Friday, 7 Zulqaidah 1439 / 20 July 2018

Friday, 7 Zulqaidah 1439 / 20 July 2018

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Police arrest French tourist rapist in Southwest Sumba

Friday, 22 Jun 2018 19:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- The rapist of a French tourist in Labuan Bajo arrested by Manggarai Barat Police Resort, East Nusa Tenggara, on Friday. The perpetrator was identified as CAP.

"We...

ASITA strongly condems raping of France tourist in L Bajo

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 18:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- The East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) branch of the Indonesian Association of Tour Operators (Asita) strongly condemned the raping of a foreign tourist from France. The rapist...

Labuan Bajo put under tourism authority

Saturday, 16 Jun 2018 10:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- The Central Government has determined Labuan Bajo, a small port city in the western end of the Flores Island of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), as an...

Govt to promote tourism destinations beyond Bali to India

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 06:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Embassy in New Delhi strives to promote tourism destinations to the Indian public, outside the famous Bali island. Indonesian Ambassador to India Sidharto R...

Bali Satpol PP to crack down on foreign tourist guides

Monday, 21 May 2018 22:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Bali Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) will crack down on foreign tour guides who are illegally operating in the province. Those foreigners have violated the law...

Hotels tighten security in wake of bomb attacks

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 02:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MATARAM -- The Mataram Hotel Association in West Nusa Tenggara has started to increase the security of hotels. The measure was taken after bomb attacks in a number...

Bali records 60 percent increase in Indian tourist arrivals

Thursday, 10 May 2018 20:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- The number of Indian tourists visiting the resort island of Bali rose 60.45 percent in the first quarter this year to 84,197, from 52,477 in the...

Indonesia promoting tourist destinations for vegetarians

Thursday, 03 May 2018 18:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia is promoting world class tourist destinations for vegetarians, the country's tourism Minister Arief Yahya said here on Thursday. The market promotion will give emphasis on...

Komodo National Park bans fishermen entering diving sites

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 17:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- The Komodo National Park Management has banned fishermen from operating in diving sites in the park in order to preserve the ecosystem. Diving sites are protected...

Limitation of tourist visits to prevent Komodo extinction

Monday, 16 Apr 2018 22:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- Komodo National Park is still awaiting the results of a study on the carrying capacity for the limitation of the number of tourists to the Komodo...

Waifoi and Warimak, bird-friendly kampongs in Raja Ampat

Friday, 13 Apr 2018 15:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WAISAI -- Waifoi and Warimak kampongs are bird-friendly locations, as the locals are committed to preserving the wild birds, according to Maurits Kafiar, Fauna and Flora International Indonesia...

Tourism officer create film on Phinisi to promote Bulukumba

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018 23:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MAKASSAR -- The Visit Indonesia Tourism Officer (VITO) and South Sulawesi's Cultural Office are making a documentary movie titled "Man On Boat" on the Phinisi traditional ship to...

Sun Rise of Java to lure IMF-World Bank Meeting participant

Friday, 16 Mar 2018 15:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANYUWANGI -- District Head of Banyuwangi Abdullah Azwar Anas has invited tourism business players to a meeting to discuss preparations for the annual meeting of the International Monetary...

East Lampung organizes cultural festival event

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 20:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, EAST LAMPUNG -- The Government of East Lampung district organized a cultural festival showcasing various art and cultural performance by locals known to be ethnically diverse. The festival...

More Japanese tourists visit Bali

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 03:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- The number of Japanese tourists visiting Bali in 2017 rose 7.65 percent to 253,000 from around 235,000 in the previous year.  "Most of them flew in...

Komodo Dragon National Park improves its facilities

Monday, 12 Feb 2018 18:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- The Komodo Dragon National Park's facilities and infrastructure are currently being renovated or improved to receive thousands of participants of the IMF-World Bank (WB) Annual Meetings...

Caravan, glamorous camping promoted ahead IMF meetings

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 00:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MAGELANG -- Tourism Minister Arief Yahya asked the Borobudur Tourism Authority Board to immediately develop a nomadic tourism concept to welcome and host the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World...

Tourism, e-commerce strategic sector: Investment Board

Saturday, 06 Jan 2018 04:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Capital Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) said tourism and e-commerce are two economic sectors that have strategic potential to develop. "First is tourism because it gives fast...

Swedish tourist dies after diving in sea off Komodo Island

Wednesday, 03 Jan 2018 15:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- Swedish tourist Patrice Cyrille Marie Worth (76), missing after diving in the sea off the Komodo island East Nusa Tenggara on Dec 27, was found dead...

Komodo National Park increases security to prevent poaching

Tuesday, 02 Jan 2018 17:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- Head of the Komodo National Park Sudiono revealed that his side had continued to step up security on Komodo Island to prevent animal poaching activities within...

