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Indonesia to see robust tourism trade at ITB Berlin

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Otniel Tamindael Jakarta, Jan 19 (ANTARA) – Indonesia is expected to see robust tourism trade at the Internationale Tourismus-Borse Berlin, better known as ITB Berlin, in Germany this year. Recognised as the world`s largest travel trade expo, ITB Berlin will be held at the Messe Berlin International Convention Center for five days from March 6 […]

January 21st, 2013 | Published in Tourism | Read More »

More than 300 foreign cruise ships to visit RI this year


Port call: A tourist heads to her cruise ship, the “Legend Of The Seas”, from Singapore at Benoa port in Bali in this file photo dated Jan. 16, 2012. At least 306 cruise ships are expected to visit Indonesian ports in 2013, a 43 percent surge from the number of calls made throughout 2012. Antara/Nyoman […]

January 3rd, 2013 | Published in Economic,Tourism | Read More »

Duta Besar RI Hadiri Pembukaan Pameran Pariwisata Philoxenia

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Duta Besar RI bersalaman dengan Menteri Pariwisata Yunani Dalam rangka memenuhi undangan panitia, Duta Besar Benny Bahanadewa menghadiri pembukaan pameran pariwisata “The 28th International Tourism Exhibition” atau yang lebih dikenal dengan Philoxenia di Thessaloniki, Yunani tanggal 22 November 2012. Pameran yang berlangsung tanggal 23-25 November 2012, dibuka secara resmi oleh Menteri Pariwisata Ms. Olga Kefalogianni. […]

November 27th, 2012 | Published in Embassy Activities,Tourism | Read More »

Bali villages to welcome elderly tourists


Tourist paradise: A number of senior citizens spend their holiday in Pemuteran village in Gerokgak in Buleleng, North Bali. Pemuteran is among nine villages to be developed by the Bali tourism industry and provincial administration as a special holiday destination for elderly tourists who want to spend their retirement in Bali. (JP/Komang Erviani) For 70-year-old […]

November 9th, 2012 | Published in Tourism | Read More »

Indonesia Records Steady Growth in Cruise Ship Arrivals, Aims for More

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A cruise liner docked at Benoa Port in Denpasar is pictured in this January file photo. The Singaporean-flag ship carried 2,300 foreign tourists to Indonesia. (Antara Photo/Nyoman Budhiana) Jakarta Globe, Denpasar. Due to a reported increase in the number of foreign tourists visiting the country via cruise liners over the past five years, Indonesia is […]

October 22nd, 2012 | Published in Indonesia Nowadays,Tourism | Read More »

Garuda named “best airline in the world”


(Tribunnews.com) The Jakarta Post, Jakarta National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has been recognized as ‘Best International Airline’ according to a recent independent survey of all major airlines throughout the world. The customer satisfaction survey, conducted by research company Roy Morgan, ranked Garuda Indonesia ahead of other leading airlines, such as Singapore Airlines, Emirates and Air […]

March 7th, 2012 | Published in Economic,Tourism | Read More »

Bali to host the largest food and hotel exhibition in March

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Kompas.com/Dimas Ardian The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Bali will host the largest food and hotel exhibition ever held in the province from March 1-3 at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, a senior official said in Jakarta. “The new venue will host 498 companies from 33 countries, including national pavilions from Taiwan and the U.S. in […]

March 1st, 2012 | Published in Economic,Tourism | Read More »

Foreign Tourist Traffic Up in January


Jakarta Globe The number of foreigners vacationing in Indonesia rose 20 percent over last year’s figures for the month of January, the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) announced on Thursday, with visits to Manado and Tanjung Pinang leading the push. Overall, foreign tourist arrivals rose to 652,692 in January, up from 548,821 visitors recorded during the […]

March 1st, 2012 | Published in Economic,Tourism | Read More »

Madame Tussaud Museum to open in Jakarta July 2012

Indonesians no longer need to go to London or Hong Kong to visit the Madame Tussaud Wax Museum because a branch of the famed institution will be opened in Ancol Beach City, Jakarta, in late July 2012. “The Madame Tussaud Museum to be set up in Ancol Beach City will be the largest in the […]

January 5th, 2012 | Published in Tourism | Read More »

N. Sulawesi poised for ASEAN tourism forum


Bunaken sea (ANTARA/Basrul Haq) by Otniel Tamindael Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Known as “The Land of Smiling People”, rich in culture, culinary delights, and beautiful landscapes, North Sulawesi, its provincial capital of Manado in particular, is poised to host an ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF-2012). To most of the would-be participants of ATF-2012, Manado is probably […]

October 27th, 2011 | Published in Indonesia Nowadays,Tourism | Read More »