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Chinese Tourists Could Return To Bali June 15th

Head of the Bali provincial tourism office Mr Putu Astawa, says that Chinese tourists will be returning to Bali as early as June 15th.  Minister of Tourism,  Wishnutama Kusubandio held a video conference on Saturday where tourism leaders discussed future dates for reopening their regions.  Indonesian President Joko Widodo, also has been optimistic about seeing …

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Chinese Tourists Already In Bali Will Be Permitted To Stay As Government Extends Visas

A number of Chinese tourists stuck in Bali after the Indonesian government stopped flights to China will be allowed to stay in Bali and offered visa extensions. The visa extension was granted by Deputy Governor of Bali, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati alias Cok Ace on Wednesday. With the visa extension, automatically Chinese tourists can …

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With Chinese Gone From Bali Beaches, Tourism Takes a Hit

With Indonesia suspending visas to Chinese citizens in the wake of the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus, the country risks missing its target to lure a record number of tourists this year. Foreign tourist arrivals into Indonesia climbed 2% to 16.1 million last year, the country’s statistics bureau said Monday. Chinese visitors at 2.1 …

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Chinese Suspect Facing Harsh Penalty For 3 Kilograms In Suitcase

A chinese man is facing the death penalty after being caught trying to smuggle in 3 kilograms of Methamphetamine at the Bali Ngurah Rai Airport. 43-year-old Ping Kwong remained calm and relaxed as he was arrested at the airport when officials found drugs in his suitcase. Officials say the man was acting suspicious which led …

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Nusa Penida Hit Hard After Chinese Tourists Drop ‘100%

Bali tourism operators and agencies have said that Chinese visitors are now down 100% in Nusa Penida due to the Corona virus outbreak. I Putu Darmaya, a hotel owner in Nusa Penida said that since the outbreak, Chinese tourists to his area have plummeted 100 percent. As a result, a number of accommodations in Nusa …

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Over 10,000 Chinese Tourists Have Cancelled Their Trips To Bali

The coronavirus outbreak has put a dent in Indonesia’s tourism, as some 10 thousand Chinese tourists chose to cancel their plans to visit Bali, one of the world’s most famous resort islands. Chairperson of the Indonesian Travel Agent Association (Astindo) Elly Hutabarat confirmed here on Thursday that the corona virus outbreak had a significant impact …

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Chinese Tourists Are Pulling The Plug On Bali But Are They Missed?

The number of Chinese tourists visiting Bali last year dropped 35 per cent, raising eyebrows throughout the hospitality sector as China is no longer the leading source of tourism in Bali.  According to the Bali Tourism Board, the overall number of visitors to the island for the first 10 months of the year grew by …

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