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'Baby steps' advocated for reopening Bali to travellers

Indonesia takes cue from Thai scheme allowing fully vaccinated tourists to roam freely on Phuket

Indonesia's tourism minister is advocating "baby steps" towards reopening Bali to foreign holidaymakers, with a formal decision by the government likely as early as today.

"My recommendation is that we move cautiously," Mr Sandiaga Uno told The Straits Times in an interview on Tuesday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 30, 2021, with the headline ''Baby steps' advocated for reopening Bali to travellers'. Subscribe