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The Gili Islands reopening on June 20 th 2020

The Gili Islands reopening on June 20 th 2020

The Gili Islands reopening on  June 20 with the government's ‘New Normal’ plan and will be the first destination to open in Lombok. According the head of the Lombok Tourism Offic Mr  Lalu Mohammad Faozal wil the Three Gili Island tourist destinations in North Lombok  be a pilot project he hopes it to be an example for other tourist destinations in Indonesia,"  The officially opening is planned for June 20  and the preparations will start already from June 11 th 2020

Several scenarios have been prepared to launce  the ‘new normal’ with a joint team of provincial and district offices and related parties.

The provincial government has decided  with the North Lombok Regency Government that only  tourist can come to the three Gili’s who are  able to show a Covid-19 health certificate or rapid test results and they must apply the health restrictions  and ware  masks

The application of strict health protocols must also be controlled  by all hotels, restaurants and  and all other tourism businesses. 

The Chairman of the Gili Hotels Association Lalu Kusnawan highlighted that  the three Gili’s  cannot be opened immediately and needs a intensive  preparation.

Kusnawan divided the preparation into three stages, the first stage will be the  maintenance what starts first with  cleaning first and some property's  needs to be repaired .
on Second stage the entrepreneurs need to educated t ot he COVID-19 protocols, especially the  local residents Covid-19 and everyone who comes in and out of the three Gili’s must be able to present ahealth certificate.The number of tourists  will be limited, but it will be more exclusive to visit the Gilis and foreign tourists can only return from August 2020.

Fast boats with direct routes between Bali, Lombok, Lembongan/Pendia and the Gili Islands are not operating at the moment.until July 2020.

The Gili Islands reopening

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