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  1. 1. JUNE 2013 / ISSUE 01 chicazine aSIA wORLD iNDONESIA . Gateway to balito be the world’s best destination! Cultural Tours in indonesia featuring Toni Tack - art historian & archaeologist People in Profile News Update Social Pages
  2. 2. 2 CHICAZINE Publisher Renato Domini EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Pamela J Bathgate Art director Paul WAS CONTENTS PAGES PEOPLE IN PROFILE Out and About 3 Manager of the month 3 NEWS UPDATE New hospital in Bali 4-5 Gateway to Bali 6 Underpass unveiled 7 Hotels 8-9 Spa 10-11 Restaurants 12-13 Industry update 14 Petrol price rises 15 SOCIAL PAGES Asia World Indonesia cares 16 Highlight Recipe 17 Jennifer and Jake 19 Toni Tack 19 OFFICE Panorama Building Level 4 Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai 620, Suwung - Denpasar 80228 CHICAZINE I have recently been very busy out and about overseas attending travel marts in Pattaya and Dubai and following on the success of these trips our Tour Designers have been busily designing specialized tours for our discerning clients. Our Oper- ations staff did a superb job in May han- dling transfers and tours for participants of the SKAL International Mid Year Con- ference , and so it goes on……we have been very busy indeed and loving it ! This month’s news ! From the desk of our managing director Renato Domini Managing Director Asia World Indonesia
  3. 3. 3 peopleIN profile In May, Renato attended the Arabian Travel Mart in Dubai which proved to be very successful resulting in our tour de- signers becoming very busy indeed with the demand for signature tours for dis- cerning travelers. Prior to that, realizing the demand for quality golfing holidays, he attended the IAGTO Golf Show in Pattaya . IAGTO (In- ternational Association of Golf Tour Op- erators) is the global trade organization for the golf tourism industry. Out and About - Renato Domini MANAGER of the month Our Manager of the month for June is Mr DIDIET PRASTIYANDITO who has been specializing in Travel Design for discerning travelers at Asia World Indonesia for the last four years. Didiet is a very dedicated manager who works hard towards client satisfaction. He hails from Surabaya, East Java and his hobbies include travelling, cooking and everything culinary. In the near future, Didiet would like to travel to Europe and in particular eastern Europe as he is interested in classical architecture.
  4. 4. Opened in December 2012, Siloam Hospital Bali is the thirteenth Siloam Hospital in Indonesia. Conveniently located on Sunset Road, Kuta, the hospital is currently serviced by 90 doctors, 142 nurses and over 100 other non medical personnel and providing over 350 hospital beds to the local community. Catering to both, inpa- tients and outpatients, the hospital provides high quality affordable services and genu- ine care for patients’ physical, emotional and spiritual healing. Interna- tional quality healthcare is provided with state of the art technology. Siloam Hospital Bali also offers a truly Internation- al standard emergency department based on the international best practice guidelines. The Emergency trained doctors, nurses and paramedical staff have been trained to handle Above The new built Siloam Hospital in Bali Right imageS Modern medical equip- ment and International standard medical pro- fessionals 4 CHICAZINE New Hospital in Bali Siloam Hospital spread out its wings to Bali News Update
  5. 5. heart attacks, stroke and trauma in international recommended time- frames. Ambulances are fully equipped with AED (Auto- matic External Defibrillator to stop life threat- ening cardiac arrhythmias and reestablish an effective rhythm) and emergency kits to respond to all emergen- cies and communicate with the hospital base. Latest update from Siloam - an Aesthetic Centre has just opened at Siloam offering a number of treatments from Botox, Dermal Fillers, HGH, Cosmetic surgery, Facelift, Liposuction and more. “What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!” Logan Pearsall Smith 5
  6. 6. 6 CHICAZINE The best airport destina- tion in Indonesia will be the new Ngurah Rai Inter- national Airport in Bali. “In terms of design, construction and security, Ngurah Rai Airport is Indonesia’s top airport” Dahlan Iskan, The Minister for State- Owned Enterprises (SOE) of Indonesia Bali’s, Ngurah Rai International Airport is nearing the end of it’s major renova- tion with the new international terminal beginning to take shape. As well as the terminal there will be more car parking spaces which will greatly alleviate the congestion at the airport. Our source tells us that International and Domes- tic arrivals and departures will move to the new International terminal in August and the renovation of the existing inter- national terminal will begin. We will keep you updated on the progress ! Airport Update Ngurah Rai Internatonal Airport - Bali
  7. 7. 7 Underpass Unveiled Bali’s first underpass built on Simpang Dewa Ruci The long awaited under- pass at Simpang Suir has recently opened reliev- ing the traffic congestion at the renowned traf- fic black spot. The project which took just over 13 months to complete now enables traffic to flow freely at the busy intersection where traffic merges from Nusa Dua and Jim- baran in the South, Kuta, Seminyak and Sanur. The new toll road is ex- pected to be open in July which will further re- lieve the traffic conges- tion from the southern areas enabling motorists to bypass Simpang Siur completely followed by the airport in late Sep- tember.
