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 Police Chief Convenes Security Meeting
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

Bali Police Chief Convenes Security Meeting

Bali Hotel Managers Attend Monthly Briefing to Coordinate Safety and Security Measures.


Bali News: Bali, terrorism, Bali Hotel Association, General Sutisna, Bali police, Densus 88.
Click Image to Enlarge

(8/17/2009)

Beritabali.com reports Bali's newly appointed Chief of Police, General Sutisna, convened a meeting of Bali Hotel Managers and those charged with security matters on Tuesday, August 11, 2009, to coordinate the war on terrorism currently being waged across Indonesia.

Held at a Nusa Dua Hotel, the meeting's participants included Bali's Chief of Police Inspector General Sutisna, the operational chief of Bali's tourism police, the head of the Bali detachment of the elite Densus 88 anti-terror squad, managers of local hotels and their security chiefs.

Part of a monthly gathering held under the auspices of the Bali Hotel Association (BHA), these face-to-face meetings allow Bali's police to exchange the latest information on perceived threats, modus operandi employed by terrorists groups and the latest intelligence concerning the ever-changing security situation worldwide.

At the inaugural August gathering, General Sutisna declared that safety and security are a shared responsibility between the police and the local community.

The Bali police officials warned those attending the meeting that Bali's role as a world tourism destination makes its very susceptible to terrorists. Because of this, the island must remain vigilant in every aspect of its security precautions.

General Sutisna said, "the provincial police of Bali will always endeavor to keep Bali safe, coordinating with all elements of the community to achieve that goal."

The meeting also included a briefing on the recent bombing in Jakarta provided by the head of Bali's elite Densus 88 anti-terror unit, Dewa Putu Anom. Dewa warned that the Jakarta attacks proved that terrorists are still operating in Indonesia and are likely to continue to attack targets in all parts of the country. Potential targets include assets, national officials, infrastructure and international events and conferences.

The Densus 88 official said that an extensive program of software and equipment is in operation in Bali hotels. Among the measures in operation include CCTV camera and security doors. The anti-terror policeman told hotels to check their CCTV systems regularly in order to identify potential terrorists activities.

Dewa bemoaned the fact that some CCTV systems installed at some Bali hotels need better repair and maintenance.

Bearing in mind that terrorists are now known to recruit hotel staff, Dewa called for stricter checks to be carried out at both public and employee entrances to hotels.

The Head of operations for the Bali police, Hary Prasetya, told the security gathering that his office would soon establish a system of communication between hotel security teams and local police as a step toward enhanced coordination.

Hotels Fully Booked

The meeting also monitored arrivals to Bali in the weeks following the latest Jakarta terrorist bombing, reporting that visitor levels remain very strong, despite the threat of terror and a troublesome world economy.

August is traditionally Bali's high season. That fact, in combination with a major conference being held in Bali and an approaching "long weekend" meant that virtually all hotels in Ubud and the island's south were fully booked, just three weeks after the Jakarta terrorist bombings.


© 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
Chinese New Year Rush Bound for Bali
Garuda Indonesia Announces New Charter Routes from China to Bali for Lunar New Year Holidaymakers
(1/14/2017)
Oh, Deer!
Five Poachers Abandon Car, Guns and Dead Game at West Bali National Park When Confronted by Park Rangers
(1/15/2017)
Qui Moi?
French Tourist Arrested Shoplifting at Bali Airport
(1/15/2017)
An Endangered Tiger
Tigerair Suspend Ticket Sales from Australia to Bali until March 25, 2017
(1/14/2017)
This is a Steak Out!
MyWarung’s L'Entrecôte May be Bali’s Best Steak Value
(1/15/2017)
Advance Australia Fairway!
Australia Day Golf Tournament at Bali National Golf Resort Thursday, January 26, 2017
(1/14/2017)
Starling, Starling Night
Begawan Foundation to Hold ‘A Starling Night’ Art Exhibition and Silent Auction on Friday, February 10, 2017 at Big Tree Farm Chocolate Factory
(1/14/2017)
The Last Bite
Australian Surfer Suffers Rare Shark Attack off West Bali Beach
(1/15/2017)
A Park at its Peak of Popularity
Lombok Mount Rinjani Records More than 91,412 visitors in 2016
(1/14/2017)
Improvements Planned for Bali Airport in 2017
More Parking, Better Taxi Access, Improved Internet and Runway Enhancements in the Cards for Bali’s Airport in 2017
(1/14/2017)
Game Changers, Name Changers
Colliers International Tracks 18 New Hotels and 8 Branding Transitions in Bali in 2016
(1/14/2017)
A Yen for Thievery
Police Arrest Hotel Employee in Kuta for Stealing Cash from Japanese Guest
(1/14/2017)
All [News]!