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The Ritz-Carlton Is Diving Into The Yachting Cruise Market With Three Ships

The ladies and gentlemen of Marriott International’s The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company will be getting their sea legs in 2019 with the launch of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. The three small ships will be positioned in the luxury yacht cruise segment alongside the likes of Seadream Yacht Club, Windstar Cruises (Star Pride, Star Breeze and Star Legend), Silversea Cruises (Silver Cloud and Silver Wind), Crystal’s Esprit and France’s Ponant. They will set sail on seven to 10-day itineraries. Reservations will open […]

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Government targets to free Indonesia of child labor by 2022

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Indonesian government is making all-out efforts, through a roadmap program, to free the country of child workers, which currently reach over 1.6 million, by 2022.

In order to achieve the target based on the roadmap, the Manpower Ministry has developed synergy with various parties, including regional governments and societal organizations, and launched a campaign to promote the free child worker program.

The program was also launched as part of the commemoration of the National Month Against Child […]

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Commune & Destination Hotels become Two Roads Hospitality

“The new company name draws inspiration from Robert Frost’s poem about the ‘road less traveled.”

Commune Hotels & Resorts and Destination Hotels officially unveiled their new overarching company—Two Roads Hospitality—since the two combined forces in January. With more than 95 properties in eight countries and approximately $2 billion in total property revenues, the new company could become the leading operator independent, boutique and lifestyle hotels for groups.

The new company name draws inspiration from Robert Frost’s poem about the “road less traveled” […]

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Bintan will have its own water villa resort, Mangata Resort

Jakarta. Bintan in Riau Islands, which is only a short boat ride from Singapore, will soon have a water villa resort.

The resort will be located above the water surface, with bungalows several meters from the shore, giving a feeling that its floors are floating.

According to the chief executive of the project’s main investor Grand Wie Sukses, Lily Oey,  Bintan is comparable to the Maldives. It has beautiful views and a good maritime potential. Lily said she is prepared to invest Rp 2.5 trillion […]

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Young Indonesian Hoteliers win new business venture contest with Hiking and Camping App

Jakarta. Two students from Bandung’s National Hotel Institute, Gita Esthi and Nadya Puspita, won the 2017 National New Business Venture Plan competition held by Telkom University’s student association on Saturday (10/06) with their proposal for a new hiking and camping app.

NHI chancellor Anang Sutono said the final stage of the competition took in 12 finalists from universities across Indonesia. The Bandung institute is one of the first state-owned hospitality schools in Indonesia, established in 1959.

“We’re happy our students won,” Anang […]

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Pullman unveils its first hotel in Japan

Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is being developed as part of the MSB Tamachi mixed-used complex and will open for the fall of 2018. Featuring 143 rooms, the contemporary designed hotel successfully connects the international style of Pullman with a delicate touch of Japanese art and culture. This business and leisure hotel includes meeting facilities and unique dining concepts. The hotel is directly connected to the JR Tamachi Station east exit and a three-minute walk from the Toei Subway Mita Line. From […]

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