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Tourists visit to Bali Rises 16.66 Percent

DENPASAR ~ Bali received a total tourist arrivals of 2.08 million people during the seven-month period from January to July 2014, increased by 16.66 percent over the same period at the previous year was recorded 1.70 million people. “Travelers come mostly through Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali aboard the aircraft fly directly from their country, only […]

Domestic Tourists’ Spending Reaches Rp76.16 Trillion

JAKARTA ~ The total spending by domestic tourists in the first semester this year reached Rp76.16 trillion. “Until the first semester, this year, a total of 107 million domestic tourists have travelled across the country spending up to Rp76.16 trillion,” Tourism Minister Mari Elka Pangestu stated here on Monday. She remarked that with this achievement, […]

Indonesian Fashion Attracts Australia’s Next Generation

Indonesia’s top fashion designers and traditional crafts are attracting a new generation of fashion students in the first-ever Australian fashion study tour to Jakarta. Eight fashion and business students from the Queensland University of Technology will begin a nine-day tour to Indonesia on 30th August. The students have been invited to meet leading Indonesian designer […]

President Yudhoyono: Bali Harmony is Guided by “Tri Hita Karana”

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the meeting of the 6th Global Forum on the Alliance of Civilizations of the United Nations (UNOAC) in Nusa Dua, Bali, said Indonesia has a diversity of ethnic, religious, and in Bali also has a guide to life Tri Hita Karana (harmony in life). “I appreciate the statement of […]

Pakistani Ambassador Admires Harmonious of Bali Society

Pakistani Ambassador to Indonesia Attiya Mahmood expressed his admiration for the  harmony of Balinese people and the harmony is maintained in the background of a heterogeneous population. In a meeting with Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika in Denpasar, on Monday, said that although the communities of the island have different religions, ethnicities, and visited by […]

Government to Boost Marine Tourism Promotion: Minister

SORONG ~ The central government is planning to boost promotion of marine tourism potential in various areas in Indonesia, Minister for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Sharif Cicip Sutardjo said here on Sunday. “Promotion of marine tourism will be focused more on conservation efforts while also explore the economical potential from the tourism sites,” said the […]

Denpasar City Goverment Develops Ecotourism

DENPASAR ~ Denpasar City Government cooperated with the Environmental Research Center University of Udayana to make efforts to develop ecotourism and environmental damage control. “Through this cooperation we expect environment in Denpasar will be more organized and better,” said Mayor of Denpasar, IB Rai Mantra Dharmawijaya in Denpasar on Tuesday. He said the development of […]

Bali Governor: Marine Tourism Has Two Benefits

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika asserted, the development of marine tourism has two benefits of mutual support, in terms of local livelihoods, and environmental conservation. Governor Mangku Pastika said this in a written speech read by the Head of the Bali Tourism Office, Anak Agung Gede Yuniartha in the meeting of the 18th […]