British magz names Indonesia the Best Diving Destination

Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017 02:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LONDON -- Indonesia was awarded the Best Dive Destination 2017 by British Dive Magazine at the World Travel Market (WTM) London held in ExCel London, England, from Nov...

Jakarta-London direct flight to boost tourism: Ministry

Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017 02:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Deputy of the Ministry of Tourism's International Marketing Development I Gde Pitana believed that the direct flight from Jakarta to London, launched by Garuda Indonesia airlines,...

Bengkulu to hold a sports tourism "2018 Tour de Rafflesia"

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 18:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BENGKULU -- The Bengkulu provincial administration will hold a sports tourism event called "Tour de Rafflesia" in 2018 to promote tourism in the province known as the habitat...

Embassy brings Pakistani travel operators to Indonesia

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 20:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's Embassy in Islamabad brought 10 Pakistani travel operators from Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi and three representatives of the Thai Airways office in Pakistan to conduct...

Komodo Island records increase in number of tourist arrivals

Saturday, 30 Sep 2017 06:53 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LABUAN BAJO -- The number of tourist arrivals on Komodo Island, East Nusa Tenggara, has risen steadily and contributed to a significant increase in revenue.Revenue from the tourism...

China expresses interest to develop Bali's new airport

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 14:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Several Chinese state-owned enterprises have expressed interest to invest in a new airport in Kubutambahan Village, Buleleng, Bali. "We are already aware of the plan to start...

International flights from Bali up 1.67 percent

Saturday, 05 Aug 2017 12:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Bali's International Airport of Ngurah Rai, saw 2,680 international flights of wide bodied aircraft off to various countries in June, 2017 or 1.67 percent more than...

Ministry encourages implementation of code of ethics for tourism

Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 21:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Deputy for Coordination of Human Resources, Science and Maritime Culture of Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs has encouraged the implementation of code of ethics for tourism...

Indonesia, Maldives to strenghten cooperation in tourism sector

Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017 15:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia and Maldives seek to strengthen bilateral cooperation especially in the tourism sector following the visit of Maldives Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Asim to Jakarta...

Tourist arrivals up 15.54 percent last year

Thursday, 16 Feb 2017 21:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The number of tourist arrivals in Indonesia rose 15.54 percent to 12.023 million in 2016 from a year earlier, according to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS)....

Indonesia plans to build floating hotels and homestays

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016 23:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA =- Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said two proposals have come up to meet the demand for accommodation facilities as Indonesia strives to expand its tourism sector.According to...

Indonesia to explore African tourist market

Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 22:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia is exploring African tourist markets by participating in a fair called "The Gateway Show Africa" in Johannesburg, South Africa, which will be held from September...

Foreign tourists visit to West Sumatra soar up

Friday, 02 Sep 2016 07:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PADANG -- The Central Bureau of Statistics of West Sumatra recorded the number of foreign tourists visiting the province in July 2016 soared up to 4.094 or up...

TdS to offer long-term benefits to West Sumatra's tourism sector

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PADANG -- The ongoing international cycling race Tour de Singkarak (TdS) will offer long-term benefits to West Sumatra's tourism sector, according to Chairman of the Association of Indonesian...

Thousands participate in 'Batara Carnaval 2016'

Monday, 25 Jul 2016 15:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MUARA TEWEH -- Thousands of people, including a group of 62 students, workers (SKPD), and individual citizens, participated in the "Batara Carnaval 2016" parade, enlivening North Barito Regency's...

Sriwijaya Festival promotes Musi river tourism

Sunday, 24 Jul 2016 12:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG -- The 25th Sriwijaja Festival held here, from July 18 to 24, 2016, is expected to promote the tourism of Musi River, one of Indonesia's longest rivers.The...

Governor hands over floating dock development plan to minister

Wednesday, 20 Jul 2016 21:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, GORONTALO --Gorontalo Governor Rusli Habibie handed over a plan to develop floating docks in the province to Transportation Minister Ignatius Jonan in Jakarta recently.Habibie remarked here on Wednesday...

Ngurah Rai Airport invites ACI to boost safety arrangements

Monday, 18 Jul 2016 22:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUTA -- The administrator of the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali has invited the Airports Council International (ACI) to improve safety arrangements at the airport."The I Gusti...

Govt expects 500 thousand tourists to visit Labuan Bajo

Thursday, 23 Jun 2016 19:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government expects Labuan Bajo, one of the ten major Indonesian tourist destinations, to be visited by at least 500 thousand tourists by 2019, generating a...

Bintan offers ten tourist destination for Eid holiday makers

Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016 19:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has said Bintan, Riau Islands, offers 10 tourist destinations for holidaymakers during the post-fasting Lebaran holidays."For those celebrating Lebaran holidays and other...