Riau Archipelago,The Pearl of South China Sea

History

The Riau Archipelago has a rich history dating back to its first inhabitation as early as 230AD, according to Chinese records. Originally home to Malay and Orang Laut people (sea nomads), the Riau Archipelago was then inundated with migrants from south China and Indochina.  Due to the China-India trading routes, this area was a sought-after location for the best resources and position in the maritime world. Continue reading “Riau Archipelago,The Pearl of South China Sea”

Himbauan Air Asia Untuk Penumpang Musim Hari Raya

JAKARTA, 14 Agustus 2012

Memasuki periode Lebaran, AirAsia Indonesia ingin menghimbau kepada seluruh penumpang yang akan bepergian selama musim mudik ini untuk berangkat menuju ke bandara lebih awal dari biasanya.

Situasi ruas-ruas jalan utama yang menuju ke bandara, serta ruas jalan di dalam bandara sendiri diperkirakan akan menjadi jauh lebih padat dari biasanya akibat lonjakan arus penumpang pesawat terbang selama periode Lebaran ini. Continue reading “Himbauan Air Asia Untuk Penumpang Musim Hari Raya”

BITF 2012: The 15th Busan International Travel Fair

Busan

Busan (Officially Busan Metropolitan City), formerly spelled Pusan (Korean pronunciation: [pusan]) is South Korea‘s second largest metropolis after Seoul, with a population of around 3.6 million. The Metropolitan area (includes adjacent cities of Gimhae and Yangsan) population is 4,399,515 as of 2010. It is the largest port city in South Korea and the world’s fifth busiest seaports by cargo tonnage. The city is located on the southeasternmost tip of the Korean peninsula. The most densely built up areas of the city are situated in a number of narrow valleys between the Nakdong River and Suyeong River, with mountains separating some of the districts. Administratively, it is designated as a Metropolitan City. The Busan metropolitan area is divided into 15 major administrative districts and a single county. Continue reading “BITF 2012: The 15th Busan International Travel Fair”