KOMPAS.com – After spending more than two months in lockdown, Indonesians in Jakarta and other cities are ready to travel once the new normal goes into full effect.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many Indonesians have had to postpone their travel plans.
The closing of borders happened throughout much of the world followed by airlines cutting many flights, Indonesia included.
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As some provinces across Indonesia are in the new normal transition, many provincial governments have started discussing plans to reopen their tourism sector.
Wakatobi, the Gili Islands, and Bali are among some of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia that have either opened their doors to tourists or plan to.
A survey by Pegipegi revealed that 67 percent of Indonesians are ready to travel again in the new normal.
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On the other hand, around 33 percent of the survey respondents do not have plans to travel.
Pegipegi’s survey was conducted in Indonesia from June 8 to 12 and was distributed to 900 respondents.