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6 Things Indonesia has Prepared for G20 Summit 2022 in Bali

Get yourself ready as the G20 summit 2022 is near! As the honored host of this long-awaited event, Indonesia will ensure to provide the best experience for the summit’s delegations. The summit will take place in a tropical paradise that is Bali for two days from the 15th to the 16th of November 2022.

Aside from discussing important global issues, delegations from various nations will have a chance to discover Bali’s extraordinary natural and cultural charm. Multiple services and facilities, from health protocols to venues, have been set on the Island of Gods to welcome the G20 summit 2022. Check out the latest updates to Indonesia’s G20 summit preparations here!


1. Health protocols 

a person using the PeduliLindungi app

For the summit of G20 2022, the Indonesian government has prepared a strict health protocol throughout the conference. Under the latest travel regulations, this protocol was established to ensure the utmost comfort and safety to the delegations. Several procedures that the delegates need to follow include the preparation of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

The delegations are required to register their vaccination status through the PeduliLindungi app. To make the process easier, the government has set the app to be available in 13 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish. Furthermore, various health facilities, including clinics, mini ICUs, mobile medical units, and referral hospitals, have been prepared for delegates who may experience symptoms of illness.


2. Airport: VVIP Terminal

the terminal of Ngurah Rai Airport

To provide total comfort and security for the arriving guests, the Indonesian government has prepared a VVIP terminal at Ngurah Rai Airport for state leaders. Boasting a modern touch of traditional Balinese design known as wantilan, the terminal was built to showcase the spirit of local wisdoms. Other facilities including the International and Domestic Passenger Terminal, as well as Cargo Area, were also revitalized to provide the delegates with the best arrival experience. Apart from these, the government also prepared extra space in several airports across the archipelago for the planes of the delegates.


3. Transportation: Electric Vehicles

an electric bus in Jakarta

Sustainability is one of the important points that will be addressed at the upcoming G20 summit. For it, the Indonesian government has prepared more than 1,000 units of electric vehicles (EV) as a commitment towards energy transition. This effort was also made to showcase how the nation managed the transition, as well as set an example of carbon emission reduction. As many as 962 electric cars, 454 electric motorcycles, and 36 electric buses are ready to be utilized as the conference's transportation mode. This initiative was also supported by Japan as 143 units of the electric cars were produced by Toyota and Lexus. Hopefully, this combined effort can encourage the rest of the world to reach carbon neutrality together.


4. Accommodation: Hotels

As the host of G20 2022, Indonesia is committed to providing an enjoyable staying experience to the guests. For that, Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy has prepared 23 hotels in Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, and Kuta, to accommodate the delegates. The Ministry is regulating the hotels in these three regions to reach 80 to 100 percent occupancy. The Minister himself, Sandiaga Uno, also hoped that travelers across the world would be interested in spending a holiday in Bali after the summit ended.


5. Destination : Mangrove Tahura Ngurah Rai & GWK

the view of Mangrove Tahura Ngurah Rai

This year’s G20 summit is a perfect opportunity to showcase the extraordinary attractions of Bali. Two of the island’s attractions, namely Mangrove Tahura Ngurah Rai and Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Cultural Park, have been set as the welcoming venues for the conference. Mangrove Tahura Ngurah Rai is a 1373.5-hectare mangrove forest located along the Ngurah Rai Bypass Road. Aside from providing exotic views, this forest also provides a myriad of environmental benefits. Mangroves have been proven to improve air and water quality.

the view of Garuda Wisnu Kencana

As for Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Cultural Park, the attraction has been renowned as one of the icons of Bali. This expansive park is home to one of the tallest and largest modern statues in the world, the mighty Garuda Wisnu Kencana. Conceptualized by Indonesia’s finest sculptor, Nyoman Nuarta, the 121-meter-height and 64-meters-wide statue is a symbol of the archipelago’s cultural heritage.


6. Venue

Image by Apurva Kempinski

The main venue that has been chosen to hold the summit of G20 2022 is The Apurva Kempinski, a high-end resort located on the scenic beachfront of Nusa Dua. Boasting 475 rooms, suites, and villas with upscale yet exotic interiors, the resort also provides one-of-a-kind culinary offerings, a relaxing spa, and many more exquisite services. The Indonesian government has made sure that The Apurva Kempinski is one hundred percent ready to accommodate the pinnacle event of G20.


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Are you interested in spending a good time in Bali during the G20 2022 summit? Have a look at the newest travel regulations to enter the island beforehand! Do also make sure to comply with the CHSE (Cleanliness, Health, Safety, and Environment Sustainability) health protocol during your stay.

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