Java beats Bali, Lombok, as ‘best island in a world’

The island of Java has been famous as the best island in a world in the annual World’s Best Awards from American transport announcement Travel+Leisure, a reader-based survey on their travel practice around a globe. 

The awards also includes tip cities, journey ships, spas and airlines.

Topping a list of 15 best islands with a measure of 95.28, Java reportedly never done it on a list before.

“Celebrated for a ancient culture, monumental vistas, and UNESCO World Heritage sites like a Borobudur Temple Compounds [sic], a island also offers a event to indulge in modernity (five-star hotels abound). Waterfalls, volcanoes, stable parks, and white-sand beaches also concede visitors to get divided from a thrum,” a announcement described the island.

Following Java were a dual other famed Indonesian islands, Bali and Lombok, as the second (94.06) and third (93.88) best islands, respectively.

Five Indonesian hotels featured on a awards’ list of Top 100 Hotels in a World. Of a five, 3 properties were enclosed in a tip 10: Four Seasons Resort Sayan Bali (ranked first), The Mulia Bali (sixth) and Nihi Sumba (ninth).

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As reported by, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya welcomed a approval in a matter on Wednesday, saying it could boost a country’s certainty in hosting a arriving Asian Games and a Annual Meetings of a International Monetary Fund and a World Bank Group (IMF-WB Annual Meetings). 

“The awards have tremendous value. It proves that Indonesia has a [broad] tourism potential, as formerly such awards were dominated by Bali and Lombok,” Arief added.

President Joko Widodo shared his fun on amicable media per a accolades. 

“Java Island, a plcae of 4 UNESCO universe birthright sites, has been selected as The Best Island in The World 2018, a best island in a world, by transport site Travel and Leisure. As Asian Games 2018 and IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings 2018 are on us in Indonesia, this news is a appreciative one,” he tweeted on Thursday. (kes)

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