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Vice Governor Asks Central Government To Keep Bali Open For Domestic Tourists

Bali Vice Governor, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati (Cok Ace) has asked the central government to keep Bali open for domestic tourists during the travel ban. As The Bali Sun previously reported, Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has announced to implement an internal travel ban during the Eid Al-Fitr Celebration which starts from the 6th …

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Bali Will Host 20 National Events To Attract Domestic Visitors In 2021

Bali Officials plan to hold 20 national big events in 2021 to increase the enthusiasm of domestic tourists to visit the island. The Head of Bali Tourism Agency, Putu Astawa said that Bali is expected to host these big events this year to attract more domestic visitors, especially when the border remains closed for international …

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Thousands Of Vehicles Leave Bali As Holiday Season Ends

Thousands of vehicles left Bali island through the Gilimanuk Port this weekend as the holiday season came to an end. Transportation authorities were deployed to safely facilitate the influx of traffic through the port. The Public Relations Officer of Gilimanuk Water Transportation (ASDP), Sandi Nugroho said that 3,078 vehicles left the island between Saturday (2/1) …

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Increased Security As Domestic Tourists Crowd In Temples And Local Attractions In Bali

Tourist attractions across Bali have received an influx of domestic tourists since the start of the new year. The regional government is actively monitoring tourist activity to sustain safe travel amidst the pandemic.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) Spiritual sites in Bali were packed with domestic tourists to celebrate the last day …

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Domestic Tourists In Bali Shift To North Kuta To Avoid Strict Regulations

Kuta Beach has received special attention from Badung Regency Government and Police this holiday season. In effect, many tourists are shifting north in search of a more lenient vacation. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) According to the Head of Badung Transportation Agency, AA Rai Yudha Dharma, tourist activity in Kuta declined since …

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Domestic Tourism Through Bali’s Gilimanuk Port Declines 55% Year-Over-Year

Domestic Tourism through the Gilimanuk Port in West Bali has shown a significant decline year-over-year. Undeniably, newly instated entry regulations and PCR test requirements play a key role in the mass decline this holiday season. According to statistics from Gilimanuk Port officials, tourist activity at the port has staggered 55% since the same time in …

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Bali Airport Adds Second Test Facility As Domestic Tourism Increases

Ngurah Rai Airport has added a second rapid antigen test facility inside the airport to keep up with the influx of domestic tourists this holiday season. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) Previously, long lines were formed due to only one rapid antigen facility located in the public area of domestic terminal. To …

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Over 1000 Visitors Cancel Trip To Bali Temple Following New Entry Regulation

The recently issued decree, requiring domestic tourists to present a negative COVID-19 test results upon arrival in Bali, has affected a number of tourist attractions including Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) Previously, thousands of tourists canceled their hotel reservations in Gianyar, Badung and Karangasem, with Tabanan most recently …

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Bali Increases Border Security Following New Domestic Entry Regulations

With the new entry regulation for domestic visitors officially in effect, Bali authorities have actively increased border security and screening protocols. With the holiday season upon us, many visitors have started to arrive into Bali. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) According to the governor’s recently issued decree number 2021 year 2020, each …

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Officials Revise New PCR Test Requirement Policy For Domestic Tourists

After its adverse effect on the tourism and hospitality sector, the provincial government of Bali has decided to revise the recently issued regulation on entry requirements for domestic visitors this holiday season.  The regulation initially required all domestic air arrivals to provide a negative result PCR test taken no longer than two days before departure.  …

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Hotel Booking Cancelations Surge Following Bali’s New Entry Regulations For Domestic Tourists

Following the newly instated policy on entry requirements for domestic visitors in Bali issued yesterday (15/12), hotels in the province are facing an increase in reservation cancellations. The regulation, issued by the central government through the Governor of Bali, states that every domestic tourist entering into Bali via air travel is required to have a …

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