Watu Godeg Beach Tourism, Lumajang

 

Have you ever been to Lumajang? Have you ever enjoyed a wonderful beach atmosphere here? This time we will review about the amazing beach scenery located in Lumajang Regency.

Watu Godeg Beach is an amazing beach located in Lumajang Regency precisely in Tempursari District, offers the beauty of beach surrounded by towering cliffs. Besides you can also find the lush pandan sea trees grow around Watu Godeg Beach, thus making a different scene from every corner. Another uniqueness of this tourism is the presence of towering big rocks lies on the edge of the beach. Indeed not many who know this one, but the panorama offered are amazing.

Visit the beach in the middle of the trip you will be treated to a landscape are very fascinating surrounded by swamps around it. The clear swamp water that is different from the marsh generally adds to its own distinct exoticism.

To Get There

For those of you who will visit Watu Godeg Beach, there are two alternative ways that can be used, from Malang Regency or pass Lumajang District, if you come from out of town you can use plane and transit in Surabaya, firstly, by continuing the journey from Surabaya to Lumajang Regency by using Bus or taxi, from Lumajang Regency you have to continue the journey back to Pasirian Subdistrict, here you can continue the journey back to Tempursari Sub-district through the south coast. Among the border of Pasirian and Tempursari subdistrict is the location of Watu Godeg Beach tourism.

Second, you can continue the journey from Surabaya to Malang, from Malang you can continue the journey to Dampit District by Mini Bus, from Dampit you still have to continue the journey towards Kali Bening, then you have to go down to move Tempursari District. Not far from Tempursari District Watu Godeg Beach.

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More: http://www.eastjava.com/tourism/lumajang/

 

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The Integration of Conventional and Digital Marketing to Achieve Indonesia’s Tourism Glory

Integrasi Pemasaran Konvensional dan Digital untuk Kejayaan Pariwisata Indonesia

Ginting Satyana

Director PT Mahoni Global (mahoni.com) & eastjava.com

 

Frasa dunia dalam genggaman kini bukan hanya perumpamaan, melainkan telah menjelma jadi kenyataan. Batasan ruang dan waktu seakan tak lagi relevan karena interaksi bertransformasi menjadi serba cepat, mudah, dan lebih terjangkau dengan adanya kecanggihan teknologi komunikasi. Tak ayal, platform digital pun seakan menjadi primadona tak terkecuali bisnis dan pariwisata. Sektor pariwisata tanah air yang berkembang pun menjadi sebuah ladang bisnis menguntungkan. Guna mengembangkan sektor pariwisata, tentu kemampuan beradaptasi dan berinovasi sesuai dengan perkembangan zaman diperlukan agar dapat bersaing dengan pariwisata negara-negara lain. Dalam hal ini, pemerintah — khususnya Kementrian Pariwisata — dan segala stakeholders terkait harus berperan aktif dalam memasarkan dan ‘menjual’ destinasi wisata Indonesia. Seluruh pihak harus memiliki loyalitas dan rasa tanggung jawab untuk mengelola pariwisata Indonesia baik saat ini maupun di masa depan. Pendanaan promosi pariwisata harus dibagi secara proporsional, yakni 50% untuk pendanaan short term bagi promosi destinasi wisata yang sudah terkenal, sedangkan 50% sisanya untuk pendanaan long term bagi destinasi wisata yang terbilang baru. Di sisi lain, hal ini juga harus diimbangi dengan kualitas dan daya tarik dari destinasi wisata itu sendiri. Kondisi destinasi pariwisata baik yang belum maupun sudah memadai tetap harus terus dibenahi, mulai dari segi akomodasi, akses, hingga fasilitas di destinasi wisata yang ada di Indonesia. Guna mencapai kondisi bisnis yang ideal, maka yang tak boleh diabaikan adalah aspek pemasaran yang mencakup publikasi dan promosi — baik ke dalam negeri maupun ke dunia internasional. Dalam hal ini tentu digital marketing memegang peranan yang amat penting. Perangkat gawai dengan koneksi internet memberikan kebebasan bagi tiap orang tanpa terkecuali untuk mengakses informasi dan kemudian menyebarluaskannya kembali. Dalam kaitannya dalam pengembangan bisnis pariwisata, platform digital merupakan medium yang tepat untuk dimanfaatkan guna mempercepat dan memperluas cakupan promosi dan publikasi destinasi-destinasi pariwisata yang ada.

 

Pada hakikatnya, digital marketing merupakan sarana atau medium untuk pencitraan merek suatu produk atau jasa yang meliputi kegiatan promosi dan pemasaran yang berbasis perkembangan teknologi digital. Implementasi digital marketing pada umumnya memanfaatkan pelbagai platform digital guna aktivitas peningkatan citra merek, seperti melalui website, social media, online advertising, email direct marketing, forum discussion, mobile applications, group chat, dan lain-lain. Digital marketing pun bukan berarti hanya komunikasi satu arah, karena ada pula platform digital yang memungkinkan terciptanya mass interactive activity, seperti misalnya forum diskusi. Hal ini bisa melibatkan banyak orang dan bisa membantu perkembangan sebuah bisnis secara digital, baik sebagai referensi maupun dari segi SEO. Maka, jika dibandingkan dengan offline marketing, digital marketing memiliki sederet keunggulan, mulai dari segi kecepatan, penggunaan yang praktis, beban biaya yang sedikit, hingga cakupan yang tak terbatas ruang dan waktu.

