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Plans To Reopen Bali Include Deporting Those Purposely Violating Health Protocols

Plans To Reopen Bali Include Deporting Those Purposely Violating Health Protocols

Share The Article The Indonesian government is currently exploring reopening Bali to international visitors as the number of Covid-19 cases continue to drop on the island. Plans to reopen Bali’s borders for tourists will include deportations for those that purposely violate health protocols under a new program called ‘Penalty for Health Protocol’. Image:  © I […]

Bali proposes travel bubble for vaccinated travellers

Bali proposes travel bubble for vaccinated travellers

Bali’s vice governor has proposed the establishment of a travel corridor for vaccinated travellers. Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati offered several suggestions for the Bali’s impending reopening such as creating a travel corridor for vaccinated travellers from countries that have implemented mass vaccination like China as well as to prioritise vaccination for tourism workers to […]

Going local! Discova unveils new project to support farmers in Bali

Going local! Discova unveils new project to support farmers in Bali

With a long-standing commitment to generate alternative income for the communities they work with, Discova has unveiled a new project to support the local communities of the region in Bali. As a part of their broader objectives to ensure that tourism has a greater impact on communities, they have now initiated a project to help […]

Bali is desperate for tourists but cracks down on bad eggs

Bali is desperate for tourists but cracks down on bad eggs

Catapulted into fame by the best-selling novel-turned-film Eat, Pray, Love, Bali has been viewed as an idyllic place and a utopia for foreign travellers. Westerners fell in love with Bali’s beaches, unique culture and laid-back lifestyle; in return, the island paradise welcomes tourists with open arms. Tourism has been the lifeblood of the island seeing […]

Bali reopening to international tourists delayed indefinitely

Bali reopening to international tourists delayed indefinitely

Bali reopening to international tourists may not happen anytime soon as coronavirus cases surged that crematoriums are struggling to keep up with the deaths on the island. According to News.com.au, “Bali has recorded a total of 9448 cases and nearing 300 total deaths. The number of deaths has doubled in weeks with Bali recording 100 […]

Podcast: Sanur the Quieter Side of Bali

Podcast: Sanur the Quieter Side of Bali

Sanur the Quieter Side of Bali   I’ve been a frequent visitor to Bali, Indonesia’s famed holiday isle. Bali is an island with many faces.  The predominant religion here is Hinduism, and signs of that belief are everywhere, with offerings, altars and small temples common in every home and workplace. The most popular tourist resorts […]

Due to lack of foreign tourists, some Bali hotels are closing for good

Due to lack of foreign tourists, some Bali hotels are closing for good

Some hotels in the paradise island of Bali are shutting down permanently as reopening to international tourists is still far from happening. As the pandemic has reached its eighth month with no end in sight, Bali looks far from what it used to be teeming with tourists. Deserted streets and beaches led for some businesses […]

Back to nature in Bali: Sustainable retreat Nirjhara to open in January 2021

Back to nature in Bali: Sustainable retreat Nirjhara to open in January 2021

In 1996, the Tran Tien family visited Tabanan, on Bali’s southwest coast, from France and felt deeply moved by the beauty of the landscape. From this moment, the idea to create a truly sustainable hotel that nurtured its surrounds both environmentally and socially began to take shape. Almost 25 years later, Nirjhara was born with […]

‘Bali, A New Kind Of Adventure’ video series unveiled

‘Bali, A New Kind Of Adventure’ video series unveiled

In order to support Bali and showcase the tourism-driven city under the new health protocols, Bali Hotels Association (BHA) has unveiled ‘Bali, A New Kind Of Adventure’, a series of six, one-minute videos. This latest campaign follows hot on the heels of the association’s previous campaign, 60 Days of Virtual Bali, that showed Bali moving […]

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