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Aviation

Aussie aviation veteran to launch airline for US territory that could be the next Bali

Located just a six-hour flight from Brisbane, this tropical island has high hopes of becoming the new Bali once it’s able to establish a travel bubble with Australia.

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Destinations

“We have missed Australians so much”: Bali aims for herd immunity and open borders by July

Sellers of silk batiks and Bintang singlets are hurriedly getting their stalls ready, with Bali preparing to reopen to international tourists “within weeks”.

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Destinations

Influencer couple face deportation over Bali face mask prank

Today, in mildly offensive influencer stunts, these two doofuses have had their passports seized after using face paint instead of a face covering.

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Wholesalers

TruTravels grows its range to cater for Gen Z post-pandemic

The G-Adventures-owned youth travel brand has also introduced a new way to categorise its trips, which it reckons will make it easier for agents to target youngsters.

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Events

“So disappointing”: Bali-themed festival forced to apologise, issue refunds and offer free entry

Organisers of a festival aiming to quench the thirst of Aussies who would rather be in Bali right now appear to have missed the mark by quite a bit.

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Destinations

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.

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Aviation

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.

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Hotels

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.

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Hotels

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.

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Destinations

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.

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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.

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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.

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