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 [...]

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 [...]

September 2017

New Lombok Seaweed Processing Plant

  A farmer collects seaweed from the sea. Bandung-based cosmetics manufacturer Ocean Fresh has commenced the construction on a seaweed processing plant in Kuta, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Date: Fri, September 15, 2017 Source: The Jakarta Post Bandung-based cosmetics manufacturer Ocean Fresh has kicked off construction on a seaweed processing plant in West [...]

August 2017

New Lombok Tourism Polytechnic School

  New Lombok Tourism Polytechnic school in Lombok - just outside Praya, West Nusa Tenggara Date: August 5, 2017 Source:  The Jakarta Post The Tourism Ministry is set to kick off construction of the new Lombok Tourism Polytechnic School on August 10, in Puyung village, near Praya, in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB).   [...]

July 2017

Experts Assess $USD 3Billion Mandalika Resort

The $ USD 3 Billion Mandalika project’s grand plan stirs excitement for Lombok’s tourism boom, but what do experts think about it?   Date:  July 20, 2107 Source: Indonesia Expat Lombok has already gained extreme popularity – something that developers didn’t hesitate to take advantage of by investing in  the USD 3Billion Mandalika [...]

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 [...]

Korean Air Flying To Lombok in July

  Hundreds line up to buy tickets for Korean Airlines direct flights to Lombok scheduled to commence in July of 2017.   Date: Mon, July 3, 2017 Source:  Jakarta Post Chartered planes owned by Korean Air will begin flying to Lombok International Airport on July 29.   Seven planes will fly from [...]

June 2017

Uber Lombok Makes Tourism Play

  Uber Lombok pickup station featuring car and driver ready to transport Lombok tourists and other customers.   Date: June 21, 2017 Source: TravelMole.com Uber Lombok expands its footprint east to Mataram on Indonesian holiday island of Lombok.   Tourist demand in Lombok is soaring and infrastructure is developing at a rapid pace [...]

New 100 MW Lombok Power Plant

  An agreement was signed Friday to build a new power plant in Lombok, West Nusa Tengarra. The agreement between Indonesian firm Rekayasa Industry & Polish engineering and construction contractor Rafako will significantly increase electricity generation on the Island of Lombok. Date: June 14, 2017 Source:  Jakarta Globe Indonesian firm Rekayasa Industry & [...]