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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)

After-Hours Number:
++62 81 238 19 724


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Bali By the Numbers: March 2015 Arrivals up 14.04%. Bali on Track to Achieve 4.3 million Tourist Arrivals in 2015 (4/24/2015)
Bali Safari and Marine Park: Speaking Up for Mother Earth (4/24/2015)
Bali’s Airport Cited Among the World’s Best (4/24/2015)
Young U.S. Couple Convicted of Murder in Bali Receive Prison Sentences of 10 and 18 Years (4/24/2015)
16 Tourism Areas of Bali Designated for Relaxed Distribution of Alcoholic Beverages (4/24/2015)
Governor Presents Tourism Vision in Five-Year Development Plan (4/24/2015)
Bulgarian Arrested in Bali for Banking Fraud Targeted Against Tourists (4/24/2015)
Bali Temporarily Suspends Issuance of New Guide Licenses (4/24/2015)
All Indonesian Airlines Must Report Financial Condition to Ministry of Transport by April 30, 2015 (4/24/2015)
Protest Staged in Support of Bali Reclamation Project (4/24/2015)
Stenden University Bali Offers Scholarships in Hotel and Business Management (4/24/2015)
Fly Chicago to Bali Round Trip US$950 (4/24/2015)
Bali Safari & Marine Park Celebrate the Contributions made by Today’s Women on Kartini Day. (4/20/2015)
Bali Culinary Professional Luncheon on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Mozaic Beachclub (4/20/2015)
PT TWBI Asked to Come Clean on Who Has Received Funds Spent on Promoting Benoa Bay Project (4/19/2015)
South Bali has Exceeded its Carrying Capacity in Water Consumption (4/19/2015)
Lawmaker Claims Widespread Use of Illegal Foreign Workers on Nusa Lembongan Island (4/19/2015)
Conference Participants at Denpasar, Bali Hotel Lose Computers, Phones and Cash During Luncheon Break (4/19/2015)
Chairman of Bali Wedding Association Warns that 60% of Wedding Organizers are Illegal Businesses (4/19/2015)
Bali Officials Asks Public Not to Oppose Elimination of Feral Dog Populations in Fight Against Rabies (4/19/2015)
Bali Aiming for Hospital Accreditation for all Hospital by 2020 (4/19/2015)
Bali Marine Tourism Operators Seek to Fix Tariffs (4/19/2015)
Garuda Adding 18 Aircraft Before the end of 2015 at it Targets a 74% Average Seat Load (4/19/2015)
PrimaFit Organizes Major “Stationery Run” to Raise Funds for Disabled Athletes and the Bali Sports Foundation (4/19/2015)
Bali Governor Calls on the Island’s Coming Generation to Prepare for a More Openly Competitive World (4/19/2015)
Army Officers Kill Colleague in Drunken Attack in West Bali (4/19/2015)
Most Bali Toll Road Users Pay in Cash (4/19/2015)
Minister of Trade Issues Special Rules for Bali to Control the Sale of Beer (4/19/2015)
Bali Police to Commence a Three-Week Anti-Gambling Enforcement Campaign (4/19/2015)
Atis and the Tradewind Have Bali-inspired Song Adopted by Bali Tourism Board (4/19/2015)
State-owned Company Maps out Toll Toad Options to Connect Bali's South-West-North (4/19/2015)
Local Guides at Gitgit Waterfall Accused of Extorting Tourists (4/19/2015)
15 Models and Crew on Photo Shoot Deported by Bali Immigration (4/19/2015)
Drug Detection Dogs Intercept Smuggled Drugs Mailed from the U.S.A. to Bali (4/17/2015)
Bank Indonesia Warns Bali Hotels to Denominate Pricing in Rupiahs (4/17/2015)
