Lombok bids to attract tourists – but keep the island green

The authorities on the pristine Indonesian island are hatching an eco-tourism plan to ensure Lombok doesn’t go the way of tourism-dominated neighbour Bali

Last week, academics from around the world descended on Lombok, the Indonesian island known for palm-fringed and coral-ringed beaches and world-class surf, for the International Geographical Union conference on sustainable tourism.

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