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6th Hospitality Indonesia Conference (HIC 2023)

Le Meridien JakartaFebruary 8, 2023


6th Hospitality Vietnam Conference (HVC 2023) 

Caravelle SaigonApril 26-27, 2023


4th Hotel NextGen China(HNG 2023)

ShanghaiJune, 2023


3rd Hospitality Malaysia Conference(HMC 2023)

Sheraton Imperial, Kuala LumpurJuly 12, 2023


6th Hospitality Philippines Conference (HPC 2023)

Marriott ManilaSeptember 6, 2023


2nd Hospitality Japan Conference (HJC 2023)

TokyoNovember 9, 2023


4th Hospitality Asia Forum(HAF 2023)

SingaporeNovