The world is beginning to re-open. People are travelling around Europe and N. America, there are signs even fortress Australia may reopen, and Indonesia must be ready, but are we?
Kuta’s new urban resort, MAMAKA by Ovolo, has now entirely launched and is operating in full swing, welcoming modern travellers across the globe to enjoy its accommodation, services, facilities and offerings to the fullest extent.
Retreat to one of Bali’s most classic resort destinations, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali, a beachfront family sanctuary with something for everyone.
The restart of international travel could be seriously delayed without worldwide reciprocal recognition of all approved COVID-19 vaccines, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
Why not escape to the paradise of Bali or Lombok? When you are ready and those ever-changing rules are firmed up of course, you might dare to start thinking of a real holiday, not a staycation, perhaps breath-taking views, summer
The Ascott Limited, the fully-owned lodging business sector of CapitaLand, has recently launched discoverasr.com, its very own online travel booking platform that unifies Ascott’s 14 lodging brands.
There is no doubt that motorcycling racing is a very exciting and enervating sport enjoyed by millions across the world, but I have really no idea why the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (Sport? Industry perhaps?)
The Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno made a working visit to Bali from 10 to 13 June to prepare for the reopening of the Bali border for foreign tourists, scheduled at the end of July.
An Exclusive Interview with Marco Groten, Area Vice President of Hyatt Indonesia and General Manager Grand Hyatt Bali.
Haute Couture Architecture: The Art of Living Without Walls by Anneke van Waesberghe is so much more than a book about sustainable design, tented architecture, green hotel or eco-resort design.
The UNWTO has opened a call for ‘Best Tourism Villages’ Let’s make sure Indonesia is represented.
International tourist arrivals were down 83% in the first quarter of 2021 as widespread travel restrictions remained in place. However, the UNWTO Confidence Index shows signs of a slow uptick in confidence.
Hospitality management chain, Intiwhiz International, is awarded Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards 2021 through two hotels that it manages: the Grand Whiz Poins Simatupang – Jakarta and Whiz Prime Hotel Sudirman – Makassar.
As a leading hospitality group, IHG Hotels & Resorts has long been a pioneer in world travel. The company advances its brand as it looks to the future and paves the way for when travellers are ready to travel once again.
With a more advanced digital analytics, Tavel Insights with Google is a platform that could help toursim industry with data-driven business decisions.
The number of Covid-19 confirmed cases of foreign citizens in Indonesia and the Indonesian diaspora continue to rise until the government decided to extend the travel restrictions until 25 January and perhaps beyond.
From travel and hotels, to design and now fashion. NOW! Jakarta speaks to Warwick Purser, an evolving cultural master.
Vaccines will help in the long-term, but they must not be a requirement for travel. International travel can already restart at minimal risk with a combination of effective testing regimes and robust hygiene protocol.
Plaga Wine is offering the perfect holiday bundle packages, exceptionally ideal for those hosting holiday gatherings and festive parties. While travelling may be limited, worry not, Plaga Wine delivers to all over Indonesia.
Without travelling afar, friends and families can unwind themselves and enjoy the festive season in a quieter place and still get the best accommodation available at JHL Gading Solitaire Gading Serpong.
Ministry of Tourism and Creative economy hopes tourists will feel more secure to travel and go on vacation during the year-end holiday as the safety protocol is tightened.
The luxury apartment brand, Ascott, wins up to 17 prizes in the 2020 World Travel Awards.
Ecotourism encourages travellers to help protect the environment and contribute to local communities on a much deeper level than the tourists just passing through on normal tours.
NOW! Jakarta’s Alistair Speirs went straight to Ajay Jacob, the Country Manager of Qatar Airways to see what the situation really is during border closure and travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The impact of Covid-19 has significantly changed our approach to travel – and at the same time gave us the opportunity to rediscover our own countries.
More than just another destination in paradise, this resort’s tropical allure and family friendly charm are ready to realise the vacation of your dreams when you are ready to travel again.
