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Archipelago opens Harper Hotel in Bandung, Indonesia

Archipelago International has expanded its portfolio of hotels in Bandung with the opening of Harper Pasteur.

Located close to the famous Rumah Mode, Cihampelas Shopping Center and Paris Van Java Shopping Mall, Harper Pasteur offers easy access to the city’s cultural and historical sites, such as Museum Geologi, Museum Asia Afrika, and Gedung Sate. The hotel is also close to the Husein Sastranegara Airport, Bandung Railway Station, and Pasteur Toll Gate.

All the rooms at the Harper Pasteur feature 43″LCD TV with […]

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Hospitality: a world of opportunities for young entrepreneurs

Sonia Tatar, CEO Worldwide of Les Roches International School of Hotel Management explains how a changing hospitality landscape is giving way to a new breed of entrepreneurs and how educators should best prepare them for success.

Entrepreneurship: a trend among millennials

At just 20 to 35 years old, more millennials are becoming entrepreneurs, already creating and starting up more new companies, managing larger, more agile teams, and targeting higher profits and returns than previous generations, according to a recent study by BNP […]

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Expats are leaving Indonesia at an increasing rate

Jakarta. Foreign workers are leaving Indonesia at an increasing rate due to the slump in commodity prices that has forced resource companies to slash jobs at a time when the government has also introduced tighter regulations on expatriates in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.

The number of temporary residential permits issued to foreigners, including renewals, has fallen for the past few years to 171,944 in 2015 from 194,162 in 2013. In the first five months of this year, there were 72,399 issued […]

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Potato Head opens in Hong Kong

With so many new restaurants opening across Hong Kong, it takes something special to stand out from the crowd. But Indonesian entrepreneur Ronald Akili, 34, is used to pushing the envelope, and his latest venture, an 8,000 sq ft restaurant-bar-music room project in Sai Ying Pun, doesn’t disappoint.

“A great restaurant is more than just food,” he says. “For us, it starts with finding a good location … and it is very important to deliver authenticity.”

The […]

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Six Senses Cambodia to open in 2017

BANGKOK – The portfolio of inspiring destinations that create the settings for Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is to expand to an exciting island location in Cambodia, a country steeped in history and reemerging onto the world stage of exotic destinations. Six Senses Krabey Island is scheduled to premier in 2017.

From its beginnings in 1995, Six Senses quickly became recognized as the hospitality industry’s pioneer of sustainable practices, demonstrating that responsibility can be successfully wedded to uncompromised high-end facilities. Six Senses Krabey Island further […]

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Brexit and Tourism

Brexit and Tourism – TheBrexit debate in the UK clearly stirred a great deal of passion on both sides and even more scare mongering on both sides. Generally speaking, the tourism industry leadership in Britain supported the remain camp but now the British voters have made their decision (albeit by a narrow margin 52%-48%) to sever their ties with the European Union it’s time to have a sober look at the implications of that decision on tourism. In some respects nothing […]

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