Bali Travel News (BTN) held Tri Hita Karana (THK) Nugraha 2014 at K. Nadha Press Building on Friday. This 3rd time award was given to stakeholders of tourism that have great contribution in keeping Bali through THK concept. According General Manager of Bali Travel News, Gde Palgunadi, as a medium of tourism, BTN play a role to encouraging all parties to do well for Bali.
Therefore, this award is not only given to individuals, but also governments, corporations that have role and participate in building tourism and Balinese society. “This year, we gave 14 awards, not only to individuals but also to governments and corporations in the context of their role and participation to build tourism and Balinese society,” he said. The annual event, which was attended by Regent of Buleleng, Agus Suradnyana and Karangasem Regent, Wayan Geredeg, also attended by CEO of Bali Post Media Group (KMB) Satria Naradha.
Among receivers of THK Nugraha, Pasifika Museum awarded as art museum that collected more than 600 works of art from 25 countries. Meanwhile, Furama Villas and Spa has been chosen for its commitment to support development of rural tourism at Badung Regency. THK Nugraha also given to Moeliono who has concern on fight against plastic waste. Public Relation of Inna Grand Bali Beach, Ida Ayu Dewi Aprianti, received THK Nugraha for her active role in establish harmonious relationship between hotel, media, and traditional leaders, I Gusti Ngurah Pujawan as one of pioneers in building and establishing relationships and good cooperation between Denpasar and Japan, primarily in the field of education, and Putu Arsaningsih, S.E. over her activeness to teach and share the teachings of love.
BTN also gave awards to the Karangasem Regency that received by Wayan Geredeg for keeping Virgin Beach as a hidden treasure in eastern part of Bali and Buleleng Regency that managed to keep Pemuteran Village as one of beautiful destinations. (BTN/kmb)