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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

Sriwijaya Air crash raises further questions about Indonesia’s aviation industry

Indonesia’s most recent aviation disaster has killed 62 people, after flight SJ-182 crashed into the Java Sea shortly after taking off from the same airport as 2018’s ill-fated Lion Air flight.

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Hotels

Aman launches perfume brand inspired by its lush locations

Providing proof that 2020 is truly the year of the pivot, this global resort chain has released its own line of fragrances.

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Aviation

Indonesia’s government plans to merge Garuda with multiple other tourism companies

Garuda Indonesia could soon operate under the same umbrella as several other tourism companies, including another airline and a hotel player.

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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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Destinations

Indonesia eyes travel bubble with Australia, Japan, South Korea, and China

by Christian Fleetwood

Yes, it’s more trave ‘bubble’ news from Travel Weekly today. This time, it’s Indonesia’s turn.

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Destinations

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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Aviation

Airline grounds flights after passengers fail to comply with coronavirus rules

It appears implementing new protocols to prevent passengers from catching coronavirus is easier said than done for one airline.

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Tourism

Australia could experience domestic tourism surge once state borders open, says analyst

With many of the country’s favourite international haunts indefinitely off limits to Australians into the near future, this analyst says domestic tourism could see a surge in demand.

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Destinations

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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Tourism

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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