Indonesia News

Qatar Airways adds third daily flight to Bali Denpasar

Qatar Airways adds third daily flight to Bali Denpasar

29 April 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways will operate a third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar. Bali has long been a popular destination for Qatar Airways’ passengers, with the airline offering its first direct service in 2014, later enhancing this to a twice daily frequency.

Emirates goes double daily on Bali flights

Emirates goes double daily on Bali flights

7 April 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Emirates has announced that it will introduce a second daily service to the island of Bali in Indonesia, on July 2nd. The new service will be added to meet the growing demand for travel to and from Bali, offering travellers more convenience and connectivity options.

Fraser Suites Kuningan set for Jakarta debut later this year

Fraser Suites Kuningan set for Jakarta debut later this year

26 January 2017 Hotel News

In line with plans to anchor its presence in the largest economy in south-east Asia, Frasers Hospitality Group, a division of Frasers Centrepoint, will be launching Fraser Suites Kuningan in 2017. This will be the group’s fourth property launched, with another five in the pipeline, bringing its Jakarta portfolio to a total of nine by 2019.

Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Jakarta, Indonesia

Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Jakarta, Indonesia

30 December 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Ethiopian Airlines has announced it will start services to Jakarta, Indonesia, in June 2017 using the ultra-modern Boeing 787-800. Jakarta is Indonesia’s economic, cultural and political centre. Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world, and with this new service Ethiopian will have service to all five of the most populous countries on earth.

Olovson to lead Sanchaya in Indonesia

Olovson to lead Sanchaya in Indonesia

21 October 2016 Hotel News

With over two decades of luxury hospitality experience and an enthusiasm for employee development, Magnus Olovson has been appointed to the helm of the award-winning Sanchaya. Olovson comes to the 9.6-hectare beachfront property on Bintan Island after seven years in Cambodia’s Siem Reap. As a partner of both the Heritage Suites Hotel and Café IndoChine Restaurant, his responsibilities ranged from overseeing extensive training to full refurbishments and market repositioning.

Two dead following Bali boat explosion

Two dead following Bali boat explosion

15 September 2016 Tourism News

Two people have been confirmed dead following an explosion on board a pleasure boat on the Indonesian island of Bali. At least 14 others are believed to have been injured during the incident. Terrorism has been ruled out as the cause of the incident, with a short circuit near the fuel tank the likely cause according to officials.

UNWTO praises Indonesia visa free travel initiative

UNWTO praises Indonesia visa free travel initiative

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation has expressed its full support to the decision of the government of Indonesia to grant free visa to citizens from 169 countries. The measure looks for attracting international tourism to the country by simplifying travel procedures and follows research by UNWTO and WTTC that shows that visa facilitation in the ASEAN economies could create between 333,000 to 654,000 new jobs in a period of three years.

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta opens in Indoneisa

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta opens in Indoneisa

30 June 2016 Hotel News

While today’s travellers are more likely to arrive in Jakarta by commercial aircraft or private jet, the city has long welcomed the world as one of history’s most storied marine ports. Now, the start of a new era in Indonesian hospitality begins with the much-anticipated opening of the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta.

Indonesia sees spike in UK visitors

Indonesia sees spike in UK visitors

The first quarter of 2016 has seen the United Kingdom emerge as the leading growth source market to Indonesia, with a staggering increase of 28 per cent on 2015 figures. The recent surge in arrivals to the largest archipelago in the world follows the recent introduction of the visa free policy for British nationals as well as an uplift in flight capacity and the introduction of Garuda Indonesia’s non-stop direct flights to Jakarta from London Heathrow.

Two planes collide on runway in Jakarta

Two planes collide on runway in Jakarta

5 April 2016 Airline News

Two planes have collided Halim Perdanakusuma airport in Jakarta, resulting in a small fire on-board one aircraft. A Batik Air passenger plane was taking off on Monday evening when its wing clipped the tail of a TransNusa aircraft being towed across the runway.

Trigana Air wreckage sighted in Indonesia

Trigana Air wreckage sighted in Indonesia

17 August 2015 Airline News

A search plane has sighted what is believed to be the wreckage from a Trigana Air flight which went missing on Sunday evening. The ATR42-300 twin turboprop plane was carrying 44 adults, five children and five crew members but disappeared from radar over the remote region of Papua.