Submitted by The Westin Bali on Mar 19, 2013 - 8:35am
This is just the beginning of our pledge to participate on Earth Hour this year, an inspiring moment for a better world, by visiting our sister resorts in Bali: Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort, W Retreat & Spa Bali, Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran, The St. Regis Bali Resort, and The Laguna Resort & Spa Bali. Unveil our upcoming uplifting event to support Earth Hour 2013 by the 23rd of March. Let's unite people to protect our planet. I will if you will!
This will be the second time that The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali has had the pleasure to welcome AC Milan Glorie. We will be hosting one of Europe's most football teams AC Milan Glorie this February. The team from AC Milan Glorie will enjoy three days of relaxation at the resort before flying to Jakarta to carry out their sporting obligations.
AC Milan Glorie held Press Conference at our resort in the past 2011.
To celebrate the spirit of Russian Christmas we held a fun party at our beachfront Ikan Restaurant. Traditional delicacies from an extensive buffet of delicious fare and live band and children’s choir filled the evening with festive cheer.
It was an evening of spooky fun for children at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali as Halloween was celebrated with themed games and entertainment on 31st October 2012. Westin Kids Club was transformed for the occasion with carved pumpkins and ghoulish decorations.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is delighted to announce that its next UNICEF Check Out For Children charity event will be a concert by internationally acclaimed Indonesian violinist, Iskandar Widjaja. This exclusive performance take place in the Nusa Indah Hall on Friday, 24th August 2012.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali warmly welcomed Miss World 2011, Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares on Tuesday, 24 April 2012. She was accompanied by Miss Indonesia 2011, Astrid Ellena who was crowned last year in Jakarta and will soon delegate her duties to the next Miss Indonesia 2012 whom will be crowned at the Grand Final of Miss Indonesia 2012.
Associates of The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently joined forces to participate in a cleaning campaign before Nyepi Day. This was another activity under the banner of the resort’s Associates Enrichment Program that focuses on the professional growth and wellbeing of all team members.
Associates from The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali recently celebrated the launch of its new SPG benefits with a bicycle ride around the Nusa Dua enclave to visit other hotels under the Starwood banner. SPG is Starwood’s loyalty program that involves an array of special benefits for its members to experience in more than 1000 Starwood properties around the world.
To enhance the festive mood of the Chinese New Year, our creative Food and Beverage Team has prepared a scrumptious buffet dinner accompanied by a vibrant performance of the dragon dance. A traditional red envelope also awaits every guest choosing to celebrate this auspicious occasion.
Celebrating the new beginning of this year Sales & Marketing Department of The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali share the happiness and joyful with recent visit to Destawan Orphanage in Singaraja, Bali. Under chithe banner of Starwood initiatives “Care to Community” bring daily goods to be donated. The 40 children currently in care at this facility that established since 9 February 2009 warmly welcomed the resort associates that joining the program.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali celebrated the spirit of goodwill this festive season by helping to create a green environment for children in need. Under the banner of the Starwood initiative ‘Care for Community’, Associates from the Jakarta Sales Office recently visited the Sekolah Alternatif Untuk Anak Jalanan (Alternative School for Street Children) to donate a selection of plants.
In line with Westin Hotel & Resorts wellness brand element, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua recently launched a RECHARGE STUDIO for the exclusive use of its Associates. The establishment of this gym facility will introduce all Associates to the concept of a balanced and healthy lifestyle. The studio comes complete with ultra modern exercise equipment for cardio workouts and strength training. It is a stylish facility that will enable Associates to experience Westin innovations that were once for the privilege of in-house guests.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently celebrated another milestone with the launch of Starwood Asia Pacific 200th hotel in the region. This achievement was commemorated with a cake cutting ceremony for all staff members in the Associates’ Dining Room.
After the recent success of hosting the prestigious ASEAN SUMMIT, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali received further recognition by adding several more awards to its growing collection. The resort was awarded the title of Indonesia’s Leading MICE Venue by Indonesia Travel & Tourism. This was closely followed by the honour of receiving two gold awards in the Hospitality Asia Pacific Awards in the categories of Signature Family & Recreation Resort as well as Signature Luxury Resort. These achievements will enable the resort way to wrap up 2011 on a high note.
“We are proud to say that the ASEAN SUMMIT and Related Summits went very smoothly and all participants seemed to have enjoyed their time here and had a memorable stay. This conference was an incredibly important event for Indonesia and Bali. It allowed the island to showcase its potential as a quality destination that has charm, beauty and a unique cultural, a perfect environment and world class facilities for holding large Conventions and MICE events. Bali can now be considered one of the most capable and sort after MICE destination in Asia Pacific. The fact that we had so many heads of state in attendance will obviously assist in sending a very positive message about Bali to the rest of the world,” added Mr. Bipan Kapur.
