Air Travel Rules for Java & Bali

13 September 2021

Air passengers traveling between Java and Bali are no longer required to under an RT-PCR Swab Test providing they can present official certification that they are fully vaccinated – having undergone both an initial and second inoculation against COVID-19.   The revised requirements for Java-Bali air passengers are outlined in Instructions from the Minister of Home Affairs Number 38 of […]

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Bali Malls Re-Open on Trial Basis

13 September 2021

On Tuesday, 07 September 2021, Bali Governor Wayan Koster issued Circular Memorandum Number 15 of 2021 addressing opening hours and maximum permissible carrying capacity at Bali shopping malls and commercial centers. The latest instructions allow the businesses to open until 9:00 pm WITA and operate at 50% of their normal guest capacity. The Governor’s instructions also require […]

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Ritual Bathing at Temples Curtailed

07 September 2021

Ritualized purification or bathing (penglukatan) at the Pura Taman Beji Cengana in the traditional Village of Dar-masaba in the Abiansemal area of Badung Regency, Bali is temporarily not allowed to avoid unnecessary public gatherings with the risk of creating new COVID-19 clusters. As reported by NusaBali.com, other temple locations in Bali, such as Pura Kereban Langit in the Village of Sading, have also […]

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Oceanman Bali 2021: 10-11 September 2021

07 September 2021

Oceanman Bali 2021 – the international ocean swimming event initially scheduled for 13-14 August 2021 has been moved to 10-11 September on Sanur Beach in Bali. The rescheduling occurred due to the developing COVID-19 situation in Indonesia. Despite the delay, the chairman of Oceanman Bali 2021, Wibowo Suseno Wirjawan, has assured that the event is in a 100% state of […]

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Bali as a Medical Wellness Destination

07 September 2021

Part of the Government’s plans to relaunch Bali as the Nation’s leading tourism destination is the creation of the Island as a top center for medical tourism or, as it is termed in some circles, wellness tourism. As Bali awaits the end of the global pandemic and the return of foreign tourists, medical tourism will be […]

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Bali as a Home for Digital Nomads

14 June 2021

Balipost.com provides an update on efforts to make the Island of Bali a paradise for the new class of global travelers – “Digital Nomads.” The head of tourism for the Province of Bali, Putu Astawa, said on Thursday, 27 May 2021 that “Digital Nomads” represents a potential market for tourists that needs to explored and exploited, Astawa insists that […]

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Tourism Ministry Promotes Work From Bali

02 June 2021

The Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno, has commissioned a study estimating that 25% of Indonesian Civil Servants could move their work location to the Island of Bali. As reported by Balipost.com, speaking at a press conference on Saturday, 22 May 2021, Vinsensius Jemadu, the Director of Marketing for the Ministry of Tourism, confirmed that 25% […]

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Be on the Lookout for a Super Blood Moon

02 June 2021

The perigee of a Total Lunar Eclipse – more commonly known as a “Super Blood Moon” will occur on 26 May 2021 and be visible worldwide and from broad areas of Indonesia. Four eclipses will occur in 2021 – two involving the moon and two the sun. The first total lunar eclipse of the year on 26 May is […]

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Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 08- 12 June 2021

24 May 2021

The 7th Edition of Bali & Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) will return to Bali 08 June – 12 June 2021 to be held at the Bali International Convention Center (BICC) in Nusa Dua as the Island seeks to restart its stalled tourism Industry. AS reported by Beritabali.com, the Bali Provincial Government and organizers of BBTF target revenues to be generated from the event at […]

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Bali Arrival Numbers Encouraging

10 May 2021

ndonesia’s Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno, says Bali visitor arrival numbers are improving due to strict adherence to health and sanitation protocols. Sandiaga said on Saturday, 02 April 2021: “When I became Tourism Minister in December of 2020, we were experiencing extreme lethargy, but by closely following health protocols and continuing […]

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Trip Advisor: Bali World’s Top Destination

10 May 2021

Bali’s semi-lockdown status and ongoing closure to foreign visitors have done little to detract from the island’s popularity as a tourism destination. According to a reader poll conducted by TripAdvisor, Bali has ranked #1 as the World’s most popular holiday choice – lauded as “a tropical haven for beach bums, wellness worshipers, and the culturally curious.”Based on […]

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Domestic Tourism Now Bali’s Mainstay

20 April 2021

Bali is banking on domestic tourism to hasten the recovery of the Island’s economy. As reported by Kompas.com, there are at least 20 major events planned for 2021. According to the Provincial Tourism Service head, Putu Astawa, this total is not complete, with many additional local and international events planned for the current year yet to be […]

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Bali Enjoys an Easter Parade of Visitors

20 April 2021

Over the extended Easter holiday weekend, 31 March – 04 April 2021, Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport handled 62,345 passengers traveling on 577 flights. As reported by Kompas.com, Bali first saw the sudden surge in arriving holiday travelers on Thursday, 01 April 2021, when 8,875 air passengers passed through Bali’s Airport. Bali’s peak in outbound passengers was recorded […]

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Let us help in cleaning our island and fighting the plastic!

15 March 2021

The year 2020 saw Bali Tourism stop. This year, let us help in getting Tourism back in track. Time for us to go out in our own way and help clean our island and fight the plastic!

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Jakarta Signals Plans to Reopen Bali

02 March 2021

Balipost.com and the State News Agency Antara quote Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan,  Indonesia’s Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, revealing official plans to reopen Bali to international and domestic tourism once the number of COVID-19 cases on the Island declines. During a coordinating meeting on tourism recovery held on Thursday, 25 February 2021, Luhut said that economic activity, including tourism, will […]

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3.9 Million Foreign Visitors Jan-Nov 2020

22 February 2021

The National Statistics Agency (BPS) recorded 3.90 million foreign visitors to Indonesia from January through November 2020. As reported by NusaBali, this total represents a decrease of 73.6% compared to the same period in 2019 when 14.73 million foreign tourists came to Indonesia. Breaking down the arrival figures for the first eleven months of 2020, a spokesman for […]

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