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4 Destinations Affected By Mass Tourism That Travelers Need To Know

Mass tourism is now a serious issue affecting four of the world’s leading destinations. While some cities may see the influx of dollars as a good thing, especially after two years of Covid, others are concerned that over-development, and particularly the crowds that come with it, will eventually be detrimental to their standing as authentic, …

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8 Travel Advisory Updates Issued By U.S. State Department

Eight more travel advisory updates have been issued by the U.S. State Department over the past few days, as it works to ensure travelers are kept safe wherever they are heading around the world. Containing the first updates of the calendar month, the most recent travel advisory changes feature a range of different countries around …

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Travelers Could Need A Booster To Visit Bali Starting In July

Breaking News: Indonesian has announced that the country will not require a booster shot for international arrivals. This includes the island of Bali. Earlier Story Now Continues Quickly after relaxing some of its most stringent Covid mandates and allowing vaccinated tourists to visit with few limitations, Indonesia is mulling a new package of restrictions to …

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New 5 Year Digital Nomad Visa Will Allow You To Live In Bali Without Paying Tax

Having sealed off its borders for foreigners throughout Covid, Indonesia is now hoping to lure them back with the launch of a new long-stay permit. Dubbed the Digital Nomad Visa, this new entry stamp will create more immigration routes for remote workers who might want to make Bali their home base – all the while …

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Vaccinated Travelers No Longer Need A Test When Arriving In Bali

Vaccinated travelers are no longer required to take a Covid-19 pre-departure test before entering Bali, Indonesia. The news arrived on Tuesday (17 May) – with the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, announcing that “domestic and international travelers who are fully vaccinated no longer need to take PCR (polymerase chain reaction) or antigen swab tests,” when …

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Bali To Drop Quarantine For Vaccinated Travelers Beginning March 14

From March 14, 2022, fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed to enter the popular Southeast Asian tourist hotspot – Bali – without having to quarantine upon arrival, plus the much-anticipated return of the Visa On Arrival program. In what is being described as a ‘trial’ – which is due to begin in just two weeks …

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Indonesia Considering Removing Quarantine For Bali In April

Indonesia is considering relaxing quarantine restrictions for travelers arriving in Bali by April. The government is pivoting towards “living with the virus”. The country officially reopened for tourists on February 4th, but it is not easy to travel there as of now. A representative from the government stated on Monday “We need to find that …

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U.S. Issues Level 4 ‘Do Not Travel’ Advisories For 8 More Destinations Including Bali

The US Department of State has issued another round of travel advisories in recent days, this time advising travelers not to visit Indonesia – home of wildly popular travel destinations Bali – as well as several other countries around the world. The updates, which are published regularly as the State Department reacts to events, issues …

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Bali Reopening For Tourism To All Countries February 4

Indonesia will reopen Bali to all international visitors on February 4. However, travelers will have to undergo a short quarantine period as the nation seeks to revive tourism on the island. The news comes after Indonesia removed its ban on foreign arrivals on January 18.  Despite Bali technically reopening in 2021, only a handful of …

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Indonesia Plans Reopening of Bali For Tourism In October

After 18 months of closure, Indonesia is finally considering reopening to international tourists from certain countries in October in a bid to revive its battered travel and tourism industry. Most likely, Indonesia will reopen Bali — the nation’s primary international tourism destination — in October. Reports suggest Indonesia may reopen other parts of the country …

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Indonesian Minister: Backpackers Are Not Welcome In Bali Upon Reopening

An Indonesian minister has stated that the popular tourist hotspot of Bali will move away from being a backpacker island as the country works towards reopening for travelers once more. Bali has long been viewed as one of, if not the definitive backpacker hotspots for decades, and the news is bound to come as a blow …

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Malaysia And Indonesia Will Launch New Travel Bubble As Singapore’s Plans Delayed

Travel bubbles have become a buzzword for all who are interested in travel during the pandemic, with their establishment seen as one of the potential solutions to the non-existent levels of tourism at present. Plans for a potential travel bubble between Southeast Asian countries Malaysia and Indonesia have been given the green light, whilst neighboring …

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