dedicated to create and maintain the sector benchmark for environmentally responsible style, implementing ...

Bali announces four major tourism policies

Bali Tourism Bali announces four major tourism policies

BALI, Indonesia - Bali provincial administration is preparing to issue four major policies related to the island’s tourism development.

Investigators trying to determine cause of Lion Air crash

Lion Air crash investigated Investigators trying to determine cause of Lion Air crash

BALI, Indonesia - Investigators were working to determine what caused a new Lion Air passenger jet to miss the runway and crash into the sea off the Indonesian resort island of Bali, in the ...

Lion Air Boeing 737-800 with 101 passengers crashes into the sea in Bali

Lion Air Passenger Jet Crashes In Bali Lion Air Boeing 737-800 with 101 passengers crashes into the sea in Bali

More than 100 airline assengers escaped with their lives on Saturday when a plane crashed into the sea as it tried to land on the Far Eastern holiday island of Bali.

Setting a new benchmark for travel and tourism in Indonesia

B2B travel event coming in June Setting a new benchmark for travel and tourism in Indonesia

SATTE Indonesia is pleased to witness the participation of top brands and institutions at its first comprehensive B2B travel event - SATTE Indonesia taking place June 12-141, 2013 at the Bali ...

Skal Bali celebrates 20th anniversary this year

fourth largest Skal club worldwide Skal Bali celebrates 20th anniversary this year

Skal members worldwide will rally to Bali throughout 2013 to join in celebrating Skal Bali’s twentieth anniversary year with the 180 members of Skal Bali, fourth largest Skal club worldwide. ...

Singaporean visior dies while climbing Mount Batur

Tourist From Singapore Dies In Bali Singaporean visior dies while climbing Mount Batur

DENPASAR, Bali - A Singaporean tourist died suddenly while climbing Mount Batur on the resort island of Bali on Friday, police and a mountain guide said.

Bali continues to see rising number of Chinese visitors

Chinese tourism to Bali Bali continues to see rising number of Chinese visitors

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Bali, the center of Indonesia tourist industry, continued to see a rising number of Chinese tourists in October, but the island saw fewer European holidaymakers, media ...

Minister: Bali must enforce a limit on the number of tourists

Bali tourism Minister: Bali must enforce a limit on the number of tourists

BALI, Indonesia - Bali must put a cap on the number of tourists allowed to visit the island, a former minister of tourism has stated.

Indonesia to boost development of Bali national tourism strategic areas

Bali Tourism Indonesia to boost development of Bali national tourism strategic areas

The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry is to conduct elaborate studies on the further development of Sanur in Denpasar, Batur in Bangli regency and Menjangan in Buleleng regency, as the three ...

Bali marine tourism continue to flourish

Bali Tourism Bali marine tourism continue to flourish

BALI, Indonesia - Marine tourism operators in Bali said their businesses continued to thrive and would continue to do so, despite some accidents during water-sport-activities.

Official: More foreign tourists come to Bali

Bali experiencing growth in number of foreign arrivals Official: More foreign tourists come to Bali

BALI, Indonesia - Entering the low holiday season, Bali is experiencing a slight growth (3.62 percent) in the number of foreign tourist arrivals, according to an official.

Indonesia targets 9 million visitors in 2013 boosted by APEC Summit and Miss World Pageant in Bali

Tourism Minister shoots for 12.5 percent increase Indonesia targets 9 million visitors in 2013 boosted by APEC Summit and Miss World Pageant in Bali

Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu informed the press that for 2013 Indonesia is targeting 9 million international foreign visitor arrivals.

Mantra takes Australian hotel brand to Asia

First Mantra Resort in Asia to open in Bali Mantra takes Australian hotel brand to Asia

Popular Australian accommodation brand, Mantra Hotels & Resorts, is set to open its first hotel in Asia with a new resort development in Bali opening in December.

Bali scholarships scheme celebrates one decade of success

BHA initiative has sent close to 100 students on study program Bali scholarships scheme celebrates one decade of success

DENPASAR, Bali, Indonesia - The Bali Hotels Association’s Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships to 16 students every year to attend the county’s largest tourism institute, has just ...

Ten years on: the significance of the Bali bombings for the tourism industry

Loss of travel innocence Ten years on: the significance of the Bali bombings for the tourism industry

David Beirman, eTN Australia

(eTN) - October 12, 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of the Bali bombing, one of the world’s most deadly terrorist attacks targeting tourists. The anniversary has special resonance for ...

Mt. Batur Geopark in Bali now included in UNESCO Global Geopark Network

Batur volcano Mt. Batur Geopark in Bali now included in UNESCO Global Geopark Network

The 11th European Geopark Conference held in Arouca, Portugal, from September 19-21 has agreed to recognize the exotic island of Bali’s volcanic area around Mt.

New measures see Bali’s safety further boosted

Bali Hotels Association and partners enhance security measures New measures see Bali’s safety further boosted

Bali Hotels Association (BHA) took another step alongside its partners today in enhancing the resilience of its 106 member hotels towards any threat, especially terrorism.

Bali expects to receive 51 cruise ships in 2012

Bali Cruise Industry Bali expects to receive 51 cruise ships in 2012

Bali has set itself the target of attracting at least 51 cruise liners, or around 24 percent of the 215 cruise ships expected to visit Indonesia this year, an official said.

Bali Tourism Board brings inspiration to International Council of Tourism Partners

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes 2nd Bali member Bali Tourism Board brings inspiration to International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The Bali Tourism Board has joined the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) as a destination member.

ICTP welcomes Bali Hotels Association

International Council of Tourism Partners membership continues to grow ICTP welcomes Bali Hotels Association

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Bali Hotels Association (BHA) has joined the alliance as a ...

ICTP presents Bali long-term tourism development

International Council of Tourism Partners ICTP presents Bali long-term tourism development

BALI, Indonesia; HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - At a conference with the Vice Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries for Indonesia, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, ...

Study: tourists to blame for Bali water shortage

Bali Tourism Study: tourists to blame for Bali water shortage

JAKARTA, Indonesia - As tourism in Bali enjoys a robust period, the island is struggling to cope with diminishing water resources that have been over-exploited to meet the increasing demand for ...

4th International Bali Meditators Festival in Bali

Global Peace and Interfaith Harmony through Meditation 4th International Bali Meditators Festival in Bali

The Fourth International Bali Meditators Festival will this year again take place in Ubud, Bali, from September 20-23, 2012.

Bali prepares for most important festival of the year

Bali Galungan Festival Bali prepares for most important festival of the year

JIMBARAN, Bali – Bali is preparing for the most important day of the year on 29 August, when each family’s ancestral spirits will return to the family home for a 10-day celebration of good ...

One Australian visitor dies in Bali every nine days

Island paradise of Bali has a more sinister side One Australian visitor dies in Bali every nine days

It's among Australia's most popular overseas holiday destinations - but the island paradise of Bali has a more sinister side.

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