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Ancyra Hotel by Continent – Poso is now open in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Hotel is located in just 20 minutes drive from Kasiguncu Airport within close proximity to all business and government offices and next to; “the only” International style shopping mall of Poso, Central Sulawesi.

Featuring 71 rooms and suites, Ancyra Hotel by Continent-Poso will also be home to shopping lovers and has business centre, including a one ballroom with 300 pax capacity and three meeting rooms.

Hotel is opened officially in 25 June 2018 by the Vise President of Republic of Indonesia, Mr. […]

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As Lombok quake triggers cancellations, trade reacts with recovery plans

Lombok is beginning to see trip cancellations from visitors following the devastating earthquake last Sunday, but the travel trade is adamant to push out the message that most parts of the destination remain unaffected and safe for travel.

Dewantoro Umbu Joka, chairman of the Association of The Indonesian Tours and Travel Agencies (ASITA) West Nusa Tenggara, said: “(The first earthquake on July 29) did not have too much impact, and visitors continue to come. But with the (second one measuring) a magnitude of […]

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World’s most Michelin-starred chef Joel Robuchon dies

French master chef Joel Robuchon, who built up a global restaurant empire and elevated mashed potato into an art form, has passed away on Monday in Geneva. He was 73.

The French government announced his death. He died of cancer, according to French newspaper Le Figaro.

Photo credit: Facebook/Joel Robuchon page officielle

Often dubbed the greatest French master chef of his era, he was widely regarded for recasting French haute cuisine in a personal and inventive style.

Born in Poitiers, western France, […]

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Best Western Senayan Hotel has opened in Jakarta

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has celebrated the opening of an exciting new hotel in the heart of Jakarta’s vibrant downtown district.

Best Western Senayan Hotel is a modern midscale hotel located on Jalan Asia Afrika, a main thoroughfare in Central Jakarta. This cosmopolitan area is home to multinational companies including Google Indonesia and Citibank, plus luxury lifestyle malls such as Plaza Senayan, which houses top brands like Dior, Gucci and Louis Vuitton.

The hotel is also just moments from the Jakarta Convention […]

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Ascott opens two new properties in Vietnam

The Ascott has opened Vietnam’s largest serviced residence, Citadines Blue Cove Danang, and its fifth property in Ho Chi Minh City, Citadines Regency Saigon.

Citadines Blue Cove Danang, which is also Ascott’s first property in Danang and its largest property globally, is located by the Han River in the scenic Son Tra peninsular, while Citadines Regency Saigon enjoys a prime location in District 3, a key business and residential district.

Lew Yen Ping, Ascott country general manager for Vietnam, said: “Vietnam is […]

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Important changes to procedure for Expatriate Work Permits and Stay Permits in Indonesia

Since the issuance of Presidential Regulation 20/2018 concerning the use of foreign workers (PR 20/2018) in March this year, there has been a lot of uncertainty about the new procedure for foreign work permit applications. Earlier this month the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Directorate General of Immigration (DGI) held a seminar to discuss the new application procedure with the public. At the same time the Ministry of Manpower issued Regulation 10/2018 concerning the procedures for the use of […]

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