G20 delivers huge boost to Indonesia’s tourism

The G20 Summit contributed to Bali’s economic growth in the third quarter of 2022 and provided a multiplier effect on the tourism industry at all levels. At a media briefing, Sandiaga Uno, minister of the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, stated that Bali’s economy in 3Q2022 experienced significant growth of up to eight per […]

What Indonesia wants from G20

When representatives of the world’s 20 biggest economies gather for this year’s G20 summit in Bali next week, Indonesia finds itself amid a typhoon of historical conflicts involving the biggest superpowers of today such as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and tensions between the U.S. and China due to Taiwan, while the global economy still wobbles […]

4,000 Indonesian Restaurants Opening Abroad by 2024: Minister Uno

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno has expressed his optimism about opening four thousand Indonesian restaurants abroad by the end of 2023 or early 2024. “The opening of overseas Indonesian restaurants is aimed at promoting our culture,” he informed, Friday, February 4, 2022. Read More

Indonesia Hosts the G20 Summit: Opportunities for Foreign Investors

Indonesia is hosting the G20 Summit for the first time, from November 15-16, 2022, marking a significant milestone for the archipelagic nation as it looks to demonstrate it can provide leadership capabilities in the region and the world. Over the last decade, the country has hosted numerous high-level conferences and international events, such as the […]

Sustainability pledges help Indonesia produce palm oil with less deforestation

Sustainability commitments and greater scrutiny of supply chains is helping bring down deforestation rates associated with palm oil in Indonesia, a new analysis suggests. The country is the world’s top producer of the commodity, and although production is increasing while prices are rising — factors that usually drive a surge in forest clearing for new […]

What is G20 and The Benefits for Indonesia’s Tourism

The G20 Presidency is a multilateral cooperation meeting forum between the 19 main countries of the European Union (EU) which is held every 20 years. This time, Indonesia was honored to be the host with the theme “Recover together, Recover Stronger”. Through this theme, Indonesia invites the whole world to hold hands and support each other […]

Indonesia greets rise in tourism industry with visa-free travel for 43 countries

After the slowing of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Law and Humans Right Ministry (Menkumham) tried to expand the implementation of visas on arrival (VoA), visas upon entry or tourist visas for tourists from 43 countries according to Letter of the Director General of Immigration Number IMI-0549.GR.01.01 published on April 5… Read More

Indonesia efforts to create sustainable agriculture ecosystem through Makmur Program

The Minister of State Owned Enterprises (SOE) of the Republic of Indonesia, Erick Thohir, initiated the Makmur Program since 2021 to help farmers to increase their income and productivity in Indonesia through comprehensive and sustainable technical assistance and agriculture cultivation. Makmur is an agriculture ecosystem which connects farmers and agriculture stakeholders from upstream to downstream […]

The Role of Indonesia Pastry Alliance in Supporting Local Culinary Business

The world pastry business seems to be endless. Even these business opportunities from year to year are increasingly and continue to grow rapidly. Moreover, the world of pastry is one type of food processing and presentation that focuses on various types of cakes. Therefore, the Indonesia Pastry Alliance (IPA) exists as an association or alliance […]

On The Future of Sustainability in the F&B Industry

Hilton India recently launched a brand-new additional menu – Aayush. Focused on sustainability, it brings back traditional Indian recipes rich in nutrients, low in calories and with natural healing properties. It will be available in all their properties across India, curated by the culinary team in Hilton. Aayush is a concept that puts flavour and […]