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Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai
Sanur, Bali

++62 361 286 283 (T)
++62 361 286 284 (F)

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++62 81 238 19 724


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News and Views from the "Island of the Gods". New messages are added frequently.


The Lovina Bali - the Way Luxury in North Bali was Meant to Be (11/29/2015)
Readers Respond to Coverage of an Aging Dokar Driver and Express Concerns About Island's Overdevelopment (11/29/2015)
Lightning Strike Kills Two Farmers in West Bali (11/29/2015) Shares Safety Tips for Motorcyclists and Other Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts on What to Do When Lightning Strikes (11/29/2015)
Bank Indonesia Predicts 6.53% Economic Growth and Inflation of 2.98% for Bali in 2016. (11/29/2015)
9 Foreign Workers Examined in Immigration Inspection of Bali Health Services Provider (11/29/2015)
BTDC Exploring a Second Nusa Dua Style Complex for North Bali (11/29/2015)
Indonesian Coordinating Minister Accused of Sending Mixed Signals on Plans for Imminent Executions (11/29/2015)
Bali Hai Cruises Awards Contract for Design of a New Day Vessel for their Bali-based Cruise Operation (11/29/2015)
TripAdvisor: Singapore Travelers Picking Bali as their Top Holiday Destination for Q1 2016 (11/29/2015)
Bali Rejects Moves to Promote Island as Syariah Tourism Destination (11/29/2015)
Garuda Indonesia Charged with Sex Discrimination by its Female Cabin Crew (11/29/2015)
Bali to Have Airport Hotel in Early 2016 (11/29/2015)
Bali Has Urgent Need for 200 More Chinese Speaking Tour Guides (11/29/2015)
Police and Military in Bali on Guard Against Returning Radicals with Past ISIS Connections (11/29/2015)
Two Contractor Die in Industrial Accident at South Bali Resort (11/29/2015)
Mixture of Drug and Alcohol May Have Precipitated Death of 35-Year-Old Canadian in Kuta, Bali (11/29/2015)
Russian Tourist Found Dead in East Bali Tourist Inn (11/29/2015)
ASITA: Little Impact Yet on Tourism Arrivals Due to Liberalized Visa Policy (11/29/2015)
Indonesian Tourism Minister Predicts Tourism to Become Nation's Top Foreign Exchange Earner (11/29/2015)
White Truffle Dinner with the Wines of Piedmont at Mozaic Restaurant Ubud Saturday, December 12, 2015 (11/29/2015)
AirAsia Records US$96 Million Loss in 3rd Quarter 2015 (11/29/2015)
Bali Weather Forecasters Say Current Heat Wave will Continue Until Delayed Rainy Seasons Starts in December (11/29/2015)
Fun for All at Bali National Crazy Festive Golf Tournament Sunday, December 20, 2015 (11/29/2015)
Cok Ace’ Elected to Third Term as Chairman of Bali-PHRI (11/22/2015)
Seller Discounts for Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 2016 for Confirmed Bookings Made Before November 30, 2016 (11/22/2015)
Denpasar Administration will Not Impose Moratorium on New Hotels (11/22/2015)
Famous Indonesian Musician Caught with Marijuana After Using Go-Jek Driver for a Drug Pick Up (11/22/2015)
Angry Lion Air Passengers Commandeer a Runway at Jakarta’s Airport (11/22/2015)
Australia Introducing Easier Visa Controls to Encourage Indonesians to Visit Australia (11/22/2015)
PHRI: Majority of Hotels Falling Short on Security and Safety Assessments (11/22/2015)
Competing with Modernity, 80-year Old Dokar Driver in Bali’s Capital of Denpasar Faces Difficulty in Feeding Himself and His Horse (11/22/2015)
