The Bali provincial administration is preparing to welcome foreign visitors in September following months of international travel restrictions because of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
Bali Governor I Wayan Koster has announced a three-step plan to reopen activity in compliance with “new normal” policies. The approach entails reopening the region’s popular tourist destinations to international visitors on Sept, 11.
Local tourists will be able to visit the island’s famous vacation spots starting on July, 9, Koster said.
“To that end, we must surrender ourselves and pray so that we will be graced [with good fortune],” he said after participating in a local religious ceremony on Sunday, as quoted by tribunnews.com.
Koster said on Thursday that he had closed tourist destinations in Bali until further notice through a regulation.
However, the regulation did not stop several regions from reopening access to popular beaches, including Canggu Beach and Labuan Sait Beach in Badung regency, to foreign surfers.