Russian Woman Faces 17 Years Prison for Smuggling Drugs into Bali (4/17/2015)
Tomy Winata Objects to Selective Enforcement of the Law in Benoa Bay Reclamation Project (4/17/2015)
Cucina Sundays: Weekend Brunch in Style at Uma Cucina (4/12/2015)
Hotel Project in Canggu Accused of Violating Zoning Laws (4/12/2015)
Trade Minister Says Bali Will Not Be Exempted From Enforcement of the New Rules Limiting Beer Sales (4/12/2015)
Bene Italian Kitchen at the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort Proclaims ‘No Phone Fridays’ (4/12/2015)
Bali Update Editor to Speak on ‘Enough is Enough’ at Rotary Club Bali Nusa Dua on April 23, 2015 (4/12/2015)
Made Sukadana to Head Jamie Oilver’s Italian Restaurant in Kuta (4/11/2015)
Luncheon Island Discovery Cruise of Nusa Lembongan Launched by Bali Hai Cruises (4/11/2015)
Asian Comfort Food of Noodles and Congee on Offer 24 Hours a Day at The Trans Resort Bali (4/11/2015)
Bali Promotes Denpasar Heritage Tours (4/10/2015)
Bali Police Warn Locals to Be Aware of Possible Criminal Acts by Tourists in Bali (4/10/2015)
8 Honored for Putting Bali First in 2015 Tri Hita Karana Awards (4/10/2015)
Bed Shortage at Emergency Care Center of Bali’s Sanglah Hospital (4/10/2015)
New Cases of Hemorrhagic Fever in Bali Expected to Peak in April. (4/10/2015)
Beer Distributors Say 4-5 million Bottles of in Beer Sales Will be Lost Under New Department of Trade Regulation (4/10/2015)
Pierre Lang Named to Open Alila Seminyak (4/10/2015)
Bali’s Economy Inches Ahead in 2014 Despite Increase in the Number Classified as ‘Poor’. (4/10/2015)
Bali Deports 39 Taiwanese and Chinese Involved in Cyber Crimes (4/10/2015)
Justice and Human Rights Minister Wants Better Infrastructure and More Staff for Denpasar Airport Immigration Office (4/10/2015)
Melia International Hotels Adding 3 Hotels in Bali (4/10/2015)
Bali-born Jero Wacik Suspected of Corruption During Two Ministerial Assignments (4/10/2015)
The Strange History of Room #327 at the Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel (4/10/2015)
Students Plant Trees and Educate Neighbors on the Threat Posed to Bali’s Precious Mangrove Forests (4/10/2015)
Regional News: Singapore Investing Heavily to Boost Arrivals (4/10/2015)
Editorial: Bali Urgently Needs a Moratorium on New Hotels and Villas (4/5/2015)
Missing Sumba Man’s Body Found Near Tanah Lot (4/4/2015)
Sail the Seven Seas to Komodo for 16 Days May 12-28, 2015 (4/4/2015)
Plans to Build New Highways and Toll Roads in Bali Made Problematic by High Land Acquisition Costs (4/4/2015)
Bali Tour Guides Object to Plans to ‘Import’ Chinese Guides (4/4/2015)
Bali Seeking One Million Chinese Tourists in 2015 (4/4/2015)
IDEP Report Warns Bali is Facing Growing Threat of Natural Disaster (4/4/2015)
Intercontinental Bali Resort Presents Japanese Celebrity Chef Hal Yamashita for Dinners, Cooking Classes & Sake-Whisky Tastings May 13-17, 2015 (4/4/2015)
Mother’s Day Brunch at Bridges in Ubud to Help Fund Bumi Sehat Natural Birthing Program for Bali’s Women (4/4/2015)
Batik Air Commences Flights from Jakarta City Airport - Halim Perdanakusuma (4/4/2015)
Leading Academic from Bali’s Udayana University Warns of Rapidly Widening Environmental Degradation (4/4/2015)
Bali Governor Wants Direct Flights from Bali to Yunnan and Hainan, China (4/4/2015)
