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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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With just two days before the launch of the tourism tax in Bali and the general election, there is a lot happening on the island. Ahead of the busy week, Bali’s Acting Governor Sang Made Mahendra Jaya has spoken to the media about the future of tourism.  On 14th February, Bali will officially be launching …

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Bali’s new tourism tax will come into effect on the 14th of February, 2024. Officials have been talking about the new tourism levy for months, but as the big launch looms closer, the final details are being revealed. It has now been confirmed once and for all which visitor visa categories will be exempt from …

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With the introduction of the Bali Tourism Levy just around the corner, discussions about whether or not Bali is on the brink of overtourism are hot on everyone’s lips. One top professor from Bali says it’s a way off yet but that the situation needs to be addressed.  In a definition laid out by the …

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With just a matter of days to go before the Bali Tourism Tax is introduced on the 14th of February, plenty of conversations are happening on the island about the new policy. Leaders from the Bali Provincial Government are being called on to ensure all funds are managed transparently.  Speaking to reporters after the Great …

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One of Indonesia’s most popular domestic airlines has just made a huge commitment to develop more sustainable tourism in the country. With Bali positioned as Indonesia’s flagship tourism destination, the benefits will surely be felt by tourists on the Island of the Gods.  Pelita Air and Pertamina Foundation are coming together to create a new …

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On the 14th of February 2024, big changes will happen across Indonesia. The country will elect a new president, and the province of Bali will introduce its new tourism tax. The much-discussed tourism tax is set to be a mandatory fee for all international arrivals. What we know about the tourism tax so far is …

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As the end of 2023 is drawing close, Indonesia is looking ahead to a big year in 2024. There will be a general election in February, and the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economies is outlining how the tourism sector will flourish in the year ahead.  Indonesia’s Minister for Tourism and Creative Economies, Sandiaga Uno, …

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