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Bali may be a destination synonymous with sun, sea, and sand, but the island is looking to diversify and expand its tourism offerings. One way leaders are making this happen is with huge investments in the medical tourism sector. While it is niche, the market is worth hundreds of millions of dollars, and Bali is …

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The Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, has confirmed that plans are moving forward with the Paramount theme park that was given the go-ahead last year. The new theme park will be built in West Bali and is set to be ‘no less cool than Disneyland’. The project, overseen by Paramount Pictures, the US-based film studio, …

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Officials in Bali have confirmed that the new Sanur Special Economic Zone, which will become home to a world-class international hospital, is on track for completion by the end of 2023. Officials are clear that the new medical facilities will be operational in early 2024. The new Sanur Special Economic Zone is set to become …

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The future of tourism in Bali looks bright as the island celebrates its two newly appointed ambassadors. During a dazzling ceremony on Sunday, 12th February, Ketut Wahyu Tamaja, 20, and Dinda Audreya Azhari Barenns, 22, were elected as Bali Tourism Ambassadors 2023. The duo is now in the running to become Indonesian Tourism Ambassadors for …

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Local leaders in Bali are excited that Kuta’s new skatepark will create new opportunities in the community. The new beachside skatepark is the first of its kind in Bali and comes as part of a redevelopment of Samigita Beach, the stretch of coastline that runs from Kuta through Legian down to Seminyak Beach. The Chairman …

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One of the leading academics in Bali has pledged support to the island’s village tourism programs. Prof. Dr. I Gede Astra Wesnawa M.Si has told reporters of his support for community-based tourism initiatives on the Island of the Gods and will facilitate collaborations between the academic sector, government, and tourism stakeholders.  Prof. Dr. Wesnawa told …

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Bali’s Pantai Jerman was surprisingly busy this weekend. As the island heads deeper into low season, many of the island’s most popular beaches are steadily becoming less crowded. This was not the case for Pantai Jerman in South Kuta, which was buzzing with tourists over the weekend. Though heavy downpours caused flash flooding in many …

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Community leaders in the popular surfing destination of Uluwatu in Bali have announced plans to improve road access to tourist areas. Pecatu Customary Village leaders have confirmed that plans are in the pipeline to buy up strategic plots of land from residents to create five new access routes into the heart of the resort area. …

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The G20 Summit is now a distant memory for many people in Bali. The Island of the Gods hosted the global political conference in November 2022 and received over USD 51 million in infrastructural developments in order to host the event successfully. Improvements included new pavements, street lights, electric vehicle charging stations, and more. Local …

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Social media is one of the biggest assets for tourism developers and local tourism leaders in Bali. This is particularly true for Pandawa Beach and the surrounding coastline in South Kuta. Thanks to TikTok and Instagram, interest in Pandawa Beach and neighboring Tanah Barak Beach is soaring. Tanah Barak Beach is something of a hidden …

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The most famous beach resort in Bali has been undergoing a series of renovation projects to make the area more appealing to tourists. The area known locally as Samigita Beach is the stretch of Bali’s southern coastline that runs from Kuta Beach through Legian Beach to Seminyak Beach. The renovation projects have included the construction …

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Bali Governor, I Wayan Koster, has announced that he and his cabinet are drafting regulations to heavily control tourism activity on the island’s sacred mountains. The move comes after a series of disrespectful acts were performed by tourists on the mountains, as well as accidents resulting in injury and, in tragic cases, death. The regulation …

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