Director of Marketing communications
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
Bali International Convention Centre
Phone : +62 361 771906
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[Embargoed] Bethesda, MD., June 7, 2017 – In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced an addition to the brand’s game-changing Gear Lending program, which offers guests access to New Balance® shoes and workout apparel during their stay for only $5.00 USD or the local currency equivalent. For the month of June, reflective wristbands and light-up sneaker clips will be included in the Gear Lending offering, allowing guests to pack light, stay fit, and now, rise earlier.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honoured to host the consecutive 23rd Coaltrans Asia 2017 conference from 14-16 May 2017 for 900 delegates. This prestigious 3 day event was officially opened by the Indonesian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Ignasius Jonan.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali has warmly welcomed Mr. Franklyn D’Costa to the appointed role of Director of Food & Beverage. He has arrived on the island direct from chilly England where he was formerly the Operations Manager for De Vere Cotswold Water Park, a luxury countryside hotel and event venue.
Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) was delighted to be the host for Changing Consumer Behavior through Financial Literacy, Financial Inclusion, and Consumer Protection International Seminar that held from 4th until 6th May 2017. This 3 day event was officially opened at the grandeur Nusantara Room that has been gone for refurbishment just two years ago.
Nusa Dua, Bali April 2017…Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) is delighted to share the recent uplifting conference that was held in its magnificent Mangupura Hall. BICC was the honor host of the 3rd IDBMember Countries Sovereign Investments Forum which is an annual event of Islamic Development Forum (IDB) partnering with the Ministry of Finance Republic of Indonesia.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honored to be the host to the 3rd Regional Workshop on Country Safeguard System of Asian Development Bank that was held on 9th to 12th April 2017. This international workshop was held at the Resort’s only Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) with hundreds participants coming from 67 members of the Asian Development Bank. It is a financial institution that assists its members and partners by providing loans and investment for promoting social and economic development. This prestigious event was attended by the Minister of National Development Planning Indonesia, Mr. Prof. Dr. Bambang P.S Brodjonegoro who also took part as the speaker as the workshop highlighted recent developments especially in environmental and social safeguard policy and practice in the Asia and Pacific Region. The Resort’s Executive Chef Manoj Rawat and his culinary team once again successfully showcased their expert in extending various selection of healthy SuperFoodsRx starts from Meeting Breaks as well as the immaculate gala dinner that held at the beachfront Temple Garden under the beautiful night sky of Bali as it also happened during Full Moon. Through this event, Bali International Convention Centre proved to be the perfect venue to host a large-scale groups as well as international conferences and meetings on the island of the Gods.
Nusa Dua, Bali, March 2017… Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) were delighted to host the Danfoss Drives Conference 2017 from 14-17 March at its magnificent Mangupura Hall. Over 400 participants joined the conference including the Owners, CEO and Presidents of various business partner and Danfoss’ prestigious clients.
Nusa Dua, Bali - Indonesia, 22 February 2017... The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali celebrated the spirit of romance on Saturday, 18th February 2017 with a delightful evening of dining and entertainment. This exclusive post - Valentine's event was headlined by acclaimed Indonesian singer Rio Febrian with backing music from Bali's own Djampiro band.
Nusa Dua, Bali – Indonesia, February 2017… The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali will be celebrating the spirit of romance on Saturday, 18th February 2017 with an evening of superb food and entertainment. This exclusive post-Valentine’s event will be headlined by acclaimed Indonesian singer Rio Febrian with backing from Bali’s own Djampiro band.
Nusa Dua, Bali, December 2016… It has been another year of impressive accomplishments and milestones for The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali. Throughout 2016, a long list of awards and industry accolades have been received to emphasize the resort’s standing as a leading business and leisure destination on the island of Bali.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honoured to host leaders and delegates for the recent Bali Democracy Forum IX. This high-profile event took place in private meeting rooms including the grand Mangupura Hall and Auditorium of the Bali International Convention Centre from 8th – 9th December 2016.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honored to host an incentive trip for Amway India distributors who have performed well throughout the year, including their elite Diamond Members. This annual event saw more than one thousand participants successfully gather for an exceptional journey to Bali. Members enjoyed an array of uplifting activities such as an exclusive tour of the island, a beach carnival and cultural presentation. The resort was chosen as the main venue to accommodate almost all of the group during their visit.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali pulled out all the stops for its annual Appreciation Gathering on Tuesday, 29th November 2016. Over 300 invited guests, including key business partners and media representatives, filled the Nusantara Room for an uplifting evening of good food and entertainment.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali chose to do something different this year for its UNICEF Check Out For Children charity event that was more in line with the brand’s wellness concept. On Sunday late afternoon, 27th November 2016, over 260 health enthusiasts gathered for an uplifting session of Beach Family Yoga.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali aims to preserve wellness through travel. This concept is supported by various initiatives and facilities including Heavenly Spa by Westin™ where a resident Wellness Specialist is available to help guests achieve their lifestyle goals.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was the proud host of this year’s Best of Bali Awards that took place on Friday, 27th May 2016. Over 60 of the island’s most visible personalities from the hospitality, arts and humanitarian sectors gathered for a social evening at Velada Tapas Bar & Kitchen to celebrate.
Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) was delighted to host the return of Maybank Bali Marathon as the Registration Venue and Race Exhibition. BICC’s Exhibition Hall as well as Exhibition Gallery were chosen as the Registration Venue and Race Exhibition for two days in a row on26th and 27th August 2016.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was delighted to be the host of a special gala dinner dedicated to the delegation of Outbound Tour Operators Association (OTOAI) from India on Saturday, 19th March 2016 in the grandeur of Mangupura Hall, Bali International Convention Centre.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is delighted to announce that that it closed 2015 on a high note having achieved many significant milestones throughout the year. The property received a number of prestigious awards and accolades that reinforced its status as one of the island’s leading business and leisure destinations.
The resort was the proud winner of a Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame 2015 from TripAdvisor. This exclusive recognition was based directly on great ratings and reviews over five consecutive years from guests who had actually experienced the resort and its facilities firsthand.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is delighted to welcome Executive Chef, Manoj Rawat, to lead its culinary team. He comes direct from Novotel Langley Perth in Western Australia where he was responsible for Food & Beverage services at several respected dining outlets.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was delighted to welcome back the BII Maybank Bali Marathon 2015 for their return to Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) as the Registration Venue for this international annual marathon event. BICC’s Exhibition Hall as well as Exhibition Gallery were chosen as the Registration Venue as well as the Race Exhibition for two days in a row, 28th and 29th August 2015. The marathon itself was held on Sunday, 30th August in the rural beauty of Gianyar district with a route passed cultural landmarks and local scenery.
Bali International Convention Centre was delighted to recently welcome Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China, H.E Liu Yan Dong together with President of China Federation of Literary and Art Circles & Vice Chairman of Chinese People’ Political Consultative Conference, H.E Sun Jia Zheng for an important event of High Level People-to-People dialogue between China and Indonesia.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Mr. Alex Dietzsch as Executive Assistant Manager of Food & Beverage. He has been tasked with the responsibility to revitalize culinary services at the resort and take in-house dining experiences to exciting new heights.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is delighted to announce that 2014 has been a successful year all round. As one of the island’s leading business and leisure destinations, the property has been bestowed with a number of prestigious awards and accolades.
A record-breaking crowd of music lovers gathered at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali on Friday, 31st October 2014 for the annual UNICEF Charity event. Special guest performers for the evening were singing sensations Nowela and Petra Sihombing along with children from Farabi Music School.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honoured to host leaders and delegates from 85 countries for the recent Bali Democracy Forum VII. This high-profile event took place in the private meeting rooms of the Bali International Convention Centre from 10th – 11th October 2014.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently extended a warm welcome to more than 1000 delegates arriving in 6 groups over a 12 night period for the Samsung Forum 2014. This inaugural event was organized by the Samsung Group, a South Korean multi-national conglomerate with numerous subsidiaries and business affiliations under its brand. The group made full use of both the Westin Resort and the Bali International Convention Centre’s extensive meeting facilities and supporting technology during their time on the island. Delegates dined exclusively at the resort and enjoyed Prego, a Westin concept restaurant that serves Italian cuisine with a fun twist. This year’s forum brought together stakeholders from 3 different regions in Asia to discuss Samsung’s new revolutionary products and global strategies.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was delighted to host an uplifting luncheon at Prego for SKAL Bali this February. SKAL is an international organization that brings together all sides of the travel and tourism industry. The group meets on a monthly basis to network and share ideas in a social environment. Over 65 SKAL members were in attendance and enjoyed a delicious Italian menu created especially for the occasion by Westin’s Executive Chef, Mauro Bellodi. Prego is a Westin concept restaurant that puts the fun back into Italian dining. With its modern decor, open-plan kitchen and entertaining gimmicks, Prego is an upbeat setting that complements Bali’s relaxed holiday vibe. Since launching late last year, this lively eatery has hosted a number of events for groups such as SKAL Bali. Contestants of Miss World 2013 were also wowed by Prego during their extended stay at the resort.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is delighted to announce that its journey towards transformation is finally complete. The finale of this multi-million dollar revitalization project was officially celebrated with an upbeat Carnaval de Bali party. Over 600 invited guests gathered on Friday, 13th December 2013 to enjoy an uplifting evening of great food and entertainment.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is delighted to announce that it has won yet another award as chosen by impartial travellers. The resort was cited for excellence as a Hot 25 Conference Hotel in Asia in the 2013 Best in Travel Poll carried out by Smart Travel Asia.