April 2018

New International Mandalika Hotels Coming

  Portion of the area of the Mandalika Resort Mega Development project (now under construction in Kuta, Lombok Indonesia) slated for new international hotels. Date: 18 April 2018 Source:  netralnews.com Indonesia Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) Rini Soemarno has launched the groundbreaking of the Paramount Lombok Resort & Residence project in Mandalika Tourism [...]

Indonesia Targets One Million Homes Yearly

  Icon's 3D-Printed House was spawned from the desire to provide inexpensive shelter for the 1 billion people on the planet that don't have a place to call home. Indonesia may employ this technology to reach its houseing goal of 1,000,000 new homes per year. Date: April 12, 2018 Source: RE Talk Asia [...]

Lombok a Muslim-Friendly Destination

  Tourists enjoy the view at Bukit Merese Hills in Lombok, Indonesia. Date: April 8, 2018 Source: ABS-CBN News A speedboat away from party beach Bali, Lombok in Indonesia has something to offer tourists of all backgrounds and beliefs especially those looking for a Muslim-friendly destination for a Halal Tourism vacation.   While it continues [...]

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 [...]

August 2017

New Lombok Solar Power From Equis

  Solar panels to be used in new Lombok Solar power project. Equis Energy has signed PPAs with Indonedia State Owned utility company (PT PLN) to develop 42 MW of solar capacity at multiple locations, including what will be the largest Photo Voltaic (PV) project in Indonesia. Date: August 16, 2017 Source: RenewablesNow.com [...]

July 2017

West Nusa Tenggara: Indonesia’s Next Big Thing!

Muhammad Zainul Majdi, Governor of West Nusa Tenggara, Lombok Island, Indonesia   Date: July 12, 2017 Source: TheWorldFolio.com By cultivating its natural advantages, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara’s main island, is rapidly developing its economy and emerging as a regional hub.   One part of Indonesia has emerged in recent years as a growing [...]

February 2017

Kuta’s Mandalika Resort Opening in 2019

  Architectural rendering of a portion of the Mandalika Resort as seen from above A'an Bay. Image from Arch Case Architects website. Date: February 27, 2017 Source: CEI Asia Kuta's $3 billion mega project, the Mandalika Resort opening on Bali's sister island Lombok, is set to commence operation in 2019   At [...]

January 2017

25 Percent More Indonesia Tourists in 2017?

  Indonesia Travel – the official website of Indonesia’s Tourism Ministry quotes the Minister of Tourism, Arief Yahya, as setting a target of 15 million foreign tourists for the Nation in 2017 – an increase of 25% over 2016. Date: January 2, 2017 Source: BaliDiscovery.com Indonesia Sets Ambitious Goal of 25 percent More [...]

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 [...]

Rp1.9 Trillion State Seaport Expansion

  State-owned seaport operator ASDP Indonesia Ferry has allocated US$140.5 million to finance expansion, new vessel construction and port improvement for Gili Mas, Lembar port in Lombok and 34 other Indonesia seaports. Date: December 9, 2016 Source: The Jakarta Post State Seaport expansion funded for Lombok's Gili Mas Lembar Seaport and 35 [...]