Tag: ID – Komodo National Park

Indonesia tourism players call for holistic, measurable approach for heritage site protection; Tiara Maharani; TTG Asia

Photo: Tiara Maharani

The Indonesian government has ordered stricter visitor controls at two iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Borobudur and Komodo National Park – to ensure better protection and conservation, with measures including crowd limits and increased entrance fees.

Source: Indonesia tourism players call for holistic, measurable approach for heritage site protection | TTG Asia

Komodo National Park Is Home to Some of the Largest Manta Ray Aggregations in the World; Peerj; SciTechDaily

Photo: Simon Pierce

Scientists from the Marine Megafauna Foundation and Murdoch University, through a collaborative effort including the public, are reporting a large number of manta rays in the waters of Komodo National Park, an Indonesian UNESCO World Heritage Site, suggesting the area may hold the key to the regional recovery of the vulnerable species.

Source: Komodo National Park Is Home to Some of the Largest Manta Ray Aggregations in the World

Labuan Bajo and beyond: Exploring the beauty of Indonesia’s dragon archipelago; Theodora Sutcliffe; CNN

Labuan Bajo, a bustling port town on Flores’ northwestern tip, is best known as the jump off for UNESCO-listed Komodo National Park. Here’s a look at what travelers heading to the area can experience when the country reopens to international tourism.

Source: Labuan Bajo and beyond: Exploring the beauty of Indonesia’s dragon archipelago