Tourism Business and Hotel General Manager Support Koster - Ace Two Periods 

  • 03 Juni 2022
  • 10:06 WITA
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The owner of Toya Devasya, Ketut Marjana

DENPASAR, - Chairman of the Alliance of Bali Marginal Tourism Actors (APPMB), Wayan Puspa Negara felt happy and touched, after the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster gave directions to Tourism Actors in Bali to organize Balinese tourism that is harmonious with Nature, Humans and Culture Bali by having a Niskala-Sakala shared intention and determination to realize the order of life, a life that sustains, Urip who nourishes, recovers together, grows together, lives together, develops together, is strong together, and benefits together on Tuesday (Anggara Paing, Sungsang ) May 31, 2022 at the Ksirarnawa Building, Art Center, Denpasar. The activity was also attended by the Vice Governor of Bali, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati, and the Head of the Bali Provincial Tourism Office, Tjokorda Bagus Pemayun. 


Puspa Negara said that what was conveyed by Governor Koster about the present and future development program with the vision of Nangun Sat Kerthi Loka Bali through the Planned Universal Development Pattern towards a New Era of Bali was clearly factual and comprehensive. "The Governor has set an extraordinary milestone in fighting for the movement to build Bali tourism in a sustainable manner, the key of which is based on Balinese culture. We, from marginal business actors, really appreciate it. Because Mr. Wayan Koster is a leader in the area who has made a very important regulation in the form of the Bali Provincial Regulation Number 5 of 2020 concerning Standards for Organizing Balinese Cultural Tourism which has now become the spirit of tourism in Bali that we should follow and we greatly appreciate, and of course become the spirit of tourism in Bali. for us together," Puspa Negara said while expressing pride that Governor Koster had struggled to bring Bali to the Central Government to make Bali's status from a pandemic to endemic with its New Era of Bali in order to accelerate the growth movement of foreign tourists visiting Bali. 


In his view,  Puspa also said that Governor Koster also deftly answered the problem of tourism actors. By imposing a reopening border on February 4, 2022, this is extraordinary. During the reopening border, suddenly the Garuda airline made a direct flight from Narita Tokyo to Denpasar carrying foreign tourists and the Tourism Travel Bureau from Japan. “This is amazing. This means that the Governor's struggle from a regulatory and executor perspective has proven to be extraordinary, the public also greatly appreciates it. Moreover, it was welcomed by other foreign airlines such as Singapore Airlines seven times a week, Jet Star Asia also appeared, Garuda from Melbourne to Denpasar also brought passengers. These are the steps that the Governor of Bali has made very clear, factually, we feel that with the presence of 17 foreign airlines entering Bali, of course we see that there will be faster growth in our area," the former member of the House of Representatives Badung Regency while stating since the Eid holiday, almost they (tourism actors, ed) open suddenly. There are rooms that have not been cleaned, the guests have entered. "Finally, we see that hotel occupancy during the Eid holiday has already been fully booked, and some have even moved their guests to other places," he said.

