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Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai
Sanur, Bali

++62 361 286 283 (T)
++62 361 286 284 (F)

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++62 81 238 19 724


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Kiwi Tourist Richard James Wackrow Arrested at Bali Airport for Stealing Personal Items of American Tourist. (9/28/2014)
Two Frenchmen Arrested in Kuta for Stealing a Credit Card (9/28/2014)
President –Elect Joko Widodo Flies Economy from Bali to Jakarta (9/28/2014) Readers take Issue with Tommy Soetomo – the Boastful CEO of Bali’s Airport Authoritty (9/28/2014)
South African Tourist Drown at Canggu (9/28/2014)
Incoming President Joko Widodo Transition Team Identify that US$1.5 Billion Spent Each Year on Government Meetings (9/27/2014)
Eight Bali & Lombok Results Stage Charity Run to Build Low-Cost Housing in Bali (9/27/2014)
Prosecutors Demand 18 Years Prison for Man Who Murdered Englishwoman in Ubud, Bali (9/27/2014)
Bali to be Home to Lavish Museum Commemorating the Majapahit Era (9/27/2014)
Hotel Link Solution-Indonesia Team Attends Vietnam Conference to Help Indonesia Hotels Obtain Larger Share On-Line Booking Business. (9/27/2014)
Police Shoot Two Men Linked to a Rape and the Robbery of Many Villas in North Kuta (9/27/2014)
Many Bali Residents Roused from their Sleep by a 4.6 Earthquake on September 23, 2014 (9/27/2014)
Garuda Announces End to Including the Airport Tax in Domestic Ticket Price Effective October 1, 2014 (9/27/2014)
German Singer Arrested with Large Haul of Cocaine Hidden in his Gut at Bali’s Airport (9/26/2014)
Bali Ranked the Best in Asia by Travel + Leisure (9/26/2014)
Island of Bali and Bali Resorts Win Honors in Smart Travel Asia 'Best in Travel Poll' (9/26/2014)
Lawmakers Complain that Increase in Bali's Domestic Airport Departure Tax is Too Burdensome (9/26/2014)
Tourism Minister Pangestu Calls for Better Airports, Free Visas and Coordinated Promotion of Indonesian Tourism (9/26/2014)
Regent Bali on Sanur Breach to Be Managed by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts (9/26/2014)
Six Senses to Manage Major Villa Development at Pecatu, Ulawatu, Bali (9/26/2014)
Tourism Minister want Hotels to be Given Tax Breaks for Becoming "Green" (9/26/2014)
Indonesian-Chinese Entrepreneurs Donate More than 100 Wheelchairs for Bali's Handicapped Poor (9/26/2014)
Bali Hotel Association Deploys 1,600 Volunteers to Clean Up Bali's Beaches (9/26/2014)
Garuda Indonesia Nets Two Gold Awards from Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) (9/26/2014)
Government Remains Wary of Leaving Airline Ticket Prices to be Determined by Market Forces (9/26/2014)
Jetstar Reducing Flight Capacities on its Bali to Darwin Service (9/26/2014)
Young People Invited to Joining Bali’s Global Initiatives Networking Conference at Canggu Community School October 3-5, 2014 (9/20/2014)
Garuda Indonesia Named as Best Passenger Experience in Asia Pacific Region (9/20/2014)
Bali Police Say Tommy Schaefer and Heather Mack Confess to Roles in Murder of Chicago Socialite Sheila von Weise Mack (9/20/2014)
Bali Police Raid Two Narcotics Factories in Denpasar and Buleleng (9/20/2014)
Deputy-Governor of Bali Calls for Extra Runway at Island’s Airport (9/20/2014)
Indonesia AirAsia Targets Offering Long-Haul Low-Cost Flights to Australia by End of 2014 (9/20/2014)
Nobel Laureate V.S. Naipual Removed from Program for 11th Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (9/20/2014)
Operator of Bali’s New Airport Claims it to be the Most Beautiful in the World (9/20/2014)
