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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.


President-elect Joko Widodo Speaks to Bali About Tourism (8/30/2014)
UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon Visits Bali’s Green School and Praises it Revolutionary Commitment to Sustainability (8/30/2014)
Macbeth Footwear Teams Up with Solemen to Donate Shoes for the Poor (8/30/2014)
Widespread Violation of Laws on Taxi Meter Use Damaging the Reputation of Bali as a Tourism Destination (8/30/2014)
Denpasar Zoning and Building Authorities Falling Miserably in the Enforcement of the Law (8/30/2014)
Bali Stops Hotels on Postage Stamp Pieces of Land in Kuta (8/29/2014)
Pedestrian Underpass at Ngurah Rai Monument at Bali Airport Set to Open in Early 2015 (8/29/2014)
Pedestrian Underpass at Ngurah Rai Monument at Bali Airport Set to Open in Early 2015 (8/29/2014)
Bali's Famous and Inspiring Kecak Dance Has a Rich and Varied History (8/29/2014)
Bounty Cruises Mounts Luxury Daily Departures from Bali to Gili Trawangan (8/29/2014)
Bounty Cruises Mounts Luxury Daily Departures from Bali to Gili Trawangan (8/29/2014)
PLTU Celukan Bawang Aiming to Start Producing Electrical Power for Bali in December 2014 - a Year Behind Schedule (8/29/2014)
Stark Beer - a World Class Beer Produced in a Modern Brewery on Bali's North Coast (8/29/2014)
Three Suspected in Corruption of Bali Airport Sign Taxes (8/29/2014)
Lawmaker Complains that Traditional Home Stays in Ubud are Threatened by Growth in Number of City Hotels (8/29/2014)
Plaga Wines Introduces it Latest Bali-fermented Wine - a Sweet Rose (8/29/2014)
A Celebration Images, Words, Dance and Music from Kalimantan at the Ubud Botanical Gardens Friday, October 3, 2014 (8/29/2014)
Tanjung Benoa Water Sports Operator in Bali Stage Protests Against Plans to Reclaim Benoa Bay (8/29/2014)
Bank Mandiri Canggu Classic Open Tennis Tournament September 13-21, 2014 (8/29/2014)
Bali Authorities Unable to Stop Culprits in North Kuta Exploding Firecrackers Disturbing the Sleep of Hotel Guests (8/29/2014)
Bali's Hatten Wines Wins 7 Medals at China Wine and Spirits 2014 (8/29/2014)
Bali Academic Says that Bali's Poor Fail to Enjoy the Benefits of the Island's Rapid Rate of Development. (8/29/2014)
Indian Consul General to Bali Invites Indian Film Industry to Shoot Film Projects in Bali (8/27/2014)
Indonesia Needs More Great Sales and Events to Expand Tourist Travel (8/27/2014)
121-Room and 121-Suite Springhill Condotel at Green Jimbaran to be Managed by Australian Mantra Hotels Group (8/27/2014)
Demonstrators Reopen Access Road to Garuda Wisnu Kencana Park in Bali (8/26/2014)
Bali Culinary Professionals Monthly Gathering August 30, 2014 at Basilico Prama Sanur Beach Restaurant. (8/24/2014)
Angry Local Residents Close Access Road to Garuda Wisnu Kencana Park in Bali (8/24/2014)
Bali Culinary Golf Tournament January 18-20, 2014 (8/24/2014)
Bali to Soon Have 13,000 Condotel Units (8/24/2014)
Bali Hotels Warned to Obtain Security Management Certification (8/24/2014)
Joko Widodo & Jusuf Kalla Declared Winners of Presidential-Vice Presidential Race by Indonesian Constitutional Court (8/23/2014)
2 Presumed Lost as Search Abandoned for Survivors of Komodo Cruise Boat Sinking Near Sangeang Island (8/23/2014)
