Bali to welcome tourists soon as Covid-19 vaccination rate hits 70%
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno said his office made various preparations with tourism and creative economy stakeholders ahead of Bali’s tourism reopening in July. The province is ready to welcome tourists as the Covid-19 vaccination rate has reached 70%.
The ministry and economic actors had also developed adequate infrastructure. Tourism destinations in the province have also obtained a CHSE (Cleanliness, Health, Safety and Environmental Sustainability) certificate as insurance for tourists amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
As quoted on the official website of the ministry, the reopening of the tourism sector is supported by the declaration of green zone status for Bali. Three regions have been classified as Covid-19 free areas, namely Ubud in the regency of Gianyar, Nusa Dua in the regency of Badung and Sanur in the city of Denpasar. The status should provide a sense of security and comfort to tourists.
The minister also plans to open up tourism to Bali through the Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA). To date, the policy has entered the finalization phase of the reception process for foreign tourists in July 2021.
Sandiaga Uno continues to coordinate with relevant ministries and institutions, in particular the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, the Ministry of Health, the Covid-19 Working Group and the provincial government of Bali so that the ATT can be applied on time as targeted.
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