Kamis, 17 Syawwal 1440 / 20 Juni 2019

Kamis, 17 Syawwal 1440 / 20 Juni 2019

INDEX BERITA

Indonesia invites Americans to invest in digital economy

Jumat, 22 Feb 2019 20:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government invited American investors to invest in the digital economy and the development of "10 New Balis", a plan that aims to replicate the...

Lombok considered one of best island in the world: Yahya

Jumat, 22 Feb 2019 01:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NORTH LOMBOK -- Tourism Minister Arief Yahya lauded New York-based Travel and Leisure Magazine for including Lombok, Bali, and Java Islands in its article entitled the 15 Best...

Tourism Minister forms team to evaluate paid baggage policy

Kamis, 31 Jan 2019 21:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Ministry of Tourism has set up a team in response to the impact of the paid baggage policy on low-cost carriers (LCC). It was feared...

Plan to close Komodo Island is irrelevant to tourism: Yahya

Rabu, 30 Jan 2019 18:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Tourism Minister Arief Yahya opined that a plan to close Komodo Island would be irrelevant to the tourism industry. He reiterated that Vice President Jusuf Kalla...

Indonesia ranks 9th as safest country for tourism

Sabtu, 12 Jan 2019 02:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Gallup's Law and Order Report data in 2018 has showed that Indonesia ranked 9th as a country with the highest level of law and orderliness. Based...

Raja Ampat issues regulation on cruise ships

Kamis, 10 Jan 2019 17:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WAISAI -- The Raja Ampat district administration has issued a regulation to control cruise ships entering Raja Ampat waters, Papua. A meeting with tour operators was recently held...

Indonesia aims to attract 3.5 million Chinese tourists

Minggu, 16 Des 2018 06:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BEIJING -- Indonesia has targeted to attract 3.5 million Chinese tourists to visit various tourist destinations in the country next year. Previously, Indonesia has set a target of...

Govt needs instant foreign exchange source: BI

Sabtu, 15 Des 2018 04:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SOLO -- Bank Indonesia said the government needs instant foreign exchange source to shore up the country's economic development. It was needed to cover the current account deficit.

Village funds must be utilized to meet rural needs: Jokowi

Jumat, 14 Des 2018 19:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDA ACEH -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has drawn attention to the importance of utilizing rural development funds in accordance with the needs of villages. He stated that...

Indonesia to impose cleaning levy on local, foreign tourists

Jumat, 30 Nov 2018 19:57 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government has planned to impose a cleaning levy on domestic and foreign tourists visiting several main destinations to help improve sustainable waste management in...

Stage II longest track race of Tour de Singkarak

Senin, 05 Nov 2018 11:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SAWAHLUNTO -- Stage II of the bicycle race of the Tour de Singkarak is the longest track race by taking the Sawahlunto-Dharmasraya route as far as 204.1 km...

Tour de Singkarak starts from Bukittinggi on Sunday

Senin, 05 Nov 2018 10:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BUKITTINGGI -- The annual international cycling race and sport tourism event Tour de Singkarak (TdS) was flagged off here, Sunday. Deputy Governor of West Sumatra Nasrul Abit, concurrently...

NTT wants to open direct flights with China to boost tourism

Kamis, 01 Nov 2018 15:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) sought to open direct flights with other countries to facilitate transport of foreign tourists. NTT hoped it could boost its tourism sector...

Arief Yahya cancels S'pore-Belitung inaugural flight event

Selasa, 30 Okt 2018 01:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BELITUNG -- Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has cancelled an inaugural flight event to be held for Garuda Indonesia's new flight route between Singapore and Belitung. It was done...

Minister confident of Belitung's nomadic tourism potentials

Senin, 29 Okt 2018 23:51 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BELITUNG -- Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya believes that there are a number of destinations in Belitung can be very attractive to nomadic tourists. He named Tanjung Kelayang...

70 yachts to participate in Wonderful Sail Bintan

Jumat, 26 Okt 2018 18:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BINTAN -- - A total 70 foreign yachts would participate in the Wonderful Sail Bintan in Bintan District, Riau Islands Province. The event to be held from Nov...