In this podcast titled The Potential Return of Tourism, Alistair Speirs talks about how tourism is expected to make a comeback, while dispelling famous travel predicaments, such as the short haul versus long haul profitability.
For those without plans to travel due to the pandemic, why not create your own summer time activities around the house?
Considered having a high standard on safety and health by WITC, Archipelago international guarantees the comfort for the guests who stays at its properties.
Considered having a high standard on safety and health by WITC, Archipelago international guarantees the comfort for the guests who stays at its properties
Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) recorded that a total of 16,642 hotels have closed following the government’s order to reduce potential crowd and travelling activities in the archipelago.
The Embassy of Kuwait in Indonesia through its Chargé d'affaires Abdulwahab Alsenan is restricting travel from and to the State of Kuwait.
Not only business and leisure travellers actively chasing the life-work balance in a splendid hotel like Mercure Jakarta Batavia, family and children now have more reasons to stay at the lovely urban hotel because of all the perks
For those travelling to Surabaya during Valentine’s Week, one may probably stop by at Oakwood Hotel & Residence and spend romantic experience with their loved one.
Global Secure Accreditation (GSA) has developed the world’s first set of evidence-based hotel security standards which incorporate techniques used by leading law enforcement and security agencies.
One of the most compelling islands in the country, Sulawesi, charms travellers across the globe with its mountainous interiors cloaked in a dense jungle.
’Tis the season to travel seaside and soak up the sun! If you’re spending this festive holiday on the island of Gods, here is a round-up of shopping list authentic to Bali to merry up your tropical itinerary.
Trinity is one of Indonesia’s most influential travel writers and has received numerous awards for her work from major players in the national travel industry.
In this book, Irma Lengkong Mikkonen shares some discoveries about human and pet relationship.
Cathay Pacific brings back its signature craft beer ‘Betsy’, which is now available on the inclusive cabin to live up passenger’s long-haul flight experience.
If you travel on Jalan Antasari between Prapanca and Cipete Raya, and look up occasionally from your handphone, you will see a series of colourful murals depicting Jakarta’s Betawi culture.
Amir Sidharta tells us a story of Kartono Yudhokusumo, the Father of Modern Decorative Painting.
In celebration of Ciputra World Surabaya’s 5th Anniversary this year, travellers are invited to enjoy special offers at the five-star hotel in East Java.
Fairfield by Marriott Bali Kuta Sunset Road finally opened its doors to the public, providing idyllic accommodation and services that highlight the warmth and simplicity of conveying a flawless experience for travellers.
Chris Bowden spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the Cathay Pacific’s mission and core values that contribute to the development of the world’s travel and tourism industry.
Everyone has a right to travel. But can you be a responsible traveller who takes nothing but photographs, keeps nothing but memories and leaves nothing but footprints?
How the destination country manages its waste is one of the things we can learn while we are traveling. Let’s see how Indonesian’s two most favourite holiday destination countries deal with their waste!
Travelling is of course a fun thing to do. But do you know the negative effect of the world's biggest industry has on our planet?
From Aceh to Papua, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy invites local and international tourists to experience the uniqueness of each provinces' cultural and historical sites and events.
Located next to Pantai Indak Kapuk (PIK) Avenue, Swissôtel provides business travellers a pleasant staying experience in a strategic location in North Jakarta.
Condé Nast Traveler awarded InterContinental Bali Resort as one of the top 20 resorts in Indonesia according to this year's 2019 Reader's Choice Awards.
Get to know more about what Jakarta has to offer in terms of culinary experience with Jakarta Food Traveler (JFT).
General Manager Brendon Meppem talks to NOW! Jakarta about why Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada is the perfect base for those looking to explore West Jakarta and business travellers alike.
Venturing into West Kalimantan and travelling to its remote corners, where you can truly absorb the culture of the Dayak Simpang, was a remarkable experience. NOW! Jakarta contributor Stephanie Brookes shares hers.
