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Indonesia Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,904,569 square kilometres, the 14th largest by land area and 7th in the combined sea and land area.

Are Japanese travelers spreading Coronavirus unknowingly?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2020

A Japanese man has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) shortly after returning from a visit to Indonesia, ... Read More

Bali tourism: 40 thousand tourists lost over coronavirus fears

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2020

According to the latest report, about 20 thousand tourists canceled their trips to the island of Bali since the outbreak ... Read More

Award-winning new General Manager helms The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Luxury beachfront resort, The Ritz-Carlton, Bali welcomed John Woolley as their new General Manager. Bringing over 20 years' experience with ... Read More

Hotel Operator goes all out in Indonesia and Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2020

Hotel Management Japan Co. Ltd. (HMJ), a prominent hotel operator that manages some of Japan's renowned hotels such as the ... Read More

World-Class Indonesian Travel Destination invites investors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

From its beautiful white sandy beach to its clear blue waters, an array of color and underwater life, plus 28 ... Read More

Indonesia is getting struck by strong Earthquakes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2020

People panicked and ran outside their homes when a 6.2 earthquake hit quake hit just off the coast of Simeulue ... Read More

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

editor editor- November 26, 2019

Some travelers specifically plan to travel to fulfill their sexual desires. Call it a sexually-indulgent holiday, if you will. They ... Read More

Most unique tourism destination in Indonesia is in Aceh

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- November 24, 2019

The most unique tourism destination at the Indonesian Tourism Award (API) event organized by the Tourism and Creative Economic Ministry ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Papua region, Indonesia, no tsunami warning issued

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 23, 2019

Strong Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Papua region, Indonesia today. So far there have been no reports of casualties or structural ... Read More

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after major Molucca Sea earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

Powerful Magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck at Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 14 November 2019. No tsunami warning for Hawaii ... Read More

Ovolo Group expands to Bali with Kuta Beach hotel purchase

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019

Ovolo Group announced the purchase today of the Citadines Kuta Beach Bali, the group's first property outside Hong Kong and ... Read More

What Boeing says after the Lion Air Flight 610 crash report?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019

How safe is Boeing 737 Max. This was a question constantly asked after Lion Air in Indonesia's deadly crash and ... Read More

Where to get a Tattoo without Needles, Pain and an Infection?

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 13, 2019

Not all tattoos are carried out with needles and pain. A henna tattoo is one of the exceptions to the ... Read More

Russian attack helicopter destroys VIP stands at Indonesian military parade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 9, 2019

Russian Mi-35 attack helicopter was taking part in a military parade held in Indonesia, when the pilot flew too low ... Read More

World’s largest inflatable aqua park in Indonesia breaks Guinness World Record

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 19, 2019

The world’s leading floating water park brand Wibit together with their authorized partner for Indonesia, PT. Ecomarine Indo Pelago, today ... Read More

Indonesia to abandon sinking Jakarta, build new capital on Borneo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 26, 2019

The President of Indonesia said that the country's capital will be moved to an area that forms part of the ... Read More

Hotelivate fills senior positions in Asia

editor editor- August 14, 2019

Hotelivate hospitality consulting firm announced the formal launch of its Indonesia office in Jakarta today. With the new opening, Hotelivate ... Read More

’10-foot tsunami’ warning issued after magnitude 7 Indonesia earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 2, 2019

Indonesian authorities issued a tsunami warning and ordered people to evacuate their homes after a huge magnitude 7 earthquake struck ... Read More

Hotelbeds announces Bali as host destination for 2nd edition of MarketHub Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 23, 2019

Hotelbeds, the world’s leading bedbank, has chosen Bali as the host destination for the 2nd edition of Hotelbeds´ MarketHub Asia ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel Serpong opens in Jakarta

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 22, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel Serpong, a new upscale hotel in the thriving satellite city of Serpong, just 21km southwest of Jakarta opened. The ... Read More

Komodo Island shutting its doors to tourism

editor editor- July 19, 2019

The Indonesian government announced today, Friday, July 19, 2019, that it will ban tourism by closing Komodo Island in 2020. ... Read More

Lion Air becomes first Airbus A330neo operator in Asia-Pacific region

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 19, 2019

Indonesian carrier Lion Air has received its first Airbus A330-900, becoming the first airline from the Asia-Pacific region to fly ... Read More

Tourist Resort Nusa Dua in Bali hit by another earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 16, 2019

Tourists in Nusa Dua, Bali were woken up at 8.18 am. A magnitude 5.7 earthquake was recorded in the region ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali announces new senior execs

editor editor- July 16, 2019

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali annonced the recent appointments of Ms. Chanelle Rose Garvey as Executive Assistant Manager to ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International launches its second hotel in Sumatra’s largest city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, has launched Swiss-Belinn Gajah Mada Medan, an impressive new midscale hotel in the ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes tourist hot spot in Indonesia

editor editor- July 15, 2019

Earthquakes over a magnitude of 6 are big tremblers, and today, July 14, 2019, a 7.3 quake struck Indonesia, all ... Read More

Tsunami warning issued after massive 7.0 magnitude Indonesia earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 7, 2019

A tsunami warning was issued by Indonesia's geophysics agency , after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck in the Moloccan Sea ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Indonesia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 5, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, has continued the rapid expansion of its Indonesian portfolio with the launch of ... Read More

Jakarta to Banyuwangi: More flights on Garuda Indonesia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 22, 2019

Garuda Indonesia officially increased on Friday the flight frequency on its Jakarta-Banyuwangi route from seven times a week to 14 ... Read More

New hospitality and culinary trends in Indonesia

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 19, 2019

The Indonesia's largest food and hospitality exhibition, Food & Hotel Indonesia 2019 will kick off its 15th edition, from July 24, 2019 at JIExpo Kemayoran Jakarta. Organised ... Read More

No tsunami warning as strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Indonesia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

Strong, magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea and Indonesia today. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.3 Date-Time • 19 Jun 2019 ... Read More

Asian tourist love Destination Japan and millions visit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Visitors from Thailand to Japan was more than 1 million in 2018 along with Vietnamese and Filipino tourists. to. Many ... Read More

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... Read More

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

A new eruption of Mount Agung, Bali, occurred on May 24, 2019 at 7:23 p.m., a day later Bali Den ... Read More

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali appoints new F&B Director

editor editor- May 25, 2019

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali takes great pleasure to announce that Executive Chef, Mr. Manoj Rawat, has been appointed ... Read More