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Planet 21 First Anniversary in Bali : Kids Can!
Accor, the leading international hotel operator in Asia-Pacific and Indonesia, is planting more than 3,000 trees across the archipelago to mark the first anniversary of PLANET 21, the Group’s comprehensive sustainable development program. The tree planting exercise highlights Plant for the Planet, Accor’s innovative towel reuse and reforestation program, which has financed over 3 million trees worldwide (including 100,000 in Indonesia) since 2008.
Indonesia is one of the pioneers of the Plant for the Planet program, with Accor collaborating with Perhutani (the State Forest Company) on a Forest Management Program since 2007. By end of 2011, Accor had reforested more than 78 hectares of land in Gelandang, Central Java, planted more than 100,000 trees and provided land access to more than 150 local farmers there. In 2012, Accor successfully planted more than 10,000 trees across Indonesia including distributing small trees to visitors of Bajra Sandhi square (Renon), downtown Denpasar, Bali, as an effort to communicate environment awareness to the public.
Accor hotels in Bali involve in PLANET 21 sustainability spirit
In Bali, Accor hotels focus on two pillars of PLANET 21, which are Nature and Local especially the waste recycling and children protection. Therefore, on Sunday, 21 April, in order to educate Indonesian children about this program, Accor Bali hotels, including Novotel Bali Nusa Dua, invited more than 70 children from Accor children’s staff and Seminyak elementary school.
After a short presentation of PLANET 21 concept, the children have been divided into small groups to enjoy educational games such as sorting waste, song & dances and finally creativity activities which consisted on designing new items from plastic bottles, cans, cardboards. The team winner received a complete school stationary for each of them.
Mr. Alessandro, the General Manager of the Royal Beach Seminyak Bali explains:
“All Accor hotels in Bali are very committed to set a good example regarding sustainability; therefore, we happily hosted this great initiative. Nowadays it is a must to be aware about environment issues and it’s our responsibility to educate and involve the new generation since early age for a best future.“
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Novotel Bali Nusa Dua Is Awarded Top 10 Family Hotels Asia for TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice 2013
Novotel Bali Nusa Dua Hotel & Residences is proudly announce its recent achievement to be one of the Winner of TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice 2013 as Top 10 Hotel For Families in Asia. Award winners were determined based on the hotels most highly rated by those who traveled with family. Unlike any other hotel honors, TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice winners are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers around the world.
The resort has been a favorite destination for family holiday throughout these years. It has welcomed more than 14,000 kids in year 2012, and is hoping to serve even more. The great achievement has proven its market positioning as the leading family hotel in Bali.
“Novotel Bali Nusa Dua is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Mr. Thierry Gasnier, General Manager of the hotel. ‘It is very rewarding to all the employees for the constant efforts made to please our guests, families and individual alike ‘
Get Connected Anywhere, Anytime at Novotel Bali Nusa Dua
Located in a well known primary location to hold meetings and events, Novotel Bali Nusa Dua is fully aware of the strong need to have sufficient business facility for our business travelers. In respond to this need, the hotel is proudly introduce its new facility of free wifi access in hotel area starting 1 January 2013.
With this new benefit, guest can get connected, anywhere anytime during their stay in the resort.
Novotel Bali Nusa Dua Hotel & Residence Proudly Receive Second Emerald Tri Hita Karana Award
On Friday, 7 December 2012, Tri Hita Karana Foundation presents second Emerald Award to the team, represented by the General Manager, Mr. Thierry Gasnier. This award appreciate hotels that conduct Tri Hita Karana principles in their daily operation. THK is an ancient Balinese Hindu philosophy which emphasize the importance of balanced harmony between human with God, human with fellow human, and human with the environment.
About Tri Hita Karana : www.trihitakarana.info
Come Out and Play at Our New Kids Playground
Strong to its commitment as the leading family friendly hotel in the area, Novotel Bali Nusa Dua Hotels & Residences built a comfy kids playground, near the Kids Club. The playground is equipped with a fun play-zone, completed with cute, colorful slider and swings, which is very appealing for kids. This new facility is open since 14 November 2012, available daily from 08.30 to 18.00.