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: 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: 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 [...]

Lombok Investment Optimism Strong

  Lombok Investor optimism is at an all-time high. The luxury resort sector is leading the pack as demand for luxury and high-end properties outstrips supply on Lombok Island. Date:  Lombok, June 12, 2017 Source: TTG Lombok investment optimism underlined the recent Tourism Development Forum, with a huge increase in international air [...]

Korean Airlines Announces Lombok Flights

  Korean Airlines in the sky as the airlines announces new direct flights to Lombok Date: June 2, 2017 Source: Korean Airlines flying direct to Lombok!   South Korean carrier Korean Air is set to host charter flights between South Korea and Lombok International Airport, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), in July and [...]

April 2017

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, [...]

Lombok-Jeddah Route Opening Planned

According to its General Manager, I Gusti Ngurah Ardita, state-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura says BIL is exploring opportunities to open a Lombok-Jeddah route to serve the 5,000 Hajj pilgrims annually flying to Saudi Arabia.   Date: 20 April, 2017 Source: State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I Lombok International Airport [...]

Tour De Lombok Mandalika

  Bike riders competing in the Tour de Lombok Mandalika cycling competition - a combination tourism event/race and showcase of the natural beauty of Lombok. The race is divided into 4 stages: Mataram City to Kuta Beach in Central Lombok (126 km); Bangsal Port to Senaru village in North Lombok (113 km); Kuta Beach [...]