IHG to Open Holiday Inn Resort in Bali

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Bali is to become the first location in Indonesia to have a Holiday Inn resort. The beachfront Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali is named after Baruna, the Balinese God of the Ocean.

Located on three hectares of terraced tropical gardens and set to open in March, this contemporary, Balinese-inspired resort features 195 guest rooms and suites along a stretch of white sandy beach.

Appealing to families and couples alike, Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali is situated in the secluded enclave of Tuban, a 10-minute drive from the airport, and a short stroll to the vibrant shopping and entertainment area of Kuta. It is also only 30 minutes from Denpasar, Balis capital city, and 60 minutes from Ubud, Balis artistic centre.

Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali will have several categories of rooms which include Ocean rooms, Garden rooms, Family Suites, Kid Suites and more. All the rooms will have 32 flat screen satellite TVs and Internet access.

The resort will also have a new selection of eateries including The Beach a chill-out spot which has a direct beach access with decks where guests can relax and enjoy stunning sunsets.

A purpose-built spa, Tea Tree Spa, awaits guests along with a fitness centre, and a kids club with extensive outdoor play area. The resort will have its own resort hub which will include a travel desk, mini mart, internet caf, concierge and ice cream & coffee kiosk.

There will also be a Departure Lounge which provides departing guests with a space to relax prior to their flight. The Departure Lounge offers showers, changing rooms, lockers, safe deposit boxes, a 32- inch plasma TV, refreshments, and reading materials.

We are raising the bar and redefining the next generation of Holiday Inn Resorts serving the next generation of guests said General Manager Stphane Varoquier. A new self-confident generation guests are pushing the boundaries and our resort though its amenities will meet their needs. We provide a relaxing environment with affordable and modern facilities.

General Manager Stphane Varoquier has spent the last nine years as IHG Regional Director, Hotel Finance & Business Support, Southern Asia & Korea. His team includes Fiona Redman, Executive Assistant Manager (EAM) for Food and Beverage and Mayoshi Diah, Director of Sales and Marketing who was previously working at InterContinental Jakarta MidPlaza for eight years and was holding title of Director of Sales for three years.

IHG has five other properties in Indonesia InterContinental Jakarta Midplaza, InterContinental Bali Resort, Crowne Plaza Jakarta, Holiday Inn Bandung and Holiday Inn Batam.

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