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Celebrating Rural Ecotourism

Of the 10.4 million foreign tourists who visited Indonesia in 2015, some 1.6 million came to enjoy ecotourism. The tourism ministry recorded an increase in the number of ecotourists over the last two years, including visitors from the ASEAN countries. The increase is triggered by, among others, the development of…

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Kiadan Plaga In A Cup Of Coffee

Organic coffee farming in Kiadan Plaga is the main source of income. It is also a vehicle for the village’s brand of ecotourism.~

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Monday, November 06, 2017

Infrastructure for All

In contrast with his usually modest demeanor, President Joko Widodo touted the success of his administration in building infrastructure projects. While officially launching the Mandalika Special Economic Zone for Tourism in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on October 20, he said that the project was able to go forward thanks to a breakthrough of his doing. "Mandalika has been incomplete for 29 years due to the matter of securing the needed land," said Jokowi.