Kuta Taxi Driver Arrested after Stealing Luggage of Foreign Tourists

Kuta Taxi Driver Arrested after Stealing Luggage of Foreign Tourists

According to police, Alfridus Taunais was driving a taxi that picked up Hana and her accompanying family members from in front of the Kartika Plaza Hotel with a request to travel to the Hotel Mega Boutique. After getting underway, the driver tried to persuade his passengers to do an extended tour of the city instead of proceeding directly to the nearby hotel.

Foreign Tourist Arrested Shoplifting at Bali Airport

Foreign Tourist Arrested Shoplifting at Bali Airport

The thievery took place on Level 2 of the domestic departure terminal on Friday, January 13, 2017, at approximately 6:30 pm. Workers at the shop were alerted to the theft when an anti-theft detection alarm sounded. The missing ring was subsequently found in the woman’s pocket.

Indonesia Government to Revoke Visa-Free Facility

Indonesia Government to Revoke Visa-Free Facility

The Indonesian government has decided to revoke its visa-free facility for a number of countries but it has not disclosed how many countries of the 169 facility recipients will be affected as it will still carry out further evaluations, as quoted from ANTARA.

20% Drop in Length of Stay for Bali Visitors

20% Drop in Length of Stay for Bali Visitors

Indonesian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (ASITA) have expressed alarm over a sudden and significant drop in length-of-stay for tourists coming to Bali, quoted from Bali Discovery.

Register and Report Overnight Foreign Visitors

Register and Report Overnight Foreign Visitors

Via public announcements in the Bali press, Ngurah Rai Immigration Office has reminded all accommodation providers and private residence owners in Bali of their legal obligation to report the details and data of all guests, Bali Discovery reported.

Over 4.48 Million Tourists Visit Bali in 2016

Over 4.48 Million Tourists Visit Bali in 2016

More than 4.48 million foreign tourists visited Bali via the resort islands Ngurah Rai Airport from January to November 2016, up 23.52 percent from 3.63 million in the same period last year.