Tren “Farm-to-Table” Makin Diminati, Restoran Multinasional Lirik Penggunaan Pangan Lokal​​

Mengonsumsi bahan pangan organik dari petani lokal atau konsep “farm to table” kini makin tren. Bahkan restoran multinasional mulai melirik penggunaan pangan lokal ini untuk menarik minat penikmat kuliner. Hal ini pun diakui Residence Chef Pistachio Restaurant Ubud, Agus Ari Saputra. la mengatakan, bahan pangan organik semakin diminati wisatawan, tidak hanya wisatawan domestik tapi juga […]

Menparekraf Susun Peta Jalan Dekarbonasi Sektor Pariwisata di 5 Destinasi Super Prioritas

Kementerian Pariwisata dan Ekonomi Kreatif (Kemenparekraf) didukung United Nations Development Program (UNDP) melalui Climate Promise Project menyusun “Peta Jalan (Roadmap) Dekarbonisasi untuk Sektor Pariwisata”. Dokumen yang akan menjadi acuan bersama untuk menyusun rencana strategis dalam menjalankan aksi iklim di sektor pariwisata yang ramah lingkungan, rendah emisi, dan mencapai net zero emission telah ditandatangani di tengah […]

Ministry launches 2023 Eco Deals Program to develop hotel industry

The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry has launched the 2023 Eco Deals Program in collaboration with a private digital tourism and travel agency to further develop the national hotel industry. “Eco Deals is a program that provides opportunities to tourists to participate in promoting sustainable tourism,” Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno said […]

Strengthening Bali’s sustainable tourism

The Indonesian Hotel General Managers Association (IHGMA) DPD Bali has taken progressive steps to realize a wiser transformation in the industry. This momentous shift was catapulted by the inaugural International Leader Summit (ITLS), which was held in September 2022. Based on the discussion that was brought up in ITLS 2022, the tourism paradigm will be […]

Bali Tourism global vision for small & medium sized travel companies

The countdown for TIME 2023 on the Island of the Gods began. “Indonesia’s most popular tourist destination, Bali, is “getting the honor” of hosting another prestigious international event”, said Ida Bagus Agung Partha Adnyana, Chairman of the Bali Tourism Board. TIME 2023 is the first Global Tourism SME Executive Summit by the World Tourism Network (WTN). It will be […]

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Supports Levy for Foreign Tourists in Bali

The Bali Provincial Government is planning to impose a fee of Rp 150,000, or approximately 10 US dollars, per person for foreign tourists visiting Bali. This fee is a contribution towards the conservation of Bali’s natural and cultural heritage, as well as the enhancement of Bali’s tourism quality in a sustainable manner. This measure is […]

Amsterdam, Venice, Bali choose environment over tourism. Added tax, no cruise ships.

ourist hotspots don’t normally try to reduce visitor numbers, but a growing number are now looking to do so. Why? Because of overtourism and the implications it has for preserving historic sites, air pollution and looking after nature. Amsterdam joins Venice as the latest destination to consider restricting tourist levels through bans of cruise ships […]

Bali announces $10 entry fee for tourists

Tourists visiting Bali will be charged $10 (AED37), starting February 2024. The move is part of the tropical island’s efforts to “clean up its tourism scene,” as per a report by Bloomberg. Come February, tourists must pay 150,000 rupiah ($10) per person for each entry to the island. These funds will then be used for […]

Bali welcomes tourists without quarantine as South-East Asian countries continue to scrap travel restrictions

Jessica Gordon is happy she could holiday in Bali last week. “Bali is like a second home to me,” said the 32-year-old interior designer from Brisbane. Ms Gordon arrived in the tourist hotspot via Singapore from Australia last Sunday, after she discovered she could visit Indonesia without having to quarantine. “I’m actually going to visit my grandmother who is unwell in Surabaya, […]

The subtle evolution from bleisure to workations

I was recently on a trip to Aruba, in the Caribbean. I initially wanted to book a week-long leisure trip at some kind of all-inclusive beach resort but figured I might as well extend my stay and bring my computer along for some work, too. So I opted for a fully-furnished condo. Unusual? Not at all, […]

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