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Fishing Industry Raises Concerns About Slavery During Bali Conference

The Annual Southeast Asia Forum on Sustainable Capture Fisheries was held in Nusa Dua from 22-23rd June. The conference was attended by industry leaders and the focus of the meeting is to discuss trends that influence the global demand for fish. This year’s conference also had a strong focus on what can be done to …

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Thousands Of Russians In Bali Unable To Use ATMs

Thousands of Russian nationals in Bali have begun to experience the impact of the economic sanctions that have been recently filed against the Russian government. A Russian national named Konstantin Ivanov (aged 27) admitted that he could not withdraw cash from the ATMs in Bali as the machines kept on denying his card. “This is …

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A New Racing Circuit To Be Developed In Bali By 2023

A businessman in Bali plans to develop a motorbike racing circuit in the Northern Bali area by 2023. A Balinese businessman named Gusti Ngurah Anom (Ajik Krisna) was named as the newly appointed Head of the Indonesia Motor Association (IMI) for Bali on Saturday evening (19/2) in Benoa, Denpasar. He then announced that he plans …

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Bali’s GDP Still Heavily Affected By The Pandemic

The central government has admitted that Bali’s GDP is still heavily affected by the pandemic though other Indonesian provinces have begun to see economic recovery. The Minister of Finance, Sri Mulyani, confirmed that the economic growth rate in Bali is still on the negative end through 2021 because of the Covid-19 pandemic that heavily affected …

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Bali Vice Governor Files Complaints About The Current Travel Policies To Senators

Bali Vice Governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati (Cok Ace) has filed complaints regarding the current travel requirements to Bali senators. During a visit conducted by the Senators from Commission IX of the Bali House of Representatives at the Governor’s office on Thursday (27/1), Cok Ace filed several complaints concerning the current travel policies. Cok …

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Finance Minister Tells Bali To Stop Relying On Tourism

The Finance Minister of Indonesia, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, has asked Bali to develop industries beyond the tourism sector. During her speech on Monday (17/1), Sri Mulyani suggested that the Bali provincial government should start developing another industry, such as agriculture, to support its economy. This is to supplement the growing international demand for organic food …

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Bali To Launch The Biggest Cruise Port In Indonesia

The central government has announced that Bali will have the biggest cruise port in Indonesia. The State-Owned Enterprise Minister, Erick Tohir, confirmed that the central government would develop the Bali Maritime Tourism Hub (BMTH) to revive Bali’s economy. The project will be located in the Benoa Port area in Southern Bali, where the government also …

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Bali Plans To Focus On Medical Tourism With New Hospital In Sanur

The State-Owned Enterprise Minister, Erick Tohir, stated Bali will focus on medical tourism and plans to build a new international hospital in Sanur. During a visit to ensure the availability of electricity for the G-20 Conference in 2022, Erick Tohir stated that Bali tourism needed improvement. This is so it can compete with the other …

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Only 45 International Tourists Visited Bali In 2021

Officials from the Bali Tourism Agency have recorded the entry of only 45 international tourists within the entirety of 2021. The Head of Tourism Development from the Bali Tourism Agency, Gunandika, confirmed that the number of international visitors in 2021 was significantly low. “We only received a total of 45 international tourists that arrived through …

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Bali Tourism Association Plans Rally Against Current Travel Restrictions

The tourism association in Bali plan to rally against the current travel requirements, which contribute to the tourism sector’s struggle to survive. The Head of the Bali Tourism Board, IB Agung Partha Adnyana, confirmed that he plans to rally against the travel requirements which hinder international travelers from visiting the island. “We’ve sent an open …

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Bali Official Proposes Leniency For Domestic Tourists During Partial Lockdown

An official from the Badung Tourism Agency has proposed that the central government allow domestic travelers to visit the island despite the partial lockdown implementation. The Head of Badung Tourism Agency, Cok Raka Darmawan, proposed for the central government to keep allowing domestic travelers to visit the island, despite the partial lockdown on the tourism …

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Bali Tourism Alliance Urges Government To Provide Stimulus For Tourism Workers

The Bali Tourism Alliance has urged the government to provide a new stimulus program for tourism workers that have been out of the job due to the pandemic. The Head of Bali Marginal Tourism Workers Alliance, Wayan Puspa Negara stated that marginal tourism workers such as freelance drivers and other daily workers are in desperate …

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