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Top tourism officials in Bali have confirmed that the development of culture-based tourism is still a top priority on the island. The statement comes as leaders have been facing kickbacks from politicians, tourism stakeholders, local communities, and Bali lovers regarding the state of tourism management on the island.  The Head of the Bali Tourism Office, …

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The Secret Garden Village Bali is one of the most underrated activity centers on the island. Located in Bedugul, the centre is the perfect stop off on a day trip to the Bedugul Highlands and Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. One of the leading attractions at The Secret Garden Village is the guided herbalist and coffee-making …

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Managers at Bali’s Uluwatu Temple have confirmed that they will be working with researchers to find the best way to manage and monitor monkey behavior. The monkeys of Uluwatu Temple have become famous around the world for their mischievous and often ‘criminal’ behavior.  Speaking to reporters, the Manager of Tourist Attraction Management for the Outside …

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Following a high-profile drug bust, more viral videos of tourists misbehaving, and the resort of Canggu being renamed on GoogleMaps as “New Moscow,” the Indonesian Minister for Tourism and Creative Economies, Sandiaga Uno, refutes comments that Bali has been colonized.  In a press conference held on Monday, 27th May, Minister Uno issued statements regarding the …

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Bali’s tourism sector has been left reeling after comments issued by the former President and Leader of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, Megawati Sukarnoputri. The fifth president of Indonesia has four main critiques of the state of tourism in Bali in light of recent events.  Sukarnoputri is said to have described Bali’s tourism management …

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Travel data released by hotel booking platform Agoda shows that European tourists’ interest in traveling to Bali is soaring. The news confirms the recent statements by Bali tourism leaders regarding the need to implement more direct flights from top European cities to I Gusti Ngurah Rai International.  Data from the travel platform shows that compared …

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Bali is one of the best places in the world to dive and snorkel with manta rays. With the Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area home to a healthy and thriving population of manta rays and other incredible marine life (think turtles, sunfish and stunning coral reef) it’s easy to see why diving and snorkelling with …

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As officials urge investigations into spatial planning and tourism development in Bali, two major brands have announced their new spots on the island. The hotel group Anantara has announced a new partnership to establish a resort in Seseh. In Canggu, Hugo BOSS has orchestrated a villa takeover as part of their Spring/Summer Collection 2024 launch.  …

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As stakeholders continue to hold high hopes that the North Bali Airpot will be given a final and irreversible go-ahead from the authorities, the project plans are worth revisiting. The project site will see not only the creation of North Bali Airport itself but also an aerocity, what is being described as an aerotropolis, a …

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Tourists in Bali are being reminded of the importance of hiking with a guide. The renewed warnings come after a 29-year-old Dutch woman died in hospital after falling on Mount Agung. Tragically, every year, there are deaths on both Mount Agung and Mount Batur as tourists underestimate the conditions of the trials.  The incident took …

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Tourists willing to get off the beaten track will be heartily rewarded with a stay in Bali’s ancient capital city of Bali.  That’s right, the Island of the Gods hasn’t always been governed by Denpasar, and to this day, there are calls for Singaraja to be reinstated as the governmental and economic hub of the …

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A British tourist in Bali has been caught red-handed stealing goods from a boutique clothing store in the tourist resort of Canggu. The news comes as immigration officials in Bali have spoken out about their strict stance on foreigners breaking the law on the inland.  The British tourist with the BPG, was caught red-handed stealing …

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