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Jakarta Post

Come work from Bali, minister says, as government eyes tourism recovery despite pandemic

  • Eisya A. Eloksari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, January 29, 2021   /  06:47 pm
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Clear to fly: Faras and her daughter, Tiara, walk into the airport to catch a flight to Bali, after getting nonreactive results from a rapid antibody test. (JP/Arief Suhardiman)

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno has asked businesspeople to consider working from Bali to help revive the resort island's economy, which has been hammered by the pandemic. “I invite businesspeople and professionals to consider working from Bali for two reasons, first is because we can work efficiently while enjoying Bali’s natural beauty and second, we can also help Bali’s tourism and creative industry,” he said in a statement on Friday. The minister, who is currently working from Bali to inspect the tourism industry, said he also invited expatriates in the country to join the campaign while maintaining strict health protocols. The Bali government, Sandiaga added, would prepare “Work from Bali” and “Study from Bali” travel packages that will be marketed soon. Read also: [OUTLOOK] Tourism recover...