Bali Officials from Badung Regency Allow Illegal Villas in North Kuta to Continue Operations (9/19/2014)
Plans for Pedestrian Underpass at Ngurah Rai Statue Park Now in Doubt (9/19/2014)
Out of Cash with No Assets Left to Sell,ia Merpati Airlines Beyond Redemption? (9/19/2014)
Ferry Tariffs to and From Bali Increase by Approximately 10% (9/19/2014)
Bali Guide Association Working to Add More Chinese-Speaking Tour Guides. (9/19/2014)
Pertamina Increases Price of a 12-Kilogram Tank of LPG in Bali (9/19/2014)
Police Poised to Arrest Denpasar, Bali Thief Breaking Car Windows to Steal Large Sum of Cash (9/19/2014)
Bali and Semarang Police Bust Counterfeit Money Ring (9/19/2014)
Government Expected to Approve a 10% Hike in Indonesian Domestic Air Fares Before the End of September (9/19/2014)
Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at the Bali Canggu Club (9/19/2014)
Indonesian Attorney General Continues to Try to Extradite Property and Hotel Developer Djoko Tjandra from Papua New Guinea (9/19/2014)
Calls Continue for Urgent Step to Stem the Unregulated Construction of New Hotels in Bali (9/19/2014)
Hat-trick Win for Kenyan Kennedy Kiproo Lilan on His 3rd Win of BII Maybank Bali Marathon (9/14/2014)
Suicide Suspected in Death of 31-Year-Old Australian at a Kuta Hotel (9/13/2014)
Bali Hindu Support a Mass Transit Rail System that Honors Local Sensitivities (9/12/2014)
Bali's Mount Agung Closed to Hikers Until November 21, 2014 (9/12/2014)
Prosecutors Raid Bali Airport Offices Seeking Evidence in Ongoing Corruption Investigation (9/12/2014)
2nd Bali and Beyond Travel Fair Returns to Bali June 10-14, 2015 (9/12/2014)
Centara Hotel and Resorts Opens 14-Villa Property at Nusa Dua, Bali (9/12/2014)
Airport Service Charge to be Included in Cost of Domestic Tickets Traveling form Bali's Airport (9/12/2014)
Bali to Be Home to Two Waldorf Astorias (9/12/2014)
29.09% drop in Exported Wooden Statues from Bali in January-July 2014 (9/12/2014)
CNNgo Names Six 'Must Eat' Dishes for a Balinese Holiday (9/12/2014)
Garuda Subsidiary Citilink Says Continuing Profitability Makes IPO a Better Option that Sale of Shares to a Strategic Partner (9/11/2014)
Three Unlicensed Guides Fined Rp. 1 million or 20 Day in Jail (9/11/2014)
Are Rp. 27 Billion Distribution Label Fees Paid Annually by Alcohol Dealers to Local Association an Illegal Levy? (9/11/2014)
Batur Lake Festival for October is Suddenly Cancelled Following Criminal Indictment of its Founder Jero Wacik (9/11/2014)
Tourism Sectors Credited with the Creation of 10 million Jobs in Indonesia (9/11/2014)
Bali's Banking Sector Concerned that Increase in Non-Performing Loans Foretell a Coming 'Bust' in the Island's Real Estate Sector (9/11/2014)
Alila Villa Soori Denies Information Withheld in the Drowning Death of a 3-Year-old in the Resort's Swimming Pool (9/11/2014)
Made Sudiana Sworn in as 'ad interim' Deputy-Regent of Badung in Bali (9/11/2014)
Public Work Officials Consider a Second North-South Traffic Underpass at Entrance to Bali's Airport (9/11/2014)
Traffic Patterns Change How People Travel Between Airport and Tuban-South Kuta in Bali (9/11/2014)
Bali's 'New' Ngurah Rai Domestic Terminal Opens on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 as Airport Service Charge for Domestic Flights Increases to Rp. 75,000 (9/11/2014)
24 Foreign Students Enrolled to Learn Balinese Dance and Music at ISI Denpasar (9/11/2014)
Denpasar Police Begin Seizing Motorcycles of Unlicensed School Student Traveling to and from School (9/11/2014)
