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Indonesia scraps plan to close Komodo Island

The island was set to close next year to prevent disruption to the population of the largest living species of lizard known to earth.

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Business as usual in Bali, as tourism body hoses down panic over proposed sex ban

by Christian Fleetwood

Does the Indonesian government’s proposed ban on extramarital sex have you worried? Breathe a small sigh of relief with this.

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Indonesia postpones plans to criminalise extramarital sex, as Aussie government updates travel advice

by Christian Fleetwood

The Australian government has warned travellers could face punishment for extramarital sex if controversial changes to Indonesia’s criminal code are enforced.

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Destination Wrap: Colorado’s big growth in Aussie visitors, Bali’s record-breaking water park + MORE

Thinking of buying a VR headset to escape reality? Why not read Travel Weekly’s destination wrap instead?

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Indonesia reveals its new capital city

Indonesia has announced a replacement capital for Jakarta, but environmentalists are concerned the new site could bring with it the old city’s pollution, water and flooding problems.

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Excite Holidays launches new guide to Indonesia

Coincidentally, Indonesia has just re-elected its president, and Travel Weekly’s editor is having dinner at an Indonesian restaurant tonight.

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Aqua Expeditions launches new ships for South East Asia and the Amazon

Luxury cruise line Aqua Expeditions has announced an expansion… of ships, that is. Not staff waistlines.

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Aviation

Pilot suspended after attacking hotel employee

It appears we’ve found a candidate for the Arsehole of the Year award, and he just so happens to be a commercial airline pilot.

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Tourism

Indonesia to move its capital city

Indonesia will reportedly move its capital city, following claims Jakarta is sinking and struggling with pollution.

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Tourist busted for drugging and attempting to smuggle an orangutan from Indonesia

We apologise in advance for bursting your hump-day bubble before you read this awful animal smuggling story.

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Tourists trapped as landslide hits Indonesia

At least two of the 40 trapped tourists have died as Indonesia battles with flash flooding and damaged infrastructure following an earthquake.

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Bali to introduce entry tax for tourists

This news has inspired us to impose a similar system in the Travel Weekly office. You’ll now need to bring us a box of cupcakes if you want to get through the door.

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