This assessment is absolutely out of prediction from all communities in Ubud. In 2009, Ubud has reached top position and defeated Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Hongkong. The highest score jacking up acquirement assess of Ubud is come from the hospitality. This statement is come from steering committee of this celebration event, Pande Sutawan.
The Conde Nast Traveler Magazine representative from Bali Tourism Board, Aloysius Purwa who read the welcome speech from Vice President of Conde Nast Traveler Magazine Establisher, Crish Mitchell, state that he clad to the Ubud Society cause of this highest achievement and the open mind to the magazine reader who has visited Ubud. The otherside, the representative of Ubud Society also comment that during voting execution in 2009 as a Best City in Asia, Ubud has passed Bangkok that reached 82.2 points, Hongkong with 81.3 points, Chiang Mai with 90.9 points and Kyoto with 80.2 points. It is really a happiness surprise and under name of Ubud communities, I would like to thank very much for all visitors who has visited Ubud and chosen this tourist place as a best city that they have been visited, say the doyen of Ubud Palace, Tjokorda Putra Sukawati.
Before the celebration event of Ubud as A Best City in Asia Award executed, the components from the tourism of Ubud consisted of Ubud Hotel Association (UHA), Indonesia Hotel Association (PHRI) and work together with local government of Gianyar Regency have conducted a small meeting on 23 January 2010 that is an evaluation and improvement to perform the best for all Ubud visitors.
Gianyar Regent, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati also said that what the Ubud was achieved as a hard worked from the entire Ubud communities and of course the sacrifice from the predecessor to put the high values that make Ubud looking like now.
Released on 01 February 2010
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