Trans-Java toll road to be completed in 2018

The government is set to complete the trans-Java toll road linking Jakarta and Surabaya in 2018 as an effort to smooth transportation on the island, National Development Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro has said. To support the acceleration of infrastructure project development, the government has encouraged the use of non-state budget resources for financing infrastructure projects, Bambang said, adding that the …

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Purwakarta Gelar Karnaval Sampurasun World Ethnic Festival 2016

Dalam rangka memeriahkan acara HUT ke-185 Purwakarta dan hari jadi ke ke-48 Kabupaten Purwakarta. Pemkab Purwakarta mengadakan Karnaval Sampurasun World Ethnic Festival 2016. Rangkaian acara Karnaval Sampurasun dimulai pada tanggal 20 Juli 2016 –  27 Agustus 2016. Bupati Purwakarta, Dedi Mulyadi, menjelaskan, tema tersebut diambil sebagai bentuk kepedulian kaum etnik atau adat di Indonesia dan dunia yang semakin terpinggirkan oleh perkembangan …

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Rich offerings at record-breaking Bogor Wonderful Golf

Bogor’s burgeoning reputation as one of Asia’s most appealing golfing getaways is set to gather pace with the staging of a record-breaking new tournament. As well as offering prizes worth a total of more than US$80,000, the latest Bogor Wonderful Golf promotion is poised to create two new Indonesian golfing records. To be held on September 7-8 at no fewer …

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Festival Geopark Ciletuh 2016

  Pemerintah Provinsi Jawa Barat kembali menggelar Ciletuh-Pelabuhan Ratu Geopark Festival pada 27-28 Agustus 2016 di Pantai Batu Namprak, Ujung Genteng, Sukabumi. Kegiatan kedua kalinya ini akan diramaikan peserta dari empat negara yakni Singapura, Malaysia, Thailand, dan New Zealand. “Festival ini diselenggarakan untuk memperjuangkan Ciletuh-Palabuhan Ratu menjadi bagian dari UNESCO Global Geopark Network.   Harmoni Kebudayaan Manusia dan Alam “Culture …

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Diamonds hoped to become jewel in Bandung’s tourism crown

The historical Archduke Joseph Diamond is presented at a Christie’€™s auction preview in Geneva, Switzerland. Recently launched at the Citra Green Dago Complex area in Bandung, Indo Wisata Permata is offering tours of the diamond manufacturing process from raw material to finished goods. (AP/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron) Home to refreshingly lush highlands and affordable shopping and culinary destinations, Bandung in West …

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West Java Travel Exchange – JTX 2016

The Government of West Java Province again held the event promotion and marketing of tourism in West Java Travel Exchange or JTX XVIII / 2016.  This event was attended by delegates from 17 countries, including 80 companies from West Java and outside the province will sell their tourism products to 140 buyers from foreign and domestic. JTX annual event is …

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Bogor Prepares to Host Asia-Pacific Golf Tourism Tournament

The Tourism Promotion Board of Bogor District, West Java Province, is preparing to organize an event that combines travel and golf in the Asia-Pacific region. “This event combines golf and Bogor’s natural and cultural potentials,” Zainal Saprudin, chairman of the board, stated here on Thursday. Zainal remarked that the event was scheduled to be launched by Nurhayanti, the district’s regent, …

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Focus Group Discussion

Badan Promosi Pariwisata Daerah (BPPD) Jawa Barat menggelar Focus Group Discussion (FGD) pada hari Kamis tanggal 31 Maret 2016 di Hotel Grand Royal Panghegar Bandung. Kepala Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) Jawa Barat Bachdi Ruswana dan Asisten Deputi Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kebijakan Kepariwisatan Kementerian Pariwisata Abdul Kadir menyampaikan pemaparan dengan tajuk Koordinasi dan Keselarasan dalam Pengumpulan Data Wisatawan ke Jawa Barat. …

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Indonesia promotes unique culture to attract Indian tourists

Indonesia will participate in an international cultural festival in the Indian capital of New Delhi from March 11 to 13 as part of efforts to attract more tourists from the country. The Tourism Ministry’s Asia-Pacific promotions director Vinsensius Jemadu said on Tuesday that Indonesia targeted 350,000 Indian tourist arrivals this year. “We hope India will contribute significantly to tourist arrivals …

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Rituals, celebration readied for total solar eclipse

Excitement is evident across Indonesia as the archipelago gets set to witness the first total solar eclipse in the 21st century on Wednesday. People will participate in festivals, parties and eclipse prayers to observe the phenomenon that will temporarily turn day into night, despite a forecast of cloudy skies from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG). Some 10,000 students …

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