BHA supports the calls for Bali to be exempted from the announced mudik ban. - Apr 22, 2021
In a letter delivered to the Bali Tourism Government officials this week, that addressed the concern of 157 member hotels and resorts regarding the impact of the National Indonesian Government announcement to ban sea, land, air and rail travel from 6-17 May 2021 over the Eid festival. While the intention of the mudik ban is meant to prevent the further spread of the virus, the ban itself will have a very profound affect to all facets of the community in Bali. Businesses will face closure, unemployment will rise, and negative knock-on effects will be inevitable.
Sleeve Up, We Are All In This Together. - Mar 29, 2021
Bali Hotels Association are fully supporting the Indonesian Government's vaccination program with the Bali Is My Life #sleeveup campaign. Bali Hotels Association has encouraged and supported member hotels and resorts who have signed up to be vaccination sites. We are all in this together is the message we continue to want to send out.
Vaccine Program Underway in Bali - Mar 18, 2021
Last month Bali Hotels Association met with members to discuss how we could assist the Government vaccination program. Our member hotels are already practicing cleanliness and safety protocols in accordance with the industry-wide ‘CHSE’ program, as well as the staff are already trained to consistently carry out these functions.
MaskOn Campaign - Feb 26, 2021
Bali Hotels Association is fully supporting the Indonesian Government program of "Ayo Pakai Masker" (Let's put on a mask) with the latest Bali Is My Life social media campaign, asking everyone to do their part by wearing a mask. The message conveyed is "We are all in this together".
Bali Tourism Industry Steps Up - Feb 25, 2021
The Bali Provincial Tourism Office and regencies and cities in Bali officially opened a registration for covid-19 vaccination for all local tourism workers. Since opening the registrations onnline on Monday 22nd February 2021 there have been over 50,000 registrations for the free vaccine program
Bali Hotel Association supports travel corridor - Jan 30, 2021
Bali Hotel Association strongly supports the idea of a Covid-free travel corridor as proposed this week, Based on the interview released by the Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno
No Ogoh-Ogoh parade in 2021 - Jan 26, 2021
There will be no Ogoh-Ogoh parade this year to mark the Balinese Day of Silence or Nyepi, religious authorities have announced, along with other limitations declared ahead of celebrations of the holy day due to the COVID-19 pandemi
Indonesia extends the temporary restrictions on the entry of foreign visitors until February 8 - Jan 14, 2021
Indonesia has extended the temporary restrictions on the entrance of foreign visitors until February 8, 2021 in a bid to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 strain.
The new strain, known as VOC 202012/01 and was first recorded in the UK, includes a genetic mutation that could result in the virus being up to 70 percent more transmissible. There have been no official cases of the new strain in Indonesia; however, the country’s neighbors Singapore, Australia, Vietnam, and Malaysia have reported cases.