 

Segala kelebihan dari digital marketing ini tentu harus diimbangi dengan optimalisasi yang tepat agar mendapat hasil maksimal. Strategi pemasaran melalui platform digital harus dapat menarik perhatian target sasaran, yakni para wisatawan baik lokal maupun mancanegara. Karenanya, materi promosi yang dipersiapkan tak hanya harus informatif, tapi juga  harus dikemas secara kreatif – mulai dari artikel, foto, video, infografis, dan lain-lain – agar dapat menarik lebih banyak pengunjung. Selain itu, melakukan konsultasi dengan ahli digital marketing bisa menjadi langkah tepat untuk memulai implementasi strategi pemasaran maksimal. Sayangnya, peluang pengembangan bisnis pariwisata secara digital masih belum sepenuhya disadari dan dipahami oleh para stakeholders yang memegang peranan penting dalam sektor pariwisata Indonesia. Tengok saja bagaimana beberapa daerah di Indonesia masih setia pada offline marketing dengan memproduksi dan mendistribusikan ribuan brosur cetak yang selain menyita waktu dan cakupannya sempit, juga membutuhkan biaya tak sedikit. Karenanya, amat penting untuk menggalakkan literasi digital sedini mungkin, baik melalui seminar, diskusi, maupun pertukaran informasi di dunia maya. Harapannya, seluruh stakeholders bisa memiliki kesadaran dan pemahaman bahwa penerapan dan pemanfaatan platform digital akan berdampak positif pada efektivitas pemasaran bisnis pariwisata.

 

Kendati demikian, bukan berarti offline marketing harus sepenuhnya ditiadakan. Karena pada intinya, tujuan dan target publik dari kedua strategi pemasaran tersebut sama, yakni untuk memaksimalkan jumlah kunjungan wisatawan, khususnya yang berasal dari mancanegara untuk meningkatkan devisa negara. Karenanya, strategi yang tepat adalah melalui integrasi dan kombinasi antar offline marketing dan digital marketing sesuai dengan segmentasi dari masing-masing destinasi pariwisata yang ada. Disamping itu, keunggulan lain yang ditawarkan digital marketing adalah promosi dan publikasi tak hanya bisa dilakukan oleh pelaku bisnis, tapi dapat dilakukan oleh siapapun sebagai pengguna dari platform digital tersebut. Oleh sebab itu, yang dapat berkontribusi dalam perkembangan pariwisata Indonesia bukan hanya insan pariwisata melainkan juga dapat melibatkan pelbagai pihak, termasuk generasi muda. Dengan adanya loyalitas dan rasa nasionalisme yang tinggi, kesadaran dan pemahaman yang menyeluruh perihal implemetasi strategi pemasaran yang tepat, serta kolaborasi dari seluruh stakeholders untuk aktif mempromosikan pariwisata Indonesia, maka kejayaan bisnis pariwisata Indonesia bukanlah impian semata.

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The Integration of Conventional and Digital Marketing to Achieve Indonesia’s Tourism Glory

Ginting Satyana

Director of PT Mahoni Global (mahoni.com) & eastjava.com

 

The phrase of the world in a grasp today is more than just a metaphor, because it has become a reality. It seems that limitation of space and time is no longer relevant because today’s interaction has transformed into a fast paced, easier, and more affordable with the advance of communication technology. Undoubtedly, digital platform seemed to be the top, including in business and tourism. Our nation tourism sector that has growing continuously becomes a profitable business field. In order to develop the tourism sector, the ability to adapt and innovate is certainly necessary to compete with other countries’ tourism. In this case, the government — especially the Ministry of Tourism – and all relevant stakeholders must play an active role in marketing and ‘selling’ Indonesian tourist destinations. All parties must have a loyalty and a sense of responsibility for managing Indonesian tourism – both for the current condition and for the future. Funding for tourism promotion should be proportionally shared, which is 50% for short-term funding for the promotion of well-known tourism destinations, while the remaining 50% for long-term funding for the development of new tourism destinations. On the other hand, this should also be balanced with the quality and attractiveness of the tourism destination itself. Indonesia’s tourism condition nowadays is adequate and yet still have a lot of things to be fixed, from the aspect of accommodation, access, to facilities in tourism destinations in Indonesia.

