Aston Denpasar Hotel First Major Bali Hotel to Obtain MUI ‘Halal’ Certification in Move to Serve Large Indonesian Domestic Travel Market.
(11/29/2010) Underlining the growing role of the Indonesian domestic market, now estimated to represent nearly 60% of all visitors to Bali, a leading four-star property in the capital city of Denpasar has obtained Halal Certification from the Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI).
Aston Denpasar Hotel & Convention Center is a 300-key condominium style hotel offering the largest conference and convention hotel in Denpasar with a conference hall capable of accommodating up to 2,000 people.
Halal Certification – means the kitchen, food preparations, supply chains and menus of the hotel have all been inspected and certified to confirm to strict requirements for compliance with Islamic dietary traditions.
While “Halal Certification” is still very rare on Bali where the predominant religion is Hinduism, the move by the Aston Denpasar Hotel may provide a distinct advantage to the property in securing domestic Indonesian groups and lucrative government meetings and seminars.
Shown on Balidiscovery.com the General Manager, Irmansjah Mahdewa, receiving the hotel Halal certification from the MUI and a group picture of the hotel’s senior staff marking the occasion.