Lonely Planet lists Indonesia among top 10 destinations

Jumat, 26 Okt 2018 16:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Lonely Planet, the world's largest digital travel guide and publisher, has included Indonesia on the list of top 10 countries to visit in 2019. It placed...

Indonesia, world's ninth-fastest growing tourism sector

Rabu, 24 Okt 2018 03:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia has been declared as having the ninth-fastest growing tourism sector in the world and the third in Asia. Indonesia also declared as the fastest-growing tourism...

Tour de Singkarak track extended

Minggu, 21 Okt 2018 05:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PADANG -- The race track of an annual international cycling race and sports tourism event, Tour de Singkarak (TdS) 2018, has been extended. It will be 1,267 km...

Belgian tourist rescued from Southeast Maluku waters

Jumat, 19 Okt 2018 17:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, AMBON -- The rescuers in Tual, Maluku Province, have found and evacuated Jelle Veyt, a Belgian tourist, on Thursday evening, a rescue agency official said. He was riding...

West Manggarai ready to receive IMF-WB delegation

Senin, 15 Okt 2018 22:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- The West Manggarai District Government, East Nusa Tenggara, is ready to welcome the arrival of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank delegation on holiday in Labuan...

Cyclists from 25 countries join Tour de Banyuwangi

Kamis, 27 Sep 2018 20:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANYUWANGI -- A total of 92 cyclists from 25 nations and grouped in 19 teams participated in the International Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen (ITdBI) 2018 that was flagged...

Chinese tourists spends US$1,000 each per visit in Indonesia

Selasa, 25 Sep 2018 19:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, GIANYAR -- Spending by Chinese tourists in Indonesia averages US$1,000 each per visit with length of stay averaging 5 days. Vincent Jemadu, Director of Great China Promotion of...

Lake Limboto Charm Festival sets off to spectacular start

Sabtu, 22 Sep 2018 11:54 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, GORONTALO -- The opening of the Limboto Lake Charm Festival (FPDL), which was held on the coast of Limboto Lake, Gorontalo District, Gorontalo Province, on Thursday night was...

Chinese tourists dominate visits to Indonesia

Sabtu, 22 Sep 2018 06:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The Tourism Ministry said Chinese tourists were the largest in number of foreign visitors to Indonesia in the first seven months of the year. Deputy for...

Qatar invests $100 million in Indonesia

Rabu, 19 Sep 2018 01:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JANTHO -- The Government of Qatar has invested US$100 million in the development of the tourism industry in Indonesia. Qatar Ambassador to Indonesia YM Ahmad Bin Jassim said...

Bengkulu holds 2018 Tabot Festival

Rabu, 12 Sep 2018 19:29 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BENGKULU -- Bengkulu Province has begun to hold an annual tourism agenda, namely the 2018 Tabot Festival, which will last for 10 days from Sept 11 to 20,...

Indonesia vacationers urged to postpone overseas tour

Jumat, 07 Sep 2018 20:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has called on Indonesian vacationers to postpone their planned overseas tour. The call was conveyed to help the government curb foreign exchange...

Asian Games athletes visit Ragunan Zoo

Kamis, 30 Agu 2018 20:24 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Ragunan Zoo in South Jakarta is one of the popular sites to visit for foreign tourists and participants of the 18th Asian Games 2018 being...

Ministry to use strategic programs to lure Russian tourists

Sabtu, 04 Agu 2018 02:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MOSCOW -- The tourism ministry is launching major programs involving inter-airline cooperation, hot deal packages, digital programmatic tools, and other unusual methods. It was done in an effort...

Effective tax refund to attract foreign tourists: Minister

Jumat, 03 Agu 2018 22:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya believes that an effective "tax refund" policy will be the main attraction for shopping in Indonesia. He expected the policy would...

Police arrest French tourist rapist in Southwest Sumba

Jumat, 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

Kamis, 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

Sabtu, 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

Rabu, 30 Mei 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

Senin, 21 Mei 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

Selasa, 15 Mei 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

Kamis, 10 Mei 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

Kamis, 03 Mei 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

Senin, 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...