Indonesia Giving 84 More Countries Visa-Free Entry

Indonesia Giving 84 More Countries Visa-Free Entry

“We decided to apply the visa-free policy to 84 more countries starting this week,” Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Rizal Ramli said after a meeting at the ministry’s office in Jakarta on Monday, as quoted by news agency Antara.

Bali Immigration to Strictly Limit Visa-Free Use by Foreign Visitors

Bali Immigration to Strictly Limit Visa-Free Use by Foreign Visitors

In response to complaints from the Island’s tourism industry made to the Island’s House of Representatives (DPR-Bali) about illegal foreign workers, the head of the Ngurah Rai Immigration office has issued written instructions that will impact dramatically on frequent visitors to Bali.

Indonesia Foreign Tourist Arrivals up 9.84 Percent

Indonesia Foreign Tourist Arrivals up 9.84 Percent

Indonesia’s foreign tourist arrivals rose 9.84 percent in September from a year earlier, a quicker pace than August’s growth of 2.87 percent, the statistics bureau said on Thursday.

Indonesia To Further Develop ‘Halal Tourism’

Indonesia To Further Develop ‘Halal Tourism’

Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has pledged to boost the promotion and development of “halal tourism”, which has largely remained untapped, after the country took home three trophies from an international halal tourism awards.

Indonesia Optimistic Visa-Free Policy Will Boost Tourism

Indonesia Optimistic Visa-Free Policy Will Boost Tourism

The Indonesian tourism ministry has observed that until October 2015, the governments visa-free policy has significantly boosted foreign tourist arrivals from 30 out of the total 47 countries being offered the facility.

16 Countries Aimed by Indonesian Tourism

16 Countries Aimed by Indonesian Tourism

Deputy of Foreign Tourism Marketing Development I Gde Pitana says Indonesian tourism has been adjusted to attract as many tourists as possible from those countries. “We noticed their favorite, holidays in each of those countries, and their habits while on vacation,” he said on Monday, October 26.

Indonesia Needs More Immigration Service and International Gateways

Indonesia Needs More Immigration Service and International Gateways

Tourism managers in Bali are calling on the government to increase the number of immigration inspection points in anticipation of the growing number of visitors resulting from liberalized visa policies and guests staying for extended periods who will not necessarily depart via Bali’s airport.

No Language Tests for Foreign Workers

No Language Tests for Foreign Workers

Indonesia will not compel foreign workers to take examinations to demonstrate proficiency in Bahasa, government officials said on Monday, denying media reports of plans for such a requirement to be introduced by the end of the year, quoted from Jakarta Globe.