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...

No worries about Bali

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...

Aceh enforces Hijab rule

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia, 31 January 2018: An Indonesian province said, Tuesday, it is ordering Muslim female flight attendants landing in the region to don a hijab upon arrival -- or face punishment by religious police. Muslim women in Aceh, on...
DENPASAR, 17 January 20128:  A 600 km ‘Tour de Indonesia’ Bicycle Race will cross the finishing line on Bali Sunday, 28 January. Organised by the Indonesia Sport Cycling Association, winners of the stage race will be award trophies by Bali’s...
BANGKOK, 17January 2018: Khiri Travel Indonesia opened an office in Makassar, Sulawesi, late last year, which is now fully operational and accepting tour bookings. The new office is Khiri’s fifth in Indonesia. Other offices are serving tour clients in Lombok, Bali, Labuan...
JAKARTA, 16 January 2018: Indonesia’s Tourism Minister Arief Yahya confirmed the country has set a target of 17 million tourist arrivals in 2018. His forecast came as media outlets suggested the country would close 2017 with around 14 million, roughly...
DENPASAR, 15 January 2018: Bali’s Mount Agung erupted again last Thursday afternoon, but the island remains safe and the airport has been operating normally. The exclusion zone that covers a 6 km radius of Mount Agung remains in place, but...
JAKARTA, INDONESIA: Zest Hotel International recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PT Renee Cemerlang to manage Zest Hotel Manado. Due to be completed in 2019, the 120-room Zest Hotel Manado will slot into the budget hotel category, while offering...