In order to achieve the ideal business conditions of tourism, the marketing aspect that includes  publicity and promotion — both domestically and internationally should not be ignored. In this case, digital marketing plays a very important role. A device equipped with an internet connections gives everyone the freedom without exception to access information and then redistribute it. In connection with the development of tourism business, digital platform is the right medium to be utilized in order to expedite  and expand the scope of promotion and publication of existing tourism destinations. By implementing digital marketing strategies, Indonesia has equal opportunity and reach as wide as other countries in marketing tourism.

In essence, digital marketing is a medium for the branding of a product and service that includes promotional and marketing activities based on the development of digital technology. Implementation of digital marketing in general utilize various digital platform for brand image enhancement activity, for instance through website, social media, online advertising, direct marketing email, discussion forum, mobile applications, group chat, and others. Digital marketing is not just a one-way communication, because there is also a digital platform that allows the creation of mass interactive activity, such as discussion forums. This can involve many people and able to help the development of a business digitally, both as a reference and in terms of Search Engine Optimization. So, when compared with the conventional marketing (offline marketing), digital marketing has a series of advantages, from the aspect of speed, practical use, little expense, to unlimited scope of space and time.

All the advantages of digital marketing certainly had to be balanced with the right optimization for marketing efforts to get maximum results. Marketing strategy through digital platform should be able to attract the attention of targets, which are both local and foreign tourists. Therefore, promotional materials should be prepared to not only become informative, but creative as well –from articles, photos, videos, infographic , and etc — to attract more visitors. Furthermore, consulting with digital marketing experts can be done to start an implementing of maximum marketing strategy. Unfortunately, the business development opportunities of digital tourism is still not fully aware and understood by the stakeholders who play an important role in the Indonesian tourism sector. Just look at how some areas in Indonesia are still stick to offline marketing by producing and distributing thousands of printed brochures that beside wasting more time and narrow coverage, also certainly requires a lot of money. Therefore, it is very important to start promoting digital literacy as early as possible, either through seminars, discussions, or exchanging information in cyberspace. In the end, all relevant stakeholders can have awareness and understanding that the implementation and utilization of digital platform will have a positive impact on the effectiveness of tourism business marketing.

However, it does not mean that conventional marketing (offline marketing) should be completely eliminated. Because in essence, the goals and public targets of both marketing strategies are the same, which is to maximize the number of tourist arrivals, especially from foreign countries to increase foreign exchange. Therefore, the right strategy is through integration and combination between offline marketing and digital marketing according to the segmentation of each existing tourism destination. Furthermore, other advantages offered by digital marketing are the promotion and publication not only can be done the business, but can be done by anyone as a user of the digital platform. Therefore, those who can contribute in the development of Indonesian tourism are not only tourism from government or private sector, but also can involve various parties, including the young generation. With loyalty and high sense of nationalism, awareness and a comprehensive understanding of the appropriate marketing strategie implementation, and collaboration of all stakeholders to actively promote Indonesian tourism, the triumph of Indonesia’s tourism business is not a dream anymore.

 

Source: GRAND STORY Magazine

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Visiting Bukittinggi City in West Sumatra Province, Indonesia

What do tourists know about Bukittinggi City? Well, most of them recognize it as the capital of West Sumatra Province belongs to Indonesia. Some of them are even aware of its tourism potential, so they keep coming to the region over time, especially during long holidays. Not only it becomes the governmental center of West Sumatra, the city was once the capital of West Sumatra and Sumatra Province! Moreover, in the past, it was called Fort de Kock and known as the birthplace of a famous person named Mohammad Hatta (the first vice president of Indonesia).  Visiting Bukittinggi, tourist might have known the magnificent Ngarai Sianok Canyon. For you who loves adventure destination, for sure is the best one.

The Nuance in Bukittinggi

In terms of nuance, Bukittinggi City is not quite different than others. One thing, it resides in the formation of Barisan Hill and surrounded by two volcanoes called Marapi and Singgalang. The city resides on about 900 meters above the sea level, actually. This explains why it features refreshing atmosphere and cool ambiance. When it comes to size, it is about 25.24 km per square and most parts of the city have been used as cultural lands and the rest of them (protected forests) remain untouched. It even has an iconic landmark called Jam Gadang (Gadang Grand Clock), which also becomes one of the best tourist attractions of the city.

Exploring Bukittinggi City

The region is located in a highland and it is surrounded by hills and volcanoes too. Due to such fact, tourists can take advantage of the landscape and conduct trekking! Well, it doesn’t have to be natural tourism though. It is because visitors can also explore several local markets like Aur Kuning, Pasar Bawah, and Pasar Ateh. Various types of products are sold there, so make sure to carry enough cash to buy souvenirs and delicious foods.

When it comes to the most famous tourist site, Bukitttinggi has Gadang Grand Clock which also becomes the icon or landmark of the city. Thus, tourists should never miss the chance to visit it and take some pictures of such grandiose clock. What is more? The city even has an interesting history for tourists to learn. During the reign of the Dutch and Japanese, the city acted as an important base back then. Not to mention a big war occurred here called Padri War!

