JAKARTA, 6 August 2018: AirAsia is expanding its ASEAN footprint with four weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA2) to Silangit Airport in Tapanuli, North Sumatra, Indonesia, beginning 28 October this year. Silangit Airport is the main gateway to...
LOMBOK, 6 August 2018: A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Lombok, Sunday, sending people running from their homes and triggering a tsunami alert, just a week after a quake killed 17 people on the holiday island. The latest tremor had a...
NUSA PENIDA, 9 March 2018: Millions of tourists are drawn to Bali's palm-fringed scenery and rich marine life, but there is a danger lurking beneath its famously crystal-clear waters: a wasteland of plastic rubbish. An underwater video shot by British...
DENPASAR, 13 February 2018: Bali’s Mount Agung safety alert was lowered at the weekend from level four to three, while the safety perimeter was reduced to a 4 km radius of the volcanic crater. Asian Trails in a posting to...
BALI, 9 February 2018: The 177-room Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali opened last week, the third branded Wyndham property on the island. The resort is located near what is popularly called Dreamland Beach that is framed by limestone cliffs that hug...
PHUKET, 7 February 2018: China jitters and buzz-killing travel advisories can alter hotel trading to boom, bust and boom yet again, says the latest report on Bali’s tourism. The year 2017 was the best of times and the worst of...
JAKARTA, 5 February 2018: Indonesia AirAsia X has opened bookings for its latest service linking Jakarta and Tokyo Narita. The daily service, due to start 1 May, will use an Airbus A330-330 configured with 365 seats in economy and 12...
JAKARTA, 5 February 2018: Travel and tourism will generate 2.4 million new jobs in Indonesia, according to new data from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The travel industry contributed 6.2% of Indonesia’s GDP, a total of 770 trillion...
BALI, 1 February 2018: I am visiting Bali to learn about new happenings, new experiences. It’s my fourth visit during my quarter century as a resident of Asia, I’m still drawn by Bali’s distinctive character. I adore the statues; the...

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DENPARSAR, 1 February 2018: Mount Agung is top-of-mind for any traveller planning a trip to Bali since the island’s revered volcano rumbled its way into the headlines last September. Will it blow, or will it resume its slumber after months...