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According To Bali’s Governor International Visitors Will Start Arriving In November 2021

Bali Governor, I Wayan Koster has predicted that thousands of international travelers will start coming in November 2021. Despite reopening its border for international visitors by October 14th 2021, Koster admitted that the international terminal at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport hasn’t received any arrival schedules from international flights. “We haven’t seen any international arrivals for …

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Bali’s International Border Has Officially Reopened For 19 Countries

The central government has announced that Bali has officially reopened their international borders for visitors and has expanded the list of eligible countries from 5 to 19 countries. The Maritime and Investment Coordinator Minister, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan confirmed that the central government has decided to start allowing visitors from more countries as one of the …

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4 Bali Public Parks Reopened As Covid-19 Cases Significantly Decreased

The Denpasar city government has decided to reopen 4 public parks in Denpasar as Covid-19 cases have significantly decreased. The Spokesman for the Denpasar Covid-19 Handling Task Force, I Dewa Gede Rai confirmed that 4 public areas such as Lumintang Public Field, Puputan Public Field, Lumintan Public Park and Janggan Public Park have been officially …

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Bali Is Still Not Receiving Any Bookings From International Visitors

Despite the implementation of the travel bubble program, Bali hasn’t received any bookings from potential international travelers. The Head of the Bali Tourism Agency, I Putu Astawa admitted that the Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport hasn’t received any arrival schedules for international flights as the international terminal will officially re-open on October 14th 2021. “We …

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Bali Officials Reduce Quarantine Time For International Visitors

The Bali Provincial Government has reduced quarantine time for international visitors into 5 days. Bali Vice Governor, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati (Cok Ace) confirmed that the provincial government has finally reduced the quarantine time from 8 days into 5 days. “After discussing this entry requirement policy, we have agreed to reduce the quarantine time …

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Bali Airport Officials Conduct Simulation Before Receiving International Visitors

Officials from the Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport have conducted a simulation as part of the preparation stages before operating its international terminal again in the near future. The General Manager of Angkasa Pura I Ltd for Bali I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Herry A.Y. Sikado confirmed that the management of the Bali Airport has …

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‘LoveBali’ App Entry Requirement For Travelers Going To Bali

The Bali provincial government will start implementing  new requirements for international visitors once the border reopens on October 14th 2021. The Head of Bali Informatics, Communication and Statistics, I Gusti Ngurah Udiyana stated that in accordance with the latest Decree from Bali Governor Number 15243 Year 2020, each traveler is required to download the LoveBali …

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The 6 Selected Countries Are Predicted To Only Have A Small Impact On Bali’s Economy

Bali Tourism Board Association has predicted that the six countries that will gain access to the island will only give a small impact to Bali’s economy in general. The Head of the Bali Tourism Board (BTB), Ida Bagus Agung Partha Adnyana stated that the selected countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Dubai …

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President Urges Bali Officials To Increase Testing Once Border Reopens

The Indonesian President, Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has instructed Bali Officials to increase testing and contact tracing once the border reopens. During the President’s visit to Bali on Friday (8/10), Jokowi and several Bali Officials met at Governor’s Office to discuss the Covid-19 handling progress in Bali. On the agenda was preparations for the reopening of …

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Tourists Canceling Bali Travel Plans After 8 Day Quarantine Announced

Officials from the Tourism Association admitted that a large number of international tourists have become reluctant to travel to Bali due to the Indonesian quarantine policy. The Head of the Bali Tour Guide Association, I Nyoman Nuarta confirmed that the majority of potential visitors from selected countries such as Japan, China and South Korea decided …

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Dozens Of Bali Travel Companies Have Gone Bankrupt Due To The Global Pandemic

The Tourism Association has confirmed that dozens of travel companies across Bali have permanently closed due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. The Head of the Indonesian Travel Agency Association (ASITA) for Bali, Putu Winastra confirmed that a total of 157 travel agencies in Bali faced bankruptcy since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020. “According to …

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Local Vendors Protest Bali Officials Closing Kuta Beach Gates

Local vendors of Kuta Beach have protested the policy that was recently implemented to permanently close 17 beach’ entrances. As The Bali Sun previously reported officials of Kuta Village have recently set a daily limit for visitors on Kuta Beach by utilizing the PeduliLindungi tracing app at several entrances to the beach area, and permanently …

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