Occupancy in Stars Hotels in Bali Reaches 54.50 Percent

DENPASAR ~ The occupancy rate of star-rated hotels in Bali reached 54.50 percent during March 2015, a decrease of 5.53 percent over the previous month (February 2015), which reached 69.02 percent. “Despite the decline, the hotel occupancy rate is still relatively good because the average above 50 per cent is able to cover operating costs […]

Hospital for Tourism to be Built in Benoa Port

DENPASAR ~ Professional Hospitals of Care Accountable (RSPHC) Surabaya which is a subsidiary of PT Pelindo III plans to build an international hospital in the port of Benoa, Bali. “We plan to build an international hospital, because it meets the needs and as a standard in the field of services that serve the cruises docked […]

‘Keris’ Get UNESCO Recognition

Rector of Institute of Hindu Dharma Indonesia (IHDN) Denpasar, Prof Dr I Nengah Duija, MSI asserted, Keris as Indonesian heirloom has gained recognition as UNESCO’s world cultural heritage that has high philosophical value. “Philosophy value includes superstructure strength (the universe), the value of the cosmological and value of authority,” he said in Denpasar on Friday. […]

36 Attractions in Badung become Tourists’ Favorites

MANGUPURA ~ A total of 36 attractions in Badung Regency, Bali, still become favorites of foreign tourists visited Bali because of the beauty and stunning panoramas. “Currently there are 36 attractions spread across northern and southern regions that support the tourist destinations in Bali,” said Head of Tourism Badung Cokorda Raka Darmawan, in Mangupura, Badung. […]

Tourists Keen on Mangrove Area in Nusa Penida

SEMARAPURA ~ Mangrove in Nusa Penida, an island separated from the mainland of Bali, is attracted local and foreign tourists. “By using fishing boat, tourists can enjoy the natural scenery of sustainable forest, besides the beauty of the underwater world that collects thousands of species of fish,” said the regent of Klungkung, Nyoman Suwirta in […]

Badung Government Declares Rehabilitation Movement for 100,000 Addicts

The Government of Badung Regency, Bali, declared national movement rehabilitation for 100 thousand drug addicts as a form of treatment of drug abuse in the regency. “Therefore it is the duty of government and all components and development stakeholders in Badung to support the program and disseminate national movement to the public so that if […]

Number of Tourists Visiting Historical Sites in Denpasar Rises

DENPASAR ~ The number of domestic and foreign tourists visiting destinations of historical importance in the city have increased further, Head of the Tourism Office of Denpasar Wayan Gunawan said here on Tuesday. “The office launched a heritage city tour package towards the end of March 2015 that invites tourists to visit historical tourist destinations […]

Foreign Tourists Arrivals to Indonesia Increase 3.51 Percent: Minister

JAKARTA ~ The number of foreign tourist arrivals to Indonesia in the first three months rose by 3.51 percent from 2,221,352 people to 2,299,288 in the corresponding period last year, stated Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya. In his statement here on Saturday, the minister noted that foreign tourist arrivals in March 2015 reached 789,596 people […]