Due to the increase in the number of tourists who come to Indonesia, exactly Bukittinggi City, the local government decides to improve its facilities and services. Thus, now, people can find numerous hotels and tourist facilities that scatter in different parts of the city. This fame also helps the locals to get more money from the tourism industry, in fact.

Nearby Attractions

•   Lobang Jepang
•   Tuanku Imam Bonjol Monument
•   Sianok Canyon
•   Janjang Koto Gadang
•   Janjang 40
•   Bung Hatta Monument

How to Get There

Those who come from Padang City should spend a trip for about 2 hours and 30 minutes to get to Bukittinggi City in Indonesia. It is because the distance is 95.7 km. The good thing is that the city is quite accessible regardless of where tourists come from. As for the faster route, it is Lintas Barat Sumatera Street.

 

For more details: http://bukittinggi.indonesia-tourism.com/ 

 

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Komodotop Tours and Travel, Your Best Travel Partner

Labuan Bajo Indonesia are the gateway to glimpse the wonderful East Nusa Tenggara. It allow you to see the extremely beautiful and memorable Komodo, Flores and beyond. Komodo Top Tours and Travel is one of the best recommended company based in Labuan Bajo, West Flores in Indonesia. Your best partner who assist and helps you to discover the magnificent Flores and Komodo.

Managed by Komodotop Tours and Travel Team Work, Komodotop.com is one of the local tour operator in Flores Island. Since 2010, we have taken role in managing tours in the island. Not only focus on business affairs, we always see tourism as the way to encourage the local community’s welfare. Komodo Top Tours and Travel have done many experience and improvisation in the many matters. The staffs are highly motivated will make sure you have the best trip. Handled by PT. Rafael Todowela has a duty to improve and develop the tourism in Indonesia in generally and East Nusa Tenggara province in particularly.

Komodo Tours and Travel, particularly serve domestic and overseas visitors who come to Bali and Flores Island. We serve both culture and nature, Flores overland tours, countryside tours, hiking, climbing the mountain, snorkeling, boat trip to 17 islands of Flores island, and crossing the Komodo blue tropical island to see the giant lizard in the world “Varanus Komodoensis”. We also serve online ticketing reservation system of air craft. In the running this company, we have responsibility to contribute the local government tax to develop the West Manggarai Regency of East Nusa Tenggara province, and to assign the local people to improve the quality of life, and working with multinational sectors. In the running this company we had also helping to improve the economic of the local people trough buying their handicraft, local sarong etc. On addition Komodo Tours and Travel has bring many positive impact to the community, company, and locals economic. In the running this company we always focus on quality of service, safety, reasonable price and we serve the visitors as our family. We still open minded to get your input to be more excellent in our service in the future.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions or concerns;

Komodotop Tours and Travel

Address : Jalan Soekarno Hatta, Labuan Bajo of Flores, East Nusa Tenggara – Indonesia
Phone : +62 812 393 466 27 / +62 822 369 434 61
Email : rafaelkomodotop@gmail.com
Website : http://komodotop.com/
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Komodo Eco Tour Indonesia

Best & Affordable Komodo Tour Package. Choose Your Komodo Adventure Here! Welcome to Komodo Eco Tour Indonesia!

 

KOMODO ECO TOUR INDONESIA is a legal tour operator under company PT. BORNEO HIJAU PERSADA was established in 2003 and partner for Orion Cruise from Australia since 2011-2015. The best tour operator in Indonesia, with a large network of travel agents working together to provide you with the best travel experiences on the planet.

 

KOMODO ECO TOUR INDONESIA welcome you to visit Komodo Island of West Florest one of big lizard are found in this island , and will handle you with professional and best service. Our guide teams are known well the area and has been experiences many years working as tour guide through the island of Komodo and surrounding. Our packages are designed with carefully and must care with wildlife and environment also we can make tailor made the packages base on your request.

 

KOMODO ECO TOUR INDONESIA is offer the tour as your request in the itinerary and enable you chose another tour around Indonesia. Experienced as tour field guide, responsible, humorist and more talented and knowledge some primates, good personal and ability in english speaking.

 

KOMODO ECO TOUR INDONESIA  has combination tour with Orangutan Travel in Borneo. We will welcome your request both our packages, and we also can arrange your flight from bajo and to Borneo all over indonesia

For further information, please feel free to contact us.  

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Head office : Jl. Kawitan 1 RT 17 Sidorejo.Pangkalan Bun,Kalimantan Tengah

Branch office  : Jln Wae Mata Gg. Anggrek Komodo-Flores- NTT

Email : info@ komodoecotourindonesia.com

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Telp : + 62 (0)532 24286

Mobile Whatshap : 0852 4930 9250

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Danau Dendam Tak Sudah

Danau Dendam Tak Sudah (DDTS), can be translate with Never Ending Revenge lake is one of famous destinations in Bengkulu. This lake is settle in Dusun Besar village, Singaran Pati sub-district, Bengkulu and has an area of 557 and 67 hectare wide. The lake thought to have formed from volcanic activity in the area.

