Photo of the Day Hotel Nikko Bali releases baby turtles into the sea By TTG Asia / Posted on 17 September, 2021 8:13 Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach recently released 99 baby turtles into the ocean in the Benoa Beach area, as part of the hotel’s sustainability programme to help preserve the environment. General manager, Masaya Hasebe, explained: “We found a batch of 118 turtle eggs on August 12, 2021 at the beach in front of our resort. We collected and buried (them) in the sand with the date posted. It (typically) takes around 45 days for a turtle egg to hatch. However, they hatched nearly a month earlier than we expected.” Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach released 99 baby turtles into the ocean on August 27 in the Benoa Beach area The hatchlings release event was witnessed by the head of Bali Natural Resources and Conservation Center, Agus Budi Santoso; hotel guests; and the local communities. The resort management has plans to further expand its sustainability programme.