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Bali College Students Urge Government To Reopen International Borders

During the National Labor Day, Denpasar National College Student Movement (GMNI) conveyed their aspiration to the central government to reopen the international travel corridor. The Head of Denpasar GMNI, I Putu Chandra Riantama criticized the central government’s policy to ban all international visitors to gain entry into the island since the Covid-19 pandemic hit Bali’s …

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Bali Has Three Phase Plan To Reopen Borders For Tourism By August

Bali government officials expect to reopen international borders by August of this year. The plan consists of three phases: The first is the mass distribution of vaccines; the second, preparing tracing and testing applications; and the third is arranging quarantine accommodations.  The Head of Bali Health Agency, Dr. Ketut Suarjaya, spoke about the three phases …

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President Says Bali Will Fully Reopen Its Borders By June If Vaccinations Stay On Track

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has stated that the reopening of international borders is expected this summer. He said if Bali continues vaccine distribution consistently and residents comply with protocols, Bali will fully reopen its borders by June or July. Jokowi made this statement during his visit to Bali while reviewing the vaccination campaign in …

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Bali Tourism Association Urges Government To Reopen Borders

The Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) has urged the central government to reopen the international borders to avoid further economic damage inflicted by the crisis. The Head of Badung PHRI, I Gusti Agung Ngurah Rai Suryawijaya said that he was recently informed that the central government plans to reopen the border to international tourists …

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Tourism Ministry Appoints Three Areas In Bali As Green Zones

Bali Governor Wayan Koster said three areas in Bali have been appointed as green zones for international tourists: Ubud, Nusa Dua, and Sanur.  Backed by the Health Ministry and Tourism Ministry, Governor Koster announced the designated green zones in reference to reopening plans for international borders.  He said that the program aims to provide safety …

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Bali Green Zones Nusa Dua And Ubud Prepare To Welcome Tourists

As the Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno recently designated Nusa Dua and Ubud as green zones, areas safe for international tourists, the two regions have begun preparations. “We are setting up COVID-free green zones, there are two regions proposed by all relevant institutions including the Regional Government, which are Ubud and Nusa Dua.” Minister Sandiaga said. Government …

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Nusa Dua, Ubud and Nusa Penida Ready To Receive International Tourists

The Indonesian Tourism Ministry has confirmed that three areas in Bali, including Nusa Dua, Ubud, and Nusa Penida, are designated as green zone areas and are now ready to receive international visitors when the island reopens. With the government and tourism sector working actively to reinstate international travel, Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno specified areas with …

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COVID-19 Cases Decline in Bali As Island Plans Reopening

Bali COVID-19 Handling Task Force has announced that virus transmission on the island has significantly declined since the partial lockdown took effect. Accordingly, Bali is moving closer to its goal of restarting international travel. The Head of Bali Covid-19 Handling Task Force, Dewa Made Indra, informed a decrease in transmission and increasing recovery rates. “The …

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Bali Will Reopen Borders For Tourism In The ‘Green Zone’ First

The Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, admitted that he has prepared a scheme to reopen the tourism sector in Bali specifically in the green zone or in areas with minimal risk of transmission of Covid-19. The ‘Green Zone’ is a safe Covid-19-free area to receive international travelers in the near future as the border reopens. …

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Bali Proposes Plan To Indonesian Government To Allow Vaccinated Foreign Tourists

The Badung Regency Government is proposing the central government open international tourism to vaccinated individuals. Badung officials suggest vaccine-based tourism will be able to bring foreign tourists back to the island. They also plan to install COVID-19 screening tools in public facilities, including tourist spots in Badung, while offering airport testing upon arrival.

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Bali Hotel Association Urges Government To Reopen International Borders

The Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) from Gianyar has urged the central government to reopen the travel corridor for international tourists and requested financial loans for hotels. The Head of Gianyar PHRI, Pande Adit, explained that the government should consider options to advance the reopening, including PCR testing on arrival and free quarantine for all international visitors.

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