Close
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 · Not the Bali Hilton
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
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Not the Bali Hilton

Idyllic Internet 'Mental Getaway' Pictures of an Island Resort Teases Millions of Dreamers Worldwide.


Bali News: Not the Bali Hilton
Click Image to Enlarge

(5/12/2003)

Were you one of the potentially millions of Internet users who received a PowerPoint presentation showing a series of slides of a luxurious thatched resort suspended over an azure sea?

The pictures were captivating - enticing readers to fantasize about a romantic, private holiday before the final slide admonishing the dreamer to "go back to work." Just in case you didn't receive the subject e-mail or, for those in desperate need of a holiday fantasy, we're including a link at the end of this article to permit you to view the now internationally famous slide show.

A subject line on the last slide of the PowerPoint attachment mentioned the Bali Hilton, causing a dramatic surge in visits to balidiscovery.com, the Bali Hilton's website and various other Bali travel websites.

Those visiting the [Bali Hilton] at balidiscovery.com in search of that idyllic hut suspended over the ocean saw wonderful pictures of that beautiful 5-star Bali resort, but were unable to find pictures of the dream accommodation pictured in the original e-mail that originally sent them on their search.

As a result of the e-mail "teaser" shared between bored office workers around the world, the Bali Hilton suddenly became the most viewed page on our website! What's more, because of balidiscovery.com's unique ability to allow readers to instantly request more information on each of the nearly 300 properties we feature, our reservation's department was flooded with messages from people pleading with us to help them find this mysterious dream getaway.

Mystery Solved

Our curiosity was aroused: the luxurious ocean hut didn't resemble any hotel we knew in Bali, and we pride ourselves on our knowledge of Bali resorts and hotels and being able to find the perfect accommodation to fulfill our client's expectations. Accordingly, our e-commerce department commenced its own search, determined to find out the source of the pictures that had seemingly captured the imagination of a world eager to start traveling again.

At last, our search bore fruit. Apparently the mystery ocean huts are part of the Hilton Maldives, located on Rangali Island in that country's South Ari Atoll.

Rates start at US$ 850 a night for one of their 8 Deluxe Water Villas. The 2 Sunset Water Villas from the presentation are even more expensive. More information at the [Hilton Maldives] website.



© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
UBUD WRITERS & READERS FESTIVAL
 
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
Plain Spoken about Tourism
President-elect Joko Widodo Speaks to Bali About Tourism
(9/1/2014)
Bali Training the World’s Green Leaders
UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon Visits Bali’s Green School and Praises it Revolutionary Commitment to Sustainability
(9/1/2014)
Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
Macbeth Footwear Teams Up with Solemen to Donate Shoes for the Poor
(8/31/2014)
Gypsy at the Wheel
Widespread Violation of Laws on Taxi Meter Use Damaging the Reputation of Bali as a Tourism Destination
(9/1/2014)
It's a Jungle Out There
Denpasar Zoning and Building Authorities Falling Miserably in the Enforcement of the Law
(9/1/2014)
Tough Rules for Hotel Permits in Kuta, Bali
Bali Stops Hotels on Postage Stamp-Sized Pieces of Land in Kuta
(9/1/2014)
For Fans of Fantinel
Six Outstanding Courses and Paired Wines from Fantinel of Northeast Italy at Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant – Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali on Friday, September 19, 2014
(8/31/2014)
A Park for Pedestrians
Pedestrian Underpass at Ngurah Rai Monument at Bali Airport Set to Open in Early 2015
(8/31/2014)
We've Got Rhythm!
Bali's Famous and Inspiring Kecak Dance Has a Rich and Varied History
(8/31/2014)
Run for Someone Else’s Life
14th Chapter of Hard Rock Hotel Bali Rock ‘N Run 5 Kilometer Fun Run Sunday, November 2, 2014
(8/31/2014)
In Style and Safety to Gili Trawangan
Bounty Cruises Mounts Luxury Daily Departures from Bali to Gili Trawangan
(8/29/2014)
In Urgent Need of Connections
PLTU Celukan Bawang Aiming to Start Producing Electrical Power for Bali in December 2014 - a Year Behind Schedule
(8/31/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents