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News Indonesia » Tourism: Plastic pollution ruins tourist's diving trip in Indonesia

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/watch/plastic-pollution-ruins-tourists-diving-trip-in-indonesia/vp-BBJoG7A
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

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

News channel or source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/travel/2018/02/21/taiwan-looks-south-for-muslim-tourist-dollars.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

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

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/indonesia-lgbtq-criminal-code-revamp_us_5a7fb9dde4b044b3821e1c8a?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

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

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/20/indonesias-anti-lgbt-drive-should-concern-all-asia
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

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

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/taiwan-looks-to-s-e-asia-for-muslim-tourist-dollars
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

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

News channel or source: http://travelwireasia.com/2018/02/indonesia-needs-airline-seats-reach-17m-tourism-target/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

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

News channel or source: http://www.traveller.com.au/most-popular-countries-for-australians-to-visit-2017-abs-tourism-figures-h0wfjg
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

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

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/02/14/the-selfie-comes-first-in-this-indonesian-tourism-village/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

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

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/09/skulls-in-mail-indonesia-foils-artifact-smuggling.html
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

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

News channel or source: http://www.stltoday.com/news/world/indonesia-bus-crash-kills-police-say-brakes-failed/article_7af0407a-54da-5f66-81b1-f69668b1decf.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

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.