There are already more than 20 million cases and almost 800,000 deaths because of the coronavirus as of the writing, according to WorldometersThough the numbers seem to be rising dramatically, there are several countries and places that have been successful in containing the virus and managing it effectively. With their low infection rates, local authorities in these countries have decided to welcome back tourists.

Travelers will surely be excited as some grand reopenings will happen in the coming weeks. If you are one of them, here is a guide you can use, which can help you decide where to go and release your stress.


Known as the "Land of Gods," Bali, Indonesia, is a natural beauty covered with lush greenery, picturesque beaches and mighty volcanoes. Its serene and peaceful beauty makes it the haven tourists can't get enough of.

Bali Governor Wayan Koster said at a recent press conference that the island's plans for reopening for tourism is not yet fixed and will depend on whether or not they will still be able to control the pandemic in the coming days. If the situation worsens, the plan for reopening will be moved. 

Koster added that Bali's move to reopen its doors to tourists is because the island's economy has basically collapsed due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Governor, without tourists, the Balinese have no money. So the island has to stand up by focusing on tourism again.


Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, restrictions were implemented by France to protect its land and its people from the virus. One of those is closing its borders to foreign nationals. 

But just recently, local authorities have decided to lift the measures for tourists coming from 15 countries, including Canada, Japan and Australia. Bars, hotels, cafes, and restaurants have been given permission to operate once again.

Unfortunately, traveling to this country should not be taken lightly as France is currently experiencing a dramatic increase in coronavirus cases. The French scientific committee is even expecting a second wave to happen this coming autumn or winter.

There are still other territories and countries that are planning to reopen for tourism, as revealed by CNN TravelSome of those are Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Ireland, and Jamaica.