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Local communities in Bali responsible for small and emerging tourism developments on the islands are turning to social media to help visitors find their off-path destinations. Indonesia is one of the world’s largest users of Instagram and TikTok, and social media has long proven to be a valuable tool for #TravelInspiration. Bali’s most popular tourism …

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Veterinary officials in Bali will be running a series of mass vaccination drives on stray, community-owned, and pet dogs in the region. The mission is to vaccinate over 70,000 dogs against rabies for the protection of local people and tourists.  The Denpasar City Government, along with the Provincial Agriculture Service, have set a target to …

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Police in Bali are cracking down on motorcycle gangs and drivers with super-loud exhausts known as ‘brong.’ Police have been targeting gangs in Sanur and Seminyak, both popular resort areas with international tourists.  Over in Sanur, a total of 60 motorbikes were seized by the police, all of which had loud brong exhausts added on, …

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Following sudden heavy rains in the south of Bali, many parts of Denpasar and the resorts of Kuta and Seminyak have experienced flooding. The rising water level has caused havoc on the roads, but some tourists are trying to see the bright side.  Tourists in Kuta have taken to surfing in the street as water …

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Data revealed by Bali officials late last year confirmed that in just 12 months, the number of collisions and incidents on the island’s roads more than doubled. This figure is just the incidents that were formally reported to the police. Things are getting seriously wild out there.  There is no one party or demographic to …

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As a world-leading tourism destination, keeping tourists safe in Bali is a top priority for security officers and the local government. From reducing crime to having more officers out on patrol just in case support is needed, Bali is committed to keeping visitors safe and comfortable. In order to level up security operations across Bali’s …

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Tourism Police in Bali have been conducting spot checks at top attractions to ensure that all foreign visitors have been paying their tourism tax. The newly introduced fee costs IDR 150,000 per person per visit to the province.  The Bali Province Tourism Office along with the Tourism Satpol Police, have been conducing spot checks on …

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Foreign interest in property in Bali is booming right now. The demand for villas, apartments, commercial buildings and land on the island by international investors, expats and developers is seeing prices skyrocket.  Research conducted by Indonesian-based property company Rumah123 shows that there is an unprecedented increase in demand for property from foreign nationals, especially in …

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Bali’s crisis with waste management is no secret. In the last few weeks, tides, ocean waste, and river debris have landed on Bali’s most popular tourist beaches, putting the topic back on everyone’s lips. Sustainable solutions are needed urgently. The Bali Environment and Forestry Service (LHK) has put a plan together to make use of …

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In the last week, some of Bali’s most popular tourist beaches have been hit by tidal waves of plastic waste. With garbage piling up over 10cm across Kedonganan Beach and across the Kuta area, it’s an all-hands-on-deck situation to clear up the disaster.  In a story that is still unfolding, the Badung Environment and Hygiene …

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Bali is battling against tides of plastic waste washing up on its shores. From Jimbaran to Canggu, far more garbage is washing up on the island’s shores than is usual.  Sadly, this is an annual occurrence. In the mid-to-latter end of the rainy season, tides upon tides of plastic waste get washed up onto the …

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At this time of year, it has become all too common for tides of plastic waste to wash up along the southern coast of Bali. Every year, the tides of trash seem to get larger, but the wave of waste that was swept in last night was one of the biggest to date.  It takes …

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