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VENUE OF THE SIXTH SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE

Venue of the 6th session of the Intergovernmental Committee: Bali International Convention Centre

The sixth session will be held in Bali, Indonesia, from 22 to 29 November 2011 at the Bali International Convention Centre (BICC):

The Bali International Convention Centre is located in Nusa Dua, a luxury resort complex in the southern-mosty tip of Bali, approximately 10 km from Bali’s Ngurah International Airport. The National Organizing Committee will provide shuttle transportation for participants from the airport to the officially designated hotels, as well as from the officially designated hotels to the Bali International Convention Centre.

REGISTRATION FORM

The registration form (English/French) should be returned before 20 October 2011:

For the convenience of the participants in the meeting, the organizers have set agreements with a number of hotels for the duration of the meeting. All the recommended hotels are located within close vicinity of the Bali International Convention Centre and special rates have been negotiated for the meeting participants. Shuttle services will be provided from the airport to the officially designated hotels and from these hotels to the BICC.

To book a room at one of these hotels, participants must first complete their registration to the sixth session of the Committee.

Participants are responsible for booking their own hotel room and for covering all costs incurred during their stay. Usually a credit card number will be required by hotels to reserve a room.

Please note that the number of hotel rooms available is limited.

Please read carefully the terms and conditions and fill the hotel reservation and excursion registration form (English/French) and return it to the Indonesian National Organizing Committee of 6.COM along with a copy of your Credit Card :

For assistance regarding accommodation, please contact the national meeting organizers at accommodation@igcichunesco6.com.

The Westin Resort Bali*****

Features 334 modern luxury rooms. The contemporary guestrooms were designed with touches of nature and traditional Balinese accents reflecting its local surroundings and maintaining its tropical edge. The Westin is adjacent to the BICC. The hotel is located in a secluded enclave with access controlled by private security, and just 10 kilometers from Bali’s international airport and 25 minutes from the chic and vivacious Kuta, Legian and Seminyak districts.

Rates
Deluxe Garden Single / Double (less than 7 nights) US$275; Deluxe Garden Single / Double (more than 7 nights) US$230
Address
Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, Kompeks BTDC Lot N-3, Nusa Dua 80363, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 771 906
Website: http://www.westin.com/bali
Contact Person: Ms. Naomi Sihombing
Distance to BICC
0 minute

Nusa Dua Beach Hotel*****

The accommodation features 382 rooms. Located 10 minutes away from the Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport on the sun-drenched shores of beautiful Nusa Dua, Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa’s 23 acres of sculpted gardens provide an oasis of space and tranquility in the heart of exotic Bali.

Rates
Deluxe Room Single / Double US$190; Premier Room US$220
Address
P.O. Box 1028, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 771 210
Fax: +62 361 771 617
Email: wila@nusaduahotel.com
Website: http://www.nusaduahotel.com
Contact Person: Miss Wila Saridewi
Distance to BICC
3 minutes

Melia Bali Resort & SPA*****

Located on the shores of Nusa Dua, Bali’s prestigious resort enclave. The entire property occupies 24 acres of lush tropical gardens with an enormous lagoon swimming pool winding throughout the grounds. The resort enjoys an excellent location just 11 kilometers from Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Rates
Deluxe Room Single / Double US$165
Address
Kawasan Wisata BTDC Lot 1, 80363 Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 771 510
Fax: +62 361 771 362
Email: reservation@meliabali.com
Website: http://www.meliabali.com
Contact Person: Mr. Ferry Firmansyah
Distance to BICC
5 minutes

Grand Hyatt Bali*****

Grand Hyatt Bali resort was conceived as a water palace with lakes, landscape gardens and five lagoon or river pools surrounding low-rise Balinese style buildings. Experience total relaxation at Kriya Spa. Play at the 18-hole championship Bali Golf & Country Club 5 minutes away. Pasar Senggol is the Balinese village and night market of our hotel in Nusa Dua hosting cultural shows, food stalls, a handicraft exhibition and bazaar-style market.