By located in the strategic importance, in 1936 this lake was established as a nature reserve with an area of 11.5 hectares by the Dutch government. Then, in 1979, this nature reserve area has been expanded to 430 hectares.

In 1999 this nature reserve area was expanded to 577 hectares. As to the somewhat sinister name, there are two versions to the story. The first one tells the legend of a young couple whose love was not blessed by both their parents. The pair of lovers was then said to succumb to depression and eventually took their own life by plunging into the lake. Taking their grudge to the afterlife, their action would later give the lake its legendary name. The second version is believed to have occurred during the Dutch Colonial period. It is said that during that particular time, the Dutch Colonial Government decided to build a dam in the lake to prevent water from flooding, and then build roads along the lake. Somehow, the project was never completed, thus the name “Unfinished Dam” was widely used. From the “Unfinished Dam” or “Dam tak Sudah” over time this would evolve into “Dendam Tak Sudah”.

In the morning, the visitors can enjoy the sunrise and the beautiful scenery of the lake surface that is reddish in the light of the sun. We can also do fishing and travel across the lake with raft or boat. Since the lake is surrounded by hills and lush forests, then we can get the very fresh cool air, with beauty of the vast nature reserve enivironment. ”Dendam Tak Sudah”Lake is no less beautiful and exotic to Toba lake in North Sumatra and Maninjau lake in West Sumatra. Dendam Lake is about 6 km from the center of the city of Bengkulu.

The access to the site would not be difficult, for there are many public transportation to the area or if you bring your own vehicle,the distance from Bengkulu is juat about 30 minutes’ drive away. To get to Danau Dendam Tak Sudah, you can take public minibuses or buses with the route Bengkulu-Danau Dendam tak Sudah. Situated only 6 Km from Bengkulu city, the trip will only takes roughly around 30 minutes’ drive through smoothly asphalted roads.

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As Crossborder Tour Destination, Talaud Make Sara Island As Nautical Icon

Since it was designated as a crossborder destination, Talaud Islands in North Sulawesi, began to improve its tourism. In addition to starting calendar of events, promotions, physical infrastructure to tourist support, Talaud make Sara Island became the mainstay of tourism icon.

The uninhabited small island located in the Pacific Ocean is ready to be promoted for marine tourism. The exotic Sara Island with its fine white sandy beach.

Regent of Talaud Islands Regency Sri Wahyuni Manalip said, Sara Island is one of the islands ready for sale for tourism activity. On this island has been built a number of cottages and clean water infrastructure.

“To be truly exotic, Sara Island is left empty without occupants. The atmosphere of the island feels different if without residents, “said Manalip, Thursday (15/6).

Kepulauan Talaud local government specifically launches the island of Sara’s tourism icon with the headline “Talaud Keren” activity in one of the crowd centers in Manado. A picture recording of Sara Island was featured on the show.

“Talaud has been designated as a border tourism destination by the Ministry of Tourism and we will prepare the calendar of event for 2018,” explained the regent of this beautiful beauty.

Of course, Talaud is special. Very fitting set to be a border tourist destination. The area is directly adjacent to the Philippines. For crossborder tourism, very good considering the natural charm of beautiful Pacific lips presented there.

Called Bumi Porodiso, a language that is absorbed from the word paradise,piece of heaven. It is said that this title is always expressed by Portuguese sailors during a voyage along Sangir -Talaud Islands.

“Kemenpar is committed to help advance Talaud tourism, especially to promote the beauty of the islands and clean beaches and still be natural here, so we in the area are slowly starting to fix the promotion, physical infrastructure and supporting tourism,” said Manalip.

About the beauty of tourist destinations, Manalip claimed not to worry. Tourism destination in Talaud a lot of natural charm. In addition to the island of Sara, Karakelang Island is also a hidden paradise that can be found there. With the help of promotions from the center, she is sure Talaud adventure tourism will become more known throughout Indonesia and abroad.

Tourism Minister Arief Yahya explains crossborder tourism in Talaud, besides intended to work on the potential of foreign tourism in the area, also aims to stretch the economy of the local community. “The potential of border tourism is great, the people there must also get the benefit with more events, so that many people will arrive,” said Arief Yahya.

According Arief, crossborder tourism in accordance with the focus of President Joko Widodo who want to excite the border area. President Jokowi from the beginning paid serious attention to the people of Indonesia who are on the outer islands (read: cutting edge, red), border and remote areas.

So serious, the seventh President of Indonesia did not hesitate to change the name of the border area from the outermost island to the foremost island. Therefore, a series of border tourism held from Atambua, Dili, Papua, Aruk, Entikong, to Batam-Bintan.

“We will continue to study and evaluate how effective it is to stimulate the economy of the community, including how well it attracts tourists from neighboring countries,” said the minister from Banyuwangi.

