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Obamas Vacation In Indonesia

Former U.S. President Lived In Jakarta, Yogyakarta By Reuters President Obama and his family have spent the past five days island-hopping in Indonesia, visiting everywhere from Jakarta to Bali. From white water rafting to visiting temples on Java, former U.S. … Continue reading

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Indonesia Has Many Of The World’s Largest Islands

More Than 17,500 Islands Across The Equator Indonesia includes some of the largest and most exotic islands in the world, including Bali, Borneo, Java, Komodo, New Guinea, and Sumatra. There are more than 17,500 islands in all. Indonesia shares two … Continue reading

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Bali, Java Have Most Of Indonesia’s Golf Courses

World-Class Golf Found Across Indonesia Indonesian golf courses, typically beautiful and challenging, appeal to golfers of all levels. World-class golf courses are found on the shores of picturesque lakes, inside a volcanic crater, on ocean cliffs, surrounded by lush tropical … Continue reading

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Indonesia Tourists Threaten Boycotts After Traffickers Executed

Little Impact Reported By Tour Operators Travel operators in Australia say they do not expect a drop in the number of travelers to Indonesia, despite calls for a boycott after the execution of two Australians along with six others this … Continue reading

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Indonesia Allows More Tourists To Visit Without Visa

Australians Left Off List Over Human Rights Criticism 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. … Continue reading

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Plane From Surabaya to Singapore Lost Contact With Air Traffic

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Down In Java Sea An AirAsia Indonesia plane traveling from Surabaya to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday morning. Flight QZ8501 has 155 passengers and seven crew members on board. The passengers include 149 … Continue reading

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Google Boosting Indonesia Tourism

Indonesia’s Biggest Cities On Google Street Views The tool allows users to virtually explore parts of Indonesia through panoramic street-level images in Google Maps, and it could help tourists better understand the ups and downs of traveling in the world’s … Continue reading

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Indonesia Plans 25 Percent Boost In Tourism

Island Nation Targeting China, Middle East Outlining its latest five-year development plan, the Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism & Creative Economy said it wants to welcome 12.7 million overseas visitors in 2019. This result would mark a 25% increase compared to … Continue reading

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Garuda Indonesia Raises Passenger Target

Indonesia’s Tourism Booming Having a population of around 245 million people and comprising about 17,500 islands stretching from Papua to Sumatra, Indonesia is a very promising market for the airline industry. “The market potential that had not yet been exploited … Continue reading

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Indonesia Not Ready For More Cruise Ships

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 … Continue reading

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