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Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

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

Most unique tourism destination in Indonesia is in Aceh

Most unique tourism destination in Indonesia is in Aceh

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

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

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

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

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after major Molucca Sea earthquake

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after major Molucca Sea earthquake

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

Ovolo Group expands to Bali with Kuta Beach hotel purchase

Ovolo Group expands to Bali with Kuta Beach hotel purchase

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Russian  attack helicopter destroys VIP stands at Indonesian military parade

Russian attack helicopter destroys VIP stands at Indonesian military parade

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

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

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

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

Indonesia to abandon sinking Jakarta, build new capital on Borneo

Indonesia to abandon sinking Jakarta, build new capital on Borneo

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

Hotelivate fills senior positions in Asia

Hotelivate fills senior positions in Asia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Swiss-Belhotel Serpong opens in Jakarta

Swiss-Belhotel Serpong opens in Jakarta

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

Komodo Island shutting its doors to tourism

Komodo Island shutting its doors to tourism

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

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

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

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

Tourist Resort Nusa Dua in Bali hit by another earthquake

Tourist Resort Nusa Dua in Bali hit by another earthquake

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

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali announces new senior execs

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali announces new senior execs

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

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

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

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

Huge earthquake strikes tourist hot spot in Indonesia

Huge earthquake strikes tourist hot spot in Indonesia

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

Tsunami warning issued after massive 7.0 magnitude Indonesia earthquake

Tsunami warning issued after massive 7.0 magnitude Indonesia earthquake

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

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Indonesia

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Indonesia

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

Jakarta to Banyuwangi: More flights on Garuda Indonesia

Jakarta to Banyuwangi: More flights on Garuda Indonesia

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

New hospitality and culinary trends in Indonesia

New hospitality and culinary trends in Indonesia

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. ... Read More

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

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

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

Asian tourist love Destination Japan and millions visit

Asian tourist love Destination Japan and millions visit

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

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

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

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions

Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions

Aqua Expeditions, a boutique luxury cruise line, officially announces two new additions to its fleet: Aqua Blu and Aqua ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel Group launches new resorts in Indonesia and Vietnam

Akaryn Hotel Group launches new resorts in Indonesia and Vietnam

Akaryn Hotel Group, Thailand’s luxury boutique hotel operator, is preparing to spreads its wings and move into international markets ... Read More

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

Famed for its dramatic treetop arrival via a suspension bridge, the World’s #1 Hotel is now offering guests a ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel expansion: Aleenta Mountain Retreat in Bali and Akyra resort in Hoi An

Akaryn Hotel expansion: Aleenta Mountain Retreat in Bali and Akyra resort in Hoi An

Akaryn Hotel Group, a Thailand based boutique hotel specialist, is preparing to expand into international markets for the first ... Read More

Vietjet launches new service to Indonesia with Ho Chi Minh City-Bali route

Vietjet launches new service to Indonesia with Ho Chi Minh City-Bali route

Vietjet today opens ticket sales for its new international route connecting the biggest city of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh ... Read More

Magnitude 6.8 Indonesia earthquake triggers tsunami alert

Magnitude 6.8 Indonesia earthquake triggers tsunami alert

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck 63 miles offshore of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, 149 miles from Kendari City, ... Read More