Bali Mandara Toll Targets 39 Thousand Users

KUTA ~ Users of Bali Mandara toll are targeted to reach 39 thousand units of vehicles, either motorcycle or car, per day during the year 2014. “Our vision is to reduce traffic jam. Therefore we must have a target, “ said Chairman of the Development of Toll Bali Mandara, Hidayatulloh, in Kuta, Badung regency, on […]

Number of Poor People in Bali Increase

DENPASAR ~ Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) of Bali Province recorded the number of poor people in March 2013 as many as 162,051 thousand people. However, during the period from March to September 2013, the number of poor people recorded increase. In that period occurred the number of poor increased by 24,002 people per September […]

Tourist Donation to Bali Impeded by Problem

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika said that Bali Government’s plan to charge US$10 donation in early of 2014 to any foreign tourists who have vacation to the island is still hampered by the rule of law. “There are legal issues, so it cannot be enforced yet,” said Pastika after attending monthly simakrama (face […]

Foreign Students in Bali are not Affected by Terrorism Issues

DENPASAR ~ A number of foreign students who study in Bali are considered not affected by the issues of terrorism and security in Indonesia after the raid of suspected terrorists in Ciputat, South Tangerang, Banten. “We often ask the students pertaining to the terrorist and security issues and most of them answering that they are […]

Governor Asks Hotels and Restaurants in Kuta to Take Care of Waste

KUTA ~ Governor of Bali Made Mangku Pastika called for hotels and restaurants in front of Kuta beach to concern about the waste problem Kuta beach. Therefore, the existing waste problem certainly interfere the comfort and cleanliness of Kuta Beach. “We ask that the manager of the hotels and restaurants in the region to help […]

Bali has Potential for Financial Tourism

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor, Made Mangku Pastika initiated the establishment of tourism financial center to develop the potential of Bali as an international tourist destination. Bali is considered can run the financial tourism easily because lately many international meetings held in Bali. “We want to build a tourism financial center, where tourists not only enjoy […]

Local Tourist Destination Will Popular in 2014

JAKARTA ~ A global travel search site, Skyscanner, predict a number of regions in Indonesia, which will begin to be a popular Indonesia tourist destination in 2014. Based on data from Skyscanner is known that there are ten local regions that will be popular in 2014, they are Labuan Bajo (178 percent), Belitung (137 percent), […]

Tourism in Indonesia Must Rested on Uniqueness

DENPASAR ~ Observer of culture from State Institute of Hindu Dharma (IHDN) Denpasar Dr. Ketut Sumadi reminded that Indonesia’s tourism should be based on uniqueness, distinctiveness and the locality of each region in the country. “These conditions will put diversity as a very strategic thing for the development of Indonesian tourism,” said Chairman of the […]