One out of 13 criteria of the Green Hotel in Indonesia is Policy and Green Team Organization. Below are explanations about this. Explanations provided here are mainly taken from the Handbook of Implementation of Green Hotels issued by The Directorate General of Development of Tourist Destination, Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia 2014.
The CME & Cultural Immersion of Bali or the Doctors on Tours group was once again chose Furama Villas & Spa Ubud, Bali to be one of their accommodations during their Bali long stay in Bali. The eight doctors who mostly are Canadians and Americans were stayed for five nights, last week.
Policy of central government raising the levy of Visa on Arrival (VoA) at USD 10 did not really have an impact on the MICE travelers spending holidays to Bali. Chairman of the Indonesia Congress and Convention Association (INCCA) of Bali Chapter, IB Surakusuma, said on Wednesday (Jul 30) the increase of VoA could be adjusted because most MICE guests were luxurious MICE travelers. As with previous report, the Ministry of Law and Human Rights raised the cost of immigration service effective July 3, 2014. The cost of passport application was IDR 355,000 from IDR 255,000. Meanwhile, the cost of Visa on Arrival (VoA) for 30 days was raised to USD 35 from USD 25. This policy is set in Government Regulation No. 45/2014 on the type of non-tax revenue rates prevailing in the Ministry of Law and Human Rights.
All this time, the events of Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition (MICE) are predominantly held in tourist area of Southern Bali such as Nusa Dua, Kuta, Denpasar and Gianyar. Actually, a number of tourist areas on the island have the potential to host such MICE activities.
“MICE activities can be expanded to the whole area in Bali because they have the potential to develop this sector,” said Chairman of the Indonesian Congress and Convention Association (INCCA) of Bali Chapter, IB Surakusuma, recently.
After making various efforts in developing the Pandawa Beach tourist attraction, a number of public figures playing an important role in improving the object held a Thank You Gathering Pandawa’s Family. The event taking the theme For the Future of Pandawa Beach was carried out in Wantilan hall of Pandawa Beach, Kutuh, Ungasan, Saturday (Apr 26). The event held for the first time was attended by public figures such as Chief of Kutuh customary village Ketut Suwena, Headman of Kutuh Wayan Purja, Chairman of Kutuh Village Representative (BPD), customary apparatus, chief of administrative and customary hamlet of Kutuh. Besides, it was also attended by the officials like the Chairman of the Indonesia Tour Guides Association (HPI) Bali, Chairman of the Association of Indonesia Tour and Travel Agency (ASITA) Bali, Tourism Research Consortium of the Udayana University Putu Dana Pariawan Salain, management of Banyan Tree Villas Ungasan, travel agencies, Director of Nusa Dua Reef Foundation Pariama Hutasoit, non-commissioned military officer (Babinsa) and rural police (Babinkamtibmas).
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