 

Source: http://portalsatu.com/read/travel/jadi-destinasi-wisata-crossborder-talaud-jadikan-pulau-sara-ikon-bahari-30610

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Welcome to Gallery Trick Art 3D Museum Bali, Seminyak

When you are traveling to Bali do not forget to visit new tourist attractions in Bali. The name of the tourist attractions is the Trick Art 3D Museum Bali. It is located at Jalan Sunset Road 789 Seminyak, Bali. Trick Art 3D Museum opened to the public on April 12, 2014 last.

Trick Art 3D Museum Bali is a fun new tourist spot. In this museum there are nearly 80 of 3D images with a variety of tricks such paintings featuring various pictures of animals, places or famous figures, fantasy, fell from the aircraft and various types of other stunning works. For photographer lovers to visit this gallery while take picture with horrendous and pose great illusion is a place that cannot miss. The place is fun, especially helped by the friendly staff will make the travelers linger in this place.

The location of Trick Art 3D Museum Bali is very accessible and adjacent to the popular places of tourism in Bali such as Kuta, Legian and Seminyak. That is why Trick Art 3D Museum Bali also become one of the destination on itinerary tour. This place can be reached by private vehicles or public transportation. Trick Art 3D Museum as the first museum three-dimensional painting and most popular in Bali.

If the travelers like selfie or taking picture so the Trick Art 3D Museum Bali is a very suitable place. Trick Art 3D Museum Bali is open every day from 09.00 am to 10.00 pm, parking facilities are available to support the convenience of visitors. For admission to the Trick Art 3D Museum Bali is Rp 100,000/person for domestic and Rp 150,000/person for foreign tourists.

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Visa Regulations for Indonesia

Visa Regulations

Have you plan to visit Indonesia? Plans are forming, itineraries are being finalized and the mind is drifting to the many adventures that lie ahead. Before you pack all you need to travel, there’s one more thing to be taken care of: your Visa please!

All travelers to Indonesia must obtain a Visa from one of the Indonesian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. They must be in possession of a Pasport that is valid for at least six (6) months from the date of arrival, and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage.

Through this article, let you know all the relevant information related to tourist visas in Indonesia, so you can enter the country knowing exactly what is required.

Free Visa entry & VOA – Visa on Arrival:

Depending on your passport and where you are from, there are three options to enter Indonesia that apply to most travellers who come for tourist or social purposes:

  1. No Visa required (majority of countries – FREE entry, 30 days valid, NOT extendable)
  2. Visa on Arrival (35US$, 30 valid for 30 days, extendable (30 more days)
  3. Visa needed (apply abroad before arriving in Indonesia)

To get your Visa On Arrival, here’s the details of everything you’ll need:

Passport

All visitors to Indonesia must have a passport that is valid for a minimum of six months onwards from the date of arrival.

Outbound Ticket

You will also need to prove to immigration that you do not intend to stay longer than your tourist visa allows. To do this, you just need a return ticket to your home country, or an outbound ticket for your next destination after Indonesia.

Free Tourist Visa

By Presidential Decree of No. 21 of 2016 dated on March 2016, tourists from 169 countries worldwide have been granted the Visa Free (or free Visa On Arrival / VOA). The visa is valid for 30 days and can be used for tourism, family visit, social visit, art and cultural, government duty, to deliver a speech or attend a seminar, international exhibitions, meetings with head office or representatives office in Indonesia, or transit. It is non-extendable. If you are from one of the 169 countries eligible for a free VOA, you can collect your visa when you arrive at one of Indonesia’s many inbound ports or borders.

Passengers from cruise ships arriving at Benoa in Bali should be aware that the immigration office at the harbour does not currently have a visa free facility. This means you still will need to apply for a Visa on Arrival.

The following are the Countries granted Visa Free Facilities according to Presidential Decree No. 21 of 2016:

1. Albania
2. Algeria
3. Andorra
4. Angola
5. Antigua and Barbuda
6. Argentina
7. Armenia
8. Australia
9. Austria
10. Azerbaijan
11. Bahamas
12. Bahrain
13. Bangladesh
14. Barbados
15. Belarus
16. Belgium
17. Belize
18. Benin
19. Bhutan
20. Bolivia
21. Bosnia & Herzegovina
22. Botswana
23. Brazil
24. Brunei Darussalam
25. Bulgaria
26. Burkina Faso
27. Burundi
28. Cambodia
29. Canada
30. Cape Verde
31. Chad
32. Chile
33. China
34. Comoros
35. Costa Rica
36. Croatia
37. Cuba
38. Cyprus
39. Czech Republic
40. Denmark
41. Dominica (Commonwealth)

42. Dominican Republic
43. Ecuador
44. Egypt
45. El Salvador
46. Estonia
47. Fiji
48. Finland
49. France
50. Gabon
51. Gambia
52. Georgia
53. Germany
54. Ghana
55. Greece
56. Grenada
57. Guatemala
58. Guyana
59. Haiti
60. Honduras
61. Hong Kong
62. Hungary
63. Iceland
64. India
65. Ireland
66. Italy
67. Ivory Coast
68. Jamaica
69. Japan
70. Jordan
71. Kazakhstan
72. Kenya
73. Kiribati
74. Kuwait
75. Kyrgyzstan
76. Lao, People’s Democratic Republic
77. Latvia
78. Lebanon
79. Lesotho
80. Liechtenstein
81. Lithuania
82. Luxemburg
83. Macao
84. Macedonia

