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


Bali by the Numbers: Bali Tops 4 Million Visitors in 2015 (2/7/2016)
Bali Expecting a Surge in Chinese Visitors for Lunar New Year (2/7/2016)
Bali Smile Foundation Fashion Show Sales and Fund Raiser in Ubud, Friday, February 28, 2016 (2/7/2016)
Denpasar Government Begins to Dismantle Roadside Advertising for Cigarettes (2/7/2016)
Tourism Experts Warn Reclamation of Benoa Bay will Only Worsen Critical Over-Supply of Hotel Rooms in Bali (2/7/2016)
Foreign Property Ownership in Indonesia Ė One Step Forward and Two Steps Back? (2/7/2016)
United Airlines to Introduce 15-Hour Non-Stop San Francisco to Singapore in June 2016 (2/7/2016)
Garuda Indonesia to Fly to London from Jakarta Starting March 31, 2016 (2/7/2016)
Villagers Issue Deadline Ultimatum of March 20, 2016 to Hotel InterContinental Canggu (2/7/2016)
10th BALINALE Bali Film Festival September 24-30, 2016 (2/7/2016)
TigerAir Reveals the Look of Planes to be Operated on Oz to Bali flights. (2/7/2016)
Australian to Face Trial for Criminal Assault Committed in 2013 (2/7/2016)
Australian Eric Bevan Gillet Arrested for Property Fraud in Bali (2/7/2016)
Stefano Attardi Named Executive Chef of Ritz-Carlton Bali (2/7/2016)
Regent of Ubud Bali Says Public Must be on the Alert for Terror (2/7/2016)
Heavy Rains Close Baliís Airport for 3-Hours on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 (2/5/2016)
Sophisticated Logistic Center Opened by Baliís Airport by Angkasa Pura Logistik (2/5/2016)
Bali Airport Expected to Handle 200 Additional Flights Over a 45-Day Chinese New Year Period (2/5/2016)
International Hang Gliding and Paragliding Event Planned for Bali October 10-16, 2016 (2/5/2016)
Foreign Workers in Bali Called Upon to Embrace Local Culture and Tradition (2/5/2016)
Bali Steps Up Screening at Island's Gateways to Detect Travellers Afflicted with Zika Virus (2/5/2016)
Belgium Owner of Cafť des Artistes in Ubud, Rudy Kerremans, Dead at 44. (1/31/2016)
3,000 Tourists Climb Baliís Mount Agung Each Year (1/31/2016)
Kintamani Dog Breeders Want Government to Review of Blanket Ban on Export of Dogs (1/31/2016)
Tour East Offices in Denpasar, Bali Destroyed by Fire (1/31/2016)
Singaporean Tourist Discovered Dead in Hotel Bathtub in South Kuta (1/31/2016)
Temporary Truss Bridge Being Installed at Tukad Ayu to Overcome Huge Traffic Backlog Between Denpasar and Gilimanuk. (1/31/2016)
Bali Lifeguards Warn Tourists to be on Guard for Large Waves and Strong Winds in January-February 2016 (1/31/2016)
PLN Announces Cost of Electricity to Decline in February 2016 (1/31/2016)
Mass Demonstration Staged at Governorís Office to Oppose Benoa Bay Reclamation (1/30/2016)
Australian Teenager Assists Elderly Dokar Driver and His Horse After Reading of Their Plight on (1/30/2016)
Mardi Gras Festivities at Casablanca Restaurant in Sanur, Bali to Support Solemen Foundation (1/30/2016)
Indian Tourist Suffers Fatal Heart Attack at Kuta Hotel Swimming Pool (1/30/2016)
Rock Star David Bowie's Will Stipulates Disposition of Cremains in Bali (1/30/2016)
Taman Nusa Cultural Park Condenses 17,000 Islands into a Single Afternoon in Bali (1/30/2016)
Iwan Sitompul Advising The L Hotel Seminyak, Bali and The Shanti Collection in Sales and Marketing (1/30/2016)
Malaysian Arrested at Denpasar Hotel with Narcotics (1/30/2016)
Bali Safari & Marine Park Animal Care Team Rush to Komodo to Assist an Abandoned Dugong Calf (1/30/2016)
Head of Bali Tourism Office Calls for New Toll Road from Kuta to Soka, West Bali (1/30/2016)
Bali Police Consider Charging Two High School Students Under Terrorism Law for Making a Prank Threat against SMAN I in Denpasar (1/30/2016)
John Fawcett Foundation Performs its One-Millionth-Eye Screening (1/30/2016)
Tripian Portapia Appointed to Head Bali Discovery Events (1/24/2016)
Bridge Collapse Disrupts Traffic Traveling Between Denpasar and Gilimanuk (1/24/2016)
Baliís Lake Batur Under Severe Environmental Threat (1/24/2016)
Garuda Announce Plans to Connect Mumbai and Denpasar in 2016 (1/24/2016)
Bali Looks to Welcome 4.2 million Foreign and 7.8 Million Domestic Tourists in 2016 (1/24/2016)
Baliís Sanglah General Hospital Performs First Kidney Transplant (1/24/2016)
Complaints that Foreign Visitors Exempted from Scrutiny at the Bali Ferry Port of Gilimanuk, While Indonesian Nationals Subjected to Detailed Inspections. (1/24/2016)
Indonesian Driving License Application Process Has Changed. New Rules for Motorcyclists Coming on May 1, 2016. (1/24/2016)
Bali Policeman Cahyo Widyanto Detained in Makassar for Creating a Bomb Hoax Affecting a Lion Air Flight (1/24/2016)
Immigration Simplifying Process for Student and Temporary Stay Permits (1/24/2016)
Tanah Lot Temple Complex Welcomes 3.17 million Visitors in 2015 (1/24/2016)
35-Year-Old Woman Heroically Prevails on Nusa Penida Island Despite Living a Life without Arms and Legs. (1/24/2016)
Disgraced Former Police Chief of Kuta Precinct Avoids Firing and Prison Time for Role in Alleged Extortion of Group of Australian Tourists (1/24/2016)
Bali Agung Show at Bali Safari & Marine Raises Curtain on 1,500 the performance (1/24/2016)
Bali Tourism Chief: Bali is Safe for Tourist Visitors (1/24/2016)
Tourists Complain of Being Forced to Pay Three Times to View the Sekumpul Waterfall in North Bali (1/24/2016)
Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Sets Dates and Theme for 2016 (1/24/2016)
Governor Calls for a Shift from Mass Tourism to Quality Tourism (1/24/2016)
Mount Barujari Volcano in Lombok Declared Back to Normal (1/24/2016)
Bali-born Former Minister Jero Wacik Hears Prosecutors Demand 9 Years in Prison and Damages of Rp. 18.97 billion in State Corruption Trial. (1/24/2016)
Kuta-Legian-Seminyak Areas of Bali on High Security Alert Status (1/24/2016)
East Bali Welder Creates a Robotic Arm to Overcome Paralysis Caused by a Stroke (1/24/2016)
Bali Bans Uber Taxi Operations (1/24/2016)
North Bali Police Investigate Written Bomb Threat (1/24/2016)
Evelyne Rieu Beldame, French-Born Popular Ubud Restaurateur, Dies at 68 (1/17/2016)
Australian Businessman Patrick Alexander Wins Major Property Case Against Actor Jeremy Thomas and Eight Fellow Defendants (1/17/2016)
Editorial: Hypocrisy and Mixed Signals Seem to Color Baliís Ongoing Reaction to Gay Weddings (1/17/2016)
Governor Orders a Crackdown on Chiropractic Clinics in Bali (1/17/2016)
8,000 Households in South Kuta Have Been Without Water for One Week as Antiquated PDAM Supply Pipes Fail (1/17/2016)
First Cases of Rabies for 2016 Confirmed in Tabanan, West Bali (1/17/2016)
