bali digital festival the conference

The Bali Digital Festival Conference will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022 at the Agung Room Grand Inna Bali Beach. Bali Digital Festival is held in order to realize the vision of "Nangun Sat Kerthi Loka Bali", the Provincial Government of Bali is making efforts to balance the structure and fundamentals of the Bali Economy. The digital economy is now one of the sectors in the development of the Bali "Kerthi" Economy. With the entry of the digital economy, it is hoped that the creative & digital industry will grow as one of the pillars of Bali's economy in the future. Digital tourism is a must for Bali. The Bali Provincial Government has issued various regulations to strengthen the implementation of Digital Tourism. There are at least 3 (three) main objectives of implementing Digital Tourism, namely: first, to strengthen the governance of the implementation of Balinese cultural tourism which has an impact on increasing the quality of services to the public (tourists) and other relevant stakeholders. Second, to build a digital ecosystem for Balinese cultural tourism, and lastly, to access the widest possible digital economic opportunities from the implementation of Balinese cultural tourism. Bali Digital Festival The Conference area is divided into 4 (four) Fields with each Session discussing the latest topics where the Conference Session 02 Digital Vision Topics is divided into two themes, namely: 1) Theme: Bali Digital Tourism will be filled by the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Mr. Dr. H. Sandiaga Salahhudin Uno, BBA, MBA, and 2) Theme: Bali the Island of Startup Hub filled by the General Chairperson of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr. M. Arsjad Rasjid P.M as keynote speaker. Bali Startup Hub is a forum for Balinese startup players to be more flexible in creating and innovating. Through the Bali Startup Hub, startup actors can have more flexibility in easy access to funding, business collaboration, building collaborations, and various other types of partnerships. The development of the Bali Startup Hub is expected to not only create developing, quality, and globally competitive Balinese startups, but also to be able to accelerate the development of the Bali "Kerthi" Economy.

bali no quarantine and the application of visa on arrival (voa)

Bali No Quarantine and the application of Visa on Arrival (VoA)   The proposal from Governor Koster was approved by the central government through a coordination meeting. This is the central government's final decision on the proposal of the Governor of Bali Wayan Koster to apply without quarantine and the use of the "Visa on Arrival" (VoA) service for foreign travelers (PPLN). The decision was taken in a coordination meeting held by Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Marves) Luhut Binsar Penjaitan, Friday, March 4, 2022. evening at 18:00 WITA.   The Coordination Meeting was also attended by Minister of Health Budi Sadikin, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Head of the National COVID-19 Task Force/Head of BNPB. The governor of Bali was also present along with the Bali Police Chief Irjen Pol Putu Jayan Danu Putra, Pangdam IX/Udayana Mayjen Sonny Aprianto, and the tourism component. After listening to the opinions and support of the meeting participants regarding the trial of the implementation of the no-quarantine policy for PPLN to Bali according to the proposal of the Governor of Bali, it was agreed that the no-quarantine policy and VoA service for PPLN will take effect from 7 March 2022. The no-quarantine policy for PPLN only applies through the Bali entrance by air and sea travel.   The Visa on Arrival (VoA) service is valid for PPLN coming from 23 countries, including: Australia, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Qatar, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Italy, New Zealand, Turkey, Union United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and the Philippines.   Health requirements for PPLN include first, complete vaccination/booster. Second, the negative result of the PCR swab test before departure. Third, have proof of payment of hotel booking for at least 4 days in Bali. Fourth, follow the PCR swab test upon arrival. Fifth, if the PCR test result is negative, PPLN is allowed to make all visits to all tourist destinations in Bali. Sixth, if the PCR test result is positive, the PPLN is required to undergo isolation at the hotel. Seventh, specifically for PPLN who are positive, elderly, and have comorbidities, are immediately treated at a referral hospital. Eighth, on the 3rd day, PPLN is obliged to take the PCR Swab test. If the test results are negative, on the 4th day they are allowed to travel outside Bali. PPLNs who come to Bali must still have health insurance that guarantees COVID-19 according to the provisions. Meanwhile, Governor Koster targets booster vaccinations (three doses for boosters) in Bali to reach a minimum of 30 percent as of March 7, 2022.  

