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Avengers Stars in Bali

Avengers Stars Far From Home in Bali

Both Marvel Cinematic Universe actors Tom Holland and Chris Hemsworth were far from home recently when both were spotted in Bali.

Avid Spider-Man fans first learned about 22-year-old English actor Tom’s visit to the Indonesian Island when he uploaded a video of himself on Twitter. The video promoted his ongoing fan competition and featured a quick mention of being en-route to Bali.

“…We’re officially on our way to Bali for the next step of the press tour,” Tom said.

It didn’t take long for word to spread, and fans flocked to the airport to record footage of him exiting his plane in Bali. Other social media posts showed Tom posing with fans for photos on the beach.

Aside from meeting fans, a Kompas.com report says Tom was partaking in Sony Pictures film workshops and screenings over two days to promote Spider-Man: Far From Home – his upcoming movie which is due for release in July.

The new film follows on from Avengers: Endgame, where Spider-Man must step up and take on new threats in a new, changed world.

Hotel Rate

Government to Set Hotel Rate Standard Regulations

The Bali government is making changes to the way hotels do business in Bali. Mangku Pastika, who is the Bali Governor, has said he is ready to create new regulations for the hotels relating to hotel rate standards, as a way to control the out of control growth of Bali’s tourism accommodations. “If they want to sell room with more expensive or cheaper price, they can, but they have to pay 10 percent from the standard rate,” he said.

Pastika explains that the hotel rate standard policy will be an assertive action that has been constructed to respond to the Bali hotel construction boom and the incredible competition that had the potential to create a tourism image that Bali was a cheap place to visit.

“We will compile the governor regulation after getting recommendations from Indonesia Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) Bali, so that the regional government just needs to collect the 10 percent tax. The only problem is whether PHRI is brave enough, but I am,” Pastika said.