An Afternoon of Music at Bali Arts Center Performed by the Bali Community Choir, String Ochesra, Children's Choir and Music Students from Amabile Music Studio on Sunday, December 7, 2014 (9/11/2014)
Major Traffic Changes to be Trialed in Kerobokan Area of Bali September 15-October 15, 2014 (9/11/2014)
PHRI Calls for an Accurate Survey of Supply and Demand be Carried out for Hotel Rooms in Bali. (9/11/2014)
Tax Officials in North Bali Estimate that 65% of Inns, Hotels, Villas and Restaurants Now Meet Their Tax Obligations (9/11/2014)
Bali by the Numbers: January- July 2014 Foreign Tourist Arrivals to Bali Up 16.69% (9/7/2014)
Lion Air Ruled to Have Discriminated Against a Handicapped Traveler on a Jakarta to Bali Flight (9/7/2014)
Police Investigating Unreported Death of Balinese Child at Swimming Pool of Alila Soori Resort in West Bali (9/7/2014)
Indonesian Idol Winner Nowella and Hit Artist Petra Sihombing in Concert October 31, 2014 at Westin Nusa Dua Bali (9/7/2014)
Search Intensifies for Queensland Man Missing on Bali and Nusa Penida Surfing Trip Since August 26, 2014 (9/6/2014)
Former Minister of Tourism and Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Resigns Presidential Cabinet After Being Named a Suspect in Corruption Case. (9/6/2014)
New Canggu Club Opens Bounce Trampoline Center (9/6/2014)
Garuda Signs Agreement with Air Timor for Daily Bali to Dili (9/6/2014)
Garuda Indonesian CEO Reflects on the Natural Cycles of the World Aviation Industry (9/5/2014)
Indonesian Safety Board Issues Damning Report on Lion Air Crash in Bali on April 13, 2013. (9/5/2014)
Growth of Indonesia's Tourism Economy Outpacing the National Economy for Semester One 2014 (9/5/2014)
Real Estate Leader Warns that Bali Hotel Development is Uncontrolled, Overbuilt and has Exceeded Local Environment's Carrying Capacity (9/5/2014)
Vietnam Airlines Plans to Add More Indonesian Flight Including Flight to Bali (9/5/2014)
Jakarta Awaiting Bali's Signature on MoU for Round-Island Rail System (9/5/2014)
7 Members of Presidential Cabinet Must Leave Office Early to Take Up Elected Posts in Indonesian House of Representatives (9/5/2014)
Pratiwi Tjahja Named to Lead Post by Akmani Legian in Bali (9/5/2014)
Property Prices in Bali's Capital of Denpasar Double over Past Year (9/5/2014)
India Films Star to make Whirlwind visit to Bali (9/5/2014)
Bali's Airport Handled 15.6 million passengers in 2013 with Passenger Numbers Continuing to Rise (9/5/2014)
Questions Persist How Benoa Bay Reclamation Project can Proceed when Official Review by Bali's Udayana University Found Project Non-Viable in Every Regard (9/5/2014)
Bruneian Diplomat Attending UN Conference in Nusa Dua Bali Loses Computer Gadget to a Thief (9/5/2014)
Renon Officials in Bali Conduct Identity Checks to Keep Track of a Migrant Population Now Outnumbering Balinese by 5 to 1. (9/5/2014)
Bali Lawmaker at National House of Representatives Wants Government to Close International Schools Operating Outside the Law (9/5/2014)
President-elect Joko Widodo Speaks to Bali About Tourism (8/30/2014)
UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon Visits Bali’s Green School and Praises it Revolutionary Commitment to Sustainability (8/30/2014)
Macbeth Footwear Teams Up with Solemen to Donate Shoes for the Poor (8/30/2014)
Widespread Violation of Laws on Taxi Meter Use Damaging the Reputation of Bali as a Tourism Destination (8/30/2014)
Denpasar Zoning and Building Authorities Falling Miserably in the Enforcement of the Law (8/30/2014)
A Celebration Images, Words, Dance and Music from Kalimantan at the Ubud Botanical Gardens Friday, October 3, 2014 (8/29/2014)