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A top tourism expert and economic advisor has spoken out about the need to radically change the way in which tourism in Bali is managed at an island wide, provincial level. Viraguna Bagus Oka has spoken to reporters about his vision for a management system that would ensure spatial planning, business development, and social development …

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Local political leaders in Bali’s Badung Regency have met to discuss the opportunity to develop tourism villages in the Canggu area of the regency. Canggu has undergone a rapid tourism boom in the last seven years, and local leaders want to preserve the culture and heritage landscapes.  The ex-Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika, proposed …

Read More about Managing Canggu As A Tourist Village Could Help Keep Culture Alive In Top Bali Resort

Bali will soon be home to a fleet of hydrogen airplanes that will be used to help ‘boost’ tourism in the province. In a new partnership between Sirius Aviation AG and the PARQ Development Group based in Ubud, the mission from ground control is to bring sustainable travel to the airways.  PARQ Development’s current work …

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Bali’s Tourism Tax has been in effect for nearly two weeks. The new sustainable tourism initiative is set to help preserve and protect the island’s culture and the natural landscape. It is also supposed to fund real, impactful changes for tourists.  During a meeting held by tourism officials in Denpasar on Friday evening, local politician …

Read More about Bali Tourism Tax Funds Must Benefit Tourists Quickly Says Top Official

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 is a travel destination that is always evolving. Once upon a time, tourists could only stay at small, locally run guest houses and were afforded the most generous of welcomes and the most basic of amenities. Nowadays, everything has changed. It seems that every single day, a new hotel, resort, or guest house is …

Read More about Bali Tourists Are Showing More Interested In Modern Hotels Than Heritage Design 

A new international shopping center will open its doors in 2026. The Grand Outlet Bali will be part of the Kura Kura Special Economic Zone on Serangan Island, which sits just off the coast of Denpasar.  PT Bali Turtle Island Development (BTID), which manages the Kura Kura Special Economic Zone, has just signed a collaboration …

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Bali’s leading tourism stakeholders are calling on the government to create radical new solutions to the island’s traffic woes. From flyovers to underpasses and more shortcut routes, tourism leaders want to see urgent action on the problem.  Speaking to reporters about tourism and the year ahead in Bali, leaders in the sector are adamant that …

Read More about Could Flyovers, Underpasses And More Shortcuts Save Bali From Tourism Traffic Collapse?

Back in September the community Seseh with the support from Bali lovers around the world successfully petitioned against the development of a massive new resort and residence complex right on the beachfront. The business behind the project, Taryan Group, halted proceedings until a new agreement could be reached.  It has now been confirmed that despite …

Read More about Construction To Start On Huge Resort In Bali’s Seseh Despite Initial Community Complaints

Bali is booming with development projects, from new hotels to new apartment complexes and beyond. Around every corner and in every resort town new properties are being built. One apartment complex in particular is set to boast the world’s longest rooftop pool. Magnum Estate is the property development company behind the Magum Residence Berawa. The …

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Bali’s top academics are sounding the alarm on the risks of allowing investors to continue ‘wildly developing tourism’ on the island. They are calling for an urgent review of spatial planning in the province to ensure that things do not get out of hand, for the sake of communities, natural landscapes, and tourists themselves.  The …

Read More about Bali Academics Call For ‘Wild’ Tourism Development To Be Controlled 

Bali is undergoing a surge of rapid tourism development; there are new resorts, villas, beach clubs, and apartment complexes under construction across the island. Key areas that are experiencing the bulk of the investment and development include both Canggu and Uluwatu and their surrounding villages, as well as the outlying island of Nusa Penida.  While …

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