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 · More is Less
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

More is Less

More Warnings About the Disastrous Effects of Uncontrolled Growth in Bali Accommodation Sector


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, ITCP, ASITA
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/27/2014)

The Bali chapter of the Association of Tourism Intellectuals (Ikatan Cendekiawan Pariwisata Indonesia - ICPI) is raising alarms that accommodation development in Bali is following an unclear path. This lack of clarity is reflected in the uncontrolled new growth in starred hotels and city hotels.

The chairman of ITCP-Bali, Putu Anom in Denpasar on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, said that at one time new development of starred hotels were confined to a specific areas where luxury hotels could compete with each other, but now inexpensive city hotels stand side-by-side with starred hotels and a resulting unhealthy level of price competition.

Anom continued: "I city hotels with their low prices now have hotels in elite or resort areas, surely stealing market share from higher priced starred hotels.

Anom also criticized authorities allowing city hotels to be built in village locations. Such hotels, typically built in a minimalist style, sell rooms at lower prices than existing accommodation providers operating as small boutique properties, inns and home stays, The established businesses owned by local residents, are forced to sell at low, non-viable rates in order to retain market share.

Anom wants the government to create specified zones for low-cost city hotels and separate zones for starred hotels. Moreover, the ITCP chairman wants local stakeholder organizations, such as the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI).

Separately, Ketut Ardana, the chairman of the Indonesian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (ASITA), blames the current building book in accommodation as the reasons that occupancies are declining at starred hotels in Bali. In the effort to sustain their businesses, local hotels drop their rates. The final result of this process, argues Ardana, is that Bali gets transformed as a cheap destination

Ardana, like Anom, want the government to tighten the licensing process for new hotels and look beyond the simplistic goal of increasing the tax base.


© 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
Think Pink in the War on Breast Cancer
Bali Pink Ribbon Fun Walk & Run Returns Saturday, October 20, 2018
(4/21/2018)
Failing to Linger Longer
Bali by the Numbers: Foreign Tourists Stayed an Average 3.17 Days in Bali Starred Hotel in February 2018
(4/21/2018)
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)
All [News]!