The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is delighted to announce that its journey towards transformation is finally complete. This multi-million dollar revitalization project has now come to an end and was carried out in record time in less than a year. It was expertly managed to ensure that in-house guests were not inconvenienced in any way.
Things got off to a fine start in the first quarter of this year with the refurbishment of WestinWORKOUT. This refreshed facility represented a new chapter in well-being at the resort with an updated décor and state-of-the-art cardio equipment with interactive touch-screen consoles.
Next was the innovative launch of Tangent, a personalized work environment that is totally conducive to the business dealings of today’s mobile travelers. It is facilitated by media:scape by Steelcase technology as well as seamless connectivity for video conferencing. Guests can now conduct impromptu meetings in a private setting located just off the lobby.
The iconic Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) was also given a sophisticated new look with updated meeting facilities. It was completed to coincide with a number of prestigious events, including Miss World 2013 and the APEC CEO Summit, both of which put the island in the global spotlight. BICC now incorporates a total of 26 revitalized function rooms and 2 VIP holding rooms to accommodate heads of state.
Mangupura Hall was tastefully refurbished to host 2500 delegates and the auditorium is still the only tiered theatre of its kind in Bali. The Café and The Lounge were new additions along with designer seating in all public areas. These upgrades have elevated BICC to the highest possible level resulting in a world-class meeting venue that continues to lead the way with gracious hospitality and impeccable service standards.
Westin Kids Club was revived and expanded in anticipation for the summer school holidays and to fulfil the needs of young travellers. The club is now bigger and better than ever before with age-appropriate areas for toddlers, children and teens. There are separate social and play spaces for specific age groups where personal tastes and interests are understandably different.
Also unique to Westin Kids Club is a small spa facility where youngsters can enjoy a session of personal indulgence just like mum and dad. Westin Kids Spa offers a nurturing menu of treatments for little ones including mini manicures, hair braiding and special holiday pampering.
The Premium Wing, featuring an additional 99 stylishly-appointed guest rooms and suites, was unveiled in September 2013. These rooms are contemporary and yet reflect the essence of Balinese artistry through subtle decorative elements. Each comes with a signature Westin Heavenly Bed and Heavenly Bath for heightened luxury. The wing was where all contestants competing in Miss World 2013 stayed during their time on the island of Bali.
The Living Room is another inspiring facility that was thoughtfully designed to enhance the Westin Bali experience. It is a relaxing environment created for guests in transit when arriving early or departing late. There are sofas with television or music options, an area for children to play area, luggage storage and access to the pool. Restrooms equipped with showers enable guests to freshen up before and after lengthy airplane flights.
The introduction of Prego was a welcome addition to the resort’s existing dining venues. This lively eatery is a Westin concept restaurant that puts the fun back into Italian dining. It is the perfect place to bring the entire family for a delicious meal of authentic fare. Prego entices the senses with a colorful decor and the aroma of wholesome food being cooked in an open-plan kitchen. Generous portions of classic pasta dishes along with regional specialties and delicious pizzas represent real value for money.
Every Sunday Prego hosts a Family Brunch that adds excitement to weekend dining in the Nusa Dua enclave. There are upbeat activities, entertaining gimmicks and the island’s most enticing Italian buffet to please diners of every age. Ample parking space and a separate entrance makes this effortlessly stylish outlet easily accessible to local guests.
The jewel in the resort’s wellness crown has to be Heavenly Spa by Westin, which was launched at the beginning of December for unparalleled personal indulgence. This nature-inspired sanctuary offers a nurturing menu that combines traditional spa services and healing practices with holistic programs for body, mind and spirit rejuvenation.
Heavenly Spa by Westin encompasses 16 contemporary treatment rooms and a luxury hair salon. There are also separate thermal facilities for male and female guests, each featuring a hydro-pool, salt wall sauna and steam room. The spa menu incorporates a daily calendar of activities such as meditation, yoga and other healthy lifestyle practices. Special programs and workshops conducted by visiting practitioners are available on a regular basis.
“I feel privileged to have witnessed this revitalization project come into fruition. The resort has been transformed before our very eyes and this renewing journey has been a detailed-driven process with the needs of today’s modern travelers taken into careful consideration. It truly complements the Westin brand philosophy of ‘preserving wellness in travel’. Every enhancement will undoubtedly enrich the overall quality of stay for discerning guests choosing to spend time with us now and well into the future,” comments Mr. Bipan Kapur, Managing Director of The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali.
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