Bali Tightens Security After Paris Attacks

Bali Tightens Security After Paris Attacks

Police personnel have been alerted to intensify their checks on those entering Bali at ports of entry such as Gilimanuk harbor and Ngurah Rai Airport, after the shocking and tragic attacks in Paris on Friday.

Bali Immigration to Strictly Limit Visa-Free Use by Foreign Visitors

Bali Immigration to Strictly Limit Visa-Free Use by Foreign Visitors

In response to complaints from the Island’s tourism industry made to the Island’s House of Representatives (DPR-Bali) about illegal foreign workers, the head of the Ngurah Rai Immigration office has issued written instructions that will impact dramatically on frequent visitors to Bali.

Bali And Lombok Airports Extend Closure Until Friday

Bali And Lombok Airports Extend Closure Until Friday

Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry has extended the closure of four airports to Friday after Mount Barujari on Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, began spewing volcanic ash, leaving thousands of travelers stranded.

Indonesia Foreign Tourist Arrivals up 9.84 Percent

Indonesia Foreign Tourist Arrivals up 9.84 Percent

Indonesia’s foreign tourist arrivals rose 9.84 percent in September from a year earlier, a quicker pace than August’s growth of 2.87 percent, the statistics bureau said on Thursday.

Indonesia Needs More Immigration Service and International Gateways

Indonesia Needs More Immigration Service and International Gateways

Tourism managers in Bali are calling on the government to increase the number of immigration inspection points in anticipation of the growing number of visitors resulting from liberalized visa policies and guests staying for extended periods who will not necessarily depart via Bali’s airport.