Kompas.com and National Geographic (Indonesia) recent revealed the results of a survey among international visitors listing their comments and criticisms surrounding their holiday on Bali.
Speaking at an open forum held at the Bajra Sandhi Field on February 8, 2015, the governor shared the top topics of complaint listed by foreign tourists.
According to the Governor, the top five areas of complaint named in the survey were:
– Trash and rubbish
– Traffic jams
– Long immigration lines at the airport
– Customs service at the airport
– Dishonest money changers
The governor promised to undertake steps to address the areas identified as the main sources of complaint from Bali’s international visitors.
In closing, he commented to the large audience, “Let’s fix these things, because my brothers and sisters, we live from tourism. Yes, we must make Bali green. Bali must become an organic island free of chemicals – no more chemicals anyone! Bali is fertile and must become evergreen.”