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Newsletter August 2019 Overseas

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august 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of the Bali Dynasty Resort e-newsletter!

The month of August has come around very quickly and preparations are already underway to commemorate Indonesian Independence Day. Expect to see Indonesia’s national red and white flag displayed all across the island of Bali as a symbol of patriotism. Here at the resort, we’ll be celebrating the 17th August with an array of special promotions including a themed dinner at the Sen5es restaurant and generously discounted cocktails at Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub.

Read on for details about our new spa promotion to pamper your body at the Ashoka Spa during the holidays. 

We also share further updates regarding our ongoing charity program in partnership with Solemen to finalise the Bali Dynasty Recovery Centre. We have been able to set up 10 bedrooms, but we are still in need of further funds to provide a kitchen, bathroom and other necessary facilities.

We trust that you enjoy reading through our newsletter and stay updated by following our Instagram and Facebook page.

Hope to see you in August!

Independence Day Themed Dinner

Embrace the spirit of Indonesian Independence Day with a traditional culinary experience.

On 17th August 2019, Bali Dynasty Resort will be hosting a special dining event from 6pm to 10pm to spice things up in celebration of Indonesia’s 74th anniversary. 

Our Balinese Rijsttafel dinner will take place in the decorated ambience of Sen5es Restaurant featuring colourful souvenir stalls showcasing local arts and crafts. The word rijsttafel is a Dutch term that literally translates as ‘rice table’. It is a shared dining concept that dates back to colonial times when esteemed guests were welcomed with a lavish Indonesian feast presenting many different dishes.  

Savour an elaborate four-course meal including a starter, soup, rice accompanied by various main dishes, vegetables and sambal condiments. Offering a selection of tasting sized portions served family style, this dinner is the perfect introduction to the exotic flavours of local cuisine. A buffet of traditional sweet treats will also be available to round off this unique culinary adventure. It is priced at only IDR 360.000 nett for two people.   

Bookings in advance are recommended. Please contact us via fbsales@bdr.pphotels.com.

Pure Harmony by Ashoka Spa

Release your tension with two-hours of personal indulgence that will leave you feeling nurtured and revived. Pure Harmony by Ashoka Spa will introduce you an array of relaxing rituals inspired by Indonesia’s traditional wellness heritage. This revitalising package begins with a gentle foot bath to soothe walk-weary toes. It continues with a relaxing full body massage to melt away muscular tension followed by a sauna session to open pores and eliminate toxins. After that, your entire body will be covered by a cucumber mask to give your skin a new lease of life. The experience draws to a close with a refreshing shower, ear candle treatment and a complimentary serve of hot ginger lime tea. Pure Harmony is available until the end of September 2019 for just IDR 595K per person.

To book, please visit Ashoka Spa between 9am to 9pm or drop us a message at spa@bdr.pphotels.com.

Gracie Kelly’s Independence Day Special

Come and join us to celebrate Indonesia’s 74th year of independence at Gracie Kelly’s, Bali’s first Irish Pub.  

We have prepared an extra special promotion to make you smile on Saturday, 17th August 2019. Enjoy a 25% discount on selected house cocktails from 12noon until 5pm. Be entertained by upbeat jukebox music along with pool tables, darts and other fun activities. Alternatively, watch your favourite sporting events on the big screen in air-conditioned comfort surrounded by likeminded supporters.

Table bookings are available by contacting us at fbsales@bdr.pphotels.com. See you there!

Bali News

Bali Upgrading Airport to Handle 32 Flights Every Hour by October 2019                                               

Balipost.com reports that Bali’s Airport Authority – Angkasa Pura is adding flight slots to facilitate an anticipated increase in tourist arrivals starting from October 2019. Elfir Amid, head of the District IV Flight Authority that includes operations from Ngurah Rai International Airport, confirmed on Monday, 1st July 2019 that Bali’s Airport will go from handling 30 flight movements per hour to 32. The additional flight slots will be available only for international flights.

Amir confirmed that there are currently four airlines on the waiting list to commence flights to Bali in October 2019. There are no plans to add domestic flight slots at this time. The managers of Bali’s Airport, Angkasa Pura, are targeting to have a new rapid exit taxiway (RET) ready by October 2019. (Source bali_advertiser)

Bali Events

Buleleng Festival

If you are thinking of heading to the north part of Bali this August, you might want to consider visiting the Buleleng Festival 2019. This annual cultural event will present a full schedule of attractions including a fashion carnival, food stalls, traditional music performances, rock bands and art exhibitions. This year, Buleleng Festival 2019 will take place in several locations across Singaraja. All exhibitions will be held at Gedung Sasana Budaya Singaraja and Buleleng Tourism Office at Jl. Veteran. Meanwhile, the carnival will take place at Singa Ambara Raja Monument in Buleleng City. The event will run from 2nd to 6th August 2019. Local and foreign visitors are welcome to attend free of charge. For more information, please visit: https://idetrips.com/buleleng-festival/.

Charity Update

Bali Dynasty Resort has always been more than just a hotel. Apart from welcoming travellers from around the globe, we are committed to helping those less fortunate within the local community.

