February 2015

For immediate release – In 2012 Waka Group’s Resorts, Cruises & Beach Clubs were re-grouped under the new corporate brand Waka Hotels & Resorts. The Waka Brand owners and PT K2 Consulting– a Hotel Management & Consultancy company established by hotelier Kamal K. Kaul, have jointly incorporated PT WHM Indonesia, to manage all Waka Hotels & Resorts.

One of the island’s pioneers of eco-tourism, Waka Hotels & Resorts has completed refurbishment and upgrading of its unique low-rise Balinese-style villa resorts in spectacular beach-side locations on the island of Bali : WakaGangga on Gangga Beach, Tabanan and NusaBay Lembongan by WHM on Mushroom Bay at Lembongan Island. NusaBay Menjangan by WHM on Kotal Bay in exclusive West Bali National Park is currently undergoing complete redevelopment and upgrading and is scheduled to re-open in mid 2015.

“Waka Hotels & Resorts will strive to achieve consistency in product design and service delivery amongst all its units. We will stay focused on developing low density eco-friendly hotels & resorts in great locations, in the mid price range, where our guests will enjoy invigorating and rejuvenating lifestyle vacations to balance their 24×7 wired hectic lives”, elaborated Kamal K. Kaul, President & Chief Executive Officer.

Guided by the vision of the patriach of a Balinese business family in Denpasar, The Waka Group has been involved in pioneering the tourism on the island of Bali since early 1970s, originally in cooperation with several international 5 star Hotel Chains, and later by establishing its own midrange Waka branded Resorts & Cruises.

“Our father always sought environmentally sensitive development opportunities on unique beachfront sites in Bali, to showcase the best of the island’s architecture and the natural beauty of its tropical landscape. This vision will remain the core strength of Waka Hotels & Resorts. Having repositioned all operating units. we are considering various proposals to expand beyond our home in Bali to other exotic locales in the Indonesian archipelago”, explained I Made Sutarjana, Managing Director.

For further information, please contact:
Dewi Trisnawati
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Waka Hotels and Resorts
Jl. Imam Bonjol 467
Denpasar 80119, Bali , Indonesia
Telephone: (62-361) 484 085
Email: Dewi.Trisnawati@wakahotelsandresorts.com