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Deputy Tourism Minister Visits Bali To Check On G20 Preparations Indonesia’s Deputy Minister for Tourism and Creative Economies, Angela Tanoesoedibjo, visited Bali this week for a press tour and to check in on preparations for the G20 Summit in November. The 2-day conference will see heads of state, industry leaders, and their delegations head to […]

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Bali Arts Festival helps recover island’s economy, tourism: minister The 2022 Bali Arts Festival, held from June 12 to July 10, 2022, can help restore Bali’s tourism and creative economy sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno said. “This really drives the economy, reinvigorates and restores the tourism sector, […]

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Indonesia Adds 12 More Countries To Visa On Arrival Program Making It Easier To Visit Bali The Central Government of Indonesia has announced that it will be adding twelve more countries to the visa on arrival program as of the 30th of May 2022. On the 3rd May 2022, the Central Government of Indonesia expanded […]

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Masks No Longer Required in Open Space: Jokowi The government has decided to relax the mask requirement in open places with no crowds and drop the testing rule for domestic and foreign travelers, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Tuesday announced on Tuesday, marking the country’s significant improvement in Covid-19 pandemic handling. “First, the government decided to […]

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Bali Airport Records A 287 Percent Increase In International Arrivals From March To April Since the reopening of Indonesian borders for travelers in February 2022, numbers of visitors have risen consistently and show no sign of slowing down. This comes as welcome news for the travel and tourism sector of Bali whose businesses have been […]

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Suspected human trafficker from Bali arrested for attempting to smuggle 26 Indonesians to Australia The East Nusa Tenggara Police arrested a 42-year-old man identified by his initial S, who is originally from Medan but resides in Denpasar, on suspicion of having attempted to traffic dozens of Indonesians to Australia via East Nusa Tenggara’s waters. A […]

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Tourism Minister to visit Australia to encourage more Aussie tourists in Bali  Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno is scheduled to visit Australia from July 6 to July 12 in a bid to boost Bali tourism by encouraging Australians to travel to the Island of Gods. “We are preparing a visit to Australia. This […]

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Bali Isolation Facilities Have Zero Patients As Covid Cases Drop All the isolation facilities in the Jembrana region have zero occupants as Covid-19 cases continually go down. The Secretary II of the Jembrana Covid-19 Handling Task Force, I Putu Agus Artana Putra, confirmed that all the regional government’s isolation facilities for Covid-19 patients have zero […]

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PCR, antigen testing rollback to start from Bali: task force The relaxation of PCR and antigen testing requirements for domestic travelers will be implemented gradually, starting from Bali, the COVID-19 Handling Task Force has said. “This relaxation is being done gradually, starting from Bali with visa on arrival, quarantine free, and vaccination target,” the task […]

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Bali offers ‘bubble’ quarantine packages for int’l travellers as gov’t mulls erasing requirement in April Let’s be honest: Even in Bali’s luxurious resorts, nobody really wants to be stuck inside their hotels for longer than they have to be. Despite having been officially reopened to international tourists in October 2021, Bali Island, the bread and […]

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