INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT ENHANCES ITS RAW FOOD MENU  IN RESPONSE TO CUSTOMER DEMAND

More and more people are turning to raw food diets in order to achieve optimum health, while many others recognise the wellness benefits of consuming raw foods for at least part of the time. At InterContinental Bali Resort, we are pleased to incorporate a range of raw food dishes into the menus of both Jimbaran Gardens and Bella Cucina. Our aim is to provide guests with the option of fresh, local, sun-ripened fruits and vegetables, and delicious unprocessed foods, which provide the body with the…Continue Reading “INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT ENHANCES ITS RAW FOOD MENU IN RESPONSE TO CUSTOMER DEMAND”

 ‘GIVINGTALES’ – EXCITING NEW CHILDREN’S APP – AVAILABLE FOR YOUNG GUESTS AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

InterContinental Bali Resort is delighted to initiate in-room educational entertainment for its young guests, with the provision of a dedicated in-house TV channel, which will be delivering engaging and entertaining versions of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tales for children, read out loud by celebrity narrators. This exciting new collection of animated stories, known as ‘GivingTales’ and supporting the UNICEF children’s charity, is a highly acclaimed children’s app that was launched earlier this year. In addition to its availability on InterContinental Bali’s Resort’s in-house TV…Continue Reading ” ‘GIVINGTALES’ – EXCITING NEW CHILDREN’S APP – AVAILABLE FOR YOUNG GUESTS AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”

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”

CELEBRATE THE FESTIVE SEASON AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

The Festive Season calls for merriment and joy; so this year make it special by celebrating at InterContinental Bali Resort, which is offering a whole host of exciting culinary events and leisure activities for couples, families, and children.   The festivities will begin on Christmas Eve, with complimentary Christmas Cocktails served in the Saraswati Lounge accompanied by Christmas Carols performed by the children of Panti Salam orphanage. In the evening, guests have the choice of two exceptional Christmas Eve dining options: Bella Cucina Restaurant will serve a…Continue Reading “CELEBRATE THE FESTIVE SEASON AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”

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”