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Central Statistics Agency (BPS) Bali Province just release new data on the number of foreign tourist arrivals to Bali in the last five months (January – May) earlier this week.
Bali’s hotel occupancy rebounded last year, rising more than 4% following a challenging 2015. But at what cost?
Kuta’s Community Empowerment Organization (LPM) sweep the streets again to conduct their routine operation of deflating the tyres of vehicles that are parked in non-parking zones.
Bali has an estimated supply of 125,000 rooms. Continuing, he extrapolated that if this total is multiplied by 365 days, Bali has a resulting annual inventory of 45.625 million room nights. With Bali currently achieving around 10 million domestic and international visitors staying 2 to a room for an average 3.2 nights, then only 16 million room nights are consumed in a single year.
Bali is the ultimate paradise. Conjuring screensaver images of beaches, centuries-old temples, pampering villas, and even healers, the Hindu-driven island nation within the country of Indonesia has rich culture and centuries-old rituals still practiced today. Temples are ubiquitous, as are moss-covered stone shrines.
A slum area on Indonesia’s Java Island has become an unlikely tourist attraction, as well as a social media hit, after its homes were painted vivid colors to transform the district into what is now being called “Kampung Pelangi” (“Rainbow Village”).
The Tourism Ministry is holding a series of workshops from April 20 to 22 to discuss the competitiveness index of the nation’s 10 priority tourist destinations, also known as 10 New Bali, in Tanjung Lesung, Banten, as quoted from The Jakarta Post.
We already know about the things that shouldn’t happen in Bali: excessive drinking, tourists exposing way too much flesh on the beach and blatant ignorance of the island’s culture. But that’s not the real Bali. Beyond Kuta there is plenty that will surprise, and delight, the first-time visitor to the Island of the Gods.
Across Indonesia’s 17,000 plus islands, there is something for everyone – even the pickiest of travellers. As the country opens up further to foreign tourists, visitors are finding that the beautiful destinations span far beyond Bali and Papua.