News Indonesia » Tourism: Plastic pollution ruins tourist's diving trip in Indonesia
Disheartening footage shows how a tourist went scuba diving and found a shocking amount of plastic pollution in the water. Lauren Jubb, 23, arrived at the Indonesian island of Nusa Lembongan which is described as ''clean and peaceful'' and away from the ...
News Indonesia » Tourism: Taiwan looks south for Muslim tourist dollars
It eased visa rules last June for six southbound countries, including Indonesia, India, and Cambodia. But some doubt whether the growth in Muslim tourism is enough to offset the lost income from the mainland. Chinese visitor numbers dropped by a fifth last ...
News Indonesia » Tourism: Indonesia's LGBTQ Community Rattled By Criminal Code Revamp Plan
Concord Consulting, a Jakarta-based risk consultancy, said in a recent report that Indonesia has much to lose from allowing homophobic attitudes to take hold of society, including potentially foreign investment, donor assistance, and vital tourism earnings.
News Indonesia » Tourism: Indonesia’s anti-LGBT drive should concern all Asia
Indonesia is backsliding even compared to its Asian neighbors. The economy could be hit. The Financial Times has reported that the government’s failure to check Islamist attacks on LGBT people might damage tourism and real estate development. A 2017 ...
News Indonesia » Tourism: Taiwan looks to S-E Asia for Muslim tourist dollars
Mainland tourist numbers have slid dramatically as China relations ... That has meant a growing number of tourists from Muslim-majority countries, such as Malaysia and Indonesia. Taiwan welcomed 30 per cent more visitors from South-East Asia last year.
News Indonesia » Tourism: Indonesia needs more airline seats to reach 17m tourists target
Indonesia’s Tourism Ministry last year offered cash as an incentive to charter operators to open new routes to the nation. The incentive ranged from US$15 to US$25 per passenger depending on the origin of the flight and the length of the stay.
News Indonesia » Tourism: Most popular countries for Australians to visit: 2017 ABS tourism figures
The number of Australians visiting Indonesia, for many years our second most popular destination, fell by 5 per cent. We're still there in big numbers, 1.18 million in 2017, but it's a sign that Australians are finally turning away from Bali, which by ...
News Indonesia » Tourism: The Selfie Comes First in This Indonesian Tourism Village
In Indonesia’s Menoreh hills, villagers built a treetop adventure course in 2008 to lure thrill-seeking tourists. Instead, visitors are coming for the perfect Instagram shot. So perfect, in fact, that Kalibiru Tourism Village, near Yogyakarta ...
News Indonesia » Tourism: Skulls in the mail: Indonesia foils artifact smuggling
BALI, Indonesia – Customs officials on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali say they've foiled an attempt to mail 24 elaborately decorated human skulls to the Netherlands. The Customs Department said Friday that cartons containing the skulls were ...
News Indonesia » Tourism: Indonesia bus crash kills 27; police say brakes failed
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A packed tourist bus returning from an outing collided with a motorbike and plunged from a hill on Indonesia's main island of Java after its brakes apparently malfunctioned, killing at least 27 people, police said Sunday.