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The promotional effort done by the Indonesian government with the tourism industry in late 2012 to attract European tourists began to have a positive impact, said tourism analysts Drs. Dewa Nyoman Putra.
An entrepreneur has developed a prototype of a surf pool that only uses human muscles to pump waves. “Fred’s Wave” is a one-man show. The dream of building an inexpensive, eco-friendly artificial wave has been growing somewhere in Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia.
Those planning to travel to the fabled island of Bali towards the end of March, please note that the entire island will come to a complete standstill for the Balinese New Year of Nyepi which this year falls on Monday, 31st March 2014.
Two of Indonesia’s prime Island -destinations, Bali and Gili Trawangan (off the northwest coast of Lombok) achieved among the Top 10 Islands-Asia in the Tripadvisor 2014 Travelers’ Choice.
Of all the beautiful destinations in Southeast Asia, Bali is among the most popular, according to survey data from the Bali Tourism office.
Distraught relatives of seven Japanese divers who went missing near Bali three days ago arrived on the Indonesian resort island Monday as the search resumed in bad weather.
The number of tourist arrivals to Indonesia in 2013 hit record high at 8.8 million for the entire year, an upsurge of 9.4% compared to 2012. Whereas, total foreign currency receipts from tourism reached US$ 10.1 billion, up 10% compared to the previous year, confirmed final figures issued by Indonesia’s National Statistics Bureau.
The Bali Environmental Agency (BLH) has said that waste from hospitals, hotels and other industries did not meet the required criteria for waterway disposal.
Hundreds of thousands of Indonesians were ordered to evacuate Friday after a volcano in East Java erupted spectacularly, hurling red hot ash and rocks over a huge distance.