Garuda Indonesia Cancels Bali to Banyuwangi, East Java Flights (11/22/2015)
New Minimum 2016 Wage Levels Announced for Badung Regency and Denpasar in Bali (11/22/2015)
UNIQUE Rooftops Bar & Restaurant at RIMBA Jimbaran Offers Authentic Mexican Cuisine (11/22/2015)
Indonesia Put Stay on Further Executions While Economy Idles (11/22/2015)
Taxi’s Without Passengers to Be Banned From Entering Jalan Legian in Kuta from 11:00 pm until 2:00 am Each Night (11/22/2015)
Bali Praised as Example of Clean Governance and Bureaucratic Reform (11/22/2015)
Australia Urging Garuda to Fly to More Australian Destinations (11/22/2015)
Research Confirms Bali’s Southern Waters Home to Diverse Collection of Large Sea Mammals (11/22/2015)
Lion Air Grounds Co-Pilot Who Reportedly 'Offered' Stewardess to Passengers as Compensation on Delayed Flight (11/22/2015)
Concerns Expressed that Paris Terror and Volcanic Activity May Curb Year-End Holiday High Season (11/22/2015)
Australian Expat Dies in Sanur, Bali Household Accident (11/22/2015)
Following Paris Attacks, Bali Placed on ‘Siaga I’ Security Alert Status (11/22/2015)
Garuda Indonesia Commences Thrice Weekly Flights from Bali to Guangzhou, China (11/22/2015)
Indonesia's Top Narcotics Cop Wants to Build Prison Encircled by Crocodiles and Flesh-Eating Fish (11/22/2015)
Virgin Australia and Jetstar Resume Bali Flight Schedules (11/22/2015)
Pura Ulun Danu Beratan No Longer Surrounded by Water as Bali’s Drought Worsens (11/15/2015)
Bali to Undertake a Dog Census in 2016 (11/15/2015)
Denpasar Officials Post a Seal of Sorts on an Illegal Restaurant and Water Sports Project in the Port of Benoa (11/15/2015)
New Fast Boat Service from Jimbaran, Bali to Banyuwangi, East Java (11/15/2015)
Bali Safari and Marine Park Celebrate its 8th Anniversary (11/15/2015)
New Zealand Promises University Scholarships for Talented Balinese Students (11/15/2015)
Volcanic Activity on Lombok’s Mount Rinjani Declines (11/14/2015)
Bali Lawmaker Takes Up the Call for Visa-Free Status for Australian Tourists (11/14/2015)
Indonesia Condemns Paris Terrorist Attacks (11/14/2015)
Bali University Student Protest Illegal Expansion of Benoa Port Area by PT Pelindo (11/14/2015)
East Java’s Mount Bromo Volcano Showing Signs of Life (11/14/2015)
BNPT Holds Seminar in Sanur, Bali on the Misuse of the Internet by Terrorists (11/14/2015)
Hotel Crystal on the Bay Bali Hotel Remains Under Official Seal. Are its Violations of the Law Beyond Repair? (11/14/2015)
More Detail Emerge on Alleged Pirate Hijacking of Private Yacht Sailing Between Lombok and Bali (11/13/2015)
Swiss Man Facing Long Prison Sentence for Smuggling 3.4 grams of Marijuana Through Bali’s Airport (11/13/2015)
Indonesian Transportation Ministers Scolds Domestic Airline Sectors on Safety in Front of International Transportation Forum in Bali (11/13/2015)
Garuda CEO Needs 23 New Airplanes in 2016 to Meet Passenger Demand (11/13/2015)
Sriwijaya Airline Offers Cheap Fares Until Year’s End on Flights from Bali (11/13/2015)
Bali Surrounded by Three Volcanoes in Active State that Continues to Threaten Flight services (11/13/2015)
Bali Police Discount the Severity of Disruption Caused by Big Bike Motorcycle Gathering in Bali (11/13/2015)
Final Police Proceedings Pending against Disgraced Former Kuta Bali Police Chief (11/13/2015)
International Federation of Bodybuilders and Fitness Competition at Trans Resort Bali Sunday, January 17, 2016 (11/13/2015)
