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November 2016

Welcome to the November edition of Bali Dynasty Resort e-newsletter.

Everyone at the Bali Dynasty Resort is excited to welcome the upcoming Festive Seasons, and we hope that you have already booked your seat to any of our festivities. If you haven’t, do book now. We are also pleased to share that the next Back to Bali Dynasty Party will be on 11 February 2017. Scroll down as well to see the information about Golden Lotus’s current food promotion, the spa, our facilities for physically challenged guests and more.

A gentle reminder in case you haven’t joined our loyalty programme, please sign up soon so you can start earning points which are redeemable in your return visit. For current members, you can check your point balance online by simply logging in with your personal Dynasty Rewards Number.

We hope that you will enjoy reading the newsletter. We look forward to celebrating the Christmas & New Year with you at Bali Dynasty Resort.

The Festive Season Celebration

Christmas is just around the corner and whether you are celebrating with friends, family or colleagues, we have a great Festive line-up of activities and celebrations to put you in the festive spirit!

Our Festive programme has a choice of various events around Christmas and New Year where we encourage and welcome not only our in-house guests but also those staying or living nearby to come and join in.Our events normally book out well before Christmas, so we advise you to book early to secure your seat.

Please click HERE to book online and see the menus.

On New Year’s Eve, Bali Dynasty Resort presents the “Rock ‘N Roll Party” providing you with a sumptuous dinner, extensive live entertainment including a DJ, band, fire dance and lucky draw with fabulous prizes to be won. We also have a New Years’ Party at our famous Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub and we welcome the New Year with the little ones in the Kids Club! (Kid residents only!)

Find more details of our New Year Celebration by clicking and scrolling down HERE.

Get Ready for the 24th Back to Bali Dynasty Party next year

Mark your calendar for the upcoming Back to Bali Dynasty Party 2017. Scheduled on Saturday, 11 February 2017, the Back to Bali Dynasty Party will return to the Subiaco Football Club in Leederville.

Attending the event will also give you opportunity to participate in a noble cause. Being our major fundraising event, the Back to Bali Dynasty Party will raise the much needed fund to alleviate the suffering of individuals in Bali through a collaborative work between Bali Dynasty Resort and Solemen Indonesia. Launched in February 2016, the project is called “Help Friends for Life” and has been successful to help the disadvantaged individuals with healthcare assistance, school funds and much needed items such as prosthetic legs, wheelchairs, mattresses, Pediasure and more.

As always you can also expect to see some of your favourite Bali Dynasty Resort staff in attendance too!

This year tickets will be on sale online and we will notify you in the next few weeks once the tickets are available for purchase!

Enjoy Some Family Adventures in Bali!

Up for some adventurous fun in Bali with your kids? The Family Adventure Package will cater to all your needs.

Starting from only USD 711++ per package, you are entitled to a 3 night stay in a Family Studio Room for 2 adults & 2 kids below 12 years old, daily buffet breakfast, a return airport transfer, 1x day pass to the Waterbom Park and a Free Trapeze Lesson. Conquer your fear and build your confidence on the trapeze with your kids at the High Flyers Trapeze School.

Take pleasure in a relaxing break by the pool from busy parenting and let your little ones explore the resort’s great facilities, such as the kids water fun zone with 56 metre “caterpillar splash” water slide, Kupu-kupu kids club, kids playground, supervised kids activities, all for free. Kids aged 12 years and under also eat free from the buffet dinner at H2O every day when accompanied by the same number of full paying adults.

The package is valid for stays until 31 March 2017. Book now via website or email to reservations@bdr.pphotels.com

Golden Lotus Delicious Peking Duck

One of the most popular signature dishes of Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant is now offered at a very special price only until end of December.

The whole Peking duck is presented at your table by our chef and prepared as an appetizer in front of you with the duck skin in a Chinese pancake with spring onion, cucumber and the restaurant’s sweet black bean sauce; followed by a delicious soup of duck bones and vegetables and finished off with the main course of duck meat served in your choice of black bean or black pepper sauce.

During the promotion period, the popular whole Peking duck is offered at only IDR 399,000 nett, including steamed rice, serving up to four people. It’s a perfect dish for a great family dinner.

Ashoka Spa Package for Him and Her

A visit to Ashoka Spa at the Bali Dynasty Resort is a complete wellness experience for mind, body and soul. Here you can indulge in the innovative and soothing spa services, classic elegance and the unmistakable touch of Bali.

In addition to our single treatment, we also provide spa package for him and her, a perfect choice for those who are on honeymoon or simply want to enjoy the rejuvenating spa experience together.

Ashoka Rejuvenation – 90 minutes

Relax and enjoy the Ashoka Signature Massage followed with a refresher facial using Biokos product by Martha Tilaar.


