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Indonesia’s President Yudhoyono officiates at ITB 2013 opening with German Chancellor...

President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono left Jakarta on Sunday, March 3 for a week-long state visit to both Germany and Hungary.

Indonesia aims to welcome 9 million tourists in 2013

Despite difficult global economic conditions, Indonesia looks forward to welcoming between 8.5 million to 9 million tourists in 2013, Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, ass

Netizens praise and welcome the new look of indonesia.travel

At the official launch of the new look for www.indonesia.travel on Thursday, 20.12.2012, netizens and communities expressed their praise of the new look of Indonesia’s official tourism website.

Investments doubled in Indonesian tourism

Until the end of September 2012, Foreign Investments (PMA) in the tourism sector in Indonesia has doubled compared to the same period last year, reaching US$7.29 billion or Rp. 6.9 trillion.

Indonesia targets 9 million visitors in 2013 boosted by APEC Summit...

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

Indonesia Tourism Investment Day at JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta

On Monday, October 22, 2012, the Tourism Investment Day, or ITID, will be held in Jakarta at the prestigious JW Marriott Hotel.

Indonesia tourist arrivals increase nearly 5 percent

Tourist arrivals through Indonesia’s many entry ports recorded an increase of 4.99% in the first 8 months of 2012, totaling 5,211,704 foreign visitor arrivals compared to 4,964,167 during the same p

Indonesia’s official tourism website takes off with .travel domain

Former high-profile Trade Minister, Dr. Mari Elka Pangestu, was chosen last year by President Soesilo Yudhoyono to lead the restructured Ministry for Tourism and Creative Economy.

Tourist arrivals to Indonesia rises 5.4 percent in January-July 2012

Total tourist arrivals to Indonesia in the first 7 months of 2012 reached 4.58 million, rising 5.4% over the 4.34 million visitors in the same period last year, said Sentot Widoyono, Director of the N

Semester I tourist arrivals to Indonesia up 7.75 percent

The number of international visitors to Indonesia during Semester I of 2012 has shown a positive growth of 7.75 percent, which is higher than the global growth of 5 percent, and close to the average t

Tourism Indonesia Mart and Expo to convene in Lampung

JAKARTA, Indonesia - For the second consecutive year, Tourism Indonesia Mart & Expo (TIME) will be held in Bandar Lampung, the capital of Lampung province on the southern tip of Sumatra, on October 9-

Indonesia develops 16 priority destinations

Among Indonesia’s hundreds of attractions, the government has identified 16 priority destinations to be developed in the coming years, said Minister for Tourism and the Creative Economy, Mari Elka P

President SBY: tourism remains significant economic contributor amidst global uncertainties

Amidst present global uncertainties, the tourism sector continues to contribute significantly towards economic growth and jobs creation, said President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono – known as SBY for sh

Indonesia’s tall ship “Dewaruci” joins USA Operation Sail 2012: promotes “Wonderful...

On Sunday, January 15, the majestic Navy Training tall ship, “Dewaruci” was sent off on a nine-month round the world circumnavigation from

Visa survey: Indonesia faces bright tourism prospects

The Global Tourism Intentions Survey undertaken by Visa for the sixth time disclosed that Indonesia’s tourism prospects in the coming two years are bright.

Indonesia plans to attract 8 million tourists in 2012

The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry of Indonesia has set 3 tourism promotion strategies into motion in order to attract 8 million foreign tourists in 2012, an official said today.

Marvel at Tangkuban Perahu’s volcanic crater

Tangkuban perahu is an active volcano, situated 30 km north of the city of

The Sabang International Regatta 2011

The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Indonesia is pleased to announce the inaugural Sabang International Regatta 2011 (SIR 2011), which will be held from September 15-25, 2011.

Sail Wakatobi 2011: Preserving the oceans for future life

Since May, the normally sleepy islands of Wakatobi at the southern-most tip of Southeast Sulawesi have been astir with activities collated in the Sail Wakatobi 2011 Event.

Mount Bromo: witnessing the fascinating sunrise

Located some 4 hours' drive from Surabaya, the capital of East Java, Mount Bromo, is a part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park that covers a massive area of 800 square kilometres.

Sail Rally sees yachts traveling throughout Indonesian islands

Eighty-three yachts from among the 109 yachts joining Sail Indonesia, will call on several destinations in East Nusatenggara, sailing around Timor, Flores, Sumba, and Komodo.

Indonesia hoping visit by Richard Gere will boost tourism

Popular Hollywood Actor, Richard Gere, will visit Borobudur, Indonesia’s imposing 9th century Buddhist monument in Central Java, from June 25-27 this month.

Indonesia tourism arrivals up 13.24% in 2008

Indonesian Culture and Tourism Minister Jero Wacik has announced that the total number of foreign tourists that came to Indonesia in 2008 reached 6.43 million.

Keeping the lid on Bali’s security threats

Tempo Interaktif reports that Bali's police precinct covering the capital of Denpasar are tightening security measures in the wake of the failure of the final judicial appeal by the Bali Bombers and on the run-up to the Island's gubernatorial election scheduled for July 9, 2008.

Environmental, economic and tourism woes ahead for Indonesia

(eTN) - Indonesia is set to reject the “haze pack” proposed by Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries after almost eight years of deliberations which has cost the region's economy, especially tourism and airline sectors, billions of dollars.

Indonesian gov’t asks Garuda to pack their bags for Amsterdam

Bisnis Indonesia reports Indonesia's director general of Air Communications, Budhi Suyitno, has asked Garuda Indonesia to begin preparing the infrastructure for resumed air service between Bali and Amsterdam.