Rates
Deluxe Room Single / Double US$260
Address
P.O. Box 53, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 771 234
Fax: +62 361 772 038
Email: bali.grand@hyatt.com
Website: http://www.hyatt.com
Contact Person: Ms. Christie Natalia
Distance to BICC
7 minutes

Courtyard by Mariott Bali Nusa Dua*****

Situated minutes away from Bali’s popular 18-hole championship golf course and local attractions, offering a variety of entertainment and restaurants. The 250 deluxe guestrooms at the Courtyard by Marriott Bali are filled with local charm, Deluxe bedding, with minimum 32-inch LCD panel TVs and satellite channels ensure that guests are able to enjoy. Courtyard Bali Nusa Dua hotel is situated in luxurious Nusa Dua.

Rates
Deluxe Garden Single / Double US$150
Address
Kawasan Pariwisata Lot SW1, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 3003888
Fax: +62 361 3003999
Email: roselina.irmawati@courtyardmarriottbali.com
Website: http://www.courtyardmarriottbali.com
Contact Person: Ms. Roselina Irmawati
Distance to BICC
10 minutes

Inna Putri Bali & Spa*****

Inna Putri Bali is set on a wide of Nusa Dua, the entire peninsula, perfect for swimmers and water sports lovers both high and low tides. Only 15 minutes from Bali’s International Airport, this oasis of luxury offers a wide range of dining and leisure opportunities.

Rates
Superior Single / Double US$85; Deluxe US$105
Address
P.O. Box 1, Nusa Dua, Denpasar 80363, Bali, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 771 020
Fax: +62 361 771 139
Email: sales@putribali.com
Website: http://www.putribali.com
Contact Person: Mr. D. Ranta
Distance to BICC
10 minutes

Novotel Bali Nusa Dua Hotel & Residences*****

Located in the heart of the gated resort community of Nusa Dua, Novotel Bali Nusa Dua is surrounded by an 18 hole golf course and is 30 minutes from the International Airport and five minutes from the Bali International Convention Centre.

Rates
Deluxe Room Single / Double US$188
Address
Jl Pantai Mengiat, BTDC Complex PO Box 116, 80363 Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 848 0555
Fax: +62 361 848 0556
Email: reservations@novotelnusaduabali.com
Website: http://www.novotelnusaduabali.com
Contact Person: Mr. Firdaus Putra
Distance to BICC
10 minutes

The Grand Bali Nusa Dua Hotel****

The Grand Bali - Nusa Dua is a leading boutique resort set in the exclusive, and luxury complex of Nusa Dua. The Grand Bali - Nusa Dua is situated on Bali’s southern peninsula and adjacent to the Bali Golf and Country Club. The hotel is just 15 minutes’ drive from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport and within easy access to Denpasar, Sanur and Kuta.

Rates
Superior Single / Double US$115
Address
Jalan Nusa Dua Selatan No. 8, P.O. Box 97, 80363 Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 776 688
Fax: +62 361 773 636
Email: info@thegrandbali.com
Website: http://www.thegrandbali.com
Contact Person: Mr. Wahyu Edi
Distance to BICC
10 minutes

Aston Bali Beach Resort & Spa****

The hotel, built in a Balinese contemporary style, offers 187 newly refurbished and fully equipped rooms and suites. Located in the exclusive enclave of Nusa Dua on one of the most stunning private beaches of Benoa Peninsula, Only 20 minutes away from the airport.

Rates
Deluxe Room Single / Double US$128
Address
Jl Pratama No. 68X, Tanjung Benoa, 80363 Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 773 577
Fax: +62 361 774 954
Email: info@astonbali.com
Website: http://www.astonbali.com
Contact Person: Ms. Leonyta P. Sani
Distance to BICC
15 minutes

Swiss Belhotel Bay View***

The Swiss-belhotel Bay View combines 57 Deluxe (standard) rooms, 40 Suites 1 Bedroom, 17 Suites 2 Bedroom and 2 Royal Samudra Suites 3 Bedroom. Located only 15 minutes from the airport it offers a quick access to beach & water sports activities in Nusa Dua, is within close reach to pristine fish restaurants in Jimbaran.

