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

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 [...]

June 2017

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 & [...]

April 2017

Motocross Circuit Boosts Lombok Tourism

  The Lombok International Airport Motocross and Grasstrack Circuit - aimed at increasing the number of Lombok visitors and ramping up its local tourism attractions. While Lombok already has cultural tourism, marine tourism and culinary tourism, the local government is hoping to develop the Lombok Sports Tourism sector as another facet of the island's [...]

More Lombok Tourists For New Airport

Tourists line up at new Lombok International Airport (BIL) as state-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura aims to book Rp 3.5 billion (US$262,500) in revenue in 2017 through expansion projects in a bid to attract more tourists. The airport operator has set aside Rp 205 billion between 2016 and 2017 to improve the airport’s infrastructure, [...]

Rp6 Trillion For Mandalika

A development agreement for integrated tourism projects in the special economic zone (KEK) of the Mandalika Resort development project in Lombok NTB was signed by Vinci Construction Grands Projects and ITDC in front of Indonesia President Joko Widodo and French President Francois Hollande. The development agreement is reported to include building several hotels and [...]

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

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

Telkomsel Installs Mandalika 4G LTE Network

Telkomsel Installs Mandalika 4G LTE Network in effort to boost tourism infrastructure Date: January 29, 2017 Source: netralnews.com Telkomsel installs Mandalika 4G LTE network to bolster tourism in the Mandalika Resort special economic zone (SEZ) in Lombok   In Lombok investment news, Sukardi Silalahi, Director of Network at Telkomsel Indonesia, said the installation [...]

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 [...]