In Memoriam We wish to pay tribute to two people who have helped and supported us over many years. Marcel Adi Marcel Adi with a Sumatran Rhino Marcel Adi, born and brought up a Christian in Java, passed suddenly in April 2020 in Borneo. Marcel was a Board member over the period 2013 – 2018 and, also acted as an advisor on many aspects of conservation especially around the Way Kambas National Park (WKNP) […]
What our staff are doing and achieving at all our lodges.
One of the great achievements of Ecolodges Indonesia has been to instill a feeling of ownership of the company in most of our staff. This has had many positive results including loyalty and a feeling of the importance of a job in this working environment. Now, when the Indonesian part of the company has been cut off from face to face contact with its worldwide support group, a further vital characteristic has developed, namely, a […]
Agricultural Development of Ecolodges Indonesia
One of the new directions of our company are the optimum use of the land around our lodges, especially at Kelimutu (over 3 ha available), Satwa (1.5 ha available) and Mbeliling (2 ha available), to produce organic food for our guests and staff. At Kelimutu and Mbeliling, there is water all year round thus giving the possibility of production all year round. During this process, we wish to work with the smallholder farmers of the […]
Art Adventures in Indonesia.
Wildlife holidays in Borneo, cultural visit in Borobudur Jogjakarta or birdwatching in Raja Ampat are just some examples of adventure activities that can you do in Indonesia. Indonesia’s tourism is well-known for several good reasons, such as culture, heritage, and beautiful nature. Indonesia inhabited by a large number of animals, including some unique endemics species. There is a special kind of tour that is about Painting and sketching the landscape around helps you to engage […]
Maria Surni: Learning about Conservation as Ecolodges Indonesia Staff Since 2005
Maria Alvensia Surni, born in Rangga Watu – Flores in 1985. Originally from Flores, she is one of the longest-serving staff of Ecolodges Indonesia. She started working in Bajo Komodo Ecolodges (the lodge has transformed into a resort hotel under new management) from 2005 to 2017. At the end of 2017, after giving birth to her second child, Maria Surni decided to stop only to returned to join Ecolodges Indonesia in 2019. As for now, […]
Responsible Tourism Practise in Indonesia Brings Positive Impacts
Indonesia is one of the best places in the world if you’re looking for adventure and better under responsible tourism. The archipelago is made up of over 17,000 islands and is diverse in terms of people, landscapes, and culture. This beguiling island chain is especially attractive if you want to see indigenous flora and fauna, tropical rainforests, and brightly colored tropical fish. It’s also one of the best places to see orangutans in the world! […]