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Jokowi Says Tourism Industry Must Transform for 'New Normal'The president said the country should focus on reopening the industry for domestic tourists first.
News May 28, 2020 | 4:21 pm
Indonesian Travel Blogger Stuck in Argentina During Coronavirus LockdownOlivia Purba was in the middle of a six-month globetrotting sojourn when the coronavirus crisis struck in Buenos Aires.
Lifestyle Apr 21, 2020 | 3:57 pm
Jokowi Expects Tourism Boom in 2021, Offers Stimulus for BusinessesThe president announces several measures to help pick up a tourism industry devastated by the coronavirus crisis.
News Apr 16, 2020 | 3:38 pm
Seven Ministries to Develop Tourist Villages Around Lake TobaThe ten tourist villages are expected to help turn Lake Toba into a premium tourist destination.
Business Apr 16, 2020 | 3:26 pm
Hotels Forced to Close Down as Occupancy Rates PlungeTourism and Creative Economy Minister Wishnutama said the tourism sector may only start to recover in 2022.
Business Apr 7, 2020 | 8:14 pm
More Restrictions at Indonesian Airports to Prevent Spread of Covid-19The pandemic has already reduced airport revenues by 20 percent.
Business Mar 30, 2020 | 2:34 pm
More Indonesians Abroad Contract Covid-19, New Cases in Spain and the NetherlandsA total of 65 Indonesian citizens abroad have contracted coronavirus, most of them in Singapore, Malaysia and India.
News Mar 23, 2020 | 10:41 pm
Indonesia Stops Issuing Free Visa and Visa-on-Arrival for a MonthTourists who want to come to Indonesia must resubmit their visa application along with a health certificate.
News Mar 20, 2020 | 4:30 am
Foreign Ministry Orders Indonesian Travelers to Return Home as 48 Test Positive for Covid-19The ministry issued the order to prevent Indonesians getting stranded in countries where widespread lockdowns are in place.
News Mar 20, 2020 | 12:36 am
Indonesia, the Netherlands Agree to Develop Sustainable Tourism in Lake TobaThe collaboration will implement the Living Lab concept in North Sumatra's most famous tourist destination.
Business Mar 13, 2020 | 1:44 am
Indonesia Bans Travelers From Iran, Italy, South Korea as Covid-19 Continues to Spread Around the GlobeThe Foreign Ministry has banned travelers from several cities in Iran, Italy and South Korea from entering or transiting in Indonesia.
News Mar 5, 2020 | 4:17 pm
BRI Europe Travel Fair Offers Half-Price Flight TicketsHeld since Thursday, the travel fair offers flight tickets to Europe at a steep discount.
Special Updates Feb 28, 2020 | 4:33 am
Travel Agents, Airlines Nervous as Coronavirus Forces Saudi Arabia to Suspend UmrahTravel agents stand to foot an estimated Rp 1 trillion debt ($71 million) to the pilgrims should the closure last for two weeks.
Business Feb 27, 2020 | 8:52 pm
Astindo's 'Best Travel Deal' Event Opens in Five CitiesFor Rp 3 million only, a visitor may get an eight-day travel package to Kuala Lumpur including flight, hotel and tour.
Lifestyle Feb 21, 2020 | 10:15 pm
Is It Safe to Travel to Singapore Amid Coronavirus Outbreak?The Singapore Tourism Board has reported a sharp decline in visitors to the city-state since the coronavirus outbreak began.
News Feb 18, 2020 | 7:48 pm
Jokowi Promises 30 Percent Discount for Foreign TouristsThe discount will be part of a stimulus package for a tourism industry starting to reel from the coronavirus outbreak.
News Feb 17, 2020 | 6:44 pm
Indonesia Could Lose $2.8b From Plummeting Chinese ArrivalsAccording to the government data, 2.07 million arrivals from China were recorded last year, second only to those from Malaysia.
Business Feb 14, 2020 | 3:55 am
Hundreds of Chinese Tourists Extend Stay in BaliThousands of Chinese tourists continue to stay on the resort island mostly because no flight is available for them to go home.
News Feb 13, 2020 | 9:33 pm
Indonesia Raises Travel Alert for Singapore After City-State Declares Orange Alert for Coronavirus OutbreakThe Dorscon Orange alert is one level below top alert.
News Feb 10, 2020 | 7:50 pm
International Arrivals Up Slightly, but Coronavirus Scare to Have Effect SoonChinese visitors accounted for 12 percent of international arrivals in 2019 and a travel ban will hit Indonesia's tourism sector hard.
Business Feb 3, 2020 | 5:22 pm
Indonesia Wants to Wrap Up Trade Pact Talks with EU Before Elections
Ganjar to Launch Campaign in Papua, Prabowo and Anies Commence in Greater Jakarta
Indonesia Stock Exchange Witnesses Surge in Individual Investors
Hamas Releases Third Group of Hostages Including American Girl
It’s Absurd to See War in 'Super Modern' World: Jokowi