According to the data he holds, the number of foreign tourists who have entered Bali until the end of March 2022 reached 14,622 people entering from Ngurah Rai Airport and some from Benoa Harbor. "This is the growth that we are experiencing below and until now we are enjoying the development of tourism towards the revival of Bali tourism," Puspa Negara said while expressing pride that the Governor of Koster whose performance until the end of his term of office in 2023 had inherited 9 fundamental infrastructure programs (Program for the Protection of the Sacred Area of ​​Pura Agung Besakih, Bali Cultural Center Area, Sanur Golden Triangle Harbor in Denpasar, Sampalan in Nusa Penida, and Bias Munjul in Nusa Ceningan, Klungkung, Bali Maritime Tourism Hub, Mengwi – Singaraja Shortcut, Jagat Kerthi Bali Toll Road Gilimanuk – Mengwi, Sidan Dam, Tamblang Dam, and Turyapada Tower KBS 6.0 Kerthi Bali, red) are extraordinary ones built in Bali to create the power of Balinese tourism to make Balinese people happy. "For that, we declare that Bali's tourism is Rising, Koster – Ace is amazing, continue," he concluded. Ms. Katya Herting, GM Raffles Bali expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the regulations that have been made by the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster regarding the Governor of Bali Regulation Number 79 of 2018 concerning the Day of Using Balinese Traditional Clothing, "I will commit to implementing it at Raffles Bali. Then to support the program Mr Governor Koster, We from Raffles Bali are also committed to using local Balinese products in accordance with the implementation of Bali Governor Regulation Number 99 of 2018 concerning Marketing and Utilization of Agricultural, Fishery and Local Bali Industrial Products, Bali Governor Regulation Number 1 of 2020 concerning Beverage Governance Fermentation and/or Distillation Typical of Bali, and Circular Letter (SE) of the Governor of Bali Number 17 of 2021 concerning the Utilization of Traditional Local Balinese Salt Products to be used by our kitchen or kitchen as quality cooking ingredients from Bali. I am also very pleased with the opening of an airport that is already running, hopefully I and the hotel owner l others can carry out tourism activities with this good policy. I am also committed to all the policies of the Governor of Bali," Ms. Katya Herting, GM Raffles Bali said. 


Nyoman Sugiartha as the Owner of Pondok Nyoman stated that we all witnessed the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster explaining his extraordinary program. There is a new commitment and hope after Governor Koster conducted the Bali reopening border and so we stepped on the gas immediately," said Sugiartha while inviting tourism players to applaud Governor Wayan Koster. Therefore, we will continue to be committed to supporting the Governor of Bali's program, frankly and it cannot be denied that Bali lives with tourism. For that, whatever the work program of Governor Koster, let's make a commitment to support together, so that what we aspire to, what are the targets and goals for Bali can be achieved, because we are in one vision and mission moving together. Mr. Kevin Girard, GM Conrad Bali expressed his gratitude to the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, for having been given the space and time to listen to the plans and priority programs of the Governor of Bali to enter a new era of Bali tourism.

 "We will work together to support the cause of the good Governor Wayan Koster, so that our business can develop hand in hand. The beauty of Bali is forever loved by guests, as well as nature and the gods who always guide us in Bali, for that We need to show ourselves so that we can help solve the big problems that have tarnished the image of Bali tourism with solutions, let's get back together in managing destinations by cleaning our rivers, oceans and beaches to welcome people back to Bali with a fresh atmosphere, "he concluded while stating Recover Together, Recover Stronger, ladba karya, sidakarya, Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti Om.


The owner of Toya Devasya, Ketut Marjana said that he really respects and is proud of Governor Wayan Koster and the Deputy Governor, Cok Ace. “I am proud and appreciative, and I get goosebumps seeing the development program of Mr. Governor Koster which is currently underway. It's not just a political promise, it's a reality that we see together. What was conveyed by the Governor was indeed a very fast execution, thank you, Mr. Governor of Bali," said the man from Bangli. He further stated that as a person who is at the foot of Mount Batur or the Batur Geopark area, he feels that not only the Jagat Kerthi Bali Gilimanuk - Mengwi Toll Road, the Protection of the Sacred Area of ​​Pura Agung Besakih, to the Bali Cultural Center Area, but also touches down to Bangli areas such as the start of the construction of the Bangli Market. "I also heard about the Batur Geopark conservation program. This is very extraordinary. Thank you for the extraordinary policies of the Governor, not only building physical infrastructure, but also touching cultural things, ranging from Balinese clothing, Balinese script, cleaning waste, the generation of Traditional Villages, this is extraordinary," he said. Ending his view, Ketut Murjana said that as a resident of Kintamani, Batur really appreciates it. And believe that if this is interrupted for 1 period, the development of Bali, which we are proud of, will not continue. "Therefore, I, as a resident of Bangli, urge everyone, I hope Koster - Ace can continue to lead the government in the province of Bali," he concluded, which was greeted with applause. (Rls/Btnc)