Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Less Than Happy Landings
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Less Than Happy Landings

Indonesian Association of Travel Agents Criticize Service Standards at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Ngurah Rai International Airport, Aloysius Purwa, ASITA, Association of Indonesian Travel Agents, money-changers, bad service, porters, Bali airport
Click Image to Enlarge

(2/12/2012)

Following a recent dress down of Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport from the Bali chapter of the Indonesian Association of Travel Agents (ASITA) [See: An Abuse of Authority], the chairman of that organization has again lambasted the main air gateway for the island as being substandard.

Al Purwa, chairman of ASITA-Bali, said: “Together with the general public, as taxpayers we are very concerned with safety and convenience at the airport. However, at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport there is a great deal of distortion and inconvenience experienced by visiting tourists.”

According to Purwa, safety and convenience should be the prime concern of those who manage the Airport given the facility’s role as the “first impression” for every tourist visitor to Bali.

“In other countries' international airports there are no shadow paid porters like those found at our (Bali) airport. There are trolleys that can be used without payment. The porters (in other airports) only collect trolleys and return them to the terminal,” said Purwa, quoted in Bisnis Bali.

He also bemoaned that there are many shops at the Bali Airport selling the same merchandise, giving a negative impression to passengers that they were standing in an art market and not a modern airport.

“The perception of our airport is not positive with at least 16 money-change counters,” Purwa added. Purwa pointed out that at many international airports two money-changers are sufficient to serve an entire airport.

The inconvenient state of Bali’s airport is exacerbated by the current amount of construction now underway at that facility.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Happily Never After
Chinese Mainland Bride Drowns on South Bali Beach During Pre-Wedding Photo Session
(8/30/2015)
Vials of Salvation Now Available
Bali Health Department: Bali Has Enough VAR Vaccine for Three Months to Come
(8/30/2015)
Illegal Excavation on Ungasan Peninsula
Police Check Reveals PT Bali Raga Wisata Project Undertaking Illegal Excavation of Ungasan Cliff Face
(8/30/2015)
In the Event of a Tsunami
Tsunami Evacuation Plan Established for Nusa Lembongan
(8/30/2015)
Recognizing Tourism Achievement in Bali
38 Winners of Bali Tourism Awards 2015 Announced
(8/30/2015)
A Bitter Cup?
French Tourist Claimed the Was Poisoned Shortly Before Dying in Kuta Hotel Room
(8/30/2015)
The Golden Fleece
Investigation Underway in Bali of Alleged Extortion Involving Chief of the Kuta Police Precinct
(8/30/2015)
Best Things in Life are Sometimes Free
One Night Performance of Bharatanatyam Indian Classical Dance by Manjula Amaresh in Peliatan, Bali on Thursday, September 10, 2015
(8/30/2015)
Rooms? Do We Have Rooms!
Collier International Provides an Overview of New Hotel Openings in Bali
(8/30/2015)
Head of the Class
Bali Hai Cruises and West Australian Rotary Club Assists Grade School on Nusa Lembongan
(8/30/2015)
Fueling Expectations
Governor Pastika Open New Power Plant in Denpasar and Asks for Rp. 100 million Daily “Donation” from PT Indonesia Power
(8/30/2015)
Exercising the Vote, Not the Muscle
More than 12,000 Police to Ensure December Regional Elections in Bali Held without Incident
(8/30/2015)
All [News]!