November Newsletter 2013 | November Newsletter 2013
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Welcome to the November 2013 edition of the Bali Dynasty Newsletter.
The seasonal rains have just begun in Bali to cool things down and keep the island green. That reminds us of the Festive Season which is now fast approaching. Soon it's time again to unwrap the Christmas tree, hang up the Christmas decorations and prepare for all the great upcoming events! Still haven't figured out what to buy for Christmas, our Gift Vouchers make a great present!
In this edition we also share with you how we raise funds for the Bali Dynasty Charity Effort together with the staff members of the resort on the 29th of November and the great fun we had recently with over 1000 people at the yearly family outing at the Waterbom Park!
We hope you enjoy the read and we hope we are able to welcome you this Christmas. If not, then we would like to wish you a great Christmas and we look forward seeing you again in the New Year!
Celebrate your Christmas & New Year with us!
It's not too late to plan an awesome Christmas and New Year celebration with your family. Celebrate with us and have a fabulous year-end party at the Bali Dynasty Resort!
With Christmas just over a month away, here's a gentle reminder that if you are staying with us over the Christmas and New Year period you are best to reserve any of our Festive events early since they are already getting quite booked up. If you are not staying at the Resort you are still able to join any of our events as well.
CLICK HERE to view the complete Bali Dynasty Resort Festive Program including the details on the New Year’s Eve Party "Baliwood Star Night - Dancing with the Stars" with Great Food, Drinks, Entertainment, Dancing and Fun Challenges!
Bali Dynasty Gift Vouchers
Now there's no need to worry about what to buy someone for that special occasion. With Christmas just around the corner, here's a novel way to surprise your family or friends when they visit or stay at the Bali Dynasty Resort.
Choose from special lunch or dinner vouchers, spa treatments at Ashoka Spa, theme and candlelit dinners and even room stays and upgrades.
For more information on our Bali Dynasty Gift Certificates contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy our Chinese Golden Lotus Special!
From the 1st of November 2013 to the 31st of January 2014 Golden Lotus is having one of its' favourite dishes “Chinese Beef" on an incredible promo special of only IDR 99,000 for a small portion (serves up to 3 peope!)
You can choose from three different styles of preparation which include;
Fried Shredded Beef with Hot and Sour Sauce
Fried Beef with Plum Sauce and Mayonnaise
Diced Beef “Saigon” Style with Garlic, Spring Onion and Black Pepper
We hope to see you soon in the Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant and don't miss this special promotion!
The Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant, as recognised by Indonesian Tatler is an elegant and sophisticated Chinese Restaurant serving the Finest Cantonese, Szechuan cuisines and Dim Sum lunch prepared by our Master Chefs. The delightful atmosphere of our private rooms compliments that important business gathering or special occasion.
Our famous Sunday Dim Sum all you can eat buffet is available every Sunday from 10am - 2.30pm for just Rp125,000 nett per person!
Pevonia merchandise now available at Ashoka Spa
After recently introducing the Pevonia treatments, Ashoka Spa now also offers a selection of the Pevonia product line including Aroma oils, Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser, Eye Gel and Collagen Intensifier.
Whatever your skincare desires are, Pevonia has the answer with a product line for every skin care concern, providing effective solutions for women and men as well as teens. By selecting the correct products for your skin type and conditions, and following a careful home care routine, Pevonia delivers outstanding visible results.
Ashoka Spa offers a special introductory discount of 20% on any of the Pevonia products during the month of December 2013.
Comment Card Lucky Draw
During your stay with us we value your feedback and encourage you to fill in our Guest Comment Card available in your room in order for us to get a better idea of your experiences and thoughts during your stay with us and to improve our services and facilities the best we can.
Every three months we draw out one Comment Card. The winner receives a three nights stay in a Deluxe room including Breakfast!
Don't forget to fill in your Comment Card on your next visit to have a chance to win our next draw!
Family outing at the Waterbom Bali
To celebrate another successfull year and in appreciation to all the staff members and their families who have supported them throughout the year, the Bali Dynasty Resort held its' annual Family Outing in November 2013 hosting over 1040 employees and dependents over a 4 day period at the Waterbom Park Bali.
