Flores Today - Items filtered by date: April 2018

The Manta Ray  is a rareanimal with a wide cruising ran ge and not easy to find, Here In Labuan Bajo, We can see it easily encounter the Manta.

One of the places it frequents is Manta Point. We can find them in groups or a single specimen can be seen. But, sometimes we do not find the Manta in that spot, but they can be found in the waters surrounding
Komodo Island.

It is recommended  the right time to visit Manta Point in Labuan Bajo is in summer time, beginning in April through to July.

Read : Let's Explore Komodo On One Day
Billy Aziz, a Australian tourist said that swimming with the Manta was fantastic, the sensation was great, we found them easily, " the trip was magnificent" he said on Sunday (17/4/2018).

Currently, while swimming or snorkeling you can encounter or even touch the Manta.


Published in Tourism

The government is developing 10 New Bali destinations. AccorHotels is also supporting by building a hotel in these locations, one of these being in Labuan Bajo.

Ministry of Tourism launched 10 New Bali destinations, They are LakeToba, Kepulauan Seribu, Borobudur, Bromo Tengger Semeru, Labuan Bajo,Tanjung Kelayang, Tanjung Lesung, Mandalika, Wakatobi and Morotai.

Tourism in the areas is being developed. The hotel includes facilities that can be
built and incorporated in these locations.  The AccorHotels group is supporting the government by building hotels in a number of The New Bali destinations.

"The 10 destinations prioritized by Jokowi's government will be strongly supported," said Rio Kondo, Vice President of Development AccorHotels for Indonesia and Malaysia, in a press conference at Raffles
Jakarta, Wednesday (4/4/2018).

One of the hotels from AccorHotels to be built in Labuan Bajo is The Mercure. The construction of the
hotel is estimated to take up to 2 years.

Read : Let's Explore Komodo on One day

"We just signed up 2 months ago, maybe 2 years, the brand is Mercure," he said.
In addition, AccorHotels also plans to build hotels in 10 other New Bali sites  In Tanjung Kelayang also Lake Toba.

" The first is Labuan Bajo, followed byTanjung Kelayang, Central Java in Magelang, Borobudur. Lake Toba has a lack of infrastructure and we will hold off till  the issues related to this have been resolved before we can proceed to build," he


Source : Detik.com

Published in Investment


West Manggarai Regent Agustinus Ch Dula, said that there are two international hotels levels are being built in Labuan Bajo, Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara Province. They are Ayana and Marina hotels.

“Both of hotel are building,Marina has 180 rooms,meanwhile Ayana has 200 rooms,” he said as quoted  on  Antara on Sunday (4/3).

He stated, the hotel development due to the preparation of welcoming the international guests after following the annual meeting of IMF-World Bank in Bali in October 20018. He also  said the construction of the hotel is planned to be completed before October 2018.

" It must be completed before October, the construction is estimated finish on August," he said.

Read Also: Let's Join Us Explore the Wonderful of Komodo on One Day

The regent explained, Labuan Bajo one of national priority destination. Komodo National Park is becomes  the leading of  tour packages offered by the government to the participants of  IMF-World Bank . A number of other tourism areas are also offered such, West Nusa Tenggara, Banyuwangi, Toraja, Lake Toba, Yogyakarta and Bali.

Agustinus said, thousands of guest will visit Labuan Bajo. Thus,the government prepare the supporting facilities such hotel.
Recently he said, the amount of hotel in Labuan Bajo unable to accommodate thousands of guests at once.

Source : Republika.co.id

Published in Investment

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