Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Paved Paradise, and Put up a Parking Lot
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
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

++62 361 286 283

++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)

U.K. Fax:

Australian Fax:

++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

Bali News

Paved Paradise, and Put up a Parking Lot

Hotel and Restaurant Association Official Call on Bali to Be More Selective in Granting Investment Licenses to New Hotels

Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, PHRI, Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Associations, building boom, over-supply, Carla Perengkuan, carry capacity, hotel licenses, bust
Click Image to Enlarge


The Bali Chapter of the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI-Bali) is calling on the provincial government of Bali to be more selective in receiving new investments in the hotel sector. In making the call, PHRI wants the island’s administrators to carefully consider that Bali is, in fact, a small island with limited carrying capacity before allowing new developments.

As reported by, the vice-secretary-general of the national PHRI, Carla Parengkuan, said that any agreement to add more hotels in Bali should first look at current average occupancy rates, and only give permits for new hotels when average occupancy is above 70%.

Parengkuan said that the reality of the current situation is that average hotel occupancies are below 60%.

She also underlined that decisions to allow new hotels in Bali must also reference the capacity of flights landing at Bali’s sole airport.

Said Parengkuan: “Let’s not slowly finish it all. There are many rooms and the capacity of the airplanes is inadequate. In the end everything will be bad. There needs to be a shared perception of the problem between the provincial government and the travel industry so that future investors achieve results in accordance with their expectations.”

To this end, Carla Parengkuan said she hoped the provincial government of Bali would tighten its investment rules on new hotels.

Based on data provided by PHRI-Bali, Bali now has 62,400 hotel rooms of which the Bali Tourism Service estimates only 45,000 (72%) are legally licensed.

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to


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
Trip the Light Fantastic
Tango in Paradise – Masters of Dance to Perform in Bali Saturday, November 26, 2016
RIP: Sri Pitono: 1964-2016
Veteran Bali Travel Industry Member Sri Pitono Dies at Age 52
A Fatal Fall
English Hiker Falls to His Death on Mount Abang in Bali
Fatally Flawed Connection
Nine Dead and Many Injured as Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Connecting Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan
Bali’s Better on a Bicycle
Bali is the venue for a Cross Country Cycling event scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2016
Forgive, But Never Forget
Governor Pastika Calls for Forgiveness at 14th Anniversary of 2002 Bali Bombing
When a Lake Becomes a Trash Bin
People of the Ancient Village of Terunyan at Lake Batur in Bali Discard Garbage in the Lake as Garbage No Longer Collected by Local Authorities
Bridges are Falling
Bridge Collapse in West Bali Isolates Communities and Businesses in Tabanan
Be of Good Cheer!
Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Christmas Buffet Fundraiser on Sunday, December 4, 2016
Baksheesh Relief?
Special Team Formed to Battle Illegal Kickbacks Paid to Bali Police
Aborted Landing
Bali Airport Closes for 1.5 Hours to Make Emergency Runway Repairs
Charity as a Stretch
Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali hosts Family Yoga Session on the Beach for UNICEF on Sunday, November 27, 2016.
All [News]!