Sep 062011

Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi  (ANTARA News) – Up to the conclusion of Sail Wakatobi Belitong (SWB) 2011 in Wakatobi on Monday, 60 rally participants moored in Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

“Since SWB was launched by Coordinating Minister of People`s Welfare Agung Laksono, 60 fancy boats each with an average of five passengers, had moored in Wakatobi,” Wakatobi Regent Hugua said in Kendari on Monday. Continue reading »

Jul 102011

Hoga island, Wakatobi, SE Sulawesi. (ANTARA/Prasetyo Utomo )

Kendari, South East Sulawesi (ANTARA News) – The Tourism and Culture Service of Wakatobi district, South East Sulawesi, is now opening registration for participants of an undersea photo contest.

“We are now opening registration beginning today. A number of photographers from various regions in Indonesia have registered to take part in the undersea photo contest,” head of Wakatobi tourism and culture service Tawakal said here on Sunday.

He said the theme of the photo contest was : “The Beauty of Under Water World Coral Reef Triangle. It will be held as part of the Sail Wakatobi Belitong activities whose opening would be entered in Wakatobi. Continue reading »

Jun 162011

Do you know that Indonesia has many tourist destinations that are not less exotic and amazing?

Holiday has come! Now where do you plan your vacation this time? Will it be shopping to Singapore? Tours to Europe? Or traveling to China? Or..getting on safari in Africa? Hmm.. why don’t you check out Indonesia, the archipelagi with so many different exotic and natural beauties, which you may have not visited?

Now, before deciding your vacation destination, why not try the special attractions in several places below, of genuine Indonesian beauties but not less exotic and fascinating.. Check it out!  Continue reading »

May 172011

Wakatobi area.(ANTARA/Zabur Karuru)

Wangi-wangi, South East Sulawesi (ANTARA News) – A number of regents and mayors from six countries of Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) began a round table meeting at Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi province, on Monday night.

At their four-day meeting to end on Thursday, they will discuss a wide range of issues including food security, global climate change, energy scarcity, and environmental issues. Continue reading »

May 012011

Operating a dive resort that provides discerning travelers with a great diving holiday is our core business. At the same time, the issues of marine conservation and community development remain a key inspiration and driving force behind all our efforts.

Recognizing the need for sustainable marine resource protection within the Wakatobi region, the Collaborative Reef Conservation Program was developed by the founders of the Wakatobi Dive Resort in consultation with local leaders and village elders. Continue reading »