Rates
Standard Room Single / Double US$82
Address
Jl Kebo Iwa, Taman Mumbul, Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 847 8000
Fax: +62 361 847 8001
Email: info@swiss-belhotelbayview.com
Website: http://www.swiss-belhotelbayview.com
Contact Person: Ms. Yemima Tewuh
Distance to BICC
15 minutes

Goodway Hotel***

Goodway Hotels & Resort is located in Nusa Dua. Bask in comfort in our spacious suites. Lounge by the pool while under the warm shade of coconut trees or a gazebo. The hotel’s location is made even more enviable because of its proximity to Benoa Harbor, international airport, numerous Bali tourist spots, and Kuta’s trendy strip of shops, restaurants, and bars.

Rates
Standard Room Single / Double US$75
Address
Jalan Dalem Tarukan, No. 7 - Taman Mumbul, Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 773 808
Fax: +62 361 773 737
Email: sunarti@goodwaybali.com
Website: http://www.goodwaybali.com
Contact Person: Ms. Wayan Sunarti
Distance to BICC
15 minutes

Grand Mirage Resort

Category: Boutique
Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali is a 5 Star Resort Hotel with a large white sandy beach right in front of the resort, set among beautifully landscaped tropical gardens. It is 12 km or 20 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, 30 km or 40 minutes from the capital city of Bali, Denpasar, and 1.5 km or 5 minutes from Nusa Dua.

Rates
Standard Room Single / Double US$130
Address
Jl Pratama 74, Tanjung Benoa P.O. Box 43, Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 771 888
Fax: +62 361 772 148
Email: mail@grandmirage.com
Website: http://www.grandmirage.com
Contact Person: Ms. Yuliani Normauli
Distance to BICC
20 minutes

The Oasis Beach Benoa Bali

Category: Boutique
With 118 modern rooms either in Superior, Deluxe, or Suite rooms. All our Superior and Deluxe rooms have balcony or terrace facing the pool. Nine well-appointed suites include Ocean Suites with the ocean view, Royale Suites with the Jacuzzi and Pool Suites with the private pool.

Rates
Deluxe Room Single / Double US$115
Address
Jl Pratama 68A, Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 770 126
Fax: +62 361 778 426
Email: dos@theoasisbenoa.com
Website: http://www.theoasisbenoa.com
Contact Person: Mr. Bayu Tribhana Putra
Distance to BICC
15 minutes

Rasa Sayang Beach Inn

Category: Boutique
Located near whit sandy beach of Nusa Dua in Tanjung Benoa. Rasa Sayang Beach Inn Hotel is a budgeted hotel with a nice and clean room. Located in the heart of Nusa Dua area, only 5 minutes walk to the beautiful beach of Nusa Dua and parasailing sport, just 30 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Rates
Standard Room Single / Double US$30
Address
Jl Pratama 88X, Denpasar, Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 771 643
Fax: +62 361 777 268
Contact Person: Mr. Ketut Mudana
Distance to BICC
25 minutes

PASSPORT, VISA AND OTHER TRAVEL INFORMATION

Information about travelling to Indonesia

It is strongly recommended that meeting participants refer to the Indonesian Consular Services in their own country for further information about entry requirements, procedures, and visa costs. A list of the Indonesian Missions abroad can be found at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Most countries’ citizens can obtain visas on arrival (VOA), please see the list below. Citizens whose countries are not on that list should apply to the nearest Indonesian Embassy or Consulate to obtain a visa at least 3 weeks in before the date of departure for Indonesia.

It is always advisable to purchase travel insurance for your trip.

Passport Requirements

International delegates are allowed to enter Indonesia by presenting their passport with validity of at least 6 (six) months from the day of their arrival in Indonesia. Indonesian Immigration officials apply this rule strictly. So kindly make sure that your passport is valid at least until 30th May 2012.

