The development of Indonesia has seen its cruise ship calls and passenger traffic increase by more than 30 percent annually for the past four years, making the country an important cruise destination in Asia.
Rather than urging hotels to plug into the centralized system shouldn't government by making it mandatory? Is Rp100,000 per room per month unreasonable? What are the comparable rates in the region? Who is being unreasonable in this case - hotels or government?
Efforts by the Balinese governor to introduce an island-wide zoning law and a moratorium on new hotel building have been resisted by the Regents and Mayors who are unprepared to release control of their lucrative right to issue easements and licenses.
Tanah Ampo is one of the strategic infrastructure development programs in the Master Plan for the Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesian Economic Development (MP3EI) as Bali is the tourism gate of Indonesia.