• Tambing Lake tourists increase after Poso terror threat resolved

    Foreign and domestic tourist arrivals to Tambing Lake in Poso, Central Sulawesi, have increased significantly since security was restored in the haven of radical groups, Lore Lindu National Park head Sudaryatna said as cited by antaranews.com.

  • Garuda opens Bali-Guangzhou route

    The national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will open a new route flying from Denpasar in Bali, to Guangzhou in China this weekend to serve the growing number of Chinese tourists coming to Indonesia, an official said on Friday.

  • Indonesia wants more Japanese tourists

    The government has announced its aim to attract one million Japanese tourists to Indonesia by 2019 on the back of revamped tourism policies.

  • Taking the waters

    A visit to Bath offers the opportunity to soak in the historic spa in a state-of-the-art complex.


  • Borneo Extravaganza to hit Bandung

    The Borneo Extravaganza 2015 tourism exhibition will be held in Bandung next week to promote Kalimantan as a domestic tourism destination.

  • South Sumatra to hold festival for coffee lovers

    South Sumatra will hold a coffee festival in Palembang at the end of this month to promote the signature coffee of the province.

  • Borobudur by the bay

    It was the Asian Economic Crisis and the fall of Soeharto in 1998 that proved to be momentous for Soe Bin, who was watching news reports almost 14,000 kilometers away in California.

  • Jeju Island eyes more Asian tourists

    Well known for natural wonders, including sand beaches, waterfalls and national parks, Jeju Island in the Korea Strait has achieved iconic status among nature lovers from countries across the world.

  • Making the most of an Asian winter

    For many years, Asian tourists headed to Europe or the US in search of their dream weather. Now, though, thanks to the advent of low cost airlines and the opening up of the world, they need travel no longer than a few hours to literally chill.

  • It's Veni, Vidi, Vici at Nathu La

    Visiting Nathu La is no less than a pilgrimage, but not of the religious kind. No amount of preparation can get one ready to travel to the historic pass.

  • Conrad Seoul named Korea’s leading hotel

    Conrad Seoul, the Yeouido branch of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, was named South Korea’s leading hotel.

  • Nights at base camp

    The Eastin Yama Hotel Phuket is a great place for anyone wanting to explore Phuket without breaking the budget.

  • Unplug and unwind on Pangkor Laut private isle in Malaysia

    Disconnect from your devices and escape to Pangkor Laut private island where pristine beaches and rugged rainforests beckon.

  • Luxury at every turn

    Le Meridien Saigon Hotel brings a strong sense of Paris back to South Vietnam.

  • Going halal in fine dining

    Spanish chef Paco Morales will introduce a halal menu option for his restaurant, Noor, which opens in Cordoba next month.

  • Pompeii set to rise again in happy end to restoration saga

    Pompeii is rising from the ashes again -- despite the worst that Italy's mafia, and bureaucracy, could throw at it.

  • Aceh welcomes more foreign tourists

    The number of foreign tourists visiting Aceh has increased almost 9 percent to 14,000 in the first half of the year, according to head of the regency's Central Statistics Agency (BPS) Hermanto on Thursday.

  • Two oil smuggling suspects suspended

    Batam city administration and state oil and gas company PT Pertamina have handed down suspensions to employees suspected of involvement in a ring smuggling subsidized fuel from Riau Islands into the international black market.

  • St. Mary’s home among the banyan trees

    The Sendangsono St. Mary’s Grotto, located in the village of Banjaroyo, Kalibawang district, Kulonprogo regency, was built in 1904. This old pilgrimage place is referred to as the only Indonesian Lourdes as it resembles the place of pilgrimage in France.

  • When cold and hot meet

    It was like a truth-or-dare game when my Japanese guide invited me and my four other Indonesian friends to an onsen (Japanese hot spring bath).