Anyone who steps foot in the lovely archipelago of Indonesia is sure to be impressed by the country's countless natural and cultural treasures. It is known for its beautiful surroundings, upscale facilities, and first-rate services.
This is demonstrated by all the accolades and prizes Indonesia has received for its tourism efforts from different international publications and websites. Just take a look at the seven accolades and achievements in tourism that Indonesia attained in 2022!
1. Bali is a finalist for the Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Readers' Travel Awards 2022's Best Island and Best Honeymoon categories.
The candidates for Luxury Lifestyle Magazine's annual Readers' Travel Awards have been revealed. In not just one, but two categories this year—Best Island and Best Honeymoon—the magazine named Bali as one of the contenders.
The fact that The Island of Gods received many nominations is not surprising. The 5,780 square kilometer island has a lot to offer. Bali's breathtaking landscapes and intriguing locations are ideal for newlyweds who want to pack their first chapter of marriage with priceless memories.
2. Best Island in the World and Asia, Best City in the World and Asia, Best Resorts in Asia, Best Resorts in Indonesia by Travel+Leisure World’s Best Awards 2022
Multiple nominations for Indonesia were received for the 2022 Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards. The archipelago has successfully received six nominations. Best Island in the World, Best Island in Asia, Best City in the World, Best City in Asia, and Best Resorts in Asia are among the candidates.
Additionally, the Best Resorts in Indonesia were recognized at the awards. Bali received nominations for Best Island in the World and Best Island in Asia, and Ubud received nominations for Best City in the World and Best City in Asia.
Capella Ubud, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Alila Villas Uluwatu, and Nihi Sumba were all nominated for Best Resorts in Asia. The same resorts, including Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, are included in the nomination for Best Resorts in Indonesia.
3. TIME Magazine's World's Greatest Places 2022 list includes Bali
Bali has been recognized by TIME Magazine as one of the World's Greatest Places in 2022 based on the novel and interesting experiences it provides. Bali was picked mostly due to the abundance of upscale resorts that are spread out across the island.
Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape, Desa Potato Head in Seminyak, Andaz Sanur Bali, Angsana Saranam Wellbeing Resort, and Anantara Ubud Bali Resort are a few of the resorts highlighted by the publication.
4. Best Places to Experience Special Moments by Lonely Planet
Indonesia truly offers a vacation in every corner where memorable moments can be created! Lonely Planet claims that Indonesia is unmatched in terms of the range of experiences on offer. There are various ways to have fun in Indonesia, from driving around the city to viewing the sunrise from a mountaintop.
The website listed Kerinci Valley, Jakarta, Borobudur Temple, Yogyakarta, Tanjung Puting National Park, Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Ubud, The Gili Islands, Tana Toraja, Komodo National Park, and Raja Ampat as among of the top tourist destinations.
5. World’s Most Naturally Beautiful Country by Money UK
Money UK released its assessment on natural beauty at the beginning of 2022. The score for the report is determined by the quantity of natural sights per 100,000 square kilometers. Indonesia claimed the title of the world's most naturally beautiful country with a score of 7.77 out of 10.
With over 17,000 islands boasting a variety of unique scenery and surrounded by over 50,000 square kilometers of vivid coral reefs, Indonesia won the title. The website also listed popular natural destinations including Komodo National Park, Kalimantan, and Sumatra.
6. 4th Popular Destinations and 2nd Top Destinations for Sun Seekers in Travelers’ Choice Awards 2022 by Tripadvisor
A well-known travel resource website, Tripadvisor, has recognized Bali in its annual Travelers' Choice Awards. The Island of the Gods ranked second among the top sun-seeking destinations and fourth among popular destinations. The website praised Bali as a "living postcard" and emphasized its exquisite beaches, amazing marine life, great wilderness, unique culture, and superb wellness options.
7. Featured in the Food and Travel Magazine's January/February 2022 issue
In Indonesia, various cultures give rise to a variety of delectable foods. Food and Travel Magazine acknowledged Indonesia's robust and spicily-flavored cuisine in its January/February 2022 issue. The article in the magazine covered a variety of well-known Indonesian cuisine, including nasi goreng, rendang, and sate lilit. The edition also included a review of the Indonesian restaurant Bali Bali in London's West End.