Impact the pandemic of COVID-19, all of the residents and businesses on the Indonesian island of Bali are loses their job and finance. Until today, coronavirus has killed more than a million people and devastated the global economy.
Hotels and street markets around Bali’s Legian beach have this week seen only a trickle of guests and no shortage of open water for surfers waiting to catch waves or paddling back out to sea.
And now, they are hoping on the progress of experimental coronavirus vaccines will help them to rebuild confidence from tourists in travel, so they can lure tourists back to the holiday hotspot.
On Monday, as cited News24xx.com from TOI, one of the makers of the COVID-19 vaccine ie Drugmaker Pfizer Inc said the vaccine was more than 90 percent effective based on trials.
The Pfizer news was a watershed moment that could help turn the tide of the pandemic.
However, mass roll-outs, which need regulatory approval, will not happen this year.
Arta, who runs a stall selling colorful clothes said, “I hope that the vaccine findings are correct, we hope that tourism in Bali will quickly return to normal as before, and our economy will continue as before,”
As information, Bali last year had more than 10 million visitors, 6.3 million of whom were foreigners. But, Indonesia also has reported nearly 450,000 coronavirus cases and nearly 15,000 deaths,
The tourism agency said, even though tourism resumed in July in Bali, but the travel curbs mean numbers will be considerably lower this year.