The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was the proud host of this year’s Best of Bali Awards that took place on Friday, 27th May 2016.
Over 60 of the island’s most visible personalities from the hospitality, arts and humanitarian sectors gathered for a social evening at Velada Tapas Bar & Kitchen to celebrate.
The Best of Bali Awards is an annual initiative conducted by hellobali magazine. It acknowledges the endeavors of the many people, organizations and enterprises that help make Bali one of the best islands in the world.
Attendees gathered to enjoy wine and canapés as a live band played smooth Jazz tunes. An esteemed panel of guest judges was on hand to present the winners from all 15 individual categories. There were lucky door prizes, including vouchers from a selection of generous sponsors, given away over the course of the evening.
Apart from playing host to this prestigious local event, The Westin Nusa Dua, Bali rose to the occasion by winning several different categories. Velada Tapas Bar & Kitchen was recognized as the Best New Restaurant. Similarly, Prego was honored with an award for the Best Specialty Dining and then came in as 1st runner up in the Best Brunch category. Heavenly Spa by Westin also celebrated a win as the Best Spa/Salon for its dedicated approach to personal wellness and rejuvenation.
“It was indeed a great pleasure to host the Best of Bali Awards 2015-2016 and gather with so many likeminded people who are passionate about securing Bali’s place as a quality destination. I am overwhelmed at the resort’s own winning status across four different categories. I understand that judging was quite a lengthy process and I appreciate everyone who voted for our venues,” comments Mr. Bipan Kapur, Managing Director of The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali.