IHG® FOUNDATION GIVES BALI LIFE FOUNDATION A GRANT OF US$17,000 TO SUPPORT THE UNDERPRIVILEGED

InterContinental Bali Resort is proud to be associated with Bali Life Foundation, a non-profit organisation with the vision to provide hope, dignity, and purpose to unprivileged people; especially to children who have been orphaned, abandoned, or rejected. This is done by providing basic needs, by teaching good morals and values, by providing training, and giving skills for the future. For the last few years, InterContinental Bali Resort has been actively involved in supporting Bali Life’s community activities and projects as well as providing training, work…Continue Reading “IHG® FOUNDATION GIVES BALI LIFE FOUNDATION A GRANT OF US$17,000 TO SUPPORT THE UNDERPRIVILEGED”

INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT HONOURED FOR THE THIRD YEAR BY THE ‘WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS’ IN THE CATEGORY OF BALI’S LEADING MICE HOTEL

InterContinental Bali Resort has done it again! For the third year running the Resort has been named Bali’s leading MICE hotel at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards ceremony. The World Travel Awards are the highest accolades in the travel and tourism industry calendar today, acknowledging, rewarding and celebrating excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. InterContinental Bali Resort is highly deserving of this prestigious award due to its modern meeting facilities and the expertise of its team in the coordination…Continue Reading “INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT HONOURED FOR THE THIRD YEAR BY THE ‘WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS’ IN THE CATEGORY OF BALI’S LEADING MICE HOTEL”

INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT PROUDLY SUSTAINS THE CHARM AND SPIRIT OF ITS ISLAND HOME

Bali is renowned worldwide for its romantic architecture and furnishings, decorative handcrafted features and gorgeous artwork. In fact, art in every form is the masterpiece of the highly-valued Balinese culture. Visitors to the island will not fail to notice intricately carved doorways, ornate stone statues and wood sculptures, splendid paintings, hand-woven textiles, highly wrought metal work, the traditional architecture of temples and houses, and beautifully crafted offerings to the Gods.  InterContinental Bali Resort was conceived to showcase this ancient culture. Here, the essence and ambience…Continue Reading “INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT PROUDLY SUSTAINS THE CHARM AND SPIRIT OF ITS ISLAND HOME”

THE SIGNIFICANCE AND RITUAL BEHIND THE CREATION OF BALINESE OFFERINGS

  The Balinese Hindus believe that the spirit of the gods is present in all things, from everyday objects to nature. For this reason, it is very important for humans to foster good relationships with the spirit world, and to remember to give thanks in the hope that the good spirits will bring fortune, prosperity and health to all the family. It is also necessary to appease the bad spirits so that they will stay away. Offerings to the gods are an integral part of…Continue Reading “THE SIGNIFICANCE AND RITUAL BEHIND THE CREATION OF BALINESE OFFERINGS”

THE LEADING FAMILY DESTINATION IN BALI

10th August 2016 – InterContinental Bali Resort  is proud to be awarded as “Bali’s Leading Family Resort” by Bali Tourism Award (BTA) for the two consecutive years. The InterContinental Bali Resort team were delighted to welcome Mr Alan Watts, Chief Operating Officer, AMEA (R) and Mr Amadeo Zarzosa (L) to celebrate its most recent Award with the management team. BALI TOURISM AWARD – THE LEADING FAMILY DESTINATION “We are proud that we can maintain the recognition which was achieved last year. It’s been two consecutive…Continue Reading “THE LEADING FAMILY DESTINATION IN BALI”

‘ODALAN’ TEMPLE CEREMONY AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

Wednesday 17th August 2016 was an auspicious day for InterContinental Bali Resort, marking the anniversary of the resort’s Hindu temple which fall on Indonesia’s Independence Day. The anniversary ceremony is known as the ‘Odalan,’ taking place every 210 days in accordance with the Balinese ‘saka’ calendar. The Balinese Hindus believe that this is the time when the gods descend from the heavens to be present in that particular temple. It took three days to prepare for the festival, which was organised by our Hindu employees. Our Resort temple…Continue Reading “‘ODALAN’ TEMPLE CEREMONY AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”

INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT OPENS SAYANA LOUNGE FOR EARLY ARRIVING AND LATE DEPARTING GUESTS

InterContinental Bali Resort is pleased to announce the opening of the ‘Sayana Lounge’ – a dedicated Arrival and Departure Lounge for early arriving and late departing guests. In Sanskrit, Sayana (सायन) have a meaning of the place for a temporary rest or laying down for a rest before start again to continue the long Journey to Ayana. In Sanskrit “Ayana” means “Our true goal, direction” or more specifically “a good path” in terms of one’s life journey. Located on the ground floor of the Resort,…Continue Reading “INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT OPENS SAYANA LOUNGE FOR EARLY ARRIVING AND LATE DEPARTING GUESTS”

TUI TOP QUALITY AWARDS

  InterContinental Bali Resort is very proud to receive the TUI Top Quality Award  for two consecutive years. This prestigious accolade is awarded to only four hotels and resorts in Bali among 250 holiday resorts and hotels worldwide.   This Award is very special and dear to the whole InterContinental Bali Resort team as it is based solely on the feedback of guests who stay with us and book via TUI.  It is the result of the biggest customer survey carried out in the German tourism industry. More than half a…Continue Reading “TUI TOP QUALITY AWARDS”

DOUBLE WIN FOR INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT AT THE 2016 WORLD LUXURY RESTAURANT AWARDS

InterContinental Bali Resort has scooped two more prestigious international awards to add to its impressive collection of accolades. The Resort’s two fine-dining outlets: ‘KO Restaurant, Teppanyaki & Cocktail Lounge’ and‘Bella Cucina’ are both ‘Country Winners’ in the respective Japanese and Italian categories of the esteemed 2016 World Luxury Restaurant Awards. The winners were announced at a gala event hosted by The Grand Kronehof Hotel, Pontresina, Switzerland. The World Luxury Restaurant Awards were set up to inspire excellence and ignite healthy competition within the luxury restaurant…Continue Reading “DOUBLE WIN FOR INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT AT THE 2016 WORLD LUXURY RESTAURANT AWARDS”