PIN Number Required for Credit Card Purchases in Indonesia after January 1, 2015 (8/23/2014)
73-year-old Englishmen Dies During Stay at Kuta Hotel (8/23/2014)
42-Year-Old Australian Commits Suicide in Sanur Bali (8/23/2014)
Governor Continues to Support Idea of a North Bali Airport Built on Reclaimed Land in the Indian Ocean (8/23/2014)
Reports of Travel Fraud on Australians who Booked Holidays with Bali Indulgence Operated by Chivonne Betts (8/23/2014)
512 Moslems from Bali to Depart on Haj Pilgrimage in September 2014 (8/23/2014)
Bali’s Lifeguards Having a Hard Time Staying Afloat Financially (8/22/2014)
Dutch Tourist Makes Midnight Visit in the Nude to Local Neighborhood (8/22/2014)
Japanese Tourist Falls Ill and Dies in Tanjung Benoa Hotel (8/22/2014)
Indonesia’s President Elect Joko Widodo Sets Ambitious Tourist Target of 20 million Foreign Tourists by 2019 (8/22/2014)
Bali Governor Praises Water Sport Tourism Ability to Create Employment and Preserve the Environment (8/22/2014)
Governor Pastika Challenges Image of Bali as Heaven on Earth (8/22/2014)
Bali Farming Families Earn US$3,096 per year (8/22/2014)
Denpasar, Bali Street Views Now Available on Google Maps (8/22/2014)
Denpasar Police Conduct Raids on Suspected Narcotics Dealers (8/17/2014)
Morning Coffee at The Museum and Charity Dinner – August 30, 2014 (8/17/2014)
Bali Introduces New Kura Kura Shuttle Bus System for Tourist Visitors (8/17/2014)
Classed as a Worldwide Epidemic by the WHO, Bali Puts Measures in Place to Handle Suspected Ebola Patients (8/17/2014)
Talks Continue on Construction of a Tanjung Benoa Ring Road in Bali’s South (8/17/2014)
Tourism Leaders Call for their Next Minister to be Drawn from Circle of Professional Tourism Practitioners (8/17/2014)
Bali Tourism Transport Drivers Undergo Surprise Urinalysis (8/17/2014)
Bali Safari & Marine Park Seeks God’s Blessing on ‘Tumpek Kandang’ – a Day Dedicated to Animals (8/17/2014)
2 Passengers Missing from Sunken Tourist Vessel Near Komodo Island (8/17/2014)
Japanese Announce Visa-Free Policy for Indonesian Nationals; Indonesia Taking Steps to Reciprocate (8/17/2014) Shares its Thought on 69 Years of Indonesian Nationhood. (8/17/2014)
Tourism Leader Warns Bali Tourism is Discounting itself into a Second-tier Destination (8/17/2014)
Bali Customs Official Seize 3.9 kilogram of New Designer Drug and Arrest Lithuanian National (8/17/2014)
Despite Seizure and Slaughter of Illegally Imported Animals (8/17/2014)
Head of Indonesia Tourism Promotion Board Calls for a Revolution of Thinking and Practice to Meet the Challenges Ahead (8/16/2014)
Dominican Trekker Dies on Slopes of Lombok’s Mt. Rinjani (8/16/2014)
Thai Airways Makes an Emergency Landing in Bali (8/16/2014)
Merpati Airline Employees Protest Months of Unpaid Wages (8/16/2014)
Police Holiding American Teen and Boyfriend in Killing of 62-Year-Old Chicago Socialite in South Bali Hotel (8/16/2014)
Registration Remains Open for BII Maybank Bali Marathon Full and Half Marathon, 10 km and Children’s Sprint (8/10/2014)
Bangli Village Strives to Restore Balance After Four Young Village Boys Profane the Cosmos (8/10/2014)
Merpati Must Resume Operation Before February 2015 or Cease to Exist (8/10/2014)
