Is BalI Still Safe? Concerns raised after Migrants From East Java Entered

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Jun 01, 2020
Amid the covid-19 crisis, Bali appeared to be one of the safest places in Indonesia with low count of affected patients and casualties. However one would argue that if it is still the case? 22nd May was marked as the start of Idul Fitri holidays, it has always been the most prominent holiday of Indonesia. This is when people mudik or travel back to their original home towns and villages. Even though government banned the mudik travel till 31st May, a loophole has created relaxed travel, whereby...

Regions with Zero & Declining Cases Can Brace for New Normal In Indonesia

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on May 31, 2020
The government of Indonesia has announced that regions of the country that will meet the main two conditions  to be able to ease COVID-19 mobility restrictions and start welcoming the so-called "new normal" as the country braces itself to open the economy gradually.The conditions require the regions to either have maintained the zero cases of Covid-19 or have observed a significant decrease in the number of positive reported infections. This will help in relaxing the curb and reopen bu...

Cloud Seeding Started by Indonesia to Keep Forest Fires at Bay

Category : Tourist Destination | Posted on May 30, 2020
Cloud seeding has been started by Indonesia for the rain to minimize the annual archipelago forest fires which gets the blame of blanketing swathes of Southeast Asia in toxic haze.Last year fires were observed the worst ones after 2015 which resulted in 1.6 million million hectares of land razed by the uncontrollable fire blazes mostly in  Sumatra and Borneo islands.Authorities had to deploy over ten thousand personnel with water bombing air crafts to control the fires which...

Bali Governor Says "No Near Future Plans to Open Bali For Tourism"

Category : uncategorized | Posted on May 30, 2020
You may have come across the news and rumors about Bali opening up for tourism soon however it may not be true. Bali Governor Wayan Koster said yesterday that Bali is in a process of recovery, the whole focus is on the public health and the crisis amid Covid-19 pandemic. This doesn't include any plans of restarting the tourism activities in the near future.“We are prioritizing health in Bali. The president has also agreed that tourism will be [considered] last,” Bali Governor Wayan KosterBa...

Hotels in Bali preparing for the New Normal for travel-restriction relaxation

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on May 27, 2020
Health Guidelines are being drafted by the Hotels in Bali the proper safety protocols to cope with the "New Normal" as the administration of Bali is preparing to open the tourist Island for business.Bali Hotel General Managers Association, Chairman Ketut Swabawa said that it is mandatory to build a detailed new normal ecosystem before the relaxation of travel and tourism."Bali is ready to face the new normal, to reopen the island for tourists amid the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we should build...

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