DestinationsThe reopening of the tourism-reliant resort island is part of Bali's plan to restart the economy in a phased manner.

Bali will welcome international tourists from September 11

Bali will reopen to domestic tourists this month.
Bali will reopen to domestic tourists this month. Photo Credit: Yumi mini/Getty Images

Bali has announced plans to welcome international tourists again come September 11, as the Indonesian resort island gradually reopens for domestic tourism this month.

The reopening of the popular tourist island is part of a plan to restart the economy in a phased manner, according to local authorities.

The Indonesia government has in June introduced its own health and safety protocols to ensure safe tourism operations in Bali and elsewhere in the country.

During the shutdown period, many hospitality groups in Bali have also rolled out health and safety measures in a bid to ensure the safety and comfort of guests when they return.

Meanwhile, Panorama Destination has teamed up with national government, regional partners and international experts to create its own set of Covid-19 health and safety protocols.

Guests visiting the island will receive welcome gifts of masks and sanitisers; vehicles will operate at a maximum 50% carrying capacity; hygiene protocols will be in place during tours; and guests will be delivered to the airport at least three hours before their departure time, to allow for exit screening and safety protocols, according to the inbound tour operator.

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