Thousands Of Australians Visit Bali Over Forthcoming Holidays
Over the last three weeks, Teka Gede Pemayun, who is in charge of Bali’s Tourist Board, estimates that the island has received an average of 30,000 new visitors every day from across the world.
The official said that the Eid al-Fitr holiday has developed into a significant turning point that has contributed to the continuous development of visitor arrivals. During that particular weekend, the island of Bali welcomed its highest number of tourists in the previous two years.
It is customary for Australians to go to Bali during the winter school vacations in the months of May and June. As a result, Bali caters to this tourist influx by providing all-inclusive vacation packages with deals that are too good to pass up.
Even though there are still certain limitations on entrance relating to COVID-19, it is now just as simple to travel to and from Bali as it was before the outbreak.
At this point, practically everything has returned to its normal state.
Visa on arrival (VoA) has been reinstated, which means that tourists are no longer have to spend time in a costly quarantine or undergo a series of COVID-19 tests both before departing and after arriving in the country.
What is peculiar is that Teek Gede Pemayun is concerned that people in Australia may be dismayed to learn that some of their favorite stores, cafés, and bars have not yet begun operating at full capacity or have permanently shut their doors.
The economy of Bali has been severely damaged, and the island’s unemployment rate has risen to more than 40 percent. However, the Balinese people once again shown their obstinacy. A great number of people relocated back to their hometowns, where they set up shop as entrepreneurs or joined their families in agricultural labor.
During this time, Vice President Maruf Amin voiced optimism that Bali’s tourist industry will bounce back in the near future. As evidence, he noted a decline in the total number of COVID-19 cases reported throughout the nation as well as an increase in the proportion of vaccinated residents living in Bali.
During his visit to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector on German Beach in Badung, Bali, on Tuesday, Amin made the comment. MSME stands for “micro, small, and medium enterprise.”
“Today I went to the beach to keep an eye on the IHR, and while I was there I saw that the economic activities of the local people in Bali, particularly in Kuta, had started to pick up again,” he remarked.
“This demonstrates that Bali has genuinely recovered,” he said, “and as a result, visitors from across the world, as well as tourists from Bali, do not need to be concerned about traveling to Bali.”