Tag: Jakarta

New GM appointed at Mandarin Oriential Macau

editor editor- May 30, 2019 22:04

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced the appointment of Christian Dolenc as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Macau. In his new position, Dolenc will oversee day-to-day hotel operations, leading the team ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:01

Swiss-Belhotel International has concluded four successful days at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), where it updated the Middle Eastern travel trade on its impressive plans for global expansion, brand development ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel brings special offers to Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- April 25, 2019 00:23

Swiss-Belhotel International has created exciting packages for wholesalers and tour operators that will be launched at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) taking place in Dubai from April 28 to May ... Read More

The Landmark Bangkok appoints SKAL member Francis Zimmerman as a new GM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 06:07

Francis Zimmerman has recently joined the Landmark Bangkok Hotel as General Manager having previously overseen operations and business development for Next Story Group as Managing Director, South East Asia. During ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 18:26

In advance of the highly anticipated opening of the first Four Seasons hotel in Spain, Christoph Schmidinger has been appointed opening General Manager to oversee the new luxury hotel set ... Read More

Swiss-Belhhotel International opening 7th hotel in Jakarta

editor editor- April 9, 2019 02:37

Swiss-Belhotel International, a global hospitality management chain, has further expanded its Indonesian portfolio with the launch of Swiss-Belresidences Rasuna Epicentrum, the group’s 7th hotel in Jakarta. The hotel soft-opened on ... Read More

New GM appointed at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

editor editor- April 8, 2019 22:49

Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu announced the appointment of Mr. Kanit Sangmookda as the new General Manager responsible for all areas in the Malaysian hotel including product development, financial performance, brand ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join the Remuneration Committee. Ed Warner ... Read More

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

editor editor- March 26, 2019 19:12

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understangin (MOU), Etihad Airways and Gulf Air have announced the signing of a codeshare partnership for travel commencing with the summer schedule. The ... Read More

Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:30

Indonesia’s flag carrier Garuda has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two fatal crashes involving the aircraft in less than ... Read More

Pilots frantic search for fix while Boeing Max8 went down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:30

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air most likely have the same deadly scenario accordsidng to a report Reuters today reported about the 31-year-old Lions' Air captain was at the controls of ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, international businesses are under more ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after today's Ethiopian Airlines crash. Here ... Read More

Four Seasons Pop Down is coming to Hong Kong

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 02:09

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced that Four Seasons Pop Down Hong Kong, the fourth in a global series of immersive events, will arrive in Hong Kong on March 30. ... Read More

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 02:15

As corporate travel booms across Asia-Pacific, the concept of bleisure is gaining traction, spurring the region's cities to better integrate opportunities for leisure amid busy business trips. The 2019 bleisure ... Read More

Swiss-Belresort Tanjung Binga hotel launches in Indonesia

editor editor- February 7, 2019 02:27

Swiss-Belhotel International, a global hospitality management chain, launched Swiss-Belresort Tanjung Binga on Indonesia’s Belitung Island. A soft opening took place on January 29, 2019 with a ceremony attended by The ... Read More

China hotel chain expands into Indonesia

editor editor- January 28, 2019 21:04

OYO chain of hotels and homes is seeing exponential growth in Indonesia in less than three months of its operations in the country. Launched in October 2018 with a string ... Read More

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 00:51

Last year 555 airline passengers died in plane accidents. This is the worst year according to a report by BBC. The good news is with 4.5 billion airline passengers traveling ... Read More

Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018 09:10

In Indonesia, The Sunda Strait tsunami killed at least 281 people and injured more than 1,016 others.  The volcano Anak Krakatau, which lies roughly halfway between Java and Sumatra, has ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Indonesia presents as partner country at ITB Berlin 2013

editor editor- February 26, 2013 09:39

BERLIN, Germany & JAKARTA, Indonesia - During an official press conference in Berlin, Dr. Read More

Jakarta under Emergency Decree due to massive flooding

editor editor- January 19, 2013 03:18

BANGKOK, Thailand - Pouring rain and strong storms on Wednesday and Thursday disrupted daily life in Jakarta. Local authorities speak now of 100,000 people being evacuated. Read More

Jakarta awards Adikarya Wisata 2012 for Best Jakarta Tourist Companies’ Performance

editor editor- December 11, 2012 02:45

On Tuesday, December 4, the government of Jakarta extended the Adikarya Wisata Awards to the Indonesian capital’s best performing companies in tourism and tourism supporting industries, held at a sp Read More

Indonesia Tourism Investment Day at JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta

editor editor- October 19, 2012 10:30

On Monday, October 22, 2012, the Tourism Investment Day, or ITID, will be held in Jakarta at the prestigious JW Marriott Hotel. Read More

Jakarta Carnival mission set to create tourism visibility

editor editor- September 6, 2012 01:25

The coming carnival in Jakarta is another innovative move by a tourism destination to get visibility for its tourism industry through popular events. Read More

Java Soulnation 2012: urban music with special attitude at Istora Senayan Jakarta

editor editor- August 30, 2012 06:12

Although the controversial cancelation of Lady Gaga’s Concert and the absence of this year’s Java Rockingland Festival may have dimmed the musical spotlight on Jakarta somewhat, the metropolitan c Read More

Good time to explore Jakarta’s tourist attractions

editor editor- August 20, 2012 04:20

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Now that the capital city is deserted, it’s a good time to explore Jakarta’s tourist attractions which seize the moment to offer a slew of entertainment and ... Read More

Hotel deals from agoda.com for Indonesia’s Independence Day

editor editor- August 2, 2012 02:05

SINGAPORE - Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced fantastic deals to celebrate Indonesia’s biggest holiday. Read More

“Imlek” festivities across Indonesia welcome the Chinese Year of the Water Dragon 2563

editor editor- January 24, 2012 14:00

As the year of the Golden Rabbit, or 2562 in the Chinese calendar, comes to a close, lanterns and many other colorful ornaments begin to gaily decorate several parts of ... Read More

Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2012 promises to be the biggest show in 8 years

editor editor- January 20, 2012 10:45

The biggest jazz festival yet in its 8 years history, and one of the largest in the world, the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2012, is about to take on ... Read More

Now easier access for international yachts to enter Indonesian waters

editor editor- December 13, 2011 04:43

Yachts entering Indonesia’s waters will now have easier access to enter Indonesian waters since the issuance of Presidential Regulations no. Read More

Rod Stewart set to stage Jakarta exclusive show in January 2012

editor editor- December 12, 2011 03:23

While 2011 was highlighted with a considerable number of international concerts in Indonesia, next year 2012 will commence with even a bigger “bang.” Starting in January, Read More

Mickey Mouse and friends sang and danced to raving crowds in Jakarta

editor editor- November 23, 2011 09:04

On the weekend from November 17-20, the Gandaria City Exhibition Hall was filled with kids and families as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and a host of Disney characters appeared ... Read More