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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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Indonesian President, Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has stated that Indonesian borders will reopen for tourism when Covid-19 transmission in Bali is reduced. President Jokowi made a trip to Ubud Palace on Tuesday (16/3) to review the vaccine distribution and plan for the reopening. He said that the reopening of international travel will be possible if Bali …

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As the Bali government has announced the reopening of designated green zones for international tourists to open first, the Indonesian Health Ministry has said the full reopening of Bali’s borders won’t follow until April of 2022. Indonesian Health Minister, Budi Gunadi Sadikin has mapped out steps in which all of Bali would be safely accessible …

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There has been a discourse from the Ministry of Health to hold back the opening of the full Bali borders until 2022 for foreign tourists. Association of the Indonesian Tours and Travels Agencies (ASITA) has criticized the Health Minister’s plan saying it would be detrimental to the economy to postpone the reopening. The Head of …

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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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Ubud is planning to welcome visitors by reopening four subdistricts and villages under certain conditions. First, Gianyar requires at least 32,000 residents to be vaccinated, and second, visitors must test upon arrival.  Gianyar Regional Secretary, Made Gede Wisnu Jaya plans to implement the mandatory Covid-19 testing in Ubud once the international travel corridor reopens. Wisnu …

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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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