Rapid tourism development blamed for Bali’s dwindling water supply
by Christian Fleetwood
Unsustainable tourism practices are being blamed for a shortage of freshwater in Bali, as Indonesia awaits an overdue wet season.
These are the destinations we need to rethink in 2020
As we approach the roaring 20s, more voices are calling on the industry to rethink how and when we encourage people to travel. These are the places we need to be cautious about.
Passport typo ruins Sydney woman’s first holiday in 20 years
Let this story serve as a reminder to tell your clients to check and double-check the details on their travel documents.
WATCH: Balinese tour guide busts dodgy currency exchange kiosk
Need something to be outraged about on this fine Friday afternoon? Feel free to direct your anger this way.
Business as usual in Bali, as tourism body hoses down panic over proposed sex ban
by Christian Fleetwood
Does the Indonesian government’s proposed ban on extramarital sex have you worried? Breathe a small sigh of relief with this.
Destination Wrap: Colorado’s big growth in Aussie visitors, Bali’s record-breaking water park + MORE
Thinking of buying a VR headset to escape reality? Why not read Travel Weekly’s destination wrap instead?
Jetstar flight to Bali forced to turn back over windscreen crack
An eight-hour flight to Bali turned into a six-hour flight to Melbourne when pilots noticed something wasn’t quite right with the plane’s windscreen.
Villa review: Villa Karein, represented by www.villa-bali.com
by Dan Uglow
Move over hotels in Bali – it’s all about the villa stay nowadays. Travel Weekly is on location, putting in the hard yards to bring you five of the very best villas in Bali, and we start with this.
Destination wrap: Vanuatu’s new campaign, Maldives’ first-ever Aussie roadshow + MORE
It’s been argued that Travel Weekly’s destination wrap is the next best thing to going on holiday. Unless, of course, you hate reading.
Aussie tourist hotspot in Bali dramatically shut down
A favourite haunt for Aussie tourists in Kuta has been shut down amid claims of unpaid tax and increased crime.
Aussie influencer detained in Bali, forced to pay $40,000 over prescription medication
Between helping influencers avoid jail time and sorting out the guy who fly-kicked a scooter, DFAT has no doubt become well acquainted with Balinese police this week.
WATCH: Australian in Bali “can’t remember” fly kicking scooter and tackling car
After watching this, you’ll be asking yourself whether the man should be taken from prison and handed over to an exorcist instead.
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