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was proud to welcome numbers of nationwide oil and gas entrepreneurs for a full day meeting and a complementing dinner in its annual Hiswana Migas Meeting 2013. Hiswana is Indonesia’s Oil and Gas Entrepreneurs Association that initiated the meeting to discuss about diversification program to support development of oil and gas within the country.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently greeted all of the contestants competing in Miss World 2013 with a traditional welcoming ceremony involving Balinese dancers and a scattering of flowers. Managing Director, Mr. Bipan Kapur together with his management team wanted to create a memorable arrival as a symbol of local hospitality. This prestigious beauty pageant is being hosted in Indonesia for the first time ever with all supporting activities taking place on the island of Bali.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali bid a fond farewell to all 127 contestants competing in Miss World 2013 as they headed home to their respective nations. The beauties had spent several weeks on the island as they participated in the ultimate cerebration of femininity, intelligence and social grace. It was a life-changing experience for all of the Misses as they were treated to Bali’s unique culture and warm hospitality throughout the pageant program.
Bali International Convention Centre at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently hosted three prestigious days of Indonesia’s high level international event accommodating more than 2000 delegates from around the globe.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently welcomed a group of 70 international photographers, media representatives and bloggers attending an inspiring event entitled Panasonic Digital Imaging Seminar 2013.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali together with Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) takes great pleasure to announce the recent appointment of Ms. Saraswati Subadia as Director of Sales MICE. Having worked exclusively in the MICE sector for the past 12 years, Saraswati brings a wealth of experience to the property.
The iconic Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) is delighted to unveil enhanced meeting facilities and a sophisticated new look following its recent US$ 5 million refurbishment. This extensive project was meticulously planned and carried out in phases over the course of several months. BICC remained fully operational during the entire renewal process and successfully hosted a number of high-profile meetings.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali warmly welcomed 120 delegates participating in the Indonesia China Coal Summit on 19th & 20th March 2013. This exclusive 2-day event was organized by PT. Andamar International and opened by Mr. Hassan Wirajuda, Member of Presidential Advisory Council.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was delighted to welcome returning delegates attending the 2nd Annual Indonesian Mining 2013. This event was held over the duration of three days at the adjacent Bali International Convention Centre.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently had the pleasure to welcome 269 guests under the company umbrella of BAIDU Inc. The group was visiting the island of Bali as part of an annual appreciation trip for its partners and customers. BAIDU Inc. is China’s largest web services company with a Chinese language search engine and online encyclopedia.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honoured to host leaders from more than 14 nations for the recent Bali Democracy Forum V. This high-profile event took place in the private meeting rooms of the Bali International Convention Centre from 8th – 9th November 2012.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was again had the privilege of being chosen as the official venue of the recent LawAsia Conference 2012. This prestigious four-day event was officially opened by Indonesia’s Minister of Law and Human Rights, HE. Amir Syamsudin and was attended by approximately 400 strong delegation of Lawyers and Advocates within Asia Pacific.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was the official venue for a 500 strong delegation of gas industry executives attending the recent GASEX Conference 2012. This prestigious six-day event was officially opened by Indonesia’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, HE. Jero Wacik.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was the official host for the 18th AAUI Indonesia Rendezvous from 3rd - 5th October 2012. This is a yearly event organized by the General Insurance Association Indonesia for insurance companies across South East Asia.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali had the honour to host the Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championship from 29thSeptember to 8th October 2012. This exclusive ten-day event was attended by 721 junior fencing athletes and 158 officials from 34 Asian nations.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali had the honour of hosting the 25th World LP Gas Forum from 9th – 13th September 2012. This prestigious 5-day event was attended by a number of local dignitaries including Indonesia’s Vice President, Mr. Boediono.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali recently warmly welcomed nearly 450 international delegates who arrived on the island to attend the Visa Security Summit 2012, held between 18th and 22nd June. Visa is a global payments technology company that enables consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments to use digital currency, which is more secure, reliable and convenient than cash and checks.
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honoured to host the Coaltrans Asia 2012 conference from 3rd – 6th June 2012 for 2000 delegates. This prestigious 3 day event was officially opened by the Indonesian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Jero Wacik.