85. Madagascar
86. Malawi
87. Malaysia
88. Maldives
89. Mali
90. Malta
91. Marshall Islands
92. Mauritania
93. Mauritius
94. Mexico
95. Moldova
96. Monaco
97. Mongolia
98. Morocco
99. Mozambique
100. Myanmar
101. Namibia
102. Nauru
103. Nepal
104. Netherlands
105. New Zealand
106. Nicaragua
107. Norway
108. Oman
109. Palau
110. Palestine
111. Panama
112. Papua New Guinea
113. Paraguay
114. Peru
115. Philippines
116. Poland
117. Portugal
118. Puerto Rico
119. Qatar
120. Romania
121. Russian Federation
122. Rwanda
123. Saint Kitts and Nevis
124. Saint Lucia
125. Saint Vincent and Grenadines
126. Samoa
127. San Marino

128. Sao Tome and Principe
129. Saudi Arabia
130. Senegal
131. Serbia
132. Seychelles
133. Singapore
134. Slovakia
135. Slovenia
136. Solomon Islands
137. South Africa
138. South Korea
139. Spain
140. Sri Lanka
141. Suriname
142. Swaziland
143. Sweden
144. Switzerland
145. Taiwan
146. Tajikistan
147. Tanzania
148. Thailand
149. Timor Leste
150. Togo
151. Tonga
152. Trinidad and Tobago
153. Tunisia
154. Turkey
155. Turkmenistan
156. Tuvalu
157. Uganda
158. Ukraine
159. United Arab Emirates
160. United Kingdom
161. United States
162. Uruguay
163. Uzbekistan
164. Vanuatu
165. Vatican City State
166. Venezuela
167. Vietnam
168. Zambia
169. Zimbabwe

Nationals of the 169 countries can enter and exit Indonesian Territory through 124 Immigration Checkpoints in airports, seaports and land borders as follows:

Airports :

  1. Adi Soemarmo, Surakarta
  2. Adi Sucipto, Yogyakarta
  3. Ahmad Yani, Semarang
  4. Bandara International Lombok, Mataram
  5. Belitung, Tanjung Pandan
  6. Binaka, Sibolga
  7. El Tari, Kupang
  8. Frans Kaisiepo, Biak
  9. Halim Perdana Kusuma, DKI Jakarta
  10. Hang Nadim, Batam
  11. Husein Sastranegara, Bandung
  12. I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Bali
  13. Juanda, Surabaya
  14. Kuala Namu, Medan
  15. Maimun Saleh, Sabang
  16. Mopah, Merauke
  17. Mozes Kilangi, Tembaga Pura
  18. Pattimura, Ambon
  19. Polonia, medan
  20. Sam ratulangi, manado
  21. Sam ratulangi, manado
  22. Soekarno Hatta, Banten
  23. Sultan Hassanudin, Makassar
  24. Sultan Iskandar Muda, Banda Aceh
  25. Sultan Mahmud Badarudin II, Palembang
  26. El Tari, Kupang
  27. Sultan Syarif Kasim II, Pekanbaru
  28. Supadio, Pontianak
  29. Tarakan, Tarakan

Seaports :

