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 Super Air Jet Lands First at Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport

The Super Air Jet airline first flew from Jakarta to Bali, Thursday (11/18/2021). The new flights are expected to help increase tourist visits to Bali.

Super Air Jet landed at Ngurah Rai Airport at 18:39 WITA. Upon arrival, the airline using the Airbus A320 aircraft was greeted with a water cannon salute as a sign of the inaugural flight. There are eight domestic airlines currently operating at Ngurah Rai Airport. The type of airline will certainly be convenient for prospective passengers to choose flights according to their needs. In the last two months, there was an increase in the number of passengers by 71% compared to the same period in 2020. Meanwhile, the number of aircraft operating also grew by 4%.

Herry hopes that the Super Jet Air flight to Bali will revive the aviation sector as well as help the economic recovery of Bali, which has been slumped for almost two years due to the pandemic.

Bali Requests Additional Tourists from These 5 Countries Allowed Entry

Bali continues to make various efforts so that foreign tourists immediately come to the Island of the Gods. Recently, they asked for additional foreign tourists from five countries to enter directly, namely Australia, America, England, Russia, and Germany.

"We propose that the additional five countries are allowed to enter Bali directly," said the Acting Head of the Bali Tourism Office, Tjok Bagus Pemayun, Wednesday (11/17/2021). As is known, the government has opened the door for foreign tourists from 19 countries. Consists of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), New Zealand, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, and Norway. not a single foreign tourists have come to Bali. Even though it has been more than a month since international flights at Ngurah Rai Airport have been opened, to be precise since last October 14. Before the pandemic, Australia, America, Britain, Russia, and Germany were major contributors to foreign tourists visiting Bali. "This is to boost tourist visits from that country," said Pemayun.

He also asked the center to revise the quarantine rules from three days to just one day. The reason is that foreign tourists who come to Bali are required to have complete vaccines and carry out PCR-based swab tests.

According to Pemayun, Bali will implement strict health protocols (prokes) to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. "We're not going to play around with prokes," he said.

Bali Enters 30 Most Popular UNESCO World Heritage on Instagram by Design Bundles

The Island of the Gods, Bali is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia, even the world. Recently, Bali has entered the ranks of the 30 most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Instagram in 2021.

As is known, Bali has a variety of beautiful natural tourist destinations to cultural riches that pamper tourists, both local and foreign.

The inclusion of Bali as the 30 most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Instagram in 2021 was known through an analysis conducted by the British creative company Design Bundles.

Launching from Forbes, Sunday (11/21/2021), Design Bundles analyzed the 145 most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites through the tagged feature on Instagram.

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Here's the complete list, as summarized from Forbes, Sunday (11/21/2021).

1. The historic city center of Rome in Italy, with 61,244,436 posts

2. Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, with 45,039,569 posts

3. Venice and its lagoons in Italy, with 25,755,922 posts

4. Kyiv in Ukraine, with 21,914,502 posts

5. The historical city center of Florence in Italy, with 21,516,815 posts

6. The historic city center of Prague in the Czech Republic, with 17,731,077 posts

7. Budapest in Hungary, with 14,665,910 posts

8. Brasilia in Brazil, with 13,277,931 posts

9. Downtown St. Petersburg in Russia, with 11,987,336 posts

10. Quito, Ecuador, with 9,854,551 posts

11. The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh in Scotland, England, with 9,779,579 posts

12. The historic city center of Lyon in France, with 9,400,931 pos

medium;">13. Verona, Italy, with 5,661,681 posts

14. Rabat, Morocco, with 4,629,743 posts

15. Yosemite National Park in California, USA, with 4,611,905 posts

16. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, USA, with 4,021,300 posts

17. Old Havana and its strongholds in Cuba, with 4,017,138 posts

18. Bali, Indonesia, with 3,985,530 posts

19. Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, with 3,787,550 posts

20. Antoni Gaudí's work in Barcelona, ​​Spain, with 3,451,098 posts

21. Luxembourg historic city center in Luxembourg, with 3,450,869 posts

22. The historic city center of Salzburg in Austria, with 3,195,863 posts

23. Göreme National Park in Turkey, with 3,009,297 posts

24. Canadian Rockies Park in Canada, with 2,996,880 posts

25. Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, USA, with 2,832,668 posts

26. Antigua in Guatemala, with 2,765,980 posts

27. Dubrovnik Old Town in Croatia, with 2,637,398 posts

28. Dorset and East Devon Coast in England, UK, with 2,629,228 posts

29. Dolomites in Italy, with 2,532,349 posts

30. Jungfrau-Aletsch in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland, with 2,261,394 posts


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