BANDUNG-Minister of Tourism (Menpar) Arief Yahya ensures the atmosphere of the Island of Bali is really safe. He visited up to Pura Besakih, a distance of only 9 km from the center of Mount Agung eruption. "Red" area up to a 12 km radius that has to be emptied. Ministry of Tourism (Kemenpar) also sets up a special scenario for the tourists to anticipate the eruption of Mount Agung.
According to Arief his side prepares scenarios to keep tourists both within and outside the country in Bali. He mentioned in the next few days both foreign tourists and domestic tourists directed holiday to Lombok.
Scenario, Tourism Minister mentions 3A, Access, Amenities and Attractions. Special Access, prepared alternative road and sea, if Ngurah Rai airport off.
"If this month winds to the west, it means our scenario to Lombok. Tourists that are in Bali will be prepared transportation to Lombok," said Arief in his official statement in Bandung, Saturday (7/10/2017)
Sea Scenario, the tourists will be transported by sea transportation from Ketapang Harbor in Banyuwangi, East Java to Gilimanuk in Bali, pp.
Arief added, if there are 60,000 people, some tourists will be transported by ferry. So there are about five units of ferry boats prepared by the government.
"If it's 5,000, we take four to five big ships, a week is over," he said
Arief unveiled this natural phenomenon, no one can predict. There is also no technology that can reach, to ensure time, hours, and date of eruption. Characterized by tremor, vibration or small earthquake that counts only minutes and hours.
"Therefore, Mr. Governor's instructions are correct, in a 12 km radius it should be emptied," he concluded. (MAT)