New 40% to 75% entertainment tax could mean higher prices for Indonesia’s consumers; businesses push back with legal action

New 40% to 75% entertainment tax could mean higher prices for Indonesia’s consumers; businesses push back with legal action

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA: A 40 per cent to 75 per cent entertainment tax on the price of certain goods and services may soon be implemented in Indonesia, much to the displeasure of businesses and consumers, who say that the steep increase could push customers away from visiting affected establishments. The price of a cocktail sold at a … Read more


By Mohd Iswandi Kasan Anuar JAKARTA, Jan. 11 (Bernama) — Several Malaysian and Indonesian tourism industry players aim to bring in at least 1,600 tourists from Indonesia to Terengganu this year by introducing affordable vacation packages. KRDC Travel Sdn Bhd, Kembara Resort, and two Indonesian travel agencies – Habibi Tours and Travel4All – will collaborate in … Read more

President asks Puteri Indonesia to help promote tourism

Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has asked the 2023 Puteri Indonesia beauty pageant winner, Farhana Nariswari Wisandana, and finalists to help promote tourist destinations, Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno said on Monday. “Princesses of Putri Indonesia (Indonesian beauty pageant) have been asked to promote destinations wherever they come from and wherever they … Read more

IN2MOTIONFEST Captured Hundreds of Visitors with the Beauty of Indonesian WASTRA

Classified in: BusinessSubjects: PDT, TDS The exquisite Indonesian Heritage Textiles, WASTRA, were showcased through modest-wear fashion, catering to the fashion needs for millions of Muslims worldwide. DUBAI, UAE, March 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The Central Bank of Indonesia (BI), the Indonesian Fashion Chamber (IFC), and the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Dubai showcased … Read more

Destinations Travel Experts Return To Again And Again

Travel lovers typically strive to visit as many different places in the world as they can. But some destinations are so special that even the most adventurous travelers can’t help but return again and again.  Whether a place possesses breathtaking landscapes, a rich history, unbeatable cuisine, welcoming locals or all of the above, there are … Read more

Five Essential Activities For First-Time Visitors To Jakarta

the Sunda Kingdom era. getty With roughly 270 million people living within its borders, Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation on the planet—and for a deep dive into the fascinating array of cultures found across the country, there’s no better destination than Jakarta. This massive metropolis has served as the Indonesian capital since 1961, … Read more

Opportunities for Turkish-Indonesian tourism collaboration

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption to economies and societies worldwide, with countries implementing strict regulations to curb the spread of the virus. However, these restrictions have had detrimental effects, including increased stress, depression, and bankruptcies. As the world looks towards recovery, it is essential to consider lifting these restrictions and focusing on economic … Read more

New Borobudur Entry Fee Scheme Aims to Conserve Historical Site

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investments Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan on Wednesday revealed that the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry has completed concocting the plan to increase Borobudur Temple’s entry fee. He said the new policy is set to be tested as soon as it is announced by the temple’s management, … Read more

Seven Countries Join the JCS Minangkabau 2023 Event

Senin, 6 Maret 2023 – 11:30 WIB VIVA – A total of 228 participants from seven countries, namely Indonesia, China, the Netherlands, France, Latvia, Laos, and Thailand participated in the Jelajah Cycling Series or JCS Minangkabau 2023. The start of this event was marked by the release of the start flag by the Deputy Governor of West … Read more

Taiwan Tourism Reopens, Targeting 150 Thousand Indonesian Tourists

Selasa, 28 Februari 2023 – 14:30 WIB VIVA – After the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan began to relax entry rules for foreign tourists, also the government continues to carry out tourism promotions. “After the three-year pandemic, Taiwan tourism promotion again to increase and trying to establish close relations between the Indonesian and Taiwanese tourism industries,” said Taiwan Bureau Director, Chou … Read more