The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy is collaborating with the Indian Embassy to open direct flights from India to Bali. This was conveyed by the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno during a discussion with the Indian Ambassador to Indonesia, Shri Manoj Kumar Bharti in Ubud, Bali, Wednesday (17/3).
“I have just finished discussing the plan to reopen Bali with direct flights from India. Of course, we are preparing this, now it is in the finalization stage and other cooperation, including investment and trade cooperation as well as tourism and the creative economy,” said Sandiaga.
Sandiaga said the investment and trade in question were included in the scope of tourism and the creative economy.
“We hope that there will be an increase in bilateral relations, to raise enthusiasm, spread hope, open up more opportunities for Bali to rise, and for Indonesia to recover its economy,” said Sandiaga.
According to Sandiaga, the two parties also discussed technology adaptation. Seeing that Indian technology is quite capable in the digital economy field, according to Sandiaga this can be adopted in several tourist villages.