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Bali Will Reopen Borders For Tourism In The ‘Green Zone’ First

The Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, admitted that he has prepared a scheme to reopen the tourism sector in Bali specifically in the green zone or in areas with minimal risk of transmission of Covid-19. The ‘Green Zone’ is a safe Covid-19-free area to receive international travelers in the near future as the border reopens. …

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Bali Hotel Association Urges Government To Reopen International Borders

The Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) from Gianyar has urged the central government to reopen the travel corridor for international tourists and requested financial loans for hotels. The Head of Gianyar PHRI, Pande Adit, explained that the government should consider options to advance the reopening, including PCR testing on arrival and free quarantine for all international visitors.

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Indonesian Tourism Minister To Include Benoa Port In ‘Covid-Free’ Corridor

After his visit to the Benoa Port on Saturday (13/2), Indonesian Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno decided to include the port inside the ‘Covid-Free’ Corridor program which is currently in preparation. The “Covid-Free Corridor” is a program being proposed to the central government to attract Chinese tourists once they are allowed back. The idea is to …

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Bali Travel Corridor In Final Stage Of Discussion

Additionally, Sandiaga is optimistic that the vaccination process will run faster as the central government is prioritizing Bali when distributing vaccine supply. “Hopefully this can be accomplished within the next few weeks. We pray and hope that Bali tourism will recover soon,” Sandiaga concluded. Read Today’s Breaking News Headlines In Bali For the latest Bali …

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Indonesian Plans To Provide 5 Year Visa To Work and Stay In Bali

Once international travel restarts, Indonesia plans to provide incentives to international visitors wishing to stay long term by offering them a five-year visa. Indonesian Tourism Minister Sandiaga Salahudin Uno made the announcement on Monday (8/2). Read Today’s Breaking News Headlines In Bali For the latest Bali News & Debate Join our Facebook Community SUBSCRIBE TO NEW …

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Bali Hotel Association Requests Free Tests For Domestic Tourists

The consideration of a full lockdown in Bali has stirred up residents and businesses alike. The partial lockdown currently in place in Bali and Java restricts outdoor activity as well as business operating hours. If approved, the complete lockdown proposed by Bali Senator will tighten measures one step further. Most recently, the Hotel and Restaurant …

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Expat Complains About Price Of Visa Extension In Bali

The global pandemic has caused many foreign nationals to extend their stay in Bali. The conflict is that they must extend their visa every month, and in order to do so, they must pay a fee. A Malaysian national, known as James, has been residing in Bali for the past 10 months and decided to …

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Indonesia Extends International Flight Ban To January 28

The temporary closure of international flights to Indonesia has been extended to January 28/21. President Joko Widodo made the call in efforts to control virus transmission into the country. Additional measures, such as partial lockdowns in Bali and Java, are aligned in the same time frame.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The …

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Tourism Minister Plans To Vaccinate 70% Of Bali Population Before Reopening International Borders

Indonesian Tourism Minister, Sandiaga Uno, plans to vaccinate 70% of Bali’s population in preparation of reopening for international tourism. As the rollout of vaccines has begun, the government intends to accelerate the process. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The travel bubble constitutes two or more adjacent countries facilitating tourism access aligned by …

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Economist Proposes Tourism Fund To Revive Bali Economy

A national economist, Faisal Basri from Indonesia University, has initiated fundraising to revive the pandemic-stuck economy of Bali. According to Basri, tourism and hospitality businesses in Bali are in dire need of financial support from the central government. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) “I suggested the fundraising program during the previous International …

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