All Bali Tourists Attractions are Advised to be Closed Temporary, 20 March 2020

All Bali Tourists Attractions are Advised to be Closed Temporary, Started on 21 March 2020

The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo has given many directions to all of the governors of every island and areas in Indonesia to escalate the efforts in combating Covid-19. The directions given have been responded by the Governor of Bali through releasing a governor decree No. 7194 Year 2020, which advises everyone to practice social distancing, work/ study from home and limit all travel activity, unless it is really urgent. "We have worked from home, school from home, and cancelled all activities which invite many crowds," stated the Governor of Bali Wayan Koster during a press conference in Denpasar on Friday March 20th.

Furthermore he advised all Bali tourists attractions to be closed temporarily, with no exceptions. All of the tourist attractions managed by the local government such as museums, monuments, traditional villages, beaches and temples are expected to be closed soon. This restriction also applied to all of the tourist attractions managed by the private company 

On the same day, right after the Governor gave his advice. The Regent of Badung Regency as one the center of tourism in Bali has released another letter 556/1877/Dispar to announce all tourist attractions must be closed from March, 21st - 31st  2020. This decision will be evaluated based on current events and other aspects.

Other regions in Bali are also expected to follow the same policy made by the Regent of Badung, as the prevention measures for the global pandemic Covid-19.