Although Indonesia is the largest country in the Southeast Asia region and it contains ample attractions for tourists, it lags behind in terms of attracting foreign tourists, welcoming less than half the foreign tourists than its regional peers Malaysia and Thailand. There is still plenty room for growth in the country's tourism industry.
Indonesia's creative economy provides a unique selling point for the country as it seeks to carve out a position in Asia's highly competitive tourism market. On the country level, the Indonesian Government is expending efforts to further boost the country's image and tourism which is on the rise. With the improvement of infrastructure, transportation connectivity especially low cost airlines connecting the tier 2 tourism sites in the country and the expanding international air routes, the country is expected to welcome 20 million foreign tourists by 2019. Looking forward, Eco-friendly hotels, green resorts development, sustainability in Tourism are on the top of the project owners.
5th Hospitality Indonesia Conference is scheduled on May 2, 2019, Jakarta. It will be an astounding Conference serving the tourism leisure industry, Hospitality industry professional which will cover the topics of New Tourism Destinations, Hotel & Resort Investment, Design, Project Development & Lifecycle Asset Management, Hotel Operations, Technology Deployment, Tourism Marketing & Distribution and a lot more.
Hospitality Indonesia Conference (HIC) is part of Escom's Asia Hospitality Series Events and the 2019 event will be the 5th edition in Indonesia.
Event Director, Escom Events
Eric J. Levy
Managing Director, Tourism Solutions International
Know the latest about supply and demand, hotel pipelines and Indonesia Hotel performance.
Business Development Manager, STR
By 2017, Indonesia became the 20 fastest growing travel destination, making it one of the most prominent in the world. With 22% of growth on tourism performance, Ministry of Tourism tries to enhance more on this sector by creating top 10 Priority Tourism Destinations. These 10 New “Balis” are proposed to be the next foreign exchange earnings since the tourism sector has been selected as the leading sector by the president. Thus, this speech will discuss more about the role and the opportunity of hospitality industry in supporting the tourism sector in Indonesia.
Hiramsyah S. Thaib
Team Leader Acceleration for the Development of Priority Tourism Destination
The Ministry of Tourism , Republic of Indonesia