Bali Tourism global vision for small & medium sized travel companies

The countdown for TIME 2023 on the Island of the Gods began. “Indonesia’s most popular tourist destination, Bali, is “getting the honor” of hosting another prestigious international event”, said Ida Bagus Agung Partha Adnyana, Chairman of the Bali Tourism Board. TIME 2023 is the first Global Tourism SME Executive Summit by the World Tourism Network (WTN). It will be […]

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Supports Levy for Foreign Tourists in Bali

The Bali Provincial Government is planning to impose a fee of Rp 150,000, or approximately 10 US dollars, per person for foreign tourists visiting Bali. This fee is a contribution towards the conservation of Bali’s natural and cultural heritage, as well as the enhancement of Bali’s tourism quality in a sustainable manner. This measure is […]

Amsterdam, Venice, Bali choose environment over tourism. Added tax, no cruise ships.

ourist hotspots don’t normally try to reduce visitor numbers, but a growing number are now looking to do so. Why? Because of overtourism and the implications it has for preserving historic sites, air pollution and looking after nature. Amsterdam joins Venice as the latest destination to consider restricting tourist levels through bans of cruise ships […]

Bali announces $10 entry fee for tourists

Tourists visiting Bali will be charged $10 (AED37), starting February 2024. The move is part of the tropical island’s efforts to “clean up its tourism scene,” as per a report by Bloomberg. Come February, tourists must pay 150,000 rupiah ($10) per person for each entry to the island. These funds will then be used for […]

Bali welcomes tourists without quarantine as South-East Asian countries continue to scrap travel restrictions

Jessica Gordon is happy she could holiday in Bali last week. “Bali is like a second home to me,” said the 32-year-old interior designer from Brisbane. Ms Gordon arrived in the tourist hotspot via Singapore from Australia last Sunday, after she discovered she could visit Indonesia without having to quarantine. “I’m actually going to visit my grandmother who is unwell in Surabaya, […]