Monday, January 24, 2011
BALI – latest updates
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Australia has issued a travel alert for in connection with 11 cases of legionnaires disease traced to a Kuta area hotel. Read our related editorial urging the firing of a West Australian tourism official.
There's also news coverage on a German tourist arrested with marijuana in his Kuta hotel room; a rabies alert issued for the Nusa Penida group of islands off Bali's southern shore; survey results showing the Balinese are unhappy with how the tourism development pie is apportioned; a hotel project in Sanur being built without permits and causing damage to Denpasar's new sewerage system; expectations that a new on-line vehicle registrations system will help end illegal levies; and the sad plight of 45,000 abandoned children and aged citizens in Bali.
Hotel and attractions news in Edition #750 cover hotel and attraction appointments; plans for a new Westin in Ubud; the grand opening of The Banyan Tree, Ungasan; a new pontoon operated by Bali Hai Cruises at Nusa Lembongan and the chance to earn an international hotel degree in Bali.
If you own an iPad your can now enjoy the latest edition of "Bali & Beyond" Magazine. There's also information on an exciting opportunity to market Bali travel products with www.balidiscovery.com.
Mark your calendar for outstanding Italian cuisine at The St. Regis Bali and The Laguna in February with celebrity chef Marcello Fabbri. Also, not to be missed, a golf tournament for junior golfers starting on January 30th.
All this and more in this week's Bali Update
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