Visa Requirements

Citizens from the following countries do not require entrance visasBrunei Darussalam, Chile, Hong Kong, Macao China, Malaysia, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. ASEAN Country Members and above listed nationals do not need a visa to enter Indonesia.
Nationals of the following countries may obtain a visa on arrival (VOA) on Indonesia’s International AirportsAlgeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Chinese Taipei, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Timor Leste, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America.
This visa can be obtained directly when you arrive at Indonesian international gateways/airports. The only VOA available is the 30-day visa (US$ 25); payment is made on arrival at the immigration counter. It will speed up the process if the delegate has US$25 in cash ready to purchase the VOA as only US cash is accepted.
All major airports across Indonesia have the VOA facilities: Denpasar , Bali (Ngurah Rai International Airport); Jakarta (Soekarno Hatta International Airport; Makassar, South Sulawesi (Hassanudin International Airport); Manado, North Sulawesi (Sam Ratulangi International Airport); Mataram, Lombok- West Nusa Tenggara(Selaparang International Airport); Medan , North Sumatera (Polonia International Airport); Solo, Central Java (Adi Sumarmo International Airport); Surabaya, East Java (Juanda International Airport); Yogyakarta (Adisutjipto International Airport)
Official and diplomatic passport holders do not need to pay visa feesFor any further information please contact the nearest embassy/consulate general/consulate/mission of the Republic of Indonesia to your country of residence. More information about VOA is available at the official website of the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia
Citizens of countries not listed aboveNationals of countries not listed above are required to apply for visas prior to their departure for Indonesia. They should contact the nearest embassy/consulate general/consulate/mission of the Republic of Indonesia to their respective country of residence to obtain an entry visa. To avoid any unnecessary inconvenience, please note that visa applications should be submitted at least 3 weeks before the date of departure for Indonesia.
Visa for journalistsA Journalist Visa is issued to foreign journalists/reporters who intend to enter Indonesia for media coverage and filming purposes. This visa is obtained at the Indonesian Embassy or missions at the country where the applicant resides, or, at the nearest country if there is no Indonesian Embassy or mission in the country of residence. Procedures to obtain Journalist Visa can be found at the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia.
Transit visa for other countriesIf you travel to Indonesia via another country, or if you are planning a stopover elsewhere, you must familiarize yourself with the entry requirements of those countries. Please check with your travel consultant about the need for transit visas for all countries you may be travelling through on your way to or from Indonesia. The Indonesian organizers of the 6th session of the Committee are not responsible for facilitating transit visas for any countries other than Indonesia.

Visa Assistance

For any other assistance relating to visas, please email igc.6com.indonesia@cbn.net.id

To leave Indonesia

The international passenger service charge departing on international flights is 150 000 RP., or approximately US$18, to be paid cash at departure.

Tuesday, 22 November 20117.00 to 9.30 p.m.Opening Ceremony and Welcome Dinner
Wednesday, 30 November 20118 a.m. to 7 p.m.Excursion (optional)

The opening ceremony will be on Tuesday 22 November 2011 at the Nusa Indah Hall, Bali International Convention Centre. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be followed by a reception and cultural performances. The Organizing Committee requests that participants wear the traditional dress of their respective countries or formal dress for this event.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS (to be paid by delegates)

Three optional excursion packages have been arranged by the host country. Those wishing to participate in the optional excursion on Wednesday 30 November 2011 are kindly requested to confirm their participation by filling in the Hotel reservation and excursion registration form (English/French) and returning it to tour@igcichunesco6.com as soon as possible.

The price for the excursions depends on the excursion package that you have chosen (see the details below). The fee includes transportation, English speaking guide, and entrance fees to the relevant sites. Payment will be made directly to the Organizing Committee 6.COM by bank transfer or credit card.

Guideline exchange rates were applicable in August 2011:
1 Euro = 12,500 Rupiahs
1 Dollar = 8,650 Rupiahs

PACKAGE A – HALF DAY BALI EXCURSION

A.1. Afternoon Ubud Village Tour (US$ 72 per person)
Visiting Ubud Arts Village, the gold and silver smith in Celuk Village, then proceed to Elephant Cave (Goa Gajah) then to Monkey Forest Ubud, and finally finish by seeing Kecak Dance performance at Batubulan Village.
A.2. Denpasar Capital City Tour (US$ 58 per person)
Visiting the capital Denpasar City, with stop in Bali Museum, then Bali Art Center, and proceed to Balinese People Memorial or Bajra Sandhi.
A.3. Monkey Forest - Tanah Lot Sunset Tour (US$ 56 per person)
Visiting Taman Ayun (Royal Family Temple), then Monkey Forest (Alas Kedaton), and finish the day with Sunset at Tanah Lot.
A.4. Nusa Dua Beach - Turtle Island Tour (US$ 50 per person)
Visiting Tanjung Benoa Village, then sail to Turtle Island, then get back to Nusa Dua Area, and end the tour by visiting Uluwatu Temple.

