If you didn’t travel in Indonesia this year, don’t worry — 2009 will also be the year to visit, with the government planning to extend the "successful" Visit Indonesia program. "At first many doubted the program’s success, yet we have set a new record in our tourism history," Culture and Tourism Minister Jero Wacik said […]

A proverb says "Powerful country is a country which respects its history". Setting out from the awareness of historic background and artifact which are preserved within the museum, there are many positive things to be learned for the livelihood in this modern time. Thus, the role of museum is not only as the inspirator but […]

Indonesia’s Department of Culture and Tourism has announced its intention to continue the current Visit Indonesian Year (VIY) campaign for a third year as part of plans to attract seven million foreign visitors in 2010. Visit Indonesia Year which was launched after 2008 was already well underway, was retained for an additional year in 2009. […]

Indonesia is famous with its specific batik clothes. This thing is one of the main attraction for visitors for doing tour in Indonesia. Here in Yogyakarta, well known as the center of batik. Tourist usually go to Kota Gede where they can see the process of batik.Or they they may go to Beringharjo market in […]

In cooperation with national tourists and airline associations, Indonesian government will hold International Tourist and Travel Fair (ITTF) slated for Oct. 2 this year, Tourism and Cultural Minister Jero Wacik said here on Tuesday. The fair is aimed at improving the country’s tarnished image after two bombings damaged two luxury hotels in the country’s capital […]

(Jakarta, 21/07/2009) Minister of Culture and Tourism, Jero Wacik said is no tourist exodus in Indonesia following to the terrorist action on bombing JW Marriot and Ritz Carlton in Jakarta last Friday. The statement was based on a quick survey in Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Jakarta and Ngurah Rai Aiport, Bali. Based on the survey, both of […]