The family outing is to show our appreciation to all the families of the employees who give their physical and moral support to our team members. Without happy employees we would not have happy guests and that is why so much emphasis is placed on our employees who we all know are our biggest asset.
Bali Dynasty goes mobile
With so many people accessing websites with their mobile devices nowadays, finding it much more convenient to rely on their iPhones and/or iPads instead of their computers for researching, shopping and reading news and magazines online whenever and wherever they like. We are pleased to share with you that our website is now mobile friendly and ready to receive your online enquires!
The staff members of the Bali Dynasty Resort have organized their own Charity Bazaar on Friday, 29 November 2013 to raise funds for the Bali Dynasty Charity Effort, supporting the education of children in a small hamlet in North Eastern Bali which the resort has sponsored since 2000.
For the Charity Bazaar staff donated second hand clothes, books, bags, shoes and anything else they might be able to sell to their fellow staff members. 100% of the money raised went to the Charity Effort.
The Charity Bazaar enables our employees to demonstrate their caring for others by giving a little something to those less fortunate. The bazaar is scheduled to take place every quarter so should you have anything to donate please drop them off at reception.
Bali Hai Cruise
Experience the unspoilt charms of a peaceful tropical island on the Bali Hai Beach Club Cruise.
After cruising in comfort to Lembongan Island aboard the luxury catamaran Bali Hai II, you are transferred to the private Beach Club only minutes away. Here you can relax on golden sands, lie back in the shade of the tranquil gardens, or cool off in the lagoon pool. If the mood takes you, an array of activities includes pool volleyball, banana boat rides, snorkelling and island excursions. And to add to the tropical atmosphere there's an appetizing BBQ lunch, which includes salads and fresh fish grilled at the pool-side cabana.
Children 4 to 16 years half fare, Infants under 4 years are free, or Bali Hai Cruises have a great Family Package which includes Air-conditioned hotel transfers, Morning/Afternoon tea and snacks, BBQ Lunch, Snorkelling equipment and tours, Glass bottom boat rides, Beach/pool games, Children's Club, Unlimited banana boat rides, Village excursion , Sea Kayaks and Semi Submersible Coral Viewer ride.
For special prices and bookings please visit the Tour Informations Centre just off our hotel Lobby.
Our star performers
Every month we hold a staff gathering, where we celebrate our staff birthdays and present an update on new hotel products and services. Here are our winners in October 2013. These staff members have excelled in their duties and the services offered to our guests. We have a Guest Nomination Award and this award is chosen by our guests who fill in the guest feedback forms before they check out.
This month we are also including our Supervisor of the Quarter
Our Supervisor of the Quarter for the period July to September 2013 is I Gede Semarapada or Sam to his friends. Sam is one of our Duty Managers being a direct contact for our guests and ensures the hotel operations run smoothly. He has been with the Bali Dynasty Resort since 1996 and is married with two children.
Our Employee of the Month for Front of the House is I Wayan Mawen.
Mawen would be a familiar face to many of you, as he is responsible for ensuring your room is spick and span each day. The guests often say nothing is too much trouble for Mawen. He is married with 2 children and has been with us since 1991.
Our Employee of the Month 'Heart of the House' is I Kadek Mudana. Having joined Bali Dynasty in 2013, Kadek is relatively new, but has made a quick reputation as a very friendly and helpfull staff member in the Engineering Department where he works. He is very quick in his follow up at all times.
Our Guest Nomination is I Ketut Ardanayasa who is one of our popular Housekeeping Assistants. He may be a familiar face to some of you as he maintains your room at all times.
Yasa lives in Denpasar with his wife and two children and is passionate about motorcycles as his hobby. Yasa joined Bali Dynasty in 1991, so he is actually older than he looks!
Just have to say that I would not stay anywhere else. We loved our holiday and everything was fantastic at the Bali Dynasty Resort! Mrs. K, Australia
My 4 years old son loved the kids club. He had a fantastic time every time he went and Trapeze gives lots of kids the chance to fly. Great addition! Mrs. T, Australia
First class hotel and great location with friendly smiles. Mr. N, Malaysia
It is so nice to be welcomed back by name by so many staff. Ms. N, Holland
Bar staff extremely friendly. All around brilliant service and fantastic housekeeping. Mr. S, Singapore
H2O breakfast was excellent food, service and staff exceptional. Mr. G, German
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