Working together with Solemen, a Bali-based charity organisation, we have been able to fund life-saving operations, provide access to essential medical care, source equipment for the physically disabled, and much more. To date, we have been able to take care of approximately 2,000 people since we first began supporting Solemen in 2016.

Through our ‘Helping Friends for Life’ initiative and with the support from you, our guests, we recently commenced our biggest charity project yet. The Bali Dynasty Recovery Centre is a care facility with a home environment that aims to provide the support and resources required to keep families together before, during, and after medical treatment. Strategically located on the ground floor of the new Solemen Centre in Kuta, this nurturing facility is sponsored exclusively by Bali Dynasty Resort. So far, we have successfully managed to create and furnish a total of 10 comfortable bedrooms.

Our efforts don’t just stop there and there is still much more to be accomplished. Therefore, we are urgently seeking funds to finalise the kitchen, lounge, and bathrooms. Numerous items such as lounge chairs, kids’ equipment, crockery, cutlery, baby bottles, kitchen utensils, rice storage, linen, a TV, dining furniture and medical suppliers are all needed.

You can be a part of this exciting project by participating in our Quiz Nights at Gracie Kelly’s, contributing to our Dollar/night program, or making a direct donation to our charity boxes during your stay or via GoFundMe (https://www.gofundme.com/f/solemen-recovery-centre).

Every $1 helps in getting this sanctuary ready for those desperately in need of medical care. We thank you in advance for your kind consideration.

Employee of The Month

I Made Sarjana - Employee of The Month/Heart of The House

I Made Sarjana, or Sarjana as his friends call him, has been nominated as our Employee of the Month ‘Heart of the House’. Sarjana has been working for the Bali Dynasty Resort since 1993 in the Food & Beverage Kitchen as Commis Cook. He is known amongst his colleagues as a very friendly and pro-active person. Congratulations!


Ni Made Wahyuni – Employee of The Month/Front of The House

Ni Made Wahyuni, or Yuni as she is known to her friends, has been nominated as our Employee of the Month ‘Front of the House’. Yuni, has been working for the Bali Dynasty Resort since 2016 as a Guest Relations Officer. Yuni is known amongts her colleagues as a multi-talented and very cheerful person.  Congratulations!

Tour of the Month – A Great Day Out with Mason Adventures

Mason Adventures latest tourism activity is the Jungle Buggy. Set in Tatag Village which is only 3 km from the company’s world-popular Elephant Safari Park & Lodge at Taro, the activity offers an exciting and intense driving experience through Bali’s tropical forest, giving you a whole new dimension of Bali adventure.

After the trip, guests will be treated to a delicious set menu lunch at the new Koko Bambu Restaurant,  overlooking Bali’s dense tropical woods. Once you’re done, head over to visit the new Mason Gourmet Chocolate Factory & Showroom where you can learn the science between each chocolate variation and indulge in chocolate tasting as well as chocolate cocktails.

Speak to our Tour & Information Centre about this new exciting tour and arrange your trip. We offer a special discount up to 15% off, so why wait?

Dynasty Rewards

As a loyalty programme specially designed for valued guests, Dynasty Rewards when booked directly with the hotel or through a travel agent, allows you to collect points from your room nights as well as what you spend in our restaurants, bars and spa. Points can then be redeemed on your return visit for food, drinks, spa treatments or even accommodation depending on your accumulated total.  

If you have already registered as a Dynasty Rewards Member, we advise you to start checking your point balance prior to your arrival. Simply login to your Reward account by clicking here and enter your Dynasty Rewards Number. Who knows, you may have already saved up enough points for a free room night or other great benefits!

If you haven’t received your Dynasty Rewards identification number yet, please email to rewards@bdr.pphotels.com.

If you are coming to Bali soon and are not already a member, sign up now as you can start earning points on the first day of your next stay! Click here for details.

If you have any queries about this exclusive programme, please contact rewards@bdr.pphotels.com.

Review us on TripAdvisor

Social Media is all the hype and TripAdvisor is becoming an ever popular source that people are turning to for advice! Please share your experience during your stay in the Bali Dynasty Resort or your experience at our Golden Lotus restaurant and Gracie Kelly's Irish Pub and help us increase our ranking on Trip Advisor It means a lot to us!

Guest Feedback

Lovely hotel. Staff were amazing. Good location but the best part was Gracie Kelly's pub. Band on Tuesday night was fab. Female singer was brilliant. Food was great. They would even give you a lift back to hotel in their tuk tuk. Loved it. Tricia V UNITED KINGDOM

Loved everything but the cleanliness and outstanding service will definitely make us come back. Your staff were fantastic and we will definitely recommend Bali Dynasty for anyone coming to Bali. Karen AUSTRALIA

We had an amazing week here. So many activities going on throughout the day at the pools. My kids loved the kids club. The staff were amazing and food was so good. Highly recommended for families with young or older kids. Noggy2 IRELAND

Awesome ambience! We will surely re-visit! Thank you for the Birthday Cake! Loved the hotel. Brilliant service. Awesome in room dining experience. Yummy food! Ujjwal K INDIA

All the staff were fantastic. Service was fast and regular check ups by staff were appreciated. It was also very clean resort, food and drinks finished were cleaned up quickly. Food options were great. Ben AUSTRALIA

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