Movenpick Resort Spa Jimbaran Bali joins major relief effort for the victims of Lombok earthquakes

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Wednesday August 29, 2018 12:40
Bangkok--29 Aug--Delivering Asia Communications
Moevenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali has joined a major community fundraising and relief campaign in support of the victims of the devastating earthquakes in Lombok.

On Friday 10th August, these donations - including 10 tons of rice, thousands of packs of instant noodles, blankets, baby essentials, medical equipment and other vital supplies - were delivered across the Lombok Strait to the worst-hit areas, mainly in North Lombok Regency. The group also mobilised medical personnel from Dr Romy Associates.

In total, Moevenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali and its owning company, PT Summarecon Agung, raised IDR65,000,000 (approximatey US$5000), while Eka Jaya Fast Boat donated IDR300,000,000 (US$20,000) and PT Pramana Agung raised IDR13,000,000 (US$ 1000).

"We are very concerned about the impact of this incident. The devastation was terrible and so it's vital that we get aid and medical supplies to the people who need it most, as quickly as possible. I would like to thank everyone for their generous support but there is still a lot of work to do," said I Ketut Sugita, head of the Bali Tourism Society Cares for Lombok team.

I Wayan Suwastana, Moevenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali's Director of Sales & Marketing, who was born in North Lombok, is one of the volunteers. "Everyone in Bali feels a deep sense of sorrow and wants to help our brothers and sisters in Lombok, who have been so terribly impacted by this disaster. I am proud to see so many organisations and individuals supporting this relief effort. By working together, we can help to ease people's suffering."

Horst Walther-Jones, General Manager of the Moevenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali, added; "It's truly heart-breaking to see what happened in Lombok. So many lives and homes have been destroyed. By joining this relief effort we want to show the people of Lombok that they are not alone, and that Bali stands shoulder to shoulder with them."

Bali Tourism Society Cares for Lombok was established after the initial 6.4-magnitude struck the eastern part of Lombok on 29th July, and was strengthened after the catastrophic 7.0 quake hit the north of the island on 5th August. Aid and supplies will be directed to all parts of Lombok affected by these disasters.

For more information and to contribute to this charitable effort, please contactresort.bali@movenpick.com.
About Moevenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali

Designed as a family lifestyle resort, Moevenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali features 297 elegantly furnished rooms and suites and invites guests to immerse themselves in Bali's laidback island lifestyle, vibrant culinary scene and rejuvenating wellness offerings just 100 metres from Jimbaran Beach. Along with five different dining venues offering a varied selection of cuisines, the resort also boasts an exotic pool with swim-up hammocks, pirate-themed Meera Kids Club, invigorating Arkipela Spa and the connected Samasta Lifestyle Village for additional shopping, wining and dining. Moevenpick Resort& Spa Jimbaran Bali and Samasta Lifestyle Village are owned by respected Indonesian developer, PT SummareconAgungTbk. For more information, please visit www.movenpick.com/jimbaran-bali.

About Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts:

Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts is a modern, international upscale hotel management firm with a "we make moments" business philosophy, recognising that small gestures make a big difference to its guests, business partners and its workforce of more than 16,000 team members. The company manages more than 82 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East and is on track to meet its target of operating 125 properties by 2020. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts' values reflect its Swiss roots and rich culinary heritage and it is passionate about delivering gastronomic excellence and intuitive service – all with a personal touch. Committed to sustainable practices and caring for local communities in the destinations where it operates, Moevenpick is the most Green Globe certified hotel company in the world. For more information, please visit www.movenpick.com.


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