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Indonesia received 14.04 million foreign tourists in 2017

Indonesia failed to reach its foreign tourist arrival target last year due to a series of natural disasters in the second half of the year, its statistics agency BPS reported on Wednesday (01/02).

Indonesia received 14.04 million foreign tourists all through last year, fewer than the 15 million target set by its Tourism Ministry.

The number, however, was still a 21.88 percent improvement from 2016.

BPS head Suhariyanto said the Mount Agung eruption, which happened in Indonesia’s most popular tourist destination Bali in […]

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Six Senses Fiji is opening on April 14

Six Senses Fiji is looking forward to welcoming guests on April 14 as the brand marks its arrival in the South Pacific.

Known for its idyllic crystal-clear waters, white sandy beaches, thick tropical forests and excellent climate, Fiji is the ideal year-round destination.

Located in a magnificent secluded bay on Malolo Island, Six Senses Fiji features a spectacular private golden sandy beach and offers all-tide swimming.

Six Senses Fiji will feature 24 one- and two-bedroom pool villas all with private pools, decks and outdoor showers and ten private residences […]

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Sahid Hotels & Resorts announces 5 new projects in Indonesia

Additions to Sahid Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio reinforce its presence in Indonesia, a focus of major growth in the hotel industry where it now has more than 20 hotels in Indonesia. Five new projects were announced by the company confirming its commitment to the country where it begins to focus on growth in the leisure segment.

Sahid Hotels & Resorts opened 3 new resorts in Wakatobi, Maumere and Banyuwangi as well as announced 5 other new resorts in Bogor, Bandung, Pangandaran, […]

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OMNIA Dayclub just opened on the cliffs of Uluwatu

The island’s hottest new sunshine destination has hit the Uluwatu clifftops, thanks to the all-star Hakkasan Group.

If you’re like us and the thought of soaking up the sunshine, sipping on sake and tucking into gourmet sushi overlooking Uluwatu’s awesome cliffside sounds too good to be true, then raise your glass to the famous Hakkasan Group (the brains behind Herringbone and the worldwide Michelin-starred Hakkasan restaurants) because they’ve made all of our dreams a reality.

Hakkasan has just opened the swankiest new dayclub and hospitality destination on the island, giving […]

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The Sukhothai Shanghai slated to open in April 2018

HKRI International Limited’s second Sukhothai Hotels and Resorts-brand property, The Sukhothai Shanghai, is now set to open its doors in April this year.

The new hotel, which will form part of the HKRI Taikoo Hui mixed-use development in the city’s Jingan district, was announced last year and had previously been given an opening date of late 2017.

The Sukhothai Shanghai is a member of independent collection, Small Luxury Hotels of the World, and will offer a total of 201 accommodations comprising 170 guestrooms and […]

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Watch this video on what to do if Mount Agung in Bali erupts

The Bali Tourism Board Hospitality Center has created a levelheaded and well-informed video advising Bali visitors on preparations in place and what to expect in the event that a future eruption of Mount Agung results in the closure of Bali’s airport.

Avoiding the sensationalism that too often clouds any discussion of the Mount Agung Volcano, the video reminds the public that even in the worst-case scientific model and scenarios only 2% of the Island’s land mass would be affected by a major […]

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