32.0000 delegates from 189 countries present for the IMF World Bank Meeting hold in Bali International Convention center, Nusa Dua
Monday, 08 October 2018 07:44
Initially, the National Development Planning Agency estimated that the meeting would be attended by 19,000 participants, who are estimated to spend some Rp 1.5 trillion (US$98.79 million), during their stay on the island.
The government also believes the event will further promote Bali and other regions as tourist destinations.
The final coordination meeting was attended by among others, representatives of the Finance Ministry, the State-Owned Enterprises Ministry, the State Secretariat, the Foreign Ministry, Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency, the Indonesian Military, State Intelligence Agency, Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation Center as well as representatives from regional administrations in Bali.
597 hotel rooms that would be converted into offices. He further explained that 148 offices would be hired by representatives of the government.
The other rooms would be used for other delegations such as those from the IMF, the World Bank, private companies, non-governmental organizations, social organizations and other international institutions.
Because of earthquakes in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara and Palu and its neighboring areas, the structures of hotels and other venues for the event have been reassessed, adding that the result of the assessment showed that hotels in Bali were in good condition.
Considering the importance of this important Bali event, Indonesia government has taken serious measures to ensure all facilities including Bali MICE venues and infrastructure are well prepared. This includes the construction of a roundabout and an underpass from the airport to Nusa Dua in order to reduce heavy traffic flow. Moreover, the government also increases garbage cleaning activities to remove excess wastes on beaches and streets. This is aimed to create a cleaner and eye-pleasing environment for the delegates. When it comes to the venue, Nusa Dua Integrated Resort Complex will provide accommodations and meeting places during The IMF Event 2018. Nusa Dua is the premier Bali travel resort area in Bali. It has an excellent tourism infrastructure with more than 4000 available rooms available from international 4 and 5-stars chain hotels, a close by 18-holes Golf & Country Club, Amphitheater, alongside luxurious shops, Cafe and Restaurants.
Inside the area, there are two large convention centers, namely the Bali International Convention Center and the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center. Each of the venues could add people up to 20.000 in its capacity. Aside from meetings, there are luxurious facilities offered by vast collections of five stars Bali Nusa Dua resorts where visitors can enjoy. The venue is blissfully situated nearby the beach area with a stunning backdrop of Indian Ocean, making the Nusa Dua Convention Center as a favorite Bali MICE event venue. Attending The IMF Event 2018 is not only about serious discussions and seminars. Supported by The Ministry of Tourism, the government encourages all delegates travel around in Bali and discover wonderful Indonesia places. To start off, the Bali island itself has plenty of attractions from beautiful natural landscapes, white sands beaches, to cultural temples and famous dining destinations.
In the end, the IMF Event 2018 in Bali is expected to create lots of opportunities in the terms of promoting Indonesia tourism. If you are planning on attending this event, tourfrombali offers affordable bali travel packages and other destination that are well-packed with exciting itineraries. Even you are on a tight schedule, you can still enjoy the whole Indonesia experience without doing any extra efforts. Click here for more information.
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