Director of Marketing communications
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
Bali International Convention Centre
Phone : +62 361 771906
Fax: +62 361 772049
Nusa Dua, December 2016…The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honoured to host leaders and delegates for the recent Bali Democracy Forum IX. This high-profile event took place in private meeting rooms including the grand Mangupura Hall and Auditorium of the Bali International Convention Centre from 8th – 9th December 2016.
The Bali Democracy Forum is an annual, inclusive and open intergovernmental forum on the development of democracy in the Asia Pacific region. The forum is aimed to promote and foster regional and international cooperation in the field of peace and democracy through dialogue-based on sharing experiences and best practices that adhere to the principle of equality, mutual respect and understanding, with the participating countries sharing its ownership.
This year forum brings theme of “Religion, Democracy and Pluralism” opened by H.E President of Indonesia, Mr Joko Widodo who also stayed in the beautiful Presidential Suite of the resort. The conference was attended by by Ministers of Asia Pacific countries including Mr Kofi Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations as one of the keynote speakers who also experience his stay at the resort. Although it was an official visit to the island of Bali, delegates had the opportunity to experience the Westin brand initiatives including SuperFoodsRx as healthy eating options which were available during their meeting.
Before leaving the island, President Joko Widodo even had moment for photo opportunity accompanied by Governor of Bali, Mr. Mangku Pastika with Managing Director of The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali, Mr. Bipan Kapur and his team. It was an honor to be part of his official visit and once again be the official venue to host such a high level Presidential event.
About The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali enjoys a prime beachfront location within an exclusive enclave on the island’s southern shores. With 433 modern rooms, it is a place where guests can be at their best and experience total renewal. Exciting dining venues anticipate global tastes with delicious cuisines and healthy SuperFoodsRx options. There is a choice of swimming pools, award-winning Heavenly Spa by Westin™ for relaxation, WestinWORKOUT® to stay in shape and little ones get to play at the Westin Family Kids Club. The adjacent Bali International Convention Centre provides comprehensive meeting resources with space for up to 10,000 delegates. The resort caters to the needs of leisure and business travellers alike with exceptional services and facilities to match.
About Westin Hotels & Resorts
Westin Hotels & Resorts, a leader in wellness and hospitality for more than a decade, lives its philosophy “For a Better You™” through the brand’s six pillars of well-being: Feel Well, Work Well, Move Well, Eat Well, Sleep Well and Play Well. At more than 200 hotels and resorts in nearly 40 countries and territories, guests can experience offerings that include the iconic Heavenly® Bed, RunWESTIN™ and Westin Gear Lending with New Balance®, delicious and nutritious SuperFoodsRx™, the innovative workspace Tangent, Westin Weekend signature experiences, and Heavenly Bath and Heavenly Spa. Westin is proud to offer Starwood Preferred Guest®, the industry’s leading loyalty program. To learn more, visit www.starwoodhotels.com/westin. Stay connected to Westin: @westin on Twitter and Instagramand facebook.com/Westin.