The award presented in the show "World's Best Award 2010" in New York, Wednesday afternoon (21/7). Hotel Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran also received an award for the category of "World Best Hotel Spa in Asia 2010".
Awards in various categories are also provided to approximately 100 award recipients from all over the world. Fuad Pensosbud Adriansyah representing as delegate from Indonesian Embassy in New York to accept the award for the Bali as "Best Island in Asia 2010". Awards were presented by Nancy Novogrod, Editor in Chief Magazine Travel + Leisure, and Mr. Jean-Paul Kyrillos, Publisher Travel + Leisure Magazine.
Determination of winning this annual award was obtained through the survey results during the period December 15, 2009 until March 31, 2010 to experience travel magazine Travel + Leisure readers based on several criteria. Bali meet the criteria as the best island because of its natural state is uniformly attractive (both mountainous and beaches areas), tourist objects are diverse and spread out, the availability of restaurants / food (international and local) and the people are friendly with foreigners.
Besides the Best Island category and Best Hotel Spa, Bali also awarded of several other categories, such as the Best City, Best Hotels, Best Destination Spa, Best Golf Resorts, Best Cruise Lines, Airlines, until Best for Car Rental Agency . Some categories are still divided into regional, such as the United States and Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia / New Zealand / South Pacific, Caribbean, and Central America / South.
In a press release the Indonesian Embassy In New York, Fuad said that the success of Bali for the umpteenth time earned as the Best Island would need to welcome. This is to boost tourism industry in Bali and, more important, he says, is the tourism industry in Indonesia widely.
"This success is of course also be utilized by the Consulate General in New York to continue promote tourism in Bali and Indonesia in general to the U.S. public," he added.(Source: KJRI New York ).