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Poverty In Bali Surges As Tourism Sector Devastated By Pandemic

The global pandemic has devastated Bali’s tourism-based economy, causing poverty to surge across the island. Indonesia’s decision to close international borders in March of 2020 proved devastating consequences on Bali’s tourism industry, causing layoffs, business closures, and lack of economic activity.

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Indonesian Tourism Minister To Include Benoa Port In ‘Covid-Free’ Corridor

After his visit to the Benoa Port on Saturday (13/2), Indonesian Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno decided to include the port inside the ‘Covid-Free’ Corridor program which is currently in preparation. The “Covid-Free Corridor” is a program being proposed to the central government to attract Chinese tourists once they are allowed back. The idea is to …

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Bali Travel Corridor In Final Stage Of Discussion

Additionally, Sandiaga is optimistic that the vaccination process will run faster as the central government is prioritizing Bali when distributing vaccine supply. “Hopefully this can be accomplished within the next few weeks. We pray and hope that Bali tourism will recover soon,” Sandiaga concluded. Read Today’s Breaking News Headlines In Bali For the latest Bali …

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Tourism Minister Requests Visa On Arrival Be Reinstated For Bali

The Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno, invited Bali’s tourism business owners and stakeholders to discuss the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to strategize plans going forward. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) “I want to hear from tourism businesses and stakeholders about the obstacles faced during …

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Bali Urges Central Government To Hold Events On The Island

The Regional Government of Bali has urged the Federal Government of Indonesia to increase the presence of national events on the Island. The request was made in attempt to recover Bali’s economy, mainly the tourism sector, that has been left crippled as a result of the pandemic. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) …

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Bali Vice Governor Attempts To Rescue Struggling Hotels

The state of the Bali’s hospitality industry is far from normal since the hit of Covid-19. The Island’s Vice Governor, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati (Cok Ace) said the industry displayed significant growth last holiday season in October, unfortunately, that wasn’t the case this time around. Cok Ace identifies that many hotels in Bali are …

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