Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Seeking Consensus to Curb Baliís Building Boom
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Seeking Consensus to Curb Baliís Building Boom

Hotel and Restaurant Association Demand to be Consulted Before New Permits Issued for Accommodation Projects in Bali


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, PHRI, Hotel and Restaurant Association, Cok Ace, over supply, moratorium, Cokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati
Click Image to Enlarge

(9/9/2012)

The chairman of the Bali Chapter of the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI-Bali), Cokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati (Cok Ace), has warned that the uncontrolled building of new hotels is certain to lead to oversupply, and aggressive and unhealthy price competition.

Quoted in Radar Bali, Cok Ace said, “I am certain that the increase in rooms will eventually ruin Bali’s reputation as a tourism destination.” He complained that the PHRI has not been involved in supervision of the application process for news hotel when, in fact, the organization is charged with ensuring that the quality and sustainability of Indonesia’s accommodation industry."

He also insists that it is the responsibility of regional governments and municipal governments to work together with the PHRI in moderating the granting of new hotel permits.

Addressing widespread calls for a moratorium on new hotels in Bali, Cok Ace said any moratorium must be selective in its application. He said some hotel projects being built only serve to siphon off Bali’s energy by despoiling culture and agricultural lands, with, in some instances, new accommodation projects serving as fronts for money laundering activities.

Because of this, officials need to scrutinize each new hotel project, logically evaluating the actual size of an investment, the proposed rate to be charged for rooms and projected returns on investment. Hotels that are not viable economically should not be given permits.

Cok Ace said he hoped the government would follow the example of Gianyar, where the PHRI is involved in new hotel investment decisions.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Protecting the Worldís Tigers
Bali Safari and Marine Park Working to Remind Everyone Whatís Needed to Saver the Worldís Endangered Tiger Population
(8/3/2015)
A Festival of Talent in Baliís Heartland
3rd Ubud Village Jazz Festival August 7-8, 2015
(8/3/2015)
Indonesia as an Economic Leader
Indonesiaís Minister of Finance Say Indonesia Poised to Become a World Economic Powerhouse by 2030
(8/3/2015)
A Dozen Dead
Rabies in Bali Claims its 12th Victim in Bangli
(8/3/2015)
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Trickery
Australian Man Facing Prison for Insurance Fraud and for Filing False Police Reports in Bali
(8/3/2015)
Bali as the Ultimate Escape
U.S. Policeman Wanted for Questioning in Texas Murder Apprehended in Bali
(8/3/2015)
Thaiṅkyū Mister Takkhi
Baliís Farewells A.A. Takhi - its First Indian Consul General
(8/2/2015)
A Balinese ĎAlohaí
Historic Polynesian Voyaging Canoe 'Hokulea' Lands in Bali for an 8-day Visit
(8/2/2015)
In The Know
Intercontinental Bali Resort Shares 'Bali Aga' Traditions of Tenganan Village with its Guests
(8/2/2015)
Balinese Need Not Apply!
Leading Bali Academician Warns: New Paradigm Needed for Baliís Development
(8/2/2015)
Ministering to Endangered Dolphins
Indonesia Government Takes Serious Note of On-Line Petition Protesting Wake Bali Dolphin Attraction in East Bali
(8/2/2015)
Thai Concerns
Thai Airways Downsizing May Impact Bali Arrivals
(8/2/2015)
All [News]!