eTN awards Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa on the “Island of Gods”


(eTN) – eTN is pleased to issue the eTN Award to the Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa in Indonesia and add them to THE LIST.

Juergen T. Steinmetz, eTN Publisher, said, “We’re always looking for unique customer feedback when we issue this award, and it seems like this resort is a complete success after its opening in April of last year.”

The Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa has received lots of positive remarks since it opened on April 1, 2015. This beachfront family resort has been consistently providing fantastic services to all of its guests as evidenced by its achievement of being ranked 2 out of 23 hotels in Tanjung Benoa on TripAdvisor since its grand opening just a few months ago.

The nomination of the Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa was made by Livia Kaslim, E-Commerce Manager of the hotel. “I work for this resort as the E-Commerce Manager, and I nominated it based on my own personal experiences,” said Kaslim, adding: “I am very proud of being part of the team at the Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa. All of the operation team members are very sincere and helpful to our guests.

“The facilities in the resort are all of good quality (wood furniture, marble flooring, and walls), providing compact yet complete facilities for both leisure and business travelers to Bali. Besides that, this resort also has a very colorful circus-themed kids club with complimentary access for all in-house guests with free activities.”

Following the nomination, eTN did its own independent research and noticed an enormous amount of positive feedback on social media and among resort guests.

The Executive Assistant Manager of the Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa, Nyoman Sapta, told eTurboNews: “We are very excited and delighted to receive such recognition from eTN. It has been a great start for all of us here at the Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa.

“We welcomed our first guests in April 2015 and have continuously maintained our position as one of the top 3 hotels in Tanjung Benoa on TripAdvisor, and we have held several successful events such as the IHG Resort Leaders Conference and our recent New Year’s Eve 2015 celebration. We are continuously receiving great guest feedback, and I am very proud of the team and their hard work. It is only with all of their efforts that we can achieve such wonderful accomplishments. We want to thank everyone, especially our guests, for staying with us, and we look forward to welcoming you to our sunny shores in Bali.”

The Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa offers four pools – two are infinity pools overlooking the ocean, and another is an atrium pool that provides sanctuary, with the fourth pool being a dedicated kids’ pool with giant water buckets and slides. There is a two-story beach club with a swim-up bar, and on the weekend there is live entertainment.

The resort has dedicated family-type accommodations with themed kids’ rooms, and there is a circus-themed kids club open from 9 am until 9 pm that provides daily activities such as Balinese dance lessons, kite painting, and kite flying. There is also a huge ball pit for the children with slides and a trampoline, along with a movie lounge area, games area, iPads, and a play zone. The resort center provides a Wii zone and game area that includes a Brunswick pool table, football, DVD library, dart board, computer corner, and minimart.

So how does one earn and eTN Award and make it on THE LIST? Anyone can nominate a hotel, destination, attraction, airline, person, cruise, or restaurant based on a best moment or experience. The award is not about rating how “luxurious” something is. It is more about how much something is appreciated or different.

To make a nomination for the eTN Award, go to

For more information on the Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa , visit their website.