WATCH: “Naughty” tourists forced to do push-ups for not wearing masks in Bali
Travel Weekly staff would do anything to avoid doing push-ups. Hell, we’ll wear six masks if we have to.
Indonesian socialite books out entire flight to Bali to avoid COVID-19
The grandson of a pharmaceutical tycoon reckons booking out an entire commercial flight is cheaper than chartering a private jet.
Fears of Bali booze ban quashed by local hotels association
Tell your clients not to throw out their Bintang singlets just yet, as it looks like they’ll still be able to enjoy a frosty one in Bali after all. Well, at least once the COVID-19 pandemic has settled down a bit.
Industry body hits back at A Current Affair’s “misleading” report about “ravaged”, “trashed” and “deserted” Bali hotels
In news that should come as a surprise to absolutely no one, it appears ACA didn’t present an accurate picture of how Bali’s hotels are coping with the global pandemic.
Bali bubble pops: No international travellers allowed until end of 2020
by Christian Fleetwood
Despite officials insisting Bali would reopen to international visitors in under a month, the tropical island’s governor has announced it will remain closed until the end of 2020.
Bali to reopen to international tourists in September
Indonesia’s famous holiday island is on track to reopen to international tourists next month. Not that Aussies are allowed to visit, mind you.
Tourist rescued after six days trapped in a Bali well
A tourist who survived for six days after falling into a well while trying to evade a wild dog in Bali is thanking his lucky stars after being rescued by emergency personnel.
Bali cops mass disinfectant spraying, as nine Aussie surfers are stranded in Sumba
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to have a devastating effect on the Indonesian island, which derives most of its income from tourism.
Influencer visits IKEA store, fools followers into thinking she’s in Bali
This savvy influencer somehow convinced her followers she was in Indonesia when, in reality, she just took a trip to her local furniture store.
Indonesia seeks massive $9.7bn investment alongside ‘10 New Balis’ project
It might be a few years away before you can sell a few equally wonderful alternatives to Bali, but keep these Indonesian destinations on your radar.
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.
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