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 · Bali Hotel Rate War Escalates
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
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali Hotel Rate War Escalates

With the Notable Exception of Nusa Dua, Many Hotels in Bali are involved in Intense Price Competition


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Indonesian Tourism, GIPI, Bagus Sudibya, Bagus Discovery, Hotel Over Supply, Nusa Dua, BTDC, average occupancy
Click Image to Enlarge

(12/20/2013)

As Bali grows increasing fearful of an escalating price war among the Island’s hotels, rates among hotels within the Nusa Dua Complex (BTDC) are reported to be increasing.

Bisnis Bali said that despite declining occupancies, the average room rate among BTDC hotel hit US$152.94 per night.

Occupancies among BTDC hotels at Nusa Dua have fluctuated during 2013. By the end of September 2013 the average occupancy of the hotels within the complex stood at 67.7%. This compares to the 71.26% during the same period in 2012.

The same period in 2011 saw occupancies that averaged 74.43%. The highest achieved occupancy  was 78.63% achieved in 2008.

Despite the sliding occupancy rates at BTDC, the hotels within Nusa Dua are demonstrating performances that far excel those of other hotels in Bali where Island-wide the comparative occupancy measured 56%.

Tragically, hotels in many parts of Bali are increased in fierce price competition.

According to Bagus Sudibya, a director of the Indonesian Tourism Association in Bali (GIPI-Bali), speaking on Friday, December 21, 2013, said that many involved in Bali accommodation sector are ill equipped and confused on how to compete in the highly competitve accommodation sector. There is also the suspicion that some new hotel projects are merely fronts for money laundering.

Sudibya, who is the owner of the Bagus Discovery Travel Group, said that hotels that are professionally managed would survive. Such properties will be creative in developing their products and will stand on a firm financial base.

The GIPI official said well run hotels will not be lured into trying to compete with hotels built with corrupt proceeds and involved in money laundering, a situation he said is made worse by the lack of a regulatory authority dealing with unhealthy price competition.

Sudibya said that professionally operated hotels would not sacrifice quality for the sake of price competition. “The issue is not the price of a hotel room, but whether that price is viable with the level of service and guest satisfaction promised,” he warned.

An unregulated explosion in the number of hotel rooms on sale in Bali is causing occupancies to decline. Starred hotels across the Island year to date in Bali for 2013 average 56%, down from 60% in 2012. This declining occupancy contrasts with increasing number of visitors to Bali – expected to exceed 3.2 million foreigner tourists in 2013.

Sudibya, as the deputy-chairman of GIPI-Bali, said the drop in occupancies in Bali is hardly surprising given the excess supply against current demand for hotel rooms.

He also complained that the growing price competition was being fueled not only by the large increase in hotels but the uncontrolled construction of villas. This, he warned, in resulting in some hotels closing and cannibalism within the Bali hotel industry.


© 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
Working to Preserve and Promote Bali Arts
Bale Banjar Culture Club to Feature Peter J. Wilson and Made Sidia – World Renowned Producers of Balinese Stage Performances
(4/15/2018)
Does Bali Already Have a Second International Airport?
Editorial: A Practical Perspective on a Second Airport for Bali
(4/15/2018)
Shopping on Touchdown in Bali
New Duty Free Shopping Area for International Passengers Arriving in Bali
(4/15/2018)
Seeking Wider Horizons of Understanding
TEDxUbud Event Set to Stimulate Innovation and Creativity on Saturday, May 5, 2018
(4/15/2018)
Keeping the News Cycle Positive
Udayana Military Commander Calls on Media to ’Self-Censor’ and Avoid Controversial Reporting in Run-Up to IMF-World Bank Meeting
(4/15/2018)
Fugitives No More
Fugitive German and Indonesian Wife Captured by State Prosecutors to Start Serving Prison Sentences Handed Down in Bali Property Scam
(4/15/2018)
Enhancing the Quality of Bali Visitors
Tourism Ministry Outlines How Bali Can Attract Higher Quality Tourist Visitors
(4/15/2018)
Roll Out the Barrels
Australian Government Assisting Bali in Conquering Mounting Trash Problem
(4/15/2018)
The Rainbow Connection
Green Peace’s Rainbow Warrior Uses Bali Visit to Fight Coal-powered Electricity, Plastic Pollution and Lend Support to ForBALI’s Fight Against Reclamation of Benoa Bay
(4/15/2018)
Friday the 13th in Bali
Tourist Bus Kills One Man and Damages 6 Cars and 2 Motorcycles in Spectacular Chain-Collision Near Bali’s GWK Monument
(4/15/2018)
3-Month Sticker Visas for Vehicles Visiting Bali
Bali Government Seeking to set 3-month Limit on the Amount of Time Cars Registered Outside Bali can Spend in the Province
(4/15/2018)
Shown the Door
North Bali Immigration Deports Dutch Husband and Wife for Illegally Operating Two Rental Villas
(4/15/2018)
All [News]!