The high standard of environmental performance practiced by The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali has been recognized by EarthCheck; the world’s leading certifier of travel and tourism organisations. The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali has joined industry leaders from more than 65 countries by being awarded EarthCheck Silver Certified status. To gain this, they have had to report their environmental footprint to independent auditors and adhere to internationally recognized standard of Best Practice.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali invited two high profile international players from the 2011 Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions - part of Sony Ericsson WTA Tours to create cookies for charity. Anna Ivanovic, winner of the 2010 Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions together with Roberta Vinci participated in this worthwhile initiative.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali proudly introduced a new selection of freshly brewed hot and iced coffee blends on 29th September 2011. The launch was attended by the management team as well as members of the F&B department to familiarize themselves with the different blends now available at all restaurant outlets. Using premium quality ingredients, the carefully crafted menu of coffee blends includes Espresso Macchiato, Chocolate Wave, Ice Latte Macchiato, Vodka Espresso, Viennese, Jamaican and many more. Whether you like your coffee strong, mild or with a dash of alcohol, the resort has everything to please your palate. Indulge in the ultimate coffee experience whilst relaxing in any of our dining outlets located poolside or by the beach.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is the official hotel chosen by the ASD for AC Milan Glories in Bali for the short 3 days vacation in Bali. In the press conference, Mr. Bipan Kapur shared to the media that The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is very proud to host the Glorie AC Milan team during their historic visit to Bali. He believe Westin signature program and facilities such as the legendary Heavenly Bed will ensure the team to revive, renew and feel at their best before AC Milan Glories continue their journey to Jakarta for the match.
Associates of The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali enjoyed a refreshing Family Day at Bali International Convention Centre’s spaciously appointed Nusa Indah Hall. It was a fun time out for employees and their immediate family members to relax following the extra workload brought about by the resort’s extensive refurbishment.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali has once again hosted an successful charity event for the Check out for Children program, a global partnership between Starwood Hotels & Resorts and UNICEF. The event not only raised money for children in need but also inspired an audience of youngsters with an exhibition of martial arts.
As part of its Starwood Cares Program, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali has extended the sponsorship of a rising young tennis star, Tami Grende, by providing her with another year of full membership to its onsite court facility.
Guest Experience Management is present specially to enhance guest holiday experience with personal and instinctive services. Lead by Nyoman Satryani who’s already recognized by her expertise, the GEM team will work attentively to ensure each guest’s experience at the resort is beyond their expectation.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently held a religious ceremony known as an odalan at the resort’s temple on Friday, 15 July 2011. This ritual was organized by the resort’s Hindu committee and was attended by the management team as well as hotel associates.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali has invited 10 newly graduated high school students to participate in a 6 month spa development program. Students from SMK Nusa Dua and SMK Harapan will be introduced to the fundamental aspects of the wellness industry and then continue their training at the Westin Spa.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently celebrated the completion of its 13 million dollar guestroom revitalization project with a stylish party. Travel agents, partners, media representatives and selected guests were invited to the resort for a poolside gathering under the stars.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali warmly welcomed the arrival of Camilla Franks, a renowned Australian designer and artist, together with her creative entourage. Camilla, who is no stranger to the Hollywood ‘A’ list crowd, will be based at the resort for several days as she exhibits over 100 pieces from her latest fashion collection. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase items exclusively by the Queen of Kaftan for a limited time only. Camilla has also been invited to attend The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali’s transformation party to celebrate the recent completion of a 13 million dollar refurbishment to its guestrooms and suites.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali warmly welcomed Miss World 2010, Alexandria Mills from the United States on Friday, 4 June 2011. She was accompanied by Miss Indonesia 2011, Astrid Ellena who was just crowned on Thursday, 3 June, 2011 in Jakarta. The delegation also included the CEO of Media Nusantara Citra, Mr. Hary Tanoesoedibjo, Founding Member of Miss Indonesia, Liliana Tanoesoedibjo as well as Miss World Events Director, Stephen Douglas Morley. They were greeted by General Manager, Mr. Bipan Kapur, along with several senior associates.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is featured in Australian Lifestyle program, ‘Eat, Play & Stay’ which airs on Foxtel. The program is dedicated to promoting venues that they believe the Australian public should visit. The program airs in the prime-time slot of Wednesday nights at 8pm, with the bonus of several repeat screenings throughout the following week. the Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was broadcast on Wednesday the 1st June at 8pm Eastern Standard Time, Saturday the 4th June at 7.30pm and Sunday at 7pm.