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Bali to open to some foreign travellers from mid-October

Arrivals from China, Japan, South Korea may be permitted but list not finalized

Bali desperately needs tourists to revive its economy, which contracted by the largest margin among all Indonesian provinces in 2020.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Indonesia will reopen its popular tourism island of Bali to some international arrivals from mid-October, a senior official said Monday, as the country aims to rejuvenate its travel industry that has been ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan said Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport will open from Oct.14, but those arriving will have to quarantine for eight days.

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