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Brazilian Teenager Arrested In Possession Of Narcotics Awaits Fate In Bali Police Custody

Bali Airport authorities have arrested a 19-year-old woman found in possession of 3.6kg of cocaine in her luggage. The teenager, known by her initials MF, arrived at Bali Airport at around 3 am on 1st January 2023 on a Qatar Airways flight. Officials in Bali believe that a drug trafficking syndicate had tricked the teenager. …

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Bali Police To Crack Down On Tourists Violating Traffic Rules In Ubud

For anyone who has yet to visit Ubud, the artistic capital of Bali conjures images of tranquility, temples, and plenty of culture to observe. While this is absolutely the case, it is also true that Ubud has long succumbed to the often snail-paced traffic queues that curse so many of Bali’s tourism hotspots. Thousands of …

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Hotel Booking In Bali’s Legian Resort Area Begin To Drop Ahead Of Low Season

The end of January has arrived, which marks the beginning of the low season in Bali. Hotel managers in the popular resort area of Legian have already seen a drop in room occupancy over the last week. After the busiest Christmas and New Year period since 2019, hotels in Legian have shared how the holidays …

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Leaders In Bali Will Invite Bloggers And Influencers To Promote Village Tourism

The Badung Tourism Office in Bali has announced that they will establish an intensive promotional campaign to encourage visitors to the island to explore local tourism villages. The Head of the Badung Tourism Office, I Nyoman Rudiartha, has shared plans to encourage more people to support community and cultural tourism programs in the regency. Badung …

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Bali Aims To Have 140,000 Electric Motorcycles On The Streets By 2026

The government of Bali has set a target to have 140,000 electric motorcycles on the island’s streets by 2026. The ambitious 3-year target comes as leaders endeavor to reduce carbon emissions across Bali and create a sustainable transition to a greener future. The target comes as part of the launch event for the Regional Action …

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Indonesia Announces Online Visa Extension That Will Save Bali Tourists Time

Indonesia’s Minister of Law and Human Rights and the Directorate General of Immigration has publicly announced a new way for tourists to extend their visas. It is now possible for tourists in Indonesia who entered the country on a visa on arrival or an electronic visa on arrival to apply to extend their stay online. …

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Heavy Rain In Bali’s Canggu Leads To Flooded Roads, And Photo Opportunities

Bali’s monsoon season is in full swing. Weather warnings from the Center for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics in Denpasar are in place until Friday, 27th January, and will likely be extended. The monsoon season brings with it a higher risk of landslides, flooded roads, and damage to buildings and old trees caused by storms. For …

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Local Leader Happy That Visits To Bali’s Famous Kuta Beach Are Increasing

Once the busiest beach in Bali, since the borders reopened in February 2022, Kuta Beach has seen fewer visits than local tourism leaders would have hoped. While last year has been noted as a resounding success for tourism in Bali as the island emerged from the pandemic, tourism business owners in the Kuta area have …

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Tourism Leaders In Bali Want To See More Promotions Of Nature Experiences In 2023

The first month of the year may almost be over, but tourism leaders in Bali are still mapping out the year ahead. Earlier this week, Bali was announced as a strong second place in Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards; now, tourism leaders are speaking out about their predictions for travel trends in 2023. The Chairman of …

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Australian Tourist’s Claim Of Attack In Bali Revealed To Be Motorcycle Crash

In a shocking turn of events, it has been revealed that an Australian tourist, who was taken to the hospital with severe injuries after a suspected violent attack, had actually experienced a motorcycle crash as a result of drunk driving. Friends of Lachlan’ Lachie’ Hunt had set up a fundraiser to help cover his rising …

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Passengers Involved In Bali Fast Boat Disaster Awarded Compensation

An investigation remains underway into the fast boat that sunk off the coast of Bali. The incident, regarded as one of the worst fast-boat disasters in recent history, happened on Tuesday, 3rd January, amidst warnings from the Center for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics in Denpasar not to travel by sea unless absolutely necessary. Now, police …

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Bali Authorities Ban Tourists From Swimming At Nusa Penida’s Famous Beaches Over Safety Concerns

Police in Nusa Penida have announced that swimming on world-famous Kelingking Beach will be prohibited for the foreseeable future. They have also announced a swimming ban on two more of the island’s famous natural landmarks; Diamond Beach and Angel Billabong Beach. This is due to rising safety concerns about the picturesque coastal destination after a …

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