The international airport on the Indonesian island of Bali is closed for a third day due to an erupting volcano. Indonesian authorities to close Bali’s airport for a third day on Wednesday (Nov 29), as a threatened eruption stranded tourists and forced mass evacuations.
The closure of the airport has stranded tens of thousands of travelers. More than 400 flights were canceled on Monday and nearly 60,000 travelers affected, an airport spokesman said.
Some of travellers have been transferred from Bali Ngurah Rai Airport to Mengwi Terminal and Padang Bay Port to transfer their departure from Blimbing Sari Airport, Banyuwangi, Juanda, Surabaya or Lombok Praya, West Nusa Tenggara.
To prevent visa overstay or if you wish to exit the country using alternative airports, the Indonesian immigration service is also standing by at the Airline Command Post on the 2nd Floor, International Terminal of the Ngurah Rai International Airport to provide further assistance.
A rumbling volcano on Indonesia’s holiday island of Bali spewed ash and towering clouds of smoke Tuesday (Nov 21), heightening fears it may erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.
Indonesian authorities lowered the alert status of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano from the highest level on Sunday, following a significant decrease in activity in recent days.
The incredible photograph, taken in Bali on Thursday (26/10), shows Mount Agung below a lenticular cloud which looks like a hat.
There are fresh fears that Bali’s Mount Agung could erupt after the volcano reached peak earthquake activity few days ago.
Bali Tourism Board (BTB) through Media Center Bali Tourism Hospitality convinced the world that should the eruption of Mount Agung occurs, 98 percent of destinations in Bali are still safe to visit.
The Association of Indonesian Hotels and Restaurants (PHRI) has estimated that about 70,000 foreign tourists postponed their plans to visit Bali in October and November because of reports of seismic activity of Mount Agung
After insisting just a week before that airline, hotels and attractions in Bali were not affected by cancellations connected to raised alert levels for volcanic Mount Agung, Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism has now admitted to Kompas.com that cancellations are running at levels of 20-30% or around 60,000 international tourists during the current month, as quoted […]