April 2017

New Four Star Mandalika Hotel

  Developer PT Elmar Mitra Perkasa expects to invest US$11.19 million on its new four star Mandalika Hotel   Hotel Date: January 20, 2017 Source: The Jakarta Post The Mandalika Resorts special economic zone (KEK) in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), is set to host a new four star Mandalika hotel in the [...]

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

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 [...]

Thousands of Lombok Cruise Passengers in 2017

  The Lembar seaport on the west side of the island is gearing up for the thousands of Lombok cruise passengers scheduled to visit the island on 24 cruise ships in 2017. Date: February 15, 2017 Source: The Jakarta Post The tourism industry in Lombok is looking forward to 24 cruise ships, bringing [...]

24 Cruise Ships To Lombok in 2017

  24 cruise ships have been confirmed to visit Lombok via Lembar Port during 2017. The passengers are expected to enjoy a one-day trip in several Lombok destinations, NTB Tourism Agency head Lalu Mohammad Faizal told The Jakarta Post on Friday in Mataram. Date: February 11, 2017 Source: Jakarta Post At least 24 [...]

January 2017

Lombok Lures Young Malaysians

  In 2016, the average age of the 750,000 Lombok traveling Malaysians was 40 years old. Now the younger generation is the focus of a new campaign by the Indonesia Tourism Development Company to lure Malaysians to the azure seas, white sand beaches, and growing tourism facilities Lombok has to offer.   Date:  [...]

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

Target: 15 Million 2017 Indonesia Tourists!

  Two of the 15 million 2017 Indonesia Tourists - posing with colorful parrots Date:  December 30, 2016 Source: Indonesia Travel Lombok Investement News:  Minister of Tourism Arief  Yahya targets 15 million 2017 Indonesia tourists and underscores action plans for 2017.   According to official data issued by the Indonesian Central Bureau [...]

New Lombok Tourist Beaches

  Nambung Beach near Sekotong in West Lombok, with its spectacular salt water wave waterfall, is one of many new lombok beaches being promoted for tourism Date:  December 27, 2016 Source: Tempo.Co New Lombok tourist beaches in West Nusa Tenggara being developed by the Tourism and Culture Agency.   The development of additional [...]