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Bali Gyms Fight To Put Island On The Map As Leading Sports Destination

As a destination, Bali proudly boasts something for everyone. While the resort island has become famous for beachside holidays, spiritual self-development, and natural beauty, there is an untapped tourism market that locals are keen to bring to the fore. Sport tourism in Bali is emerging as a growing market on the island. Sports tourism is …

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Bali Beach Clubs Vow To Co-operate With Authorities Over Canggu Noise Complaints

Bali’s leading beach club venues have vowed to cooperate with local authorities following noise complaints and a public petition. Earlier this week, an online petition and open letter to industry and government leaders in Bali went viral. The complaints included late-night noise, drunken and disorderly behavior, and disrespect to local spiritual landmarks. The petition quickly …

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Bali Remembers Queen Elizabeth II’s Visit To The Island

Since the announcement of the death of Queen Elizabeth II on the afternoon of Thursday 8th, September, messages of condolences have been sent to the British Royal Family from around the world. Indonesian President Joko Widodo has shared his ‘deepest sympathy for the Royal Family, the government, and the people of the UK. Queen Elizabeth …

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Bali Explores Benefits Of Electric Train Service From Airport To Seminyak

The Head of the Bali Provincial Transportation Service, IGW Samsi Gunarta, has announced that a final decision will be revealed about an electric train network in 2023. Gunarta held a series of press appointments this week, sharing details of the proposed creation of an electric train service from Bali Airport to Seminyak. He explained that …

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Champion SUP Athlete Sets Record For Circumnavigating Bali On Paddleboard

Indonesia’s leading stand-up paddle board (SUP) athlete has set a new world record to be the first, and fastest, person to circumnavigate the island of Bali on a paddle board. Lukas Gallu Beko, 26, is from Sumba Island and works as a watersports instructor for SUP Bali. He is an avid surfer, and kite surfer …

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Australian Pub Director Arrested For Running Gambling Operation In Bali Sports Bar

The director of Seminyak’s newest tourist sports bar has been arrested for soliciting gambling on his premises. Michael Jerome Le Grand, 47, who is thought to be a long-time resident in Bali, was arrested on Saturday 29th June. Following days of questioning and investigation, police in Bali have released details of the arrest to local …

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6 Year Old Girl Conquers Bali’s Highest Peak, Mount Agung

A six-year-old girl from Bali has put her determination into action and climbed to the summit of Bali’s Mount Agung. The active volcano stands at 3,031m high and is the highest point on the island of Bali. The volcano last erupted on the 13th of June 2019 and is the most strenuous hike in Bali. …

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Bali Police Detain Beggars With Over $500 Cash And Motorbikes

The West Denpasar Police Department has detained 2 beggars carrying a large amount of cash and fancy motorbikes. An officer of the West Denpasar Police Department confirmed that 2 street beggars were detained from the Jalan Teuku Umar Barat Intersection on Tuesday evening (26/4). They were identified as a 22-year-old man named Wisono from Jember, …

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Bali Officials To Reduce Entry Fees For Kintamani Visitors By May 1

The Bangli regional government has decided to reduce entry fees for locals who want to gain access to the Kintamani area. The Head of the Bangli Tourism and Cultural Office, I Wayan Sugiarta, confirmed that after discussing this issue with the Bangli regional government, everyone has agreed to reduce Kintamani’s entry fees for domestic visitors. …

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Bali Expects To Receive 18,000 Visitors During The Eid-al Fitr Holiday

The Bali provincial government predicts that Bali will receive an influx of domestic tourists starting this week. Bali Vice Governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati (Cok Ace) confirmed that Bali is expected to receive a significant increase in domestic visitors during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday season that starts on April 29. “We expect to receive …

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Bali Trade Office Bans All Kinder Joy Snacks

The Bali Trade Office has instructed all shops across the island to stop displaying and selling Kinder Joy. The Trade Office received a memo from PT. Ferrero Confectionary Indonesia, the factory that produced Kinder Joy Snacks, instructing the withdrawal of all their products from shops and outlets in Indonesia. In response to this, the Head …

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Emergency Sirens Across Bali Will Be Activated For The Natural Disaster Drill On April 26

An official from the Bali provincial government has announced that authorities will turn on all the emergency sirens across the island on April 26. The Secretary of Bali Provincial Government, Dewa Indra, confirmed that following the latest Decree published on Monday (18/4), the authorities must turn on all emergency sirens. This is part of the …

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