The Charm of Karimunjawa Awaits Trials
Karimunjawa Island as the marine tourism magnet in Central Java has recorded nearly no cases of Covid-19 transmission. However, business actors have instead been affected by the lack of tourist arrivals.
Muklis, 48, the owner of Puri Karimun homestay on Karimunjawa Island, Jepara regency, Java, is feeling uneasy.
The deadline to pay bills for lodging operational costs, such as electricity, water and staff wages, is approaching. Yet there are no guests staying.