The Maldivian government has terminated a contract to develop the military owned island of Thanburudhoo near Male’ as a boutique surf resort.
The Province estimates Bali has nearly 4,000 hotels with some 50,000 rooms.
In addition to Ngurah Rai International Aiport in Denpasar, Bali will be home to a floating international airport that will be constructed on a beach off Kubutambahan in Buleleng.
Four toll roads that will connect the northern to the southern part of Bali is planned to be built to support the acceleration of equalization of development in Bali.
protests from local villager stating new hotel project on Canggu Beach – the Canggu Intercontinental Resort has violated a number of provincial and regency zoning rules.
The West Sumatra government is to expand Rokot Airport, the only airport in Mentawai Islands regency, to accommodate larger planes with capacities of 70 to 100 passengers.
Bali must develop a comprehensive environmental assessment study to allow for sustainable development programs on the already crowded island.
A number of government policies are being scrutinized for focusing too much on economic growth rather than regulating the over-the-top growth of tourist accommodation in overcrowded areas, especially Kuta.
Department of Agriculture of Denpasar admitted that uncontrolled development makes the agricultural land dredged. Each year, about 30 hectares of rice fields become residence. The production of rice for people needs in Denpasar becomes less than it should be.
The island’s first toll road, now officially called Bali Mandara toll road, has at last been opened to the public with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono signing a commemorative plaque to mark its official opening on a hot Monday afternoon.