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Mamaka by Ovolo is set to open in Bali by the end of 2020

Known by their spectacular urban resorts, Ovolo Group will unveil its first-ever resort in Indonesia in late 2020, with the opening of the beachfront Mamaka by Ovolo in the island’s revitalised Kuta precinct. Formerly the Citadines Kuta Beach Bali, the property will close early this month and reopen as Mamaka by Ovolo, complete with 191…

Bali treehouse among the most wanted Airbnb properties of the last decade

Listings on Airbnb have come a long way since co-founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia rented out air mattresses in their San Francisco apartment for $80 per night. What was then “Air Bed and Breakfast” is now a company with over 7 million listings that include French castles, Mexican bubble domes, American sheep wagons and Finnish igloos. Approximately 2 million…

The Legian Sire, Lombok Opening 19th May 2020

LHM (Legian Hotel Management) has announced they will launch their latest project, The Legian Sire, Lombok, in May 2020. Located on one of Lombok’s finest beaches, the 3.8 kilometre Sire Beach, the all-suite and villa resort will have staggering views towards the Gili islands and Bali’s Mount Agung. It will be made up of The…

Eco-friendly hotel for sale Bali, Indonesia

A cultural cross section of Ubud, Bali is available for sale in the form of a fully-furnished hotel. Located between Keliki and Tegalalang, the resort is spans more than 6,280 square metres of land in the heart of rice terraces and a traditional village, while also featuring proximity to Ubud Center and the Ngurah Rai…

President Jokowi encourages Bali travel companies to give large discounts

President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has opened opportunities to give discounts of up to 30 percent to both domestic and foreign tourists as part of the government’s efforts to revive the country’s weakened tourism sector following the coronavirus outbreak. “We are still mulling over this possibility this afternoon, to give incentive discounts of 30 percent…

Lombok: tourism needs lots of development to become the “new Bali”

The Perth-to-Lombok flight introduced in June last year has contributed to a 40 per cent jump in hotel occupancy rates in the burgeoning south of the island. But the new push to make Lombok a tourism destination has not dented Australia’s love affair with its next-door neighbour, Bali. Air Asia began the direct flights in…

OMA’s Bali hotel provides open space for guests and locals to mix

First OMA hotel in Bali has been designed both for guests and to engage the local community, with an open space for cultural events and leisure activities. The open space, or platform, at Potato Head Studios runs from the hotel down to the beach at Seminyak and is based on the raised and ground-level courtyards of Indonesian…