Official Statement


1 October 2017 12:00 local Bali time Bali Tourism Hospitality Task Force commences formation and will be in full operation effective as of 5 October 2017. Tourists to Bali will be handled by this task force and most particularly in the case of the occurence of Mount Agung eruption. Bali Tourism Hospitality acknowledges that all airline offices in Bali are now connected to hotel companies so that if the Bali Airport closes, passengers are able to choose accommodation for extension or be transported to an alternative airport near Bali. ITDC, the state-owned company managing The Nusa Dua who has over 4500 rooms in its…...

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Hospitality Task Force


29 September 2017 21:00 local Bali time After two intensive meetings, finally a Hospitality Task Force is formed tonight. Funded by the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism, this Task Force will be responsible to handle all tourist related services, effective immediately, and most particularly during the occurence of a crisis. Name: Bali Tourism Hospitality Task Force The structure is as follows: Chairman: Bali Government Tourism Office (Dinas Pariwisata Bali) Vice Chairman: Bali Tourism Board (GIPI Bali) Division for Institution Partnership: Bali Hotels and Restaurants Association (PHRI Bali) Division for Tourist Assistance and Service: Bali Association of Travel Agents (ASITA Bali) Division of Information and Publicity: Bali Tourism Institute (Sekolah Tinggi Pariwisata Bali) It has been decided that…...

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Report for Volcanic Activities


29 September 2017 07:00 local Bali time Bali Tourism Board checks regularly VONA for the most updated status of Mount Agung. Currently Mount Agung is on alert coloured orange. VONA is available publicly on https://magma.vsi.esdm.go.id/vona/ What is VONA VONA stands for Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation. It issues reports for changes, both increases and decreases, in volcanic activities, providing a description on the nature of the unrest or eruption, potential or current hazards as well as likely outcomes. See the following link (USGS) https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vhp/notifications.html for further details.  The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM) under the Geological Agency of the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral…...

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Coordination is Key


In the case of Mount Agung eruption, supportive airports around Bali are strategically linked 28 September 2017 18:00 local Bali time   Bali Tourism Board coordinates actively with the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and the National Bureau of Disaster Mitigation.  Indonesian Ministry of Tourism stated that an integrated crisis center has been formed as a result of a meeting today, a joint effort between the government, university and the private sector. Bali Tourism Board praises Indonesian AirNav for prioritising flight safety as its utmost concern and all scenarios with related entities and stakeholders have been coordinated, in the case of an eruption that may cause airspace…...

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Disiapkan 10 Bandara


28 September 2017 18:00 waktu lokal Bali https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1654693934583395&id=986632511389544 Erupsi Gunung Agung, Wisatawan Disiapkan 10 Bandara Alternatif Bandara Ngurah Rai   Fenomena alam yang terjadi di Pulau Dewata Bali terus dipantau Kemenpar. Berbagai skenario dipersiapkan, sebagai antisipasi jika hal buruk terjadi. Tentu, harus berkoordinasi dengan semua pihak yang bergerak bersama-sama. "Semua bergerak, BNPB, Kepolisian, Kemenhub, Kemenkes, Pemprov Bali, AP I, dan lainnya dengan spirit Indonesia Incorporated," kata Menpar Arief Yahya.  Tim Crisis Center Kemenpar sudah sejak minggu lalu bergerak, menurunkan tim STP Nusa Dua Bali di lapangan. Memberikan laporan harian, ke Gedung Sapta Pesona, dan di ekskalasi hingga menteri, setiap saat. "Customer kita adalah wisatawan, dan Bali…...

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Donate Books Please


28 September 2017 12:00 local Bali time Bali Tourism Board supports the Book Donation Drive organised by the Mount Agung Study Tent Group. Endorsed by the Department of Culture of Bali Provincial Government Administration, the Mount Agung Study Tent Group is collecting second hand childrens book, drawing block, drawing sheets, writing notepads, stationery and educational toys to be used by the children of Mount Agung evacuees. Volunteers of Mount Agung Study Tent Group will be accompanying children to study, read, draw and play at the allocated shelters spread across the island particularly in Denpasar, Gianyar, Singaraja, Bangli and Negara Regencies. Contact the secretariat of RELAWAN…...

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Penyedia Informasi Resmi


28 September 2017 at 09:00 local Bali time Bencana bukan bahan bercandaan, mari kita semua sadar untuk tidak menyebarkan berita hoax tentang situasi Gunung Agung ataupun situasi bencana lainnya. Penyedia Informasi Resmi Bencana adalah BNPB atau Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana yang bisa di akses di laman www.BNPB.go.id Twitter / Instagram @BNPB_Indonesia Terima kasih atas perhatiannya....

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Bali appreciates Airbnb


27 September 2017 at 17:00 local Bali time Bali Tourism Board expresses appreciation to Airbnb for supporting Mount Agung evacuees. On their website https://www.airbnb.com/welcome/evacuees/balievacuees Airbnb urges those living in non-affected areas to consider making their homes available to Mount Agung evacuees. Chairman of Bali Tourism Board said, "Bali appreciates Airbnb. While others are focused on warning travellers not to travel, Airbnb shows just how an online travel company can take a different stand on this situation." Thank you Airbnb, your stand will be remembered as a role model for others to follow....

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Two New iRADITIF


27 September 2017 at 12:00 local Bali time Bali Tourism Board has noted the installation of two (2) units of iRADITIF or iCast Rapid Deployment Public Notification System, located each at Rendang Village and Selat Village. The objective of this ICAST Mass Public Emergency Announcement System is to enable public announcement made that can reach wide area approximately 1.2 to 1.5km radius. The system is portable for a rapid deployment in the event of disaster. It is installed on a outdoor trailer cabinet and the announcement system is 100% self contained and comes in a mobile weather proof outdoor cabinet. Details of the…...

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Himbauan Resmi: Gunung Agung


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