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Two weeks ago, The Bali Sun broke the news that Grab would officially be permitted to operate at the Bali airport.  Since the story broke, the Bali Sun has confirmed that Grab will be the only ridesharing company that will be officially welcomed at the Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport. “The presence of Grab as …

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Travel publication Big 7 Travel released its 2020 list of the “most Instagrammable places in the world”, with Bali ranking eighth. The destinations are ranked in order of their visual allure and popularity on social media. To compile the list, Big 7 Travel selected the winners by analyzing the amount of hashtags per destination, surveying …

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Searching for your next dream vacation destination? Look no further than this dreamy hotel in Bali that offers amazing amenities at just $22 a night. The Puri Garden Hotel is located in the heart of Ubud and is just a short trip from a lush forest full of curious monkeys, unique shops, historic temples and …

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The Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Ministry announced that Bali will see five new toll road sections after Pulau Dewata (the Island of Gods) last saw the Bali Mandara toll introduced several years ago.  PUPR Minister, Basuki Hadimuljono said that the Bali Province government initially proposed 16 new tolls for the island. “The Bali provincial government asked for …

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An Australian tradesman insists he’s a new person, lucky to walk free from Bali police custody after compensating the taxi driver he was accused of bashing.  Tore Bempasciuto was released after eight “pretty rough” days in Kuta police lock-up and is now urging other Aussies to “be smart” while visiting the holiday island. “It’s a …

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The Block star Jess Eva has spoken out about the terrifying moment she was scammed in Bali when she attempted to buy a very personal medical procedure. On Tuesday, the Triple M star told her Moonman in the Morning co-hosts she wanted an enema while in the tropical paradise – and was offered one for the bargain …

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The Indian tourism market is exploding and Bali is expected to attract 600 thousand Indian tourists this year which is an increase from 2019’s target of 450 thousand. According to the Head of the Badung Tourism Board, Made Badra, it will need hard work and cooperation from all of stakeholders to achieve this target. The …

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Police in Bali said the foreign man who pulled a freestyle stunt while riding his motorcycle in Seminyak has left the country, after a search for him began last week following a video of his stunt going viral on social media.  “It was circulating widely on social media, [but] the person has managed to escape,” Adi Sulistyo …

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Emirates will increase flights to Bali effective 1 June to tap seasonal demand for holiday bookings during the summer months June to September. The peak season for Bali’s tourism industry runs from July through to the end of August; busy months when hotel rates are high, and Bali’s weather is almost perfect with low rainfall …

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Despite volcanic eruptions, garbage-filled beaches and aggressive tourist behaviour the number of Aussies travelling to Bali reached record levels in 2019. Last year Mount Agung caused more travel chaos, earthquakes shook the local streets and mountains of garbage washed up on Bali’s shores from East Java resulting in the nickname “trash island”. The popular tourist …

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The Head of the Bali Provincial Tourism Board, Putu Astawa, said that his side did not see the presence of gay tourists in Bali as a problem. The presence of gay tourists will be well received as long as they don’t violate the laws, norms and ethics that apply in Bali. This statement was delivered …

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State-owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir says he plans to make Benoa Port in Bali as the “world-class port” by integrating the port service, business, and tourism. “Benoa will become a one-stop area facilitated by art center, culinary tour, and SME trading center. There will also be convention hall, trading center, and many others,” the minister said in his official statement …

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