Plataran L'Harmonie, 11 March 2018

Plataran L'Harmonie - West Bali National Park wins 2018 Sustinable Destination Top 100 "Best of Asia Pacific" Series - representing Indonesia

Plataran L'Harmonie - West Bali National Park won 2nd place among the 2018 Sustianable Destination Top 100 "Best of Asia Pacific" Series at the 2018 Sustainable Destination Top 100 Award held in ITB Berlin. The award reflected on the destination's efforts towards responsible tourism and distinctive appeal. The Award Night was organized by many international organizations and partners including ITB Berlin, Green Destinations, and TravelMole's Vision on Sustainable Tourism.
Plataran Indonesia represents Indonesia in the global community as a "green destination" to the world at a prestigious world's leading travel trade show. Being the only awarded Indonesian world-class tourism destination, Plataran Indonesia is proud to represent and showcase the true beauty of Indonesia to the world with strong sustainable tourism initiatives.Located in an integrated Eco-Development Area within the West Bali National Park covering 382 hectares and with a 7 km
beach line, Plataran Indonesia developed and manages an integrated master plan that embraces a variety of accommodation options; dining, wellness and leisure facilities; and programmes dedicated to the conservation of the parks natural ecosystems and indigenous wildlife species.
ABOUT PLATARAN L'HARMONIE - WEST BALI NATIONAL PARK
Plataran L'Harmonie encompasses the ecotourism forest area of West Bali National Park, covering an area of 382 hectares with a coastline of more than 7 km facing Menjangan Island, an island well-known as a divers' paradise for its exotic beauty of the underwater world. Its dense biodiversity encompasses many distinct ecosystems - from primary monsoon, mangrove and lowland rain forests, to savanna and seagrass landscapes, as well as shallow and deep-sea waters with sandy beaches and coral reefs. The area of Plataran L'Harmonie is also the primary habitat of the Jalak Bali or Bali Starling (Leucopsar rothschildi), an endangered and protected rare exotic bird. In addition to Jalak Bali, Plataran L'Harmonie is home to various flora and fauna species, including the Java Sparrow, Menjangan Wild Deer, and Giant Sea Fan.
Plataran L'Harmonie's integrated master plan, planned by a world-class American master planner - Hitesh Mehta, encompasses a variety of accommodation; dining, wellness and leisure facilities; and programmes dedicated to the conservation of the parks natural ecosystems and indigenous wildlife species. Plataran L'Harmonie currently features two resorts, Plataran Menjangan Resort & Spa and The Menjangan, and two restaurants, The Octagon Ocean Club at Plataran Menjangan Resort & Spa and The Bali Tower at The Menjangan. Furthermore, there is no shortage of activities to entertain visitors with Plataran Encounters, from mountain biking, jungle trekking, kayaking and snorkelling, to birdwatching, horse-riding and more. Plataran Private Cruises allow guests to explore and enjoy Bali's most spectacular diving and snorkelling locations around Menjangan.
Visitors are also welcome to learn about and participate in Plataran L'Harmonie's conservation efforts: the Bajul Eco Lodge, a unique learning environment with access to the park's amazing range of habitats; Plataran Bali Starling Sanctuary, a safe breeding ground for the critically endangered Bali Starling; and an Endemic Tree Planting Programme that nurtures biodiversity that is fast disappearing in other parts of the island.
ABOUT PLATARAN INDONESIA
Plataran is a homegrown Indonesian hospitality group whose vision is to contribute to Indonesia and Indonesians by showcasing to the world the rich and diverse natural and cultural heritage of this remarkable archipelago. Plataran means 'God's most favourite courtyard', a reflection of our connection to and celebration of all the beauty and richness of culture that Indonesia has been blessed with. Plataran invites discovery and appreciation of Indonesia's many treasures through its luxury brand of boutique hotels and resorts, private cruises, dining and event venues, developed in Indonesia's most iconic and exotic destinations.
For more information on this press release and high-resolution photographs, please contact:
Rindy Hapsari Putri
Corp. Marketing Communications Manager
Plataran Indonesia
Jl. Brawijaya Raya No. 4, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan 12160
Telp: (62-21) 722 1740 | Fax: (62-21) 2932 6191 | HP: 0811 224 0605
E-mail: rindy.hapsari@plataran.com I www.plataran.com