Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy have agreed to attend the G20 Summit in Indonesia’s Bali. This will become the first time both the leaders share a common platform, since the beginning of the war. The summit is scheduled to be held on November 15 and 16. Indonesia’s ambassador to UAE Husin Bagis said, “we are deciding which hotels to put them up in”.
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Bali is reopened to all international travelers from February with mandatory three-day quarantine. However, the Indonesian government is planning to remove the quarantine and to begin visa-on-arrival process for international tourists. However, international travelers will need to show a negative PCR test besides being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Luhut Binsar Panjaitan the Maritime and Investment Affairs minister said, from March 14,… read-more
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Bali has resumed direct international flights for foreign travelers from all countries for the first time after Covid-19 Pandemic. Resort island has been opened in Indonesia and for all visitors, quarantine is mandatory. The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy at Bali's international airport, Taufan Yudhistira, said direct flights will be soon launched by Singapore Airlines from Denpasar to Bali. Meanwhile, on February 4, Indonesia… read-more
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Bali is reopening from February 4, and the quarantine period is reduced to five days from the earlier seven for jabbed tourists. As per reports, the country seeks to sustain economic recovery and revive tourism. The decision came three months after Indonesia allowed nationals from a handful of countries to enter Bali and the Riau Islands. Notably, visitors will be able to use direct/connecting flights to visit the island.
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Indian Badminton Star PV Sindhu was defeated by South Korea's An Se-Young in the BWF World Tour finals on December 5. An Se-Young scored 21-16 against Sindhu's 21-12 in the final round of the match, which lasted 39 minutes. The BWF Finals Tour 2021 started on December 1 and concluded on December 5, with the victory of South Korea. The event was held in Bali Convention Centre, Indonesia.
Raden Roro Hendarti, a Librarian in Indonesia's Java island has started lending books to children in exchange for trash. The librarian has been reported to distribute books going from place to place using a three-wheeler, and collect 100 kg of trash every week, which is then sorted and sent for recycling. According to her statement, she wants to inculcate reading in kids and make them aware of the environment.
One of the hospitality college in Bali, Indonesia has allowed financially struggling students to pay fees in the form of 'coconuts and other natural produce'. The Venus One Tourism Academy claimed, “We have to educate them to optimize the natural resources in their surroundings. So when the pandemic is over, they would be more than just a common workers". The decision was taken after students failed to pay in installments.
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Indonesia's tourism hub, Bali, is likely to remain closed for the rest of the year for international tourists owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Reportedly, any kind of non-essential travel from foreign countries will not be allowed until late 2020. Putu Astawa, head of the Bali Provincial Tourism Office cited continued ban on the entry of foreign tourists, imposed by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, as the reason.
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