  8. 8. 8 CHICAZINE HOTEL’s we check into……. Nikko Bali Resort and Spa Nusa Dua, Bali This month’s hotel check is Nikko Bali Re- sort & Spa in Nusa Dua which will soon become The Grand Nikko Bali as of 15 July. This is a consistently well run resort that of- fers great service with a true Balinese smile. Nikko maintains its five star standard by continu- ally upgrading the prop- erty and will soon open 19 new villas, comprising of 17 one bedroom villas of 300sq meters, 1 two bedroom villa of 500sq meters, 1 three bedroom villa of 700sq meters all with private pools and butler service. A choice of restau- rants to satisfy all tastes from Benkay with its superb Japa- nese cuisine, The Shore with its ca- sual ambience during the day and fine dining at night and more….. Relaxing in one of The Clubs daybeds draped in soft white fabric flut- tering in the breeze and sitting aloft the sparkling blue water whilst sipping Stunning views of the Indian Ocean from its position atop a 40-metre cliff, a private white sandy beach and a superb Spa make Nikko an ideal choice for a relaxing getaway.
  9. 9. 9 a cocktail is pure heaven and one never wants to leave ! Accommodation is more than comfortable with good sized tastefully decorated rooms and amenities. Nikko has always catered to the MICE market and now unveils a multipurpose event space of 1100sq mtrs as well as a wed- ding gazebo. A good choice for FIT’s, Groups or MICE………Nikko will not disappoint.
  10. 10. 10 CHICAZINE another pageSpa’s Bali has become the ‘Spa capital’ of the world and this month we feature Spa’s offer- ing something a little different. If you are a Spa junkie try the Spa on the Rocks at Ayana Resort & Spa for a truly unfor- gettable experience! 01. WESTIN SPA - SPA TREATMENTS FOR TEENS! Treat the teenage children to an indulging session at Westin Spa at Westin Resort Nusa Dua. Choose Spa-rty Fun, a 30-minute body massage session that can be shared with friends, topped with a light spritz infused with vanilla and frangipani flowers or opt for Totally Teen, a 90-minute package comprising facial and manicure 02. FOR THE MEN Remede Spa at St Regis Bali Resort now of- fers a 180-minute Men’s Definition package, while Lagoon Spa at The Laguna Resort & Spa offers a 120-minute package called Ener- gizer for Men. Both involve meticulous macho pampering.
  11. 11. 11 03. ROCK SPA - AYANA RESORT BALI Perched on natural rocks just below the resort’s towering cliff face you will find two luxuriously appointed spa villas with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. The Spa on the Rocks villas is accessible via stairs and a bridge walkway. Treat- ments at the Rocks use the most exclu- sive products, the world-renowned anti- aging skincare line from Thermes Marins is now exclusively at Spa on the Rocks. This heavenly spa also offers a 2.5-hour Global Anti-Aging experience that in- cludes anti-aging body massage, fruit bath and a 50-minute anti-aging facial. Limited to only six couples per day. 02
  12. 12. 12 CHICAZINE another pageRestaurants In Bali we are spoilt for choice with great restaurants with top chefs creating sumptuous culinary delights for us. The latest restaurants to tantalize our taste buds……. 01. MERAH PUTIH RESTAURANT Bali’s newest and most complete In- donesian dining experience, set in a sumptuous environment and created around a simple concept: to provide an exceptional culinary adventure regard- less of the time, day or weather condi- tions. Translated Mera Putih means Red / White, the colors of the Indonesian flag, hence the classic Indonesian cuisine using ingredients of the highest quality alongside creative dishes that experi- ment with traditional spices and flavors from across the archipelago. At this re- cently opened out to impress establish- ment, ask the Maitre d’ to assist you with your selection of dishes and wines. With it’s out to impress stunning décor Merah Putih seats 140 people comfortably plus another 24 in pods on the mezzanine level. Merah Putih Restorant I Jl Petittenget No.100x, Seminyak I (0361) 8465950
  13. 13. 13 02. TEPPANYAKI at THE MULIA The latest taste sensation from Mulia Re- sort Nusa Dua is Edogin Teppanyaki. Edogin is now offering a scrumptious range of Japanese cuisine including an expansive sushi selection. Featuring ex- clusive Teppanyaki Buffet on Fridays and Saturdays, this is a must visit for an unfor- gettable Japanese culinary experience. Mulia Resort I Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Se- latan, Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua I (361) 3027777 03. MAMA SAN KITCHEN BAR LOUNGE The dream of Will Meyrick the brainchild behind Mama San was to create an environment where people could feel comfortable to eat, try their hand at cooking or just lounge in a bar. Basical- ly, not needing to leave the space until home time, whatever that time is. Mama San is for anyone who appreci- ates to lounge in style and eat quality 02 food without it being too expensive. Mama San known to be the madam of authority in an Asian gentlemen’s club, the name Mama San was select- ed because of the old and new world influence of the interior and Asian cui- sine.. The team wanted to create a unique space to complement the sister restaurant Sarong rather than be in com- petition with it. This restaurant is very popular with the expats and tourists alike. Mamasan I Jl. Raya Kerobokan No. 135 Br. Taman, Bali I T. +62 361 730436
  14. 14. 14 CHICAZINE another pageIndustry Update I am sailing ...... 01. WAKASAILING announces that their luxury catamaran will now sail to Nusa Lembongan on FRIDAY’s effective Friday 14th June 2013. Hence, WakaSailing regular trips now operate 4 (four) days a week on Monday – Wednesday – Friday - Saturday. 02. BALI HAI CRUISES say’s thank you Bali Hai Cruises went all out at sunset on Fri- day 7th June hosting an Agent Thank you Party on board Bali Hai II. A fun night was had by all with great food, company and fabu- lous entertainment.