international flights to bali begin to operated, garuda indonesia announce officially the narita – denpasar flight route

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TO BALI BEGIN TO OPERATED, GARUDA INDONESIA ANNOUNCE OFFICIALLY THE NARITA – DENPASAR FLIGHT ROUTE Garuda Indonesia will become the first airline to serve regular international flights to Bali in 2022. Denpasar, February 3, 2022 - The national airline Garuda Indonesia today (3/2) officially started serving the first regular international flights to Bali in 2022, in line with the return of international flights via I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali. The flight service is operated via the Narita - Denpasar route with the A330-300 fleet. On the inaugural flight for the Narita - Denpasar route, Garuda also transported 30 tons of cargo from Japan consisting of construction spare parts, automotive, to electronic goods. The operation of these flights is in line with the inauguration of the Denpasar - Narita special cargo flight route via Manado which began operating on Wednesday (2/2) and is also aligned with government policies related to opening access to Bali's international entrances starting on February 4, 2022. The inauguration of the Narita - Denpasar flight route is the result of cooperation between Garuda Indonesia and the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy which also has full support from the Bali Provincial Government and the Indonesian Embassy in Japan. At this initial stage, the Narita-Denpasar flight will serve passengers who already have a business visa as well as people who have met other travel criteria in accordance with international travel regulations that apply in Indonesia. The Narita - Denpasar flight route is served once a week on Thursday, with flight number GA 881 which will depart from Narita international airport at 09.15 LT and will arrive at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar at 16.00 WITA. Furthermore, the aircraft operated to serve these flights are a fleet that was previously used as a special cargo transport with the Denpasar - Narita flight route via Manado which operates 1 time per week every Wednesday. President Director of Garuda Indonesia, Irfan Setiaputra said that the reopening of the Narita - Denpasar flight service was a form of Garuda Indonesia's commitment as a national flag carrier in supporting government programs, particularly related to efforts to accelerate national economic recovery which was optimized through the provision of safe and comfortable flight service accessibility. for all service users. "The service of the Narita - Denpasar international flight is a momentum in itself for the acceleration and synergy of all aviation stakeholders in supporting the revival of the national economic sector, especially Bali which is one of the integrated economic zones in Indonesia," explained Irfan. "This flight service is part of our efforts to maximize the market potential of Narita, Japan in a sustainable manner, both through the cargo transportation market share which is focused on transportation of Bali's leading export commodities through special routes for Denpasar - Manado - Narita cargo flights, as well as inbound passenger transportation to Indonesia via Denpasar - Narita flight route," said Irfan. Irfan continued, "Furthermore, this Narita - Denpasar flight also certainly has an important meaning for the commitment of all parties to jointly continue to adapt and accelerate their contribution to the national economic recovery in the midst of this new normal era. We present this commitment through the consistent application of health protocols in all of our service operational lines, which of course is also synergized with the aviation service infrastructure with related stakeholders." Meanwhile, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, hopes that the reopening of Bali is expected to be a momentum for Indonesia's economic revival so that there will be wider job opportunities for the people. "I appreciate the national airline Garuda Indonesia, which from today officially starts serving Narita - Denpasar flights, which are operated with the A330-300 fleet. Hopefully, with the opening of international entrances in Bali, we can revive our economy," said Sandiaga "The opening of Bali is a policy that is right on target, on time, with the right benefits, and can understand the needs of the community, especially actors in the tourism and creative economy sectors affected by the pandemic," said Sandiaga. "Of course, we will continue to coordinate and communicate intensively with all stakeholders, especially regarding compliance with applicable regulations and policies during the adaptation period to this new normal to ensure that Garuda Indonesia is always ready to carry out its mandate as a national flag carrier to continue to be at the forefront in ensuring Accessibility and the need for flight services to support economic recovery can be optimally met,” concluded Irfan.

