Tuesday, March 16, 2004

5 Accor Bali Hotels Received the Prestigious Tri Hita Karana Tourism Awards

5 Accor Bali Hotels Received the Prestigious Tri Hita Karana Tourism Awards

A life concept of the Balinese community is implemented in the operation of 5 Accor Bali Hotels.

Indonesia (PRWEB) February 8, 2010

The Tri Hita Karana Tourism Awards and Accrediation 2009 were presented at the Bali Art Center, Denpasar to five of Accor hotels in Bali (http://syndacast. com/go/AccorBaliHotels). This event was presented by the representative of Minister for Tourism and Culture, the representative of Minister of Environmental Affairs, hundreds of stakeholder members of Bali tourism. In addition, the Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika and other high officials of Bali Province and Regencies/City across Bali were also present to look on the annual event organized by Bali Travel News as English language tourist publication in Bali.

Tri Hita Karana (THK) is the life concept of Balinese community in accomplishing secular and spiritual bliss through harmonization of the relationship between humans and God (parhyangan), human and human (pawongan), and human and environment (palemahan) into an integral unity. This concept originates from the teachings of Hindu Religion, but THK principles contain universal values. There are three categories of THK medal: emerald (the highest medal of THK Tourism Awards), gold, silver and bronze medals.

"This award presentation has brought positive impact to surrounding community. That's why, the hotels which have received the Gold medals have an obligation to manage tourism object, while the hotels which have received the Emerald medals have an obligation to help the poor within surrounding community to get housing. However, all hotels have an obligation to foster poor children to get basic education as all of those are reflecting the corporate social responsibility of the hotel industry" said Berata Ashrama, the Chairman of Organizing Committee of THK Tourism Awards.

5 Accor hotels in Bali: Sofitel Seminyak Bali, Novotel Bali Benoa, Novotel Bali Nusa Dua Hotel & Residences, Mercure Resort Sanur and All Seasons Legian received this prestigious Bali's Tri Hita Karana Tourism Awards for this year 2009. It meant that these 5 Accor Bali hotels were recognized as the hotels which were incorporating the sustainable environmental principles and practices into their business including the harmonious relationship between the hotels and community of surrounding residents.

Sofitel Seminyak Bali (http://syndacast. com/go/AccorBaliHotels) which has received gold medals for three consecutive years now received the second time the Emerald Medal of THK. Novotel Bali Benoa (http://syndacast. com/go/AccorBaliHotels) received the second time the Gold Medal of THK. While Novotel Bali Nusa Dua Hotels & Residence (http://syndacast. com/go/AccorBaliHotels) and Mercure Resort Sanur (http://syndacast. com/go/AccorBaliHotels) received the first time the Gold Medal of THK and The All Seasons Legian (http://syndacast. com/go/AccorBaliHotels) received the Silver medal of THK.

All Accor Bali Hotels are proud to continue and support all the sustainable environmental programs, especially the implementation of Tri Hita Karana values in operation to preserve the local values, to protect the environment and to contribute to the local community welfare which is in-line with Accor's Corporate Social Responsibility which focusing in sustainability project.

About Accor
Accor, a major global group and the European leader in hotels, as well as the global leader in services to corporate clients and public institutions, operates in nearly 100 countries with 150,000 employees. It offers to its clients over 40 years of expertise in two core businesses:

  • Hotels, with the Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Mercure, Suitehotel, Ibis, all seasons, Etap Hotel, Formule 1 and Motel 6 brands, representing 4,000 hotels and nearly 500,000 rooms in 90 countries, as well as strategically related activities, such as Lenôtre;
  • Services, with 30 million people in 40 countries benefiting from Accor Services products in employee and public benefits, rewards and loyalty, and expense management.


New Video Production Services for Corporate, Educational and Training Video Materials from EKADOO, LLC

New Video Production Services for Corporate, Educational and Training Video Materials from EKADOO, LLC.

EKADOO, LLC provides seamless integration of high-definition video production, complete in-house post-production, custom online video content management system development and video materials distribution via online streaming and DVD distribution.

Torrance, Calif. (PRWEB) February 24, 2010

Web development company EKADOO, LLC (http://www. ekadoo. com (http://www. ekadoo. com)) announces a formation of a new video production division focused on providing cost-effective training and educational solutions. These solutions include implementing HD video, special effects, 3D animation, interactivity, custom online video content management system (CMS) and video content distribution using streaming technology and DVD distribution.

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"All video production and video post-production projects are performed in full HD format and used for distribution on DVDs. For web distribution, all projects are encoded to the H.264 format to ensure the highest level of encoding quality up to the streaming server bandwidth limit from small, optimized FLV files all the way to true H.264 HD 1080p quality video," added EKADOO's video division director, Dmitry Bondarchuk.

Video production services (http://www. ekadoo. com/en/what_we_do/video_production/video_production_services/) include full HD video, CGI (computer generated imagery) complete live video integration, green studio production, self-explanatory animations and interactive, dynamic data visualization. The full range of post-production services (http://www. ekadoo. com/en/what_we_do/video_production/post_production_services/) is also available and includes pre-visualization, 3D visualization, non-linear editing, 2D and 3D animation, compositing, color correction, voiceovers, sound design and final mastering.

"We believe that such a comprehensive tool set is the key to the effectiveness of any educational or training video project," says Tolstocheev, "and will help make it as descriptive as possible and self-contained, as well as entertaining, keeping viewers attuned and receptive to the content throughout the entire training session. Even the learning process of how to properly drill the hole in the wall can be a very exciting and entertaining experience."

EKADOO, LLC is located in the Torrance West Executive Plaza at 3868 West Carson Street, Suite 324, Torrance, CA 90503. For more information about the company and its services, visit the site or call (310) 363-0715.

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