Lombok Aims At Phuket Tourism Market
Bali's neighbor Lombok is seeing it's tourism market shift into high gear with the opening of its new international airport on October 1st.
Located in Tanak Awe in West Nusa Tenggara the Bandara International Lombok Airport and is able to handle widebody aircraft.
Currently flights to Lombok consist of domestic carriers and Silk Air internationally from Singapore, but this looks to change given the new facility.
While Lombok's numerous white sandy beaches have long been on many hotel developers horizon, as Phuket and Bali are crushed with mass tourism numbers, the island could see a fast acceleration of growth.