Category: Tourism Industry

Indonesia tourist destinations

Jakarta Violence Impacts Tourism  Indonesia missed its target to attract at least 10 million foreign tourists in 2015 despite various promotion attempts, according to the Central Statistics Agency. Indonesia attracted 9.73 million tourists last year, in comparison to 9.44 million tourists in 2014. The report also showed that there were 913,828 foreigners who visited Indonesia in […]

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Indonesia scuba diving

Tourism Plan Showcases Water Sports Indonesia hopes to double the number of tourists that visit from other nations by 2019. This year, the island nation will launch an initiative to upgrade several tourist destinations around the archipelago in a bid to lure tourists to destinations other than Bali. Top Tourist Destinations Lake Toba (North Sumatra), Tanjung […]

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Orangutans Indonesia

Travel Companies Helping Orangutans On Borneo Khiri Travel Indonesia, Wow Borneo and Asia Transpacific Journeys have joined forces to draw attention to the thousands of orangutans and other species whose habitats are being destroyed by fires in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of Borneo. According Khiri Reach, Khiri Travel’s not-for-profit arm, an estimated 10,000 orangutans, along […]

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Indonesia language guide

Australians Left Off List Indonesia will soon allow tourists from an additional 30 countries to visit without a visa, but neighboring Australia was left off the list amid a row over looming executions of foreign prisoners. The move comes as Jakarta seeks to boost a faltering economy, while attracting more foreign income as the rupiah […]

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Indonesia language guide

Indonesia Raises Tourism Goal Tourist arrivals to Indonesia in 2014 reached 8.52 million, a growth rate of 7.29 percent over 2013. Indonesia is confident that the target of 9.3 million for the entire year of  2014 has been achieved and even surpassed. Similarly the target of 251 million trips by domestic tourists has also been achieved , […]

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Tourism A Growth Industry The total number of international tourist arrivals to Indonesia in 2014 is at this very moment recorded at 9.3 million, while domestic tourism totals 251 million trips, said Tourism Minister Arief Yahya at the end of the year press conference. The Minister is positive that when all data are in, the […]

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Borobudur Java Indonesia

Bali A Top Destination Bali will likely welcome more Chinese tourists this year, thanks to a new direct flight by Hainan Airline starting mid-January. The upcoming Chinese New Year will also cause a rise in Chinese visitors until early next month, as many will vacation on the island. According to Indonesia’s official tourism website, run […]

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cruise Indonesia

Indonesia Boosting Port Capacity For Cruises Steven Young, a top official with ship operator Carnival UK, visited Indonesia‘s booth during the 2014 Cruise Shipping Miami exhibition with one important purpose: To find out whether there has been infrastructure and facility improvements in the country’s ports and shipping industry. The Jakarta Post reports that Young, head of […]

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Jakarta Tourism Five new double-decker buses arrived at Tanjung Priok port in North Jakarta this week. The city will offer city bus tours with the double-deckers at the end of January or in early February. The Jakarta Tourism Agency welcomed the arrival of five double-decker tour buses Monday night as the capital, long listed as […]

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Tourism Growing Across Islands Indonesian tourism arrivals for the first nine months of 2013 are bolstering optimism that a target of 8.6 million foreign visitors for the entire year will be met. Indonesian foreign tourist arrivals in September totaled 770,878 – pushing arrivals past the 6 million mark on a cumulative basis for January-September 2013. September arrivals […]

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