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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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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.

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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.

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Kiwi tourist found dead in Bali hotel pool

An Auckland man who was living in Byron Bay tragically has died while visiting a friend who lives on the Indonesian island.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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