For the UGG Council meeting, participants flew in from across the globe, representing France, Ireland, Britain, Greece, Spain, Norway, Ethiopia, Egypt, China, Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam. The participants came in stages, arriving from the 30th to the 1st.
From August 31st to September 6th, 2019, West Nusa Tenggara will host the 6th APGN Symposium after the last summit two years ago in China. One of the events is the UGG Council Meeting and APGN AC meeting held at the Vila Ombak Hotel, Gili Trawangan, KLU from August 31st to September 2nd.
Upon their arrival in North Lombok, they were personally welcomed by the Regent, followed by the Gendang Beleq art performance in Nare Bay. Then on Gili Trawangan, participants were welcomed by the flower bouquet from the Vila Ombak Hotel representatives.
The participants were impressed with the degree of hospitality and organization to which their pickup and arrival on Gili Trawangan was conducted with. What particularly impressed many was the chosen location of Gili Trawangan itself. For many guests, this was their first time in Lombok and for some, in Indonesia in general. Even there are some guest who give such a beautiful gift to the committee to express their gratitude.
One participant who came from Egypt was grateful to be able to come directly to see Lombok as it is known as one of the most beautiful islands in the world. At the end of the dinner, all participants expressed appreciation for the hospitality, comfort and sense of security provided by their host, West Nusa Tenggara.