With Bali Beyond & Travel Fair (BBTF), Minister of Tourism of Republic of Indonesia, Arief yahya, hopes the world know more about this archipelago's potential.
Awarded as the Top Hotel for Honeymoons in the Puncak area by Travel Myt, Le Eminence Hotel Convention & Resort invites newlyweds to escape into the hills of Puncak.
Bar at the Rooftop, affectionately known as BART, was named one of the best rooftop bars in Southeast Asia, according to a city guide website Big 7 Travel.
NOW! Jakarta contributors Stephanie Brookes and David Metcalf travelled to Banda Neira Island, taking a deeper look of both its beauty and dark history.
“Indonesia Through Different Lenses” is a collection of stories written by 18 people from 16 countries, including 14 ambassadors who are on duty in Indonesia.
Here is a sundown rundown of Bali’s most admired spots, with front row seats to enjoy the golden and blue hours without any grey buildings in sight!
One fine morning, 8 May, a commercial flight of Qantas Airways traveling from Sydney to Adelaide marked the success of the world’s first zero-waste flight.
As we are halfway through the beautiful springtime and the summer season is just a few months away, have you considered the destination and activities you’d like to do with your family this year?
Embassy of The Republic of Korea in Jakarta together with Korea Tourism Organization held an event about the Korea MICE Roadshow 2019.
Celebrating 25 years in 2019, Accor Plus is a travel and lifestyle subscription programme by Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group.
The tents were designed, crafted, and built carefully by the local carpenter with local surround wood and natural elements.
Explore endless cultural and tourism destinations in the heart of Java. These two cities offer haven of arts, culinary, shopping, nature, and not to forget - Javanese royalty.
If you want to find a rather unusual travelling experience that focuses on architectue and design, then just go to Bandung.
Sarong’s secret to longevity and success is the frequency with which the menu is complemented by results of travel and adventure.
The new credit card is aimed at those who travel for both leisure and business, by providing a variety of benefits in AccorHotels network worldwide.
Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta is suitable for corporate or leisure travellers looking for luxury and prestige for both long and short stays.
Jakarta offers budget travellers an easy solution during their transit time in the city - the capsule.
Moxy Bandung fully embraces today’s Next Generation traveller, giving them a fun, vibrant and stylish hotel experience at an affordable price.
Agustinus spoke to us about how travelling helped to shape his own understanding of identity and culture and shares some of his most memorable travel experience
Have you had a negative experience while travelling? You might want to revisit.
It is nice to travel and have a relaxing time to do some self-reflection. The best way to do this ‘therapy’ is to find destinations that are not mainstream.
doctorSHARE travels to Indonesia’s remote eastern islands to provide medical services.
In recognition of Bandung’s emerging creative personalities, the boutique hotel has dedicated an art space to hold exhibitions and cafe for weekend hangout.
Recently, Hotel Tugu Lombok was named one of the best resorts in Asia by Conde Nast Traveler's Readers Choice 2018.
If you plan to have a business meeting in Bandung, consider Crowne Plaza Bandung which offers facilities that ideal for corporate events and conventions.
We present a few tips that might help you use a lot less of the earth’s resources the next time you pack your backs and hit the road.
From cemeteries to ceremonies, a delightful experience awaits the traveller who takes the time to go to Tana Toraja learn a little of its vibrant culture.
Linda Tan enjoys travel, great food and tripping the life fantastic. She told us her favourite destinations and restaurant recommendations around the world.
Market demographics have shown the variety of travellers these days— from those who favour the luxury market to the new version of backpacker, “flashpacker".
Nigel Mason, Managing Director of Mason Adventures enjoys seeking out unique cultural experiences on his travels. He told us about some of his memorable trips.
The 160 year-old French fashion house showcases the history of the brand most associated with travel gear.
