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Travel data released by hotel booking platform Agoda shows that European tourists’ interest in traveling to Bali is soaring. The news confirms the recent statements by Bali tourism leaders regarding the need to implement more direct flights from top European cities to I Gusti Ngurah Rai International.  Data from the travel platform shows that compared …

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The latest travel data shows that Bali is soaring in popularity with tourists from Europe. The Island of the Gods has long been the vacation destination of choice for Australian tourists, and this year it seems Bali is topping the charts with tourists from Europe too. With international flights to Bali more accessible than ever …

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The Bali Tourism Police have been instructed to conduct more spot checks on tourists to catch those who have not paid the tourism tax levy. The new tourism tax levy, introduced on the 14th of February, 2024, makes it mandatory for all international tourists to pay IDR 150,000 in tourism taxes. Despite the fact that …

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Tourists planning their vacations in Bali must leave plenty of time to travel to I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport. While apps like GoogleMaps and Waze give pretty accurate travel times, they should not be relied upon absolutely; with so much traffic on the roads, it’s essential to leave extra time.  Most international flights recommend …

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Bali’s most important temple, known as the Mother Temple, is one of the most popular cultural landmarks on the island for tourists. Pura Agung Besakih will be increasing ticket prices for tourists in April 2024. Speaking to reporters, the Head of the Pura Agung Besakih Sacred Area Facilities Management Agency, I Gusti Lanang Muliarta, explained …

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Bali’s Tourism Tax has been in effect for five weeks. Top tourism officials are confident that all tourists should be up to speed with the new system by now, so the newly established Tourism Police Units will conduct spot checks to ensure everyone has paid their dues.  Speaking to reporters, the Head of the Bali …

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The topic of tourism development in Bali attracts extensive input from officials, leaders, business developers, and tourists themselves. During a panel discussion held ahead of Human Rights Day, leaders in Bali say tourism development risks human rights violations.  Speaking at a panel discussion titled “Encouraging Inclusive and Sustainable Tourism’ in Denpasar on Monday, 19th March, …

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A little over a month since the introduction of the new Bali Tourism Tax, officials are making it even easier for visitors to the island to pay their levy fee. More payment counters will be installed at I Gusti Ngurah Airport for tourists.  Speaking to reporters, the Head of the Bali Tourism Office, Tjok Bagus …

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The west of Bali is a largely overlooked travel destination for tourists who visit the island for a laid-back vacation. Not only does the west of Bali have a wealth of travel experiences to offer, but it’s also the gateway to East Java that offers a whole new land of opportunities.  Gilimanuk Habor is the …

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Bali is amongst the most popular vacation destinations in South East Asia. The Island of the Gods is set to welcome 7.5 million international tourists this year. This has got leaders and travel experts asking: has Bali become a victim of its own success? Many people feel that Bali has already crossed the threshold into …

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It is a widely acknowledged fact that Bali is finding its relationship with tourism complicated at the moment. The island has been seeking to redefine its tourism model and move towards more sustainable and culturally respectful tourism as the standard.  What Bali is really grappling with is how to balance mass tourism. This is something …

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Bali’s new tourism tax is officially in operation. The new tourism levy is mandatory for all international tourists visiting the province and can be paid online, in person at Bali Airport, or with registered hotels and resorts. As the first week of the new normal unfolds, global embassies have been contacted to help socialize and …

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