Bali Police Assigns Division to Deal with ISIS and Radical Religious Movements (4/3/2015)
Minister for Reform of the Bureaucracy Says Government Meetings in Hotels Allowed Under Certain Conditions (4/3/2015)
Sakala Resort in Tanjung Benoa Ends Management Contract with GHM (4/3/2015)
Ana Dewi Permana Named General Manager of L Hotels & Resorts Seminyak, Bali (4/3/2015)
Bali Mount Agung Closed to Climbers Until April 28, 2015 (4/3/2015)
Prosecutors Seek 18 and 15 Year Prison for Two Young Americans in the Death of Chicago Socialite Sheila von Weise Mack (4/3/2015)
Qatar to Fly Twice Daily to Bali Starting July 16, 2015 (4/3/2015)
Harper Kuta Appoints Adiman Herlambang to Head Sales & Marketing (4/3/2015)
Devdan Show Enchants Indian Travel Congress Visiting Bali (4/3/2015)
Indonesian AirAsia X Increases Flight Frequencies From Bali to Taipei and Melbourne (4/3/2015)
Five Jehovah Witnesses Deported from Bali for Conducting Door-to-Door Religious Ministry (4/3/2015)
Herbalife Bali International Triathlon – a Race for the Soul on Sunday, October 25, 2015 (3/29/2015)
9th Edition of the Bali Meeting Guide to be Published in September 2015 (3/29/2015)
Hatten Wines’ Pino de Bali Fortified Wines Served at the Peninsula Hotel Hong Kong (3/29/2015)
Admission Charges to Increase at South Bali Public Tourist Attraction on January 1, 2016 (3/29/2015)
Editorial: Confusion, Conflicting Rules and Bad Manners Surround Plans to Limit Beer Sales Commencing April 16, 2015 (3/29/2015)
The World of Indonesian Puppetry in an Exhibition by I Ketut Sudiana in the Lobby of The Conrad Bali Resort and Spa April 3- June 30, 2015 (3/29/2015)
Klungkung Regency in Bali to Develop Sea Salt Production as a Tourist Attraction (3/29/2015)
Falling Durian Kills Second Man in Bali in a Single Season (3/29/2015)
Transportation Ministry to Give Safety Ranking to Indonesian Airlines and Enforce Minimum Air Fleet Size of 10 Planes (3/29/2015)
Immigration Introducing New Electronic Tracking Systems to Keep Track of Foreign Visitors (3/29/2015)
Tourist Minister Says Dirty Public Toilets Make Indonesian Non-Competitive in Attracting Visitors (3/29/2015)
Domestic Tourist Drowns at Tanah Lot (3/29/2015)
Government Promises Inter-Departmental Cooperation to Simplify Application Process for Work Permits (3/29/2015)
Indonesian Government Holds Coordinating Meeting to Prepare for 45 Nations on the Free Visa-On-Arrival List (3/29/2015)
Bali Eliminates Arrival-Departure Cards at Immigration Check Points. (3/27/2015)
Uday Rao Promoted to Manager Two Four Seasons Resorts in Bali (3/27/2015)
Trip Advisors List Ubud, Bali Among the World’s Top 25 Tourism Destination (3/27/2015) Performs Worldwide Review of Accommodation Accessibility for Handicapped Travelers. (3/27/2015)
AirAsia Indonesia Eyes Direct Flights from Medan and Bali to Mainland China (3/27/2015)
Indonesia Backtracking on Plans to Require Foreign Workers Speak Indonesian (3/27/2015)
Tourism Minister Wants to Allow Chinese Tour Guides to Work in Bali (3/27/2015)
Indian Tourism to Bali Held Back by Lack of Direct Flights (3/27/2015)
Bali Governor Support Competence Certification for Tourism Workers in Indonesia (3/27/2015)
Clause in Immigration Law May Delay Plans to Add 30 Countries to List of Visa-Free Countries to Indonesia (3/27/2015)
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)