  15. 15. Effective 21 June 2013 subsidized gasoline prices increased by 44 percent, from 4,500 ru- piah, or 45 cents, a liter, or 0.26 gallon, to 6,500 rupiah to help close a widening budget defi- cit. The revised budget also includes around 9 trillion rupiah for a cash compensation pro- gram for poor Indonesian families to cushion the blow from the subsidy decision and a re- sulting increase in inflation, as was done when gasoline prices were raised in 2008. 15 INDONESIA PETROL PRICES RISE!
  16. 16. 16 CHICAZINE Social Pages On the ‘Island of the Gods’ you will discover luxury five star resorts and beautiful palm fringed beaches. If your heart searches beyond you will also discover thou- sands of poverty stricken children. Children, who live in appalling conditions, suf- fer from malnutrition and cry themselves to sleep at night. Asia World Indonesia are now committed to support the Bali Kids Foundation in an endeavor to make a dif- ference to the underprivi- leged children of Bali. By booking with Asia World In- donesia you can feel good in the knowledge that you are helping children fulfill their dreams ! ASIA WORLD INDONESIA CARES! “You never lose by lov- ing. You always lose by holding back.” Barbara de Angelis
  17. 17. 17 Jukut Undis 1. Soak the undis (black kara beans) for 2 hours prior to cooking. 2. Sautee the sliced shal- lot, garlic and hot chilli, then simmer on a low heat until fragrant. 3. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil for about one minute. 4. Add bruised galangal, followed by the soaked undis and simmer for about an hour. 5. Serve immediately while it’s still hot. You can serve it with bay leafs. 6. Note: to make a soft undis (black kara bean), we should boil it into hot water and let it stay in the boiled water for about 12 hours before we start cooking the undis, HIGHLIGHT RECIPE Ingredients - 250g undis (black kara bean) - 25g shallot, sliced - 10g garlic, sliced - 5g red bird’s eye chilies, sliced - 500mlchicken stock - 10g galangal, bruised - 1 kitchen spoon cooking oil - salt to taste “This month we bring you a street food recipe from Will Meyrick of Sarong and Mamasan fame ! Jukut Undis is a soup……..delicious !”
  18. 18. 18 CHICAZINE Miss Universe 2004 Jennifer Hawkins
  19. 19. 19 TYING THE KNOT IN STYLE – Jennifer and Jake Former Miss Universe, Australian Jennifer Hawkins recently married the love of her life Jake Wall in a lavishly private affair on the cliff top at Semara Luxury Villa Resort – Uluwatu. The wedding location was the Best kept secret of the year with the very profes- sional Global Weddings doing their utmost to make sure all ran smoothly on the day and that the paparazzi were kept at bay. ART HISTORIAN AND ARCHAEOLOGIST - Toni Tack Asia World Indonesia is thrilled to be in collabora- tion with the amazing Ms Toni Tack, a South East Art Historian and Archaeologist, who creates and organises specialist in-depth Cultural Tours to Indonesia especially in the island of Java and Bali. These tailor made, individual tours are appealing to the adventurous traveller who wants to roll up the sleeves and become acquainted with indigenous cultures and people. Few people have travelled so widely over the Indone- sian archipelago, as Toni has and she feels a deep affinity to this country which she knows so well. Travelling in Indonesia with Toni is a treat for those who have an explorer’s instinct. Her tours, help add a deeper dimension to travelling in this part of the world. Due to her many personal contacts from all walks of life in Indo- nesia, participants on these tours experience a unique insight. Her lectures that compliment the tours help to cement visual impressions.