Over 300 sketch artists are expected to participate in the fun urban sketching experience and create a unique way to promote the city’s landmarks.
Kuoni builds relationships with businesses that sell travel, usually travel agencies, tour operators and well-known online travel portals.
Our travel journalists, David Metcalf and Stephanie Brookes travelled to Central Kalimantan to witness Dayak’s Babukung Mask Festival.
Located right near Jakarta, Banten offers a quick trip away for the weekend for those looking for a short break without having to travel too far.
Archipelago International’s new establishment, Nomad, is dedicated to travellers looking for unique vacations with authentic experiences.
Bandara International Hotel, located 3 km from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, is the perfect stop for travel weary passengers to rest and recharge.
Erza traveled to Shoreditch district, as one of the hippest and most happening districts to see in London.
NOW!JAKARTA has curated a list of the world’s best music libraries for those who might be interested in something a little different during their travels.
This year, 101 Travel Sketch will take place in Jakarta in October, and will be celebrated in Bali and Palembang next year.
Yessi Maya Sari travels through the sea by taking a Yacht to explore 11 Banda Islands as the spice islands of Indonesia.
Stephanie Brookes and David Metcalf traveled to Belitung to discover the beauty of the island by exploring beaches and its renowned boulders.
By choosing Turkish Airlines Business Class, you can feel special in the skies and travel in comfort as you enjoy the miles you have earned.
The islands surrounding Komodo in East Nusa Tenggara have now attracted well-heeled, sun-seeking travellers thanks to the establishment of Seraya Resort.
Since our contributor Erza love to walk and always walk a lot during his travels, ‘why not give it a try in Jakarta? Is it possible to walk in Jakarta
Four regions in the country are now among the best in the country for travellers looking for destinations that comply with their beliefs.
NOW! Jakarta curates a list of restaurants where travellers to the city can break their fast close to the airport.
Traveloka, recently introduced a new application which helps users explore culinary spots around a city, provides more than 8.000 restaurants guide.
BritCham hosted the latest installment of the GREAT Pavilion roadshow in Indonesia which featured the travel and F&B industries.
We put together a curated list of natural attractions in North Sumatra that will reward the traveller with the best experiences.
Designed in a modern style, Ciputra World Surabaya welcomes discerning travelers, whether on a quest to discover Surabaya’s unique traits or short business trip
Two lucky winners of the Ultimate Foodies Getaway 2017 photo contest travel to Bali for a specially curated food-focused trip.
Surabaya once lured mainly business travellers, but it also offers tourist attractions from well-preserved heritage sites to delectable cuisine.
Heineken Light, collaborated with three local street wear labels to launch a capsule collection for summer urban traveler style.
From national parks, electrifying craters in the mountains to ancestral traditions, Banyuwangi is worthy to put on your travel agenda.
Denmark is a small country nestled beautifully between great oceans and with an easy access to the rest of Scandinavia. Get the best out of Denmark by tracing down the historical trails of this friendly country.
In honour of the distinguished Italian architect and designer Vico Magistretti, the Embassy of Italy and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura (IIC) Jakarta are organizing an exhibition entitled “Vico Magistretti. A Traveling Archive”.
Following the success of the Garuda Indonesia Travel Fair (GATF) 2016 Phase 1 in April, Indonesia’s national airline is set to return with the second phase of the fair from October 7 to 9 at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC).
Read through Made Wijaya's trip to South Australia and see what he captured with his camera.
Novotel Bandung is a good comfortable option for travellers or business groups wishing to visit Bandung from Jakarta in the near future.
Last month I was invited back to Nagaland, my favourite corner of India, to deliver a lecture on ‘Cultural reference in Tourism Architecture’ to the Nagaland Ministry of Tourism.
Set in the Radio Dalam neighbourhood of South Jakarta, Dwijaya House of Pakubuwono is the new preferred choice of serviced residences in Jakarta, available for rent, for both business and leisure travellers.