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
Jakarta Tourism Gets New Look 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,
Bali A Top Destination For Asians 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
Indonesia Missing Hindu Tourists From India India is a potential market for Indonesian tourism, especially in Bali, yet the country has never been a main target for promotions, an observer said. Bali’s senior tourism observer Bagus Sudibya said on Wednesday that on one hand only a few travel agencies had started putting India on their
Tourism Growing Across Indonesia 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.
Indonesia Seeks Tourism From Europe The Indonesia’s Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Swiss Minister for the Economy, Schneider-Amman, to further develop four of Indonesia’s main tourism destinations, in particular in the field of tourism capacity building. The four destinations include: the island of Flores, hopping off