Tropical Romance – 180 minutes

Enter the romantic Ashoka Couple Suite where your spa journey begins with the footbath cleansing ritual continued by Ashoka Signature Massage. He will enjoy coffee scrub while she will indulge in Javanese lulur after which yoghurt will be applied to revitalise the skin. Treatment continues with carrot body wraps, a floral bath and ends with Traditional Indonesian Facial.


Divine Dynasty – 210 minutes

Set in the serenity of the Ashoka Couple Suite, the treatment begins with a footbath ritual, traditional Balinese massage, and your choice of exfoliating body scrubs. You will also be cocooned in your choice of body wraps to nourish the skin before heading to aromatherapy bath. The treatment ends with a choice of traditional Indonesian facial, manicure or pedicure.


Mother & Daughter – 120 minutes

A great opportunity for the girls to spend some quality time and relaxing time together! The treatment will start with footbath ritual, followed by traditional Balinese massage and concluded with your choice of either facial, manicure or pedicure.

During the upcoming festive season, we also do gift vouchers of any spa treatments which will make a perfect present. Contact gmsec@bdr.pphotels.com to organise your gift voucher for your loved ones.

Facilities for Physically Challenged Guests

In keeping with our commitment to deliver the best holiday experience, we are committed to ensure that our facilities and services are accessible to all.

One of our  rooms has been modified to cater for physically challenged guests. The room features roll in showers, in-shower folding seat, grab rails in the bathroom, and multiple storage spaces under the table in the bedroom. The room is located behind the main lobby with a wide pathway and an easy access to the elevator, ensuring wheelchair-accessibility and hassle free access to to all areas of the resort.

Wheelchair rental is also available at the Tour & Information Centre with an additional cost.

We take the needs and equal treatment of all our guests seriously. Therefore if during your stay if you feel there is something we could do to assist you, or make your stay more comfortable, please do not hesitate to contact our 24-hour Reception.

Charity Update

Since commencing with Solemen in February 2016, the charity effort has been successful in helping the disadvantaged with both long term support and one-off donations. With the favourable results of the charity effort, Bali Dynasty Resort and Solemen will continue to bring smiles to many individuals in need.

Early this November, Bali Dynasty Resort committed to support a few more individuals in the coming months. Here is the list of our new adopted friends.

  1. Wayan Suriadi from Karangasem. Suffered from fractured ulna resulting in Volkmann contracture. He now needs fund to continue his assessment and preparation for surgery.
  2. Putu Aditya & Kadek Ardiana from Klungkung. The siblings were born with club feet and will need assessment with a specialist foot orthopaedic surgeon.
  3. I Nengah Arya from Tabanan. Has difficulty to walk and therefore needs special shoes to aid him.
  4. Putu Lia from Buleleng. She needs a hearing assessment for her hearing problem.
  5. I Komang Gita from Bangli. He suffers from Harlequin Ichthyosis and needs a comprehensive assessment at the hospital. 
  6. Putu Miantika from Karangasem. Aged 3 years old, she suffers from cerebral palsy and is malnourished. She requires thorough assessment at the hospital and Pediasure for nutrition.

Bali Dynasty Resort also commits to aid the family of Ni Komang Supartini from Karangasem. She suffered from 45% burns and was hospitalised for almost 3 months. Although she is now out from hospital, her recovery is slower than expected. She will need to continue her treatment in the coming months. Through our charity, the Bali Dynasty Resort is pleased to provide an extended monthly support for her recovery.

Help us to help them. There are various ways in which you can help. You can participate in our twice a week Quiz Night at Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub, Bingo at the Pool as well as making donation to the Charity Boxes around the resort.

Bali News

Garuda Indonesia to Open Route from Bali to Chengdu

Garuda Indonesia plans to open a new route from Bali to Chengdu in China on 15th of Jan 2017. The direct flight is slated to fly four times a week using an Airbus aircraft.

According to Garuda’s President Director Arif Wibowo, China is considered as a huge tourist market and Chengdu can serve as a potential entry point to tap into. (Source: The Jakarta Post)


Batik Air Plans Bali-Perth Route in Australian Push

Lion Air Group's full service airline unit Batik Air is set to launch a Bali to Perth route after obtaining Air Operator Certification on Friday 25th November 2016 which would allow the unit to extend its consumer base to Australia.

Lion Air Group president director Edward Sirait said under the permission by Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), Batik Air will be able to operate three aircraft — Airbus A320-200, Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737-900 — in the round-trip flight to Australia. (Source: Jakarta Globe)

Bali Events

Bali Beach Run – 11 December

The Bali Beach Run returns in December with a new route, and an emphasis on a 'Fun Run' aspect, without the use of timing chips like in its previous years. Runners will leave the starting line at Petitenget Beach at 06:00 sharp, then run southwards along the coast before turning back towards Petitenget, depending on running category.

