Over 17,000 tropical islands spread across the equator, and a population of over 220 million people, Indonesia today is a wonderful destination rich in cultural diversity,and natural wonders. From famous Mt. Krakatau and magnificent Lake Toba to the colourful underwater world of Raja Ampat and Wakatobi, Indonesia enthralls. Its endemic wildlife ranges from the Komodo dragon on the arid plains of Nusatenggara, the Orangutans of Kalimantan to the tiny tarsiers in North Sulawesi’s dense jungles. Its cultural heritage include Borobudur, the world’s largest Buddhist temple, and Bali with its ever dynamic dances and rituals that continue to be part of daily life. And everywhere visitors are greeted with that warm, genuine smile and hospitality that are typically Indonesia. Economically and globally, Indonesia is recognized as a rising global player and a leader in South East Asia. Bali and Jakarta have hosted many decisive international summit meetings, Bandung was the venue of the historic first Asian-African Conference in1955, while Manado hosted the acclaimed Ocean Conference in 2009.
With state of the art facilities, there are many venues in Indonesia equipped to host large international conferences, world class exhibitions, and massive scaled entertainment performances. Jakarta, Bali, Manado, and other major cities in Indonesia are the perfect place venues to stage various kinds of events in at any scale.
Hotels, conference centers, exhibition centers, supporting parties along with professional convention and exhibition organizers are more than prepared and highly experienced in hosting major events. There are premises throughout Indonesia ready to organize your next conference and serve each delegate, from transportation, places to stay, meals, shipping, to city tours when the fruitful meeting agenda is done. All of the meeting destinations, venues, as well as accommodation facilities and services rank among the best in the world. These destinations offer maximum prime space and the latest manpower support for international- standard events. With MICE being the prominent highlight within the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, we all can look forward to a more fantastic meeting service and pro-active measures in supporting the meeting industry. Welcome to a country of endless beauty and diversity, to a place where doing business is definitely a pleasure.
Climate & Weather:
Being a tropical country, Indonesia is blessed with two seasons, namely the dry and the rainy season. The Ddry season usually occurs from between June to September and the rest while October through May are is are filled with sparse to heavy rainsy season. Sunshine is abundant except in during the rainy season when the sky tends to be cloudy. It is advisable to visit Indonesia during the dry season.
All travelers to Indonesia taking the advantage of the Visa on Arrival facility (please see the list of nations granted the facility) must be in possession of a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of arrival, and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage. Visitors from other countries must apply for a visa at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates in their home country. In addition, tThe visa cannot be replaced with any other immigration letters. The visa shall then be administered by a Visa Officer in the presence of the applicant. You may find information on Indonesian embassies and consulates contact details at the Ministry of Foreign Affair website on the following direct link: www.deplu.go.id More information is available at Travel Information of Indonesia.travel in www.indonesia.travel.
Safety & Security:
Security issues in Indonesia are often overly exaggerated by some of the some media, who are less concerned about balanced and comprehensive information. Foreign governments naturally add to the hype with heavy-handed travel advisories and warnings. While it is may be true that small sections in Indonesia might experience apparent flashes of social or political change unrest, the overall, the archipelago is obviously quite safe. Surely, However, the best way to ensure your safety are is to keep abreast of the news, releasesd byfrom tthe embassies and plan accordingly with ample common sense. Compare official travel advisories to make sure. Monitor local and international media reports and seek the advice of other travelers and locals.