As seen in the video, the family took various items from the hotel, including a bottle of liquid soap, a mirror, some towels and even a hair dryer.
“We are really very sorry. This is a family tour. We will pay you. Please let us go because we have to catch our flight,” a woman told the staff.
Shortly, a man from the family said “I will pay,” but the staff member only replied, “I know you have a lot of money but this is no respect.”
Twitter user @hemanthpmc, who first shared the video, said that the family is “such an embarrassment for India.”
“Each of us carrying an #IndianPassport must remember that we are ambassadors of the nation and behave accordingly.
“India must start cancelling passports of people who erode our credibility.”
I understand this happened in #Bali. Having lived in Indonesia & visited Bali, I can personally vouch for Indonesians being the gentlest, most respectful people I have met. They hold India & Indians in very high esteem & its gut-wrenching to see us in such a compromised position.
The incident sparked outcry in India, which Indonesians hold “in very high esteem,” according to @hemathpmc.
Television host and actress Mini Mathur, for one, described it as the “worst example of entitled Indian travelers who are a disgrace to the image of our country.”
The worst example of entitled indian travellers who are a disgrace to the image of our country. Casually stealing hand washes, room artefacts, hair dryers from a hotel room in Bali. And the uncle pawing the hotel person at the end is just 🤮 pic.twitter.com/UONwWCKmUq
What a shame. All those who know this family should share this on WhatsApp widely that dis family should not be able to show their face anywhere when they are back in India. The govt should issue a lookout notice for them at all airports so that they’re arrested imdtly on return.
No one needs to go on a guilt trip about the thieving Indian tourists in Bali. People worldwide steal all the time. (Yes, I think Indians take the mini toiletries more than others). I have heard of towels, bathrobes, even TVs being stolen by White People. It happens.