The EDM mega-festival has issued an official apology to fans
The US version of Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld has issued a heart-felt public apology after the third iteration of the event ended in a social media storm this week. Adverse weather conditions and 'external factors' had apparently transpired to force the festival to shut down the shuttle service to and from the festival site.
Which doesn't seem like that big a deal until you realise that the festival site is a reported eight miles from the car parking facilities - this left thousands of revellers stranded without food or shelter on the second night of the festival. the chaotic scenes from the previous night led festival organisers to effectively cancel the third day of the event for non-camping ticket holders.
This prompted a fresh wave of online criticism from fans and even from American heavyweight DJ, Kaskade. The festival made a statement regarding refunds, but this was largely drowned out in the flood of images of people sleeping rough in the woods surrounding TomorrowWorld.
Now the organisers have made a fresh attempt to apologise and have once again highlighted their refund policy. Whether of not this will be enough to stop the threatened lawsuit or to restore their reputation in time for next year's event remains to be seen.
You can read the statement in full below.
You are the true People of Tomorrow and deserve all the respect in the world. As a part of this, the refund policy is active here:
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