Editorial: Why Indonesia Should Extend Visa-Free Status to Australia (11/8/2015)
Bali by the Numbers: Bali Arrivals Bounce Back in a Post-Volcanic September 2015 (11/8/2015)
Bali Immigration Office Revokes Controversial Order Limiting Uses of Visa-Free and Visa-On-Arrival (11/8/2015)
Flight Disruptions Caused by Lombok Volcano Prove Costly to Bali (11/8/2015)
East Java Junior High Student Dies on Bali Study Tour at East Denpasar Hotel (11/8/2015)
Visitors to Tanah Lot Complex Down 27% Due to Mount Rinjani Eruptions (11/8/2015)
While Winds Have Diverted Volcanic Ash Away from Bali, Lombok’s Mount Rinjani Continues to Pose a Threat to Bali Tourism (11/8/2015)
The Laguna, A Luxury Collection Resort and St. Regis Bali Resort Throw a 'Gatsyby' Party to Thank the Travel Industry and Media (11/7/2015)
“Lifetime” wooden Sculptures by Mickael Obrenovitch at Pullman Bali Legian Nusantara December 8, 2015 through March 6, 2015 (11/7/2015)
Bali Safari & Marine Park Sharing a Love for Flora and Fauna with the Coming Generation (11/7/2015)
Four Seasons Resort at Jimbaran Bay Announces 2016 Program of Visiting Practitioners (11/7/2015)
Bali to Install Solar Power Panels on Provincial Government Offices in 2016 (11/7/2015)
Sheep Passing Gas Force Singapore Airlines to Make Emergency Stop in Bali (11/6/2015)
Ritz-Carlton Bali Opens its Signature Spa Rooted in Bali and its Surrounding Seas (11/6/2015)
Batik Air Runs Off the Runway While Landing at Yogyakarta’s Airport (11/6/2015)
Notorious Gangster and Serial Killer Finally Extradited from Bali Back to India (11/6/2015)
7th Raja of Badung Elevated to National Hero Status for Ultimate Sacrifice in 1906 Puputan Fight to the Death (11/6/2015)
Bali Immigration Officials Round Up Indian Reporters Covering Extradition of Indian Fugitive (11/6/2015)
Bali Chief of Police Asks Public to Report Members of the Police Who Act Arrogantly (11/6/2015)
64-Year-Old Canadian Tourist Hangs Himself in Kuta Hotel Room (11/6/2015)
Garuda Installing Free WiFi on all Aircraft (11/6/2015)
Lion Air Announces Plans to Connect Bali and Mainland China in 2016 (11/6/2015)
Registration Opens for 2016 Bali & Beyond Travel Fair June 23-26, 2016 (11/1/2015)
Bali Guide Fees to Increase 35% (11/1/2015)
Bali Immigration to Strictly Limit Visa-Free and Visa-on-Arrival Use by Foreign Visitors to Twice in any 12-Month Period (11/1/2015)
German Private Yacht SY Faraway Hijacked in the Lombok Straits (11/1/2015)
Indonesia Diaspora Supports President Joko Widodo’s Pledge to Draft Law Allowing Dual Nationality (11/1/2015)
Indonesian Officials Must Now Embark and Disembark Airplanes without Cast of Minions and Deputies (11/1/2015)
Citilink Indonesia and Garuda Count Their Losses from Haze Emergency (11/1/2015)
Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali Appoints Manoj Rawat as Executive Chef (11/1/2015)
Provincial Workers in Bali Government Granted Only a One-Day Holiday at Galungan (12/13/2014)
Bali Culinary Professionals Christmas Party on Saturday, December 20, 2014 (12/12/2014)
Bali Community Choir in Concert of Christmas Music on Friday, December 19, 2014 (12/12/2014)
Major Royal Cremation to Take Place in Ubud on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 (12/5/2014)
Enjoy a Traditional Megibung Christmas Feast at Bali Asli in Karangasem, East Bali on Christmas Day 2014 (12/5/2014)