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Jakarta returns to partial lockdown as Covid surge strains healthcare system

The Jakarta city government will reimpose large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) across the capital city starting Monday (September 14), following a spike in the number...

Discounts needed to pave way to tourism recovery: Indonesian agents

Indonesian tour agents are urging local attractions to stimulate a rebound in tourism business with discounts and special deals, as the country moves to...

New virus fears cloud Indonesia’s tourism reopening

As Indonesia readies to reopen parts of its economy under strict health protocols, the travel trade is battling feelings of anxiety, fearing that the...

Indonesian zoos cry for gov’t aid as food, funds run dry

Temporarily-shuttered Indonesian zoos are struggling to afford animal feed, as well as ensure business continuity, as the coronavirus lockdown keeps visitors away. For now, Jawa...

Indonesia’s shutdown of 56 conservation zones draws praise

Indonesia's Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) has ordered a temporary closure of 56 national parks and conservation sites nationwide, in a bid to...

Indonesia pledges hotels, former athletes’ village to Covid-19 support

The Indonesian government is collaborating with several hotels to turn their premises into temporary facilities to house medical staff, as well as converting Wisma...

Java tubing adventure turned deadly for agents

Four travel executives died in an river tubing accident in Magelang, Central Java yesterday when they were hit by sudden floodwaters. They were Tantri Aristiawati...

Indonesia bids to host 2032 Olympics

Indonesia has submitted a bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, Jakarta's state news agency Antara announced yesterday. Indonesia's ambassador to Switzerland, Muliaman D Hadad,...

Strengthening resilience in the face of disasters

In a country located along the Ring of Fire, it is vital for any tourism players operating in Indonesia need to possess keen awareness, knowledge and readiness to cope with natural disasters, says Budi Tirtawisata, group CEO, Panorama Group Indonesia

World demand for Asia rising

In Asia, emerging destinations like Sri Lanka and the Philippines are shining brighter on the global tourism stage as a growing demand for experiential...

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