World

Indonesia lures more Indian tourists

The number of Indian visitors to Indonesia, especially its Bali Paradise Island, has shown continuous increase over recent years, according to Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Mari Elka Pangestu.
World

Indonesia moves to woo foreign investment

Indonesia has announced that it will allow increased levels of overseas ownership in a range of sectors, as part of efforts to boost the national economy, which tends to slow down.
Business

Forum tables creative economy in Asia, Europe

Strategies to form a creative economy in Asia and Europe have been discussed at the Experts’ Meeting and Public Forum of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) that opened in Hanoi on December 4.
World

APEC, Indonesia to develop health tourism

A senior Indonesian official has said her country has been continuously developing traditional medicine as a tourism attraction as it boasts potential to promote tropical plants, enriched by the tradition and culture of its people.
World

Visa facilitation urged to maintain APEC economies’ growth

Visa facilitation can help create 2.6 million new jobs by 2016 for member states of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, the APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Travel Facilitation in Bali , Indonesia , heard on October 4.
Vietnam CEO Summit 2013 discusses renovation Business

Vietnam CEO Summit 2013 discusses renovation

“Creative Economy: Innovation to the success of businesses” was the main theme of the annual Vietnam CEO Summit, which saw the participation of executives from the most powerful enterprises in Vietnam , politicians, local and foreign scholars.
Indonesia prioritizes five major tourism markets World

Indonesia prioritizes five major tourism markets

Indonesia’s tourism sector will give priority to five major tourism markets to improve service quality and attract foreign tourists amidst the financial and public debt crisis in the US and European countries.
ASEAN

ASEAN Tourism Investment Forum opens in Indonesia

The 5th ASEAN Tourism Investment Forum (ATIF) kicked off in Indonesia’s Lombok island on November 7, drawing the participation of around 100 participants from the governments and private sectors of ASEAN member countries, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea.
World

ASEAN reveals new tourism slogan

“Southeast Asia – Feel the warmth” is the new ASEAN tourism slogan, which was ratified on Jan. 11 by ASEAN Ministers of Tourism at their meeting in Manado of North Sulawesi province, Indonesia .