resort in bali where you can enjoy an exciting warm up vacation

Resort In Bali Where you can enjoy an exciting warm up vacation   Badung Regency Nusa Dua Area 1. Grand Hyatt Bali (Bubble) 2. Melia Bali (Bubble) 3. Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa Bali 4. The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali (Bubble) 5.Countyard by Marriot Bali Nusa Dua Resort 6. SOL by Melia Benoa Bali 7. Conrad Bali (Bubble) 8. Hotel Merusaka 9. Mulia Resort Nusa Dua (Bubble) 10. The Ritz Carlton Bali 11. Hilton Bali Resort Nusa Dua 12. Ibis Benoa 13. Novotel Bali Nusa Dua Hotel & Residences 14. Mercure Bali Nusa Dua (Bubble) 15. Amarterra Vilas Bali Nusa Dua  16. Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort (Bubble) 17. The St Regis Bali Resort (Bubble)   Badung Regency Kuta Area 18. Four Seasons Resort Bali At Jimbaran Bay 19. Movenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali 20. Bvlgari Resort (Bubble) 21. Ayana Resort & Spa Bali (Bubble) 22. Renaissance Uluwatu Bali Resort & Spa (Bubble) 23. Rimba Jimbaran Bali By Ayana (Bubble) 24. Infinity8 Bali (Bubble) 25. Royal Tulip Springhill Resort Jimbaran Bali (Bubble) 26. Intercontinental Bali Resort 27. Novotel Bali Ngurah Rai Airport 28. Aston Kuta Hotel & Residence 29. Swiss-BelHotel Tuban Kuta 30. Bali Dynasty Resort 31. Fairfields By Marriott Bali Kuta Sunset Road (Bubble) 32. Hilton Garden Inn Bali Ngurah Rai Airport 33. Harper Kuta Bali 34. The 101 Bali Fontana Seminyak (Bubble) 35. Mercure Kuta Beach  36. Ramayana Suites & Resort 37. Harris Hotel Tuban 38. Mercure Bali Legian (Bubble) 39. Sheraton Bali Kuta 40. Grand Istana Rama 41. Ramada by Wyndham Sunset Road Kuta Bali 42. Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel Bali 43. Six Sense Uluwatu (Bubble)   Denpasar Capital City Sanur Area 44. Maya Sanur Resort & Spa 45. Hyatt Regency Bali (Bubble) 46. Griya Santrian A Beach Resort & Spa (Bubble) 47. Taksu Sanur Hotel 48. Tandjung Sari 49. Prime Plaza Suites Sanur 50. Swiss Bel Resort Watu Jimbar Sanur 51. Maison Aurelia Sanur by Preference 52. Sudamala Resort Sanur Bali   Gianyar Regency Ubud Area 53. Maya Ubud Resort & Spa 54. The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud Bali 55. Ubud Village Resort & Spa (Bubble) 56. Ubud Village Hotel At Monkey Forest (Bubble) 57. Komaneka at Rasa Sayang (Bubble) 58. The Royal Pita Maha 59. Viceroy Bali (Bubble) 60. The Payogan Villa Resort and Spa 61. KajaNe Mua Private Villas and Mansion (Bubble) 62. Sthala, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Ubud Bali By Marriott International (Bubble) 63. Tanah Gajah Resort by Hadiprana (Bubble) 64. Plataran Ubud Hotel & SPA (Bubble) 65. Mandapa A Rit Carlton Reserve Ubud 66. Karma Kandara Resort

tourist attractions in bali are starting to open with 50% visitor capacity and health protocol