  1. Achmad Yani, Ternate
  2. Amamapare, Tembaga Pura
  3. Anggrek, Gorontalo
  4. Bagan Siapi-api, Bagan Siapi-api
  5. Badar Bentan Telani Lagoi, Tanjung Uban
  6. Bandar Seri Udana Lobam, Tanjung Uban
  7. Bandar Seri Setia Raja, Bengkalis
  8. Batam Center, Batam
  9. Batu Ampar, Batam
  10. Belakang Padang, Belakang Padang
  11. Belawan, Belawan
  12. Benete, Sumbawa Besar
  13. Biak, Biak
  14. Boom Baru, Palembang
  15. Celukan Bawang, Singaraja
  16. Citra Tri Tunas, Batam
  17. Ciwandan, Cilegon
  18. Dumai, Dumai
  19. Dwi Kora, Pontianak
  20. Gunung Sitoli, Sibolga
  21. Jambi, Jambi
  22. Jayapura, Jayapura
  23. Kabil, Batam
  24. Kendari, Kendari
  25. Kota Baru, Kota Baru
  26. Kuala Enok, Tembilahan
  27. Kuala Langsa, Aceh
  28. Kuala Tanjung, Tanjung Balai Asahan
  29. Kuala Tungkal, Jambi
  30. Lauren Say, Maumere
  31. Lembar, Mataram
  32. Lhokseumawe, Lhokseumawe
  33. Malahayati, Aceh
  34. Malundung, Tarakan
  35. Manado, Manado
  36. Marina Teluk Senimba, Batam
  37. Marore, Tahuna
  38. Merauke, Merauke
  39. Miangas, Tahuna
  40. Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Batam
  41. Nusantara, Pare-pare
  42. Nusantara, tahuna
  43. Padang Bai, Singaraja
  44. Panarukan, Panarukan
  45. Pangkal Balam, Pangkal Pinang
  46. Panjang, Bandar Lampung
  47. Pantoloan, Palu
  48. Pasuruan, Pasuruan
  49. Pemangkat, Sambas
  50. Probolinggo, Probolinggo
  51. Pulau Baai, Bengkulu
  52. Sabang, Aceh
  53. Samarinda, samarinda
  54. Sampit, Sampit
  55. Samudera, Bitung
  56. Sekupang, batam
  57. Selat lampa, Ranai
  58. Semayang, Balikpapan
  59. Siak Sri Indrapura, Siak
  60. Sibolga, Sibolga
  61. Sintete, Sambas
  62. Soekarno Hatta, Makassar
  63. Sorong-Sorong
  64. Sri Bayintan, Tanjung Pinang
  65. Sri Bintan Pura, Tanjung Pinang
  66. Sungai Guntung, Tembilahan
  67. Tanjung Balai Karimun, Tanjung Balai Karimun
  68. Tanjung Benoa, Denpasar
  69. Tanjung Emas, Semarang
  70. Tanjung Gudang, Pangkal Pinang
  71. Tanjung Harapan, Selat Panjang
  72. Tanjung Intan, Cilacap
  73. Tanjung Kelian, Pangkal Pinang
  74. Tanjung Lontar, Kupang
  75. Tanjung Pandan, Bangka Belitung
  76. Tanjung Perak, Surabaya
  77. Tanjung Priok, DKI Jakarta
  78. Tanjung Uban, Tanjung Uban
  79. Tanjung Wangi, Jember
  80. Tarempa, Tarempa
  81. Teluk Bayur, Padang
  82. Teluk Nibung, Tanjung Balai Asahan
  83. Tembilaha, Tembilahan
  84. Tri Sakti, Banjarmasin
  85. Tual, Tual
  86. Tunon Taka, Nunukan
  87. Yos Sudarso, Ambon
  88. Yos Sudarso, Cirebon

Land Borders :

  1. Aruk, Sambas
  2. Entikong, entikong
  3. Metamauk, Atambua
  4. Mota’ain, Atambua
  5. Nanga Badaum Sanggau
  6. Napan, Atambua
  7. Skouw, Jayapura

For details and enquiries please contact the Indonesian Embassy in your home country.

If the 30 days of Visit Visa Exemption facility feels insufficient, visitor still can apply for Visa on Arrival (given for 30 days and extendable for another 30 days) or Visit Visa.

Visa-on-Arrival:
The Indonesian Government extends Visa on Arrival (VoA) to nationals of 61 countries which can be obtained at designated entry airports and sea ports. Visa-on-Arrival are valid for 30 days and are extendable with another 30 days to be applied at Immigration offices in Indonesia. Visas cost US$35.

Please note that starting 26 January 2010, the 7-day Visa-on-Arrival has been discontinued.

Exception to this is the Special Economic Zone in the Riau Islands province, where the 7-day Visa on Arrival (VoA) can still be obtained at the seaports on the islands of Batam, Bintan -including Tanjung Pinang and Bandar Bentan Telani – and Karimun. The7-Day VoA Visa fee is US$ 15.

Countries extended Visa-on-Arrival facility are:
1. Algeria, 2. Australia, 3. Argentina, 4. Austria, 5. Bahrain, 6. Belgium, 7. Brazil, 8. Bulgaria, 09. Canada, 10. Cyprus, 11. Denmark, 12. Egypt, 13. Estonia, 14. Fiji, 15. Finland, 16. France, 17. Germany, 18. Greece, 19. Hungary, 20. Iceland, 21. India, 22. Iran, 23. Ireland, 24. Italy, 25. Japan, 26. Kuwait, 27. Lao PDR, 28. Latvia, 29. Libya, 30. Lithuania, 31. Liechtenstein, 32. Luxemburg, 33. Malta, 34. Maldives, 35. Monaco, 36. Mexico, 37. New Zealand, 38. the Netherlands, 39. Norway, 40. Oman, 41. Panama, 42. The People’s Republic of China, 43. Poland, 44. Portugal, 45. Qatar, 46. Rumania, 47. Russia, 48. South Africa, 49. South Korea, 50. Switzerland, 51. Saudi Arabia, 52. Spain, 53. Suriname, 54. Sweden, 55. Slovakia, 56. Slovenia, 57. Taiwan, 58. Tunisia. 59. the United Arab Emirates, 60. the United Kingdom, 61. The United States of America.

http://www.indonesia-tourism.com/general/visa_regulation.html

More Information on immigration available at: http://www.imigrasi.go.id

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