Bali Foreign Tourist Arrivals Up 23.5 Percent

Bali Foreign Tourist Arrivals Up 23.5 Percent

Bali has seen a bump in foreign tourists so far this year, with the Bali Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reporting 3.4 million tourists entered the resort island between January and July, as quoted from Indonesia Expat.

US Tourist Visits to Bali on The Rise

US Tourist Visits to Bali on The Rise

More Americans are starting to visit Bali, the resort island of Bali has grown in popularity among average Americans with the province’s Central Statistic Agency (BPS) recording a massive increase in visitors so far this year.

Indonesian Travelling Shows Where Dolphins Perform in The Name of Education

Indonesian Travelling Shows Where Dolphins Perform in The Name of Education

“The staff will put butter or Vaseline cream on the dolphin’s skin to keep it moist because it’s dry transport,” said Femke Den Haas. More than 90 dolphins are held in captivity in Indonesia and trained to perform tricks in shows as part of the country’s so-called conservation efforts. Their future is uncertain as the government continues experimenting with a captive breeding programme to increase dolphin population in its waters.

Kuta Tourist Area Needs Reform and Management

Kuta Tourist Area Needs Reform and Management

The tourist region of Kuta, in the Indonesian island resort of Bali, needs reform and management in various supporting sectors such as traffic management and environmental hygiene, according to tourism practitioner Nyoman Sarjana.

Tourists Rescued from Nusa Penida Hills, After Fire Erupts in Beachside Forest

Tourists Rescued from Nusa Penida Hills, After Fire Erupts in Beachside Forest

Twenty-four tourists have been forced to evacuate from the popular trail and famous photographed spot in Kelingking Beach, Nusa Penida, on Sunday, Aug. 20, when the fire broke out. While twenty were able to escape unharmed, four were stuck and eventually rescued by a joint team of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), firefighters, local […]

How Tourists Are Ruining Great Places

How Tourists Are Ruining Great Places

Paris is groaning. It’s groaning not under the weight of any expectation, or an excess of Gallic shrugs – it’s groaning under the weight of solid metal, in the form of padlocks.

Staying Safe in Bali

Staying Safe in Bali

Unfortunately Bali is in the news for all the wrong reasons more and more often of late. There’s the more typical issues that come with concreting over paradise — over-development, pollution and trash disposal and, of course, the traffic — but there are also more troubling issues such as a rise in petty crime, theft, druggings and corruption.

Governor: Bali In Drug “State of Emergency”

Governor: Bali In Drug “State of Emergency”

Bali is in the grip of a drug crisis verging on a ‘state of emergency’ with drug abuse cases reaching 62,457 last year, Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika….