Seismic Activity


23 October 2017 09:00 local Bali time Seismic activity on Mount Agung remains high, with deep tremors occurring between 500-600 times, shallow tremors at 350 times, and local tremors 60 times each day. Although these are high levels of frequency, the numbers are of a lower frequency than those recorded prior to October 18, 2017. Gede Suantika, the head of the Volcano and Geological Disaster Mitigation division of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, said on Friday, October 20, 2017:  “The peak frequency of tremors occurred on September 22 and 23. Now, the frequency (of tremors) has diminished slightly.” The crater is still…...

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Traveler's Aid


20 October 2017 09:00 local Bali time The Bali Tourism Board Hospitality Task Force has organized 10 Hospitality Desks to be staffed by students and faculty of the Bali Tourism Institute (STO) to provide assistance and information to Bali visitors in the event aviation authorities close Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport after a possible eruption of Mount Agung.   The ten Hospitality Desks, to be supervised by 30 STP instructors and 150 STP students, will be located at 10 locations designated as assembly points in the event of an airport closure. ·      ITDC Nusa Dua  ·      Krisna and Bebek Tepi Sawah  - Tuban ·…...

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New video Bali Tourism Hospitality


Dear All, New video Bali Tourism Hospitality has just produced! Below is the link and how to repost our content. Please find links to 'Mount Agung Bali Official Update' video below and a short guide how to share it in your social media. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/baligolive/videos/1429048047190851/ How to share: Click share button under the captions, you can write your own captions or just share it without caption Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BaYndvHj7Qc/?taken-by=baligolive How to share: please download  Instagram reposting software such as 'Quicksave' in this link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ph.app.instasave&hl=en Youtube: https://youtu.be/luPEuErHMA0 How to share: Simply by clicking share located below the video and choose your social media platform. How to embed it to your website:…...

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Bali Triathlon


16 October 2017 09:00 local Bali time Despite past Bali International Triathlon champion Andi Wibowo's absence from the 2017 Herbalife Bali International Triathlon in order to represent Indonesia at the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii, the 10th running of an event labeled as “The Triathlon with a Soul” attracted a record number of participants from 29 countries cheered on by thousands of eager spectators. Some 2,000 participants in the Olympic distance, sprint distance and 5-km fun run crossed the starting and finish lines located at Mertasari Beach in Sanur, Bali, with the first group undertaking a swimming start shortly after 6:00 am on…...

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Look at Facts


15 October 2017 12:00 local Bali time The chairman of theBali Tourism Board (BTB), Ida Bagus Partha Andyana, has confirmed that 10 countries have published travel advisories for Bali in connection with the threat of an eruption of Mount Agung. “The ten countries that have issued travel advisories about travel to Bali are Australia, Singapore, USA, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and India,” said Andyana. The BTB chairman said the issuance of travel warnings is a valid act by any country wishing to protect its citizens, but the impact on the subject destination is almost immediate. Speaking on Saturday,…...

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#VISITBALI


#VISITBALI 13 October 2017 06:00 local Bali time Yesterday, Indonesian Tourism Minister enjoyed a cup of famous Balinese coffee at Taman Ayu in Gianyar, located some 50 kilometers away from the no-go zone of Mount Agung....

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Revised Travel Advisory


12 October 2017 06:00 local Bali time http://cgibali.in/alert_detail.php?newsid=223 Travel Advisory The alert level on Mount Agung in Bali continues to be at Level IV. The local authorities have declared an area of 9 KM radius around the mountain as the danger zone and has prohibited all activities in that area. Local authorities have assessed that the main tourist areas of Kuta, Legian and Nusa Dua, at present, do not face serious danger of any immediate impact in the event of an eruption. The authorities have advised that contingency plans are in place for situations arising out of airport closure following ash fall, in the…...

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Brought to Justice


10 October 2017 18:00 local Bali time The State News Agency Antara reports that Governor Made Mangku Pastika is hoping that those spreading misinformation and hoax news regarding safety and security in Bali can be taken into custody and prosecuted via the legal process. “I’d like to know if the Bali police headquarters have taken anyone into custody; later, I will call the Chief of Police and ask that those spreading hoax news be arrested in Bali,” said Pastika during a meeting with tourism leaders on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, held at the Provincial Tourism Office. Referring to incorrect news and blogs regarding the…...

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Kedatangan Dubes Hungaria


Gubernur Bali Made Mangku Pastika menerima kunjungan kehormatan dari Duta Besar Hungaria untuk Indonesia H.E. Judit Nemeth–Pach di Ruang Kerjanya, Senin (9/10). Dalam kunjungannya kali ini, Yang Mulia Nemeth –Pach menawarkan peningkatan kerjasama khususnya dalam bidang pendidikan dengan memberikan beasiswa bagi para mahasiswa yang ingin belajar di Hungaria serta menambah pertukaran mahasiswa antara Bali dan Hungaria. “Beasiswa tidak hanya biaya kuliah namun juga  biaya hidup, “imbuhnya. Lebih jauh, Dubes Hungaria juga mengutarakan  peningkatan  kerjasama disektor lainnya seperti dalam bidang ekonomi, pertanian serta budaya. Bahkan pihaknya berencana melakukan pengembangan sektor pertanian dengan memanfaatkan buah lokal Salak Karangasem sebagai minuman khas Bali yang…...

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European Travel Agents Visit Bali


07 October 2017 12:00 local Bali time To Witness First Hand that Bali Remains Safe for Holiday Makers With the generous support of Qatar Airways, a group of leading European travel agents traveled to Bali October 5-8, 2017 did the “grand tour” of major tourism areas across a wide area of South Bali, including Uluwatu, Jimbaran Beach and the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park. During the tour, the European visitors met local leaders from the Island’s tourism sector who explained that the majority that the zone under threat from any eruption is limited to a portion of the Regency of Karangasem within a 12-km…...

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