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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.

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.

Jakarta awards Adikarya Wisata 2012 for Best Jakarta Tourist Companies’ Performance

On Tuesday, December 4, the government of Jakarta extended the Adikarya Wisata Awards to the Indonesian capital’s best performing companies in tourism and tourism supporting industries, held at a sp

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

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

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 pavilion at Yeosu Korea Expo focuses on sustaining tropical diversity

The Yeosu Expo 2012, which 160 countries participate in, was officially opened in a spectacular ceremony by South Korea President Lee Myung-Bak on Saturday, May 12.

Indonesia 2012 Public Holidays

Indonesia will have a total of 14 public holidays with additional 5 days of joint leave (practically meaning additional public holidays) in 2012.

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.

Now easier access for international yachts to enter Indonesian waters

Yachts entering Indonesia’s waters will now have easier access to enter Indonesian waters since the issuance of Presidential Regulations no.

Indonesia has 40.8 million Facebook users

Indonesia has 40.8 million Facebook accounts, second only to the USA with 155.98 million users, said Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, last Saturday, November 26.

Lombok earmarked for accelerated tourism development

Immediately after installing new Ministers and Deputy Ministers in the reshuffled cabinet on Wednesday, October 19, Indonesia President Soesilo Bambang Yudhoyono flew to Lombok to officially open the

Linkin Park: A Thousand Suns over Jakarta’s night sky

After being stormed by Yellow Card, Panic!

Yogyakarta: a modern blend of the ancient and the arts

Yogyakarta, together with its twin city

Ngarai Sianok: breathtaking West Sumatra Canyon

Just on the outskirts of the hill town of

Yogyakarta to hold royal wedding in October

If London had its royal wedding earlier this year in April, this October the Palace of

Marvel at Tangkuban Perahu’s volcanic crater

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

Indonesia hosts international star-studded musical concerts until year end

In the coming months leading to year end, Indonesia, one of the largest markets for the international music industry today, will host music legends Rod Steward and Elton John and prominent names like:

New Lombok International Airport to be inaugurated on October 1, 2011

The brand new Lombok International Airport, capable of receiving wide-bodied aircraft like Airbus 330 and Boeing 767, is to be inaugurated by Indonesia’s President Yudhoyono on October 1, said Gover

All Darwin-Ambon Yacht Race contenders expected to cross finish line today

All 17 yachts participating in the International Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race are expected to cross the finish line at the Amahusu Village Beach, Nusaniwe Regency, Ambon, today, Thursday, July 28, 2011.

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.

American batik design competition to strengthen US-Indonesia people contact

From the cultural heart of Indonesia, the beauty and elegance of batik meets the heart of Americans.

Bali voted Best Island Asia

Readers of the influential Travel + Leisure Magazine again voted the fabled island of Bali in Indonesia as Best Island in Asia and second Best in the World in the magazine’s Annual World’s Best Aw

Sail Indonesia and Darwin-Ambon Yacht Race and Rally to set sail...

Sail Indonesia 2011, along with the Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race and Rally, will depart from Darwin on Saturday, July 23 at 11:00 am local time.

Wakatobi National Marine Park to be designated UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve

Legendary underwater explorer and conservationist, Jacques Cousteau is said to have called the Wakatobi islands – then known as the Tukangbesi islands, an “underwater nirvana." UNESCO is soon to d

Ubud ranks among travelers’ top choices as ideal place to visit

The village cluster of Ubud is the ideal place to try a famed Balinese massage and soak up the ambiance of one of Asia’s top spa destinations.

Indonesia to build first ecotourism village in the world

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia - Habitat for Humanity Indonesia today announced it is partnering with Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to create Habitat’s first eco-tourism village of more than 420 homes and guest ac

Yogyakarta in Indonesia welcomes back tourists following volcanic eruption

The Indonesian city of Yogyakarta and surrounding areas are safe and fully accessible for tourists following the eruption of the nearby Mount Merapi volcano last October.