October 2020

Reforestation project in Sintang finalized

2020-10-06T04:29:37+00:00October 6th, 2020|News|

Yet another reforestation project has been finalized with our partner Yayasan Gunung Lestari. From February till August a total of 23.000 trees were planted, in the so called Forest Garden. It is created by farmers on their own land on Post harvested Rice fields in Kalimantan, providing the farmers with an additional daily livelihood source. [...]

May 2020

2020-05-22T04:41:50+00:00May 22nd, 2020|News|

Collaboration between DMC and ASITA Bali tourism organization IDSC & ASITA collaboration strengthens sustainable tourism Happy Trails! Asia as a member of the Indonesian DMC Sustainability Collaboration (IDSC) is happy to announce that an MOU was signed between the IDSC and ASITA (Indonesia’s trade organization for tour operators). This collaboration will further strengthen the positive [...]

September 2019

Happy Trails! Asia: 16 Years as Your Trusted Travel Partner

2020-02-03T07:09:58+00:00September 3rd, 2019|News|

Happy Trails! Asia celebrates it's 16th Anniversary in August 2019 in Sanur head office, Bali. A perfect combination of hard work, dedication and commitment to serve clients and guest enjoying holiday in Indonesia, Malaysia, Borneo, Singapore and Brunei has always been shown by our team. 2019 is not an easy year especially for Happy Trails! [...]

Indonesian Tourism Growth & Rinjani Welcomes Tourists Again

2019-09-03T04:55:13+00:00September 3rd, 2019|News|

Indonesian tourism expects to steadily grow by infrastructure developments in many places in this nation. The government has so far built Trans Java, Trans Sumatra and Trans Papua highways, that surely ease us to travel by land transportation. In near future, more highways are to be built. As the nature is getting calmer, many tourist [...]

June 2017

February 2017

Bangka Belitung draws tourists with revamped minibuses

2017-01-30T08:15:15+00:00February 1st, 2017|Destination Asia, Destination Indonesia|

  Bangka Belitung Islands province is reliving urban scenes from 1970-2000 with the operation of its old minibus service, known as the Indonesian autocompany of Sungailiat (Pownis), to enliven tourism in the city of Pangkalpinang. With the minibuses, Bangka Belitung does not only boast flora and fauna-related beauty, but also offers tourist services that are historically [...]

January 2017

Surabaya airport named world’s most on-time airport

2017-03-23T12:10:45+00:00January 17th, 2017|News|

Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, has been recognized as the world's most on-time airport in 2016 by UK-based air travel intelligence company OAG. According to OAG's research, Juanda International falls in the large airport category, as the airport welcomes 10-20 million passengers per year with an average on-time performance (OTP) of 90.30 percent. OTP refers [...]

Mount Semeru closed to hikers for three months

2017-01-06T04:51:30+00:00January 7th, 2017|Destination Asia, Destination Indonesia|

Mount Semeru in East Java will be closed to hikers for three months starting from Jan. 4 for restoration purposes. The mesmerizing view of Mount Semeru in East Java. (JP/Wahyoe Boediwardhana) Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Agency public relations head Antong Hartadi told kompas.com that the closure of the mountain's hiking trail entrance in Ranu [...]

Bogor city tour bus to operate on weekends

2017-03-23T12:10:45+00:00January 6th, 2017|Destination Asia, Destination Indonesia|

Bogor Mayor Bima Arya Sugiarto poses with the city tour bus, Uncal.  The newly launched free Bogor city tour bus is set to operate from Friday to Sunday every week. The bus, called Uncal (Unforgettable city tour at lovable city), is scheduled to operate this weekend with stops including the Bogor Botanical Garden [...]

December 2016

Aceh hit by 6.4 magnitude earthquake

2017-03-23T12:10:46+00:00December 8th, 2016|Destination Asia, Destination Indonesia, News|

Yesterday a severe earthquake took place off the coast of Northern Sumatra near the city of Aceh. Unfortunately casualties have been recorded and our thoughts are with their families and loved ones. No Happy Trails! travelers’ were in the affected area at the time of the event. The city of Aceh, North Sumatra is rarely [...]