Mantra acquires new Bali property

first_imgA new hotel management agreement will see Mantra Group add a new Bali property to its portfolio, which will be named Mantra Sakala Resort and Beach Club, Bali.The 261-room resort is located in Tanjung Benoa on the Nusa Dua Peninsula, a popular holiday destination for Australian and European travellers.Mantra Group chief executive officer Bob East said the new property aligns with the group’s expansion strategy.“We have sought out high quality properties to operate under management agreements in this region and Mantra Sakala Resort and Beach Club, Bali, is a great endorsement for the Mantra brand,” Mr East said.“Expansion in Indonesia is certainly one of our strategies but we have focused on quality rather than quantity and will continue with this approach on future development opportunities.”The resort will be the second Mantra group property in Bali; the first, Peppers Sentosa Seminyak, opened in 2014.Mantra Sakala Resort and Beach Club, Bali includes 247 suites and 14 private pool villas alongside three swimming pools, a spa, a health club, bars, restaurants and a kids club.Guests and day visitors are welcome at the resort’s Beach Club where they can experience a range of water sports including snorkelling, diving, kayaking and boating.The Beach Club is also made available for wedding celebrations and the resort’s event planning team work with guests to customise and create the special event.The resort a convenient ten minute drive from a shopping centre and a 30 minute drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport.Source = ETB Travel News: Brittney Levinsonlast_img read more

Almost half of travellers believe their travel com

first_imgAlmost half of travellers believe their travel company should make concerted efforts to help local people and their economies.This is according to the ABTA 2010 Consumer Trends Survey, which revealed that 47 percent of customers think more needs to be done, while a third want to know how their travel company benefits the destination they’re travelling to.A further 17 percent said they are willing to pay more money for a sustainable product.Mark Tanzer, ABTA’s chief executive, said that for too long the travel industry has perceived environmentally-conscious customers as “an insignificant minority that could be ignored”.”However, the ABTA 2010 Consumer Survey shows that millions of consumers take their environmental and social responsibilities seriously and expect us to do so too,” he commented.”We think this reflects changing attitudes and behaviour in all aspects of people’s lives.”The Consumer Trends Survey also revealed that 19 percent of British holidaymakers do not take out travel insurance ahead of their trip.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedTravel industry ‘need not be pessimistic’ about spending cutsTravel industry ‘need not be pessimistic’ about spending cutsTravellers no longer view Iceland as expensive, ABTA saysMore travellers could be booking flights to Iceland because people no longer think the country is an expensive place to visitImproved public transport needed for airport journeys, ABTA saysImproved public transport needed for airport journeys, ABTA sayslast_img read more