Eid Holidays, Tanah Lot is Crowded with Tourists
During the Eid Holiday, the number of tourist visits to Tanah Lot has increased. From the data, tourist visit has begun to be seen during the joint leave holiday until May 3, 2022, the number has crossed 9,367 people per day. Assistant Manager of Tanah Lot "Putu Toni Wirawan" said the number of tourist visits to Tanah Lot has increased since April 29 last.
"On April 29 the number of visits was 1,985 people, then on April 30 there were 2,812 people. On May 1; 5,031, on May 2; 7,732 and on May 3; 9,367 and on May 4;10,167 tourists, "he explained.
Of the total tourist visits to Tanah Lot, it is dominated by domestic tourists, who are dominant from the islands of Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan. While foreign tourists are dominated by Australia. The increase in foreign tourist arrivals began to be seen in the second week of April, from initially only 30 people per day to 500 people per day. This increase in the number of foreign tourist visits has occurred since the second week of April, precisely when the VoA policy was implemented. "Since the implementation of Visa On Arrival (VoA) or Visit Visa for foreign tourists who come to Bali, the number of foreign tourist visits to Tanah Lot has increased, from 30 people per day to 500 people per day, so the implementation of VoA is affect the level of foreign tourist visits to Tanah Lot," he explained.
The crowds of tourist visits are predicted to continue until the end of May to June next month. "We remain optimistic that visits will still be crowded ahead of the school holidays at the end of May to June," he explained. Although tourist visits have started to increase, the manager continues to emphasize the discipline of health protocols since arriving at Tanah Lot. Starting from scanning the care-protect barcode, checking body temperature, wearing the correct mask, avoiding crowds and washing hands regularly. Even health protool appeals are always delivered every 10 minutes. "We still emphasize to visitors to be disciplined during their visit and of course take care of their health while traveling to avoid things that are not desirable", finally.
In addition, on Wednesday (4/5), the Medicine and Health Section (SiDokkes) of the Tabanan Police held a Acceleration Precision Vaccine Outlet at Tanah Lot to try to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Tabanan Police Chief AKBP Ranefli Dian Candra, S.I.K., M.H., through the Head of Public Relations of Tabanan Police Iptu I Nyoman Subagia, S.Sos., conveyed that the Precision Vaccine Outlet was an effort by the Tabanan Police to assist government programs in order to accelerate mass vaccination towards Healthy Indonesia, especially in the District. Tabanan. The vaccine booth led by Ipda dr. Ayu Widya Utami is targeting visitors and the general public in the Tanah Lot area.