Categories are: 2.5km family run, 5km fun run, and a full 10km run. Now in its third year, Bali Beach Run expects up to 5,000 participants, a large bump from 1,500 in its inaugural year in 2013. Registrations are open until 8 December. For more information, check out www.balibeachrun.com


Denpasar Festival – 28 until 30 December 2016

The Denpasar Festival held in Bali’s provincial capital is set to return for the ninth time from 28th until 31st of December 2016. Under the theme “Padmaksara”, the event will be centered in Puputan Badung Square and will host various kinds of performances as well as an art installation dubbed “Ebullience”, which is displayed as a form of joy in welcoming the New Year.

Cultural News

Tumpek Wayang – 31 December 2016

Tumpek Wayang is a special day filled with blessings dedicated towards the traditional performing art form of shadow puppetry. Various offerings are made to the equipment and range of character puppets involved in the traditional theatrical art

Tumpek Wayang is one part in a series of Tumpek days for blessing different subjects. The others include Tumpek Kandang celebrated earlier in January, Tumpek Uduh for plants, Tumpek Landep for metal objects and tools, Tumpek Kuningan for ancestral spirits, and Tumpek Krulut for traditional gamelan music instruments – all which occur in a 210-day cycle on the Pawukon calendar.

Tour of the Month - Bali Quad Discovery Tours

Aiming to show the people a wonderful and unspoiled part of Bali, Bali Quad Discovery Tours provides a different kind of experience from quad biking, buggy riding and tubing, which make it perfect for those who want a great day out.

What makes their tour unique is the fact that they reach the most hidden spots on the island, meet the friendly local people, and mostly use small tracks which are also used by them.

The Bali Quad and Bali Buggy Tours will bring you to a part of Bali where you still can find old traditions alive. You will drive yourself with a specially designed off road buggy or 4-wheel motorcycle (Quad) that copes with all kinds of terrain through an authentic part of Bali, passing rice fields, crossing jungle and driving through some Balinese villages.

Bali Quad’s Tubing Adventure gives you chances to be so close to the nature by drifting down the Siap Stream in Payangan area in your own Inflatable Tube and discover so many different species of plants and animals. There is a big chance that you spot a group of monkeys playing in the surrounding forests or see some rare species of birds.

With over 15 years of experience Bali Quad Discovery Tours is one of the few adventure pioneers in Bali. High standard in every aspect of their programs ensures a great sightseeing tour with a lot of fun without compromising safety.

Get up to 15% discount on Bali Quad Discovery Tours at our Tour & Information Centre.

Dynasty Rewards

Earn points while staying at the resort with Dynasty Rewards. A loyalty programme specially designed for our loyal customers, Dynasty Rewards allows you to collect points from your room nights and spending in our restaurants, bars and spa. The points can be redeemed on your return visit against food, drink, spa or even room nights if you save enough points!

If you already registered yourself as a Dynasty Rewards Member, we would 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 got your Dynasty Rewards ID yet, please email to rewards@bdr.pphotels.com

Thank you for being Dynasty Rewards member! If you haven’t signed up yourself, you’d better be hurry as you can start earning points since the first day of your stay! Click HERE to sign up!

If you have any queries about the 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!

Our Star Performers

Every month we hold a staff gathering, where we celebrate our staff birthdays, present an update on whats going on to all our team members as well as recognise those members of staff who have excelled.  In October these staff members have excelled in their duties and the services offered to our guests. We also have a Guest Nomination Award and this award is chosen by our guests who fill in the guest feedback forms before they check out.

I KETUT KARYA

Heart of the House. He joined Bali Dynasty Resort in 1992 and currently works as one of our Security Guards. You will most probably see him at the front gate, ensuring the security of the area. A father of 2, he prefers to spend his time with his family while he is not at work.

 


NI LUH SRI SASRAWATI

Front of the House. Sasra is very popular amongst our guests, thanks to her friendly smile and cheerful attitude. Working as the Guest Relations Officer in the Front Office Department, Sasra joined Bali Dynasty Resort in 1998.

 


Guests’ Nomination: WAYAN SUDANA.

Sudana is a Housekeeping Attendant who joined Bali Dynasty Resort back in 1991. Being with us for almost 26 years, Sudana is really passionate about his work and enjoys the responsibility of preparing all rooms ensuring they are in the best condition to ensure the maximum comfort for all of our guests.

Guest Feedback

Special thanks to Wira and his team at the Sunset Bar. He is a great ambassador for your hotel – band and leprechaun are fantastic. They make the evening special. Robert AUS.

Grounds were immaculate. Our outdoor area was well maintenance and clean. Love the towel origami. The scorpion was the winner for the week. Lovely food at all restaurants. Service excellent, staff very friendly and helpful. Doll NZ.

Food was excellent we loved everything and staff were very helpful. Special mention to Ray from pool bar and Alit from H2O for being very friendly and helpful. Samantha AUS.

Room was spotlessly cleaned each day and an extra special towel animal to make us smile! Friendly and especially thankful to H2O who gave us the anniversary dinner which was amazing. Chantelle AUS.

Great staff working around the pool area. Our kids had great fun at the hotel, all staff very friendly. Thank you! Beckett AUS

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