Based on the Instruction of the Minister of Home Affairs Number 39 of 2021 concerning the Implementation of Restrictions on Community Activities (PPKM) Level 4, Level 3 and Level 2 Corona Virus Disease 2019 in the Java and Bali Regions, the Governor of Bali issued Circular Letter Number 15 of 2021 concerning the Enforcement of Restrictions Community Activities (PPKM) Corona Virus Disease 2019.A number of points emphasized that the spread of COVID-19 transmission in Bali Province currently still needs to be controlled properly to prevent the increase in new cases of COVID-19. Therefore, it is important for all parties to continue to maintain health, comfort, security and safety for the Balinese people.Activities at shopping centers/malls/trade centers are opened with the following conditions:a. Activities at shopping malls/trade centers are allowed with 50% capacity until 21.00 pm;b. It is mandatory to use the "PeduliLindungi" application to screen all employees/employees and visitors of the related shopping mall/trade center. Visitors who are allowed to enter shopping centers/malls/trade centers are visitors who have received the second dose of COVID-19 vaccination;c.High-risk community groups (pregnant women, Children under 12 years and people above 70 years are not allowed to enter shopping centers/malls/trade centers;d.Restaurants, cafes in shopping malls/trade centers can accept dine-in with a maximum capacity of 25% and a maximum meal time of 30 minutes;e. Cinemas, children's playgrounds and entertainment venues within shopping malls/trade centers are closed; andf.Tourist Attractions/Tourist Destinations were tested and opened with a maximum visitor capacity of 50% by implementing very strict health protocols and using the "Pedulilindungi" Application. For those who travel by air transportation can show negative results of Antigen Swab Test Antigen, show vaccination certificate, or the can show negative results of PCR Test if they have just received the first dose of vaccination. Evidence of having followed the vaccination is shown through the "pedulilindungi" Application. Calling for Balinese people:a. To Obey and implement health protocols and practicing a healthy and lifestyle with 6 M (use standard masks correctly, wash hands, keep distance, reduce traveling, increase immunity, and obey rules).b. For Balinese People who have not taken the 1st injection or 2nd injection, please immediately follow the vaccination to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. c. For Balinese People who has close contact with confirmed positive people, they should take the initiative and be willing to follow the Tracing carried out by TNI and POLRI officials. d. For Balinese People who experience early symptoms (fever, runny nose, cough, shortness of breath, loss of sense of smell and taste) to immediately carry out PCR swab testi. e. For those who are confirmed positive for COVID-19 without symptoms and mild symptoms, they must immediately take the initiative to go to centralized isolation that has been prepared by the Provincial/Regency/City Government, are prohibited to have self-isolation at home, not to infect their families. For those who are confirmed positive for COVID-19 with moderate and severe symptoms, please immediately go to the Referral Hospital in their respective areas to avoid worsening conditions and endanger themselves.f. Bali Governor Wayan Koster said that his party needed to convey that many cases of death occurred because residents were late in doing PCR swab testing and entered the hospital in a severe condition, so it was very dangerous for their lives, they could not even be saved when they were treated at the hospital.

bali won the predicate of "most favorite world travel destination" at the 2020 pvk award

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on tourism activities in Bali. however, this also creates a high desire for tourists to come to visit Bali. The beauty of Bali Island will always be a favorite destination for potential tourists both domestic and foreign. This is evident in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Bali once again won the title as "World's Favorite Tourism Destination" at the 2020 PVK Award. This was conveyed by the Head of the Bali Provincial Tourism Office, I Putu Astawa in Denpasar, Monday (14/12). PVK Awards is a prestigious award event in the tourism sector organized by one of the national media PT. Prima Visi Kreasindo (PVK), which is engaged in the tourism segment. The assessment for this award was carried out with the poll conducted by PT. Prima Visi Kreasindo (PVK), from the beginning of November 2020 to 12 December 2020 in order to find names that are entitled to the 2020 PVK Award, Astawa explained.  Astawa further explained that from the assessment of the poll, Bali managed to become the "Favorite World Tourist Destination Destination" by defeating four other nominees, namely: Paris, Barcelona, ​​Venice and London. The acceptance of the prestigious award from the PVK Award was carried out on Sunday, December 13, 2020 to coincide with the commemoration of Nusantara Day which was held online meeting so that it would still comply with the applicable Covid-19 safety protocol.  "This award is a form of good cooperation between the government and all stakeholders who have worked hard in participating and are sincerely dedicated in developing Bali tourism so that it can be what it is today. "I dedicate this award to all Balinese people, without exception" said the former Head of Bappeda.  At the end of the interview, Astawa added that there were seven names of award recipients who won the PVK Award, including:1. Favorite World Travel Destinations - Bali, Indonesia2. Favorite Travel Destinations - Ampera Bridge.3. Favorite Hotels -Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta4. Favorite Airline - Lion Air5. Favorite Tourism Travel Agency - Dwi Daya Tour6. Favorite Indonesian Tourism Bus - Big Bird7. Indonesia's Favorite Online Tourism Media  Previously it was noted that Bali also won an award by defeating 25 other world destinations in the Travelers Choice event held by Trip Advisor in August 2020, as the Best Tourism Desatination at the international level. With this predicate, it is hoped that when Covid-19 ends, Bali tourism can really recover quickly and the Bali economy can revive, and people's lives can be prosperous. To support the return of tourists to Bali, the Bali Provincial Government has prepared well in advance, namely by issuing circular number 3355 of 2020 concerning the New Era Protocol (CHSE), Governor regulation number 46 of 2020 concerning the application of discipline and enforcement of health protocol laws. as an effort to prevent and control Covid-19. The Provincial Government of Bali together with the tourism association has verified all tourism facilities and attractions where until now there have been verified as many as 877 tourism businesses consisting of 538 accommodation, 75 restaurants, 5 Tourism Villages, 83 DTW, 20 RHU, 7 Mall, 40 transportation tours, 73 travel agents, 35 water tours and 1 area. This shows Bali is actually ready, and with this condition, tourists are expected not to hesitate to come to Bali, he concluded.  