PACKAGE B - SELECTED BALI FULL DAY TOUR

B.1. Bali Safari Marine Park - Uluwatu Temple Tour (US$ 50 per person)
Visiting Bali Safari Marine Park Home to see hundreds of amazing animals, Uluwatu Temple and Kecak Dance performance, and finish at the Jimbaran Bay for Dinner.
B.2. Batur Volcano - Bangli Kehen Temple Tour (US$ 76 per person)
Visiting Batubulan Village for Barong and Keris Dance at Batubulan Village, continue to rice terraces at Tegallalang Village, the Gunung Kawi Temple, and climbing Batur Mount Volcano, and the traditional village of at Pengelipuran Village, and final visit to Kehen Temple.
B.3. Bratan Lake and North Bali Tours (US$ 74 per person)
Visiting Temple in the lake of Bratan, and continue to Buyan Lake, Tamblingan Lake and Munduk Village, Gigit Waterfall, Lovina Beach, and Banjar Hot Spring Pool.
B.4. Tanah Lot Temple - West Coast Bali Tour (US$ 73 per person)
Visiting Taman Ayun Temple in Mengwi, Fruit Bats and Monkey Forest (Alas Kedaton), Bali Butterfly Park, Batukaru Temple, Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, and finally at the Tanah Lot Temple.
B.5. Ubud Village - Bedugul Bratan Lake Tour (US$ 76 per person)
Visiting Elephant Cave (Goa Gajah), Monkey Forest Ubud, Ubud Market and Ubud Palace, Candi Kuning Fruits and flowers Market and Botanical Gardens, Bedugul (Bratan Lake), and Taman Ayun Temple in Mengwi.

PACKAGE C - CUSTOMIZED PACKAGE: DISCOVER BALI BY REGION

Bali can be discovered by visiting and immerse with natives before and after the meeting. To customise your pre or post tour, please feel free to contact the Organiser Tour Programme Manager.

C.1. South of Bali
visit Denpasar City, Traditional market and Bali Museum, the Bukit Peninsula, huge project of GWK Statue, the cliff top of Uluwatu Temple and surfing area. Nusa Dua of the five star hotels, Tanjung Benoa for parasailing or other water sport activities, visit nice beach of Kuta beach, Dreamland Beach, Sanur beach and Jimbaran Bay for swim at the beautiful beach and fresh seafood dinner as the sun goes down.
C.2. Middle of Bali
visit Ubud area would be good for a Bali day trip, plan to stop to see Bali Bird Park and Reptile Park including the Zoo Park, Ubud Monkey Forest and have lunch in one of Ubud’s excellent restaurants and look around to buy some arts and handcrafts in the village and see them being made. Attractions near Ubud include Elephant Cave (Goa Gajah), Tegallalang rice terraces, the spring water temple (Tirta Empul), Mount Batur, Batur Lake, Bali Coffee Plantation and Gunung Kawi (Temple in in the rock) near Tampaksiring.
C.3. North of Bali
visit include Bratan Lake, Tamblingan Lake and Buyan Lake, Gigit waterfall, Budhist Temple and Hot Spring water in Banjar Village and black sand beach at Lovina Beach. The best view of clove tree and plantation of Munduk village.
C.4. West of Bali
visit Taman Ayun Temple (The Royal Mengwi Kingdom Temple), Monkey Forest and Fruit Bat Alas Kedaton, Jatiluwih village the most beautifull rice terraces in Bali, Butterfly Park, Batukaru Temple located on the slopes of Mount Batukaru and Tanah Lot Temple has nice view of sunset and rock formation.
C.5. East of Bali
one of the most pleasant Bali day trips around the slopes of Mount Agung, Bukit Jambul Hill with nice views overlooking to rice terraces and the coast, Besakih Mother Temple, Tirtagangga Royal Pool, Candiasa Beach, Traditional Tengenan Village, Bat Cave Temple, Bali Safari Park and Old Court Justice in Klungkung Town.