2014

Bali Included in the Best Islands of Asia

Bali is once again among the Best Island in Asia based on TripAdvisor, the biggest travel website in the world. TripAdvisor announced the winner of Travellers Choice Island. This award is given to the best one hundred islands in the world. Particularly in Asia, Bali and Gili Trawangan, Lombok, are in the top ten. This […]

Chinese New Year Boosts Chinese Tourists Visit to Bali

DENPASAR ~ People in China love to celebrate the Lunar Chinese New Year in Bali, as such, tourism from China increased significantly in January 2014. “The number of tourists from China who visited Bali during the Lunar increased by 80.52 percent or reached 52,060 people,” tourism analyst Tjokorda Gde Agung noted. Based on data from […]

Bali to Shut Airport For Seclusion Day

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika has written to four relevant ministers notifying his plan to temporarily close Ngurah Rai International Airport in connection with the Hindu Day of Seclusion on March 31, 2014. “We send the letter as early as possible so that the information could be disseminated to the public, international community […]

Indonesian Consulate General in Houston to Assist Balinese Worker Arrested In US

DENPASAR ~ The Consulate General of Republic of Indonesia in Houston, Texas, U.S., will assist 28-year-old Ketut Pujayasa, accused in persecution and rape cases. Head of Indonesian Worker’s Service, Placement and Protection (BP3TKI) Denpasar I Wayan Pageh, Consulate General in Houston had called Pujayasa’s public defender, Chantel Doakes, appointed by U.S. Government, and who had […]

Bali Get Appreciation for Saving Japanese Tourists

DENPASAR ~ The hard work of SAR (Search and rescue) of Denpasar team, people, government and other related institutions in an effort to rescue until provide treatment for five Japanese tourists who lost on the ocean while diving, get high appreciation from the Japanese government. “We are very thankful to SAR, police, army force and […]

Japanese Tourists Take a Glance at Bali, Again

DENPASAR ~ Japanese tourists who travel abroad starting in 2013 seemed to again glance at the island as a vacation destination while looking for peace of mind and comfort, said a tourism analysts Dewa Nyoman Putra. “Japanese tourists seem to start having holiday in Bali, an island of natural beauty as a vacation spot, especially […]

Foreigners Visiting Bali Increase 20.06 percent

DENPASAR ~ Department of Tourism of Bali Province recorded foreign tourists coming to Bali in January 2014 is 279,671 people or increase 20.06 percent, if compared to the same period in 2013, which is only 232,935 people. “Almost 95 percent of foreign tourists coming to Bali until now still say that they come to the […]

Borobudur Temple Expected to be Fully Opened Soon for Tourist

YOGYAKARTA ~ Borobudur temple, the world’s largest Buddhist temple located in central Java, is expected to be fully opened next week as the cleaning up work of the temple from Mount Kelud’s ash has reached 80 percent. “The cleaning up has reached 80 percent, so volunteers are expected to stop working on Tuesday (Feb 25) […]