BANGKOK, 5 March 2021: The Pacific Asia Travel Association named  Surayyal Hizmi, a lecturer advisor of the PATA Lombok Tourism Polytechnic Student Chapter, in Indonesia, as 2021 PATA Face of the Future in an announcement on Thursday....
DENPASAR, Bali, 2 March 2021: Bali has registered over 50,000 tourism workers for the island’s Covid-19 vaccination programme following a message from the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga S Uno that urged local authorities to step up the...
MEDAN, Indonesia, 24 February 2021: A new initiative to put the Lake Toba region on the tourist map gained Indonesia's Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy endorsement at the weekend. In a policy announcement delivered on...
JAKARTA, 16 February 2021: The Indonesian government closed the country to all foreign visitors on 9 February until further notice according to a Garuda Indonesia's statement on its website updated Monday. There are some...
DENPASAR, Bali, 15 February 2021: A corridor to allow international travel to Bali is still on the cards according to Indonesia’s Tourism and Creative Economy Minister, Sandiaga Uno. Quoted in an Antara report at...
DENPASAR, Bali, 15 February 2021: Organisers of the 7th Bali & Beyond Travel Fair confirmed a hybrid version featuring a mix of in-person and online business networking would convene 8 to 12 June in Nusa Dua Bali.

Bali hotels in crisis

DENPASAR, Bali, 10 February 2021: Bali’s high flying hotel industry has hit rock bottom with single-digit occupancies and properties are facing imminent closure, Bali Discovery.com reports in its latest weekly edition. It claims at least 60 hotels...
JAKARTA, 9 February 20231 Indonesia has been appointed to lead the ASEAN Travel Corridor Arrangement Task Force (ATCAF) according to the latest news from the ASEAN secretariat. The scheme is expected to open...
JAKARTA, 12 January 2021: Indonesia's Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) chairman, Agung Firman Sampurna, fears five targets outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) programme will not be achieved due to the Covid-19 pandemic. "Given...
JAKARTA, 6 January 2021: Indonesia’s tourist arrival count dropped more than 73.60% for the first 10 months of 2020 to record just 3.89 million visits. In 2019, Indonesia reported 14.73 million visits and had forecast...