bali governor issued circular letter “travel requirement to bali’

In order to implementing community productive and safe from Covid-19 for tourism activities of domestic tourists that would visited Bali starting from July 30, 2020, Bali Governor issued Circular Letter No. 15.243 Tahun 2020 about Travel Requirement of Domestic Tourist to Bali. The consideration of this is the holiness and the harmony of the nature of Bali and its contents, that has precious value to be protected. The purpose of this is to make a balancing of nature, human and Balinese culture, so Bali constantly has strong attraction, being loved, being respected by people of the world. “In line with the precious values, so the tourism of Bali should to put forward the healthiness aspects and quality that give more protection, comfort, and safeness for the tourists who visited Bali in Covid-19 pandemic era,” said Governor Koster. Meanwhile the Circular Letter of Gugus Tugas Percepatan Penanganan (GTPP) COVID-19 Number 9 Year 2020 is about the change of Circular Letter Number 7 Year 2020 about Travel Criteria and Requirement of People in New Normal Adaptation of Life Era, Toward Community Productive and Safe from Covid-19, dated June 26, 2020. As for the requirements for domestic tourists whom visited Bali, such as showing a health certificate stating Covid-19 free illness with negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction), minimally non-reactive rapid test from authorized health institution.  The above mentioned certificate must be valid for 14 (fourteen days) from the issuance. Visitor with negative result of PCR (Polymerase Chain reaction) test certificate is not obliged to undergo swab test upon arrival in Bali, unless experience a COVID-19 respiratory symptoms. A compulsory PCR swab test in Bali should be conducted on the spot of arrival if visitor unable to provide a valid negative PCR test document, and required to stay at quarantine hotel facilities provided by the Bali Province Authority until test result delivered. Visitors with positive COVID-19 PCR test result will be proceeded to COVID-19 protocol to the nearest dedicated hospital in Bali. All expenses related to swab PCR test, quarantine or other healthcare facilities are subject to visitor personal expenses. Visitor must fill in the LOVEBALI application before the time of departure. Please access for application manual. Accommodation providers are encouraged to ensure their guest to fill in the application.  Visitors have to comply all health requirements and procedures of New Normal Protocol in accordance to Bali Government regulation during their stay in Bali, for instant wearing mask/face shield, washing hand by flowing water or using hand sanitizer, doing physical distancing minimum 1 (one) meters while sitting and interacting, and doing Cleanliness, Health and Safety (CHS) behavior. Besides that, it’s also suggested to cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or handkerchief when sneezing and coughing, avoid using hands directly to touch areas of the face such as eyes, nose, and mouth, be screened for  body temperature, clean personal items, such as mobile phones, glasses, bags, masks, and other items, with disinfectant liquid as needed. Being cooperative and willing to be examined by health workers in the framework of preventing the spread of COVID 19, avoid physical contact when greeting. Visitors required to activate Global Positioning System (GPS) on their smartphone/gadget to ensure safe and seamless travel. Visitors may submit feedback or complain through LOVEBALI application Visitor must comply all provision mentioned on this circular. Violators will be subject to sanction in accordance with applicable regulations.  


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