Ferry Tariffs Between Java and Bali Slashed Effective January 16, 2016 (1/17/2016)
Police Arrest 70-Year Old Australian Suspected in 32 Cases of Sexually Molesting Young Girls in Bali (1/17/2016)
Governor Pastika Declares Bali Security Situation Under Control; Urges Public to Be Calm (1/17/2016)
Indonesia Intelligence Boss Wants Greater Arrest and Detention Rights to Confront the Threat of Terrorism (1/17/2016)
BPS: Growth and Inflation in Bali in 2015 Compares Favourably with National Averages (1/17/2016)
Holiday Inn Express on Kuta Beach Receives Written Sanction for Illegal Expulsion of Drainage Water from Construction Site (1/17/2016)
Englishman Arrested at Bali Airport with 3 Grams of Marijuana Concealed in his DerriŤre (1/17/2016)
Baliís Airport Now Under Heightened Security Crackdown, But No Signs of Tourist Exodus (1/17/2016)
Bali Hotel Association Issues Statement in Response to Jakarta Bomb Attacks (1/17/2016)
Domestic and Foreign Tourists Ignore Jakarta Terrorism While Continuing to Enjoying a Bali Holiday (1/17/2016)
Bali Police React Decisively in Hours Following Jakarta Terror Attack (1/17/2016)
Bali Police in Kuta and Denpasar Take Anticipative Steps Following Jakarta Terrorists Attack (1/17/2016)
Paul Gauguin Cruises to Launch Fiji-Bali Itinerary in 2017 (1/17/2016)
Indonesian Defence Minister Warns Bali May be Next Target for Terrorist Attack (1/17/2016)
Fire Causes Extensive Damage to The Mansion Baliwood in Sayan, Ubud (1/9/2016)
Benoaís Strong Appeal as a Cruise Passenger Port (1/9/2016)
Collier International Counts 4,113 New Starred Hotel Rooms Added to Baliís Room Inventory in 2015 (1/9/2016)
Bali by the Numbers: November Arrivals Down 7.9% as Bali Headed for Quiet Close to 2015. (1/9/2016)
Bali Airport Takes Preventative Steps to Thwart Baggage Theft by Airline Staff (1/9/2016)
Admission Prices at South Bali Public Tourism Sites Set to Increase in January 2016 (1/9/2016)
Bali Deputy Governor Wants a New Prison at Suwung, surrounded by a Moat Filled with Crocodiles. (1/9/2016)
Low Safety Rating Given to Many Indonesian Airlines by Questioned (1/9/2016)
Best Western Premier Sunset Now Operating as The Ramada Bali Sunset Road Hotel (1/9/2016)
Brother-Sister from Surabaya Drown in the Pool of a Kuta Hotel (1/9/2016)
Australian Expatriate Alistair Frowde Drowns in Pool at his Sanur, Bali Villa (1/9/2016)
Blaze Destroys 204 Small Tourist Shops in Legian, Bali (1/9/2016)
Deputy ĖGovernor Clarifies Baliís Opposition to Gay Weddings and Receptions (1/9/2016)
U.K. Tourist Apparently Ends Life by Leaping from 5th Floor of a Kuta, Bali Hotel (1/9/2016)
Too Good Not to Share: The Beauty of Bali from the Sky (1/9/2016)
Garuda Starts Twice-Weekly Flights Between Bali and Shangai (1/9/2016)
Tourism Board Chairman Warns that Recent Honors Bestowed on Bali Wonít Last Unless Island Urgently Addresses it Many Shortcomings (1/9/2016)
Lion Air Porters Arrested for Pilfering from Passengers' Luggage at Jakarta Airport (1/9/2016)
Indonesian President Insists Liberalised Visa Policy will Not Negatively Impact National Security. (1/9/2016)
Bali Governor Launches National Movement for Mental Revolution (1/9/2016)
VOA Revenues at Bali Airport Decline as Visa-Free Eligibility Grows (1/9/2016)