Long Delayed 7-15% Increase in Inter-Island Ferry Tariffs Now Considered Imminent (8/10/2014)
Electrical Power Costs to Increase Three Times in Second Half of 2014 (8/10/2014)
Hard Rock Bali Hotel Launches Refurbished Meeting Rooms (8/10/2014)
President to ‘Sell’ Benoa Bay Reclamation to President-Elect Joko Widodo at September 3, 2014 Gathering (8/10/2014)
Garuda Indonesia Seeking New CEO to Replace Emirsyah Satar Whose Term Ends October 2014 (8/10/2014)
Bali International School Cited by Government Monitors for Only Having License to Operate a Grade School (8/10/2014)
Government Unable to Help Garuda’s Need for More Working Capital (8/10/2014)
Prama Sanur Beach Hotel Launches Seaside Bamboo Bar and Lounge (8/9/2014)
Bali Looking for Investor to Build International Sports Stadium in South Island (8/9/2014)
Fire Destroys Six Fishing Boats at Bali’s Benoa Harbor (8/9/2014)
English Rugby Star Chris Robshaw and Singing Star Camila Kerslake Stay at Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort and Spa (8/9/2014)
PT Nonbar Pursues Payment of Broadcast Rights to World Cup from Bali Hotels (8/8/2014)
Bali Bombing II Terrorist Released Early without an Apology (8/8/2014)
Fewer Road Accidents and Fatalities During Annual Lebaran Exodus 2014 (8/8/2014)
‘Rare’ Bali Festival Celebrates the Children of Bali (8/8/2014)
Vincent Yu Named Country Manager for Indonesia for Cathay Pacific Airways (8/8/2014)
Bali Hai Cruises Offer ‘Hai Flyer’ Parasailing Experience to Nusa Lembongan Visitors (8/8/2014)
Provinces Considers Requiring the Use of Local Fruits in Bali Hotels and Hindu Religious Ceremonies (8/3/2014)
Bali Toll Way Seeks Higher Traffic Volumes (8/3/2014)
Australia’s SBS TV Explores Development Strain in Bali (8/3/2014)
Details Emerge of Plans by PT Tirta Wahana Bali International to Reclaim 910 hectares of Benoa Bay (8/3/2014)
Spectacular Dance Performance Presented Four Nights Per Week at Bali Culture Center in Nyuh Kuning, Ubud (8/3/2014)
Balinese Cruise Line Steward Spends 5 Months in a Florida Jail Awaiting Trial for Rape and Attempted Murder on Holland America Cruise Ship (8/3/2014)
Provincial Government Orders all Air Tickets for Official Travel be Purchased Directly from the Airlines (8/3/2014)
Bali Anti-Narcotic Officers Warn of New Drugs Appearing on the Illicit Narcotics Market (8/3/2014)
Bali Screens Island Newcomers Arriving at the Port of Benoa (8/3/2014)
Malaysia Star Lists Bali Among Ten Cheapest Places to Go in 2014 (8/2/2014)
Bali’s John Hardy Acquired by Catterton Partners (8/2/2014)
Surge of Monkey Attacks at East Bali Religious Site See Canadian Backpacker Bitten (8/2/2014)
Trial of Men Charged in Murder of American Paul Latourell Commences in Bali (8/2/2014)
Bali Lawmaker Calls on Authorities to Keep Track of Newcomers Expect in Post-Lebaran Period (8/2/2014)
Citilink Commences Limited Season of Charter Flights from Bali to China (8/1/2014)
Bali Governor Renews Call for Closure of Island’s Backstreet Cafes (8/1/2014)
Jackie Chan Appointed as Indonesian Tourism Ambassador (8/1/2014)
Touts and Uniformed Extortionists Rounded Up at Jakarta Airport (8/1/2014)
Death Toll of Underage Drivers Continues to Climb (8/1/2014)
Bali and Most of Indonesia to Experience Solar Eclipse on Friday, May 10, 2013 (5/5/2013)