Garuda drops fares by 20%

JAKARTA, 18 Feb: Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda International, slashed fares by 20% at the weekend, following criticism and a call by the country’s president for airlines to offer cheaper air travel. The fare cuts...
JAKARTA, 15 February 2019: Indonesia’s tourism minister believes a recent 20 to 30% drop in hotel occupancy could be blamed on fare hikes and the decision to charge for checked baggage. Tourism Minister,...

Away heads for Bali

DENPARSAR, 13 February 2019: Nilamani Hotels has signed a lease agreement with Flight Centre Travel Group’s subsidiary, BHMA Hotels and Resorts, to rebrand Camakila Legian Bali. The Legian property, comprising 117 rooms will...
JAKARTA, 11 February 2019: Two volcanoes in Indonesia spewed fresh lava down their slopes, in the latest of several eruptions in less than two weeks. Officials said on Friday that Mount Merapi on the main...
DENPASAR, 7 February 2019: Representatives of airports around the world will meet in Bali for the World Conference on Terminal Comfort, 2 to 5 September. Organised by Airports Council International (ACI), the ACI Customer Experience Global...
DENPASAR, 23 January 2019: Bali has decided to impose a USD10 levy on foreign tourists to help preserve its environment and culture. Jakarta Post quoted Governor Wayan Koster, who confirmed the decision has now been...

Lombok makes comeback

LOMBOK, 23 January 2019: Lombok’s tourism is mostly back to business and ready to welcome visitors once more following a devastating earthquake and landslides that caused extensive damage in 2018 Reporting on Lombok’s situation, Khiri Travel...
HALONG BAY, Vietnam, 21 January 2018: Indonesia’s Tourism Minister, Arief Yahya, has acknowledged that Singapore has grown to become a prominent transport and tourism hub that can boost travel to Indonesia. On the sidelines of ministerial meetings during...
JAKARTA, 18 January 2019: In a bid to protect the sensitive landscape of Java’s Mount Ijen, local authorities have introduced a monthly rest day from trekking and tourism. In its latest update to travel partners, worldwide,...
JAKARTA, 14 January 2019: Travel got a little more expensive with the New Year as low cost airlines Lion Air Group including its subsidiary, Wings Air, scrapped free checked baggage allowances. Thai Lion Air last...