April 2018

Indonesia To Launch Halal Tourism Accelerated Development

A tourist takes a selfie in front of Fatahillah Museum in Jakarta's Old Town, a popular tourist spot in Jakarta, Indonesia Date: April 11, 2018 Source: SalaamGateway.com Indonesia's Team for Halal Tourism Accelerated Development, a taskforce under the ministry of tourism, will launch the Indonesia Muslim Travel Index (IMTI) in September to track and benchmark the [...]

Lombok Hosts Tour de Lombok & Marathons

  Lombok is now set to host the new Tambora Challenge race in addition to the Tour de Lombok 2018 race, which will be joined by 18 cycling teams from other countries and will held for three day in Lombok, West Nusa Tanggara Indonesia, from April 13 to 15, 2018. Date: April 3, [...]

November 2017

West Nusa Tenggara Tourism Improved

  Gorgeous white sand beaches like this - some of the very best in Indonesia, combined with a pristine, unspoiled and relatively undeveloped natural environment are just a few of the reasons Lombok tourism improved. Date: November 18, 2017 Source: Jakarta Post Following the launch of Mandalika Special Economic Zone (KEK), the tourism [...]

October 2017

Mandalika Special Economic Zone Launched

    View of Kuta Beach, part of the Mandalika tourist area, in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. Date: October 20, 2017 Source: The Jakarta Post President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo officiated on Friday at the inauguration of the Mandalika Special Economic Zone (KEK) at Mandalika Beach, West Nusa Tenggara.   “KEK Mandalika is expected [...]

2018 IMF World Bank Meetings Preparations

    Komodo Island and Lombok are just two of the over 60 tour packages designed in concert with members of Association of the Indonesian Tours and Travel Agencies (ASITA) and other regional tourism departments. Date:  October 10, 2016 Source:  The Jakarta Post The month of October next year will be a historic [...]

April 2017

Mandalika Lombok Cycling Race

22 countries with over 100 riders are competing in the Madalika Lombok cycling race ""Tour de Lombok Mandalika". The bike rider’s countries of origin include Indonesia, the Netherlands, Germany, Thailand, Australia, Spain, Japan, France, Korea, Malaysia, Italy and China. Head of Tourism for Lombok NTB Lalu Moh Faozal said "together with team entourages the [...]

March 2017

Australia Offered Lombok Airport Management

  In an effort to turn the operation profitable, Indonesia state owned Angkasa Pura, operator of the Lombok International Airport (Bandara Internasional Indonesia or "BIL") Tanak Awu near Praya on the Island of Lombok has offered an airport operator in Australia the chance to jointly operate Lombok airport. The Lombok International Airport. Date:  [...]

February 2017

Lombok Bau Nyale Festival of “Sea Worm” Princess

The Bau Nyale Festival is an age-old tradition that is closely linked to the legend of the beautiful Princess Mandalika. The locals believe that the Nyale (sea worms) are sacred creatures that bring prosperity to those who honor them. The belief is based on the legend which tells of Mandalika throwing herself into the sea [...]

December 2016

New Lombok Cruise Ship Port

  Indonesia Ministry of Tourism, Taufan Rahmadi, said that the Gili Mas Port of Lombok, is targeted to operate in May 2019, will become the largest port area in Eastern Indonesia. This port will be built specifically for giant cruise ships that bring the foreign tourists from various parts of the world to enjoy [...]

October 2016

Lombok Sporting Events Tourism

  After the successful 2016 GNFY Indonesia bicycle marathon on Sunday, Lombok's potential as an international sports tourism destination has been elevated said NTB tourism and cultural agency head Lalu Mohammad Faozal. 600 cyclists, including 200 foreigners and 400 Indonesians from 31 countries participated in the event. Date:  October 3, 2016 Source: Jakarta [...]