A Boeing 737 operated by Sriwijaya Air has gone missing shortly after take-off from Jakarta. More than 50 people are believed to have been on board the passenger plane at the time of the incident.
As the second largest city in Indonesia and the capital of the East Java province, Surabaya is home to colonial architecture and historical monuments.
Authorities on the island had previously said it would open to visitors from September 11th, but this has now been delayed as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage.
With just 32 private pool villas, Raffles Bali epitomises distinguished charm for well-travelled connoisseurs seeking elegant spaces, privacy and cultural discovery.
Ovolo Group will unveil its first-ever resort in Indonesia in late 2020, with the opening of the beachfront Mamaka by Ovolo in the island’s revitalised Kuta precinct.
The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah Ubud is set to change hands and become an anchor for the ambitions of a brand-new hotel management group, Hadiprana Hospitality. The formal handover from the resort’s long-time operator, Singapore-based GHM, is set to take place on January 1st.
As Indonesia seeks to diversify away from focusing on Bali, Nia Niscaya, deputy minister of tourism for the destination, tells us how successful those efforts have been. Speaking at World Travel Market in London, she also explains how important growing airlift into the country has been for the development of the hospitality sector.
Vietnam Airlines has celebrated the launch of its new flights to Bali, tourism capital of Indonesia, from Ho Chi Ming City. Ceremonies were hosted at both Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City and Ngurah Rai Airport in Bali.
Marriott has welcomed its latest property in Bali with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Bali Ungasan, the third Four Points hotel to open on the island. Situated in Jimbaran hills, the hotel offers breath-taking views of Jimbaran Bay, Mount Batukaru and Mount Agung.
Natra Bintan, inspired by its Arabic origins equating happiness and tranquillity, is a personification of the glamping experience that brings to life the concept of being one with nature.
Swiss-Belhotel International has celebrated the opening of Swiss-Belhotel Serpong, a new upscale hotel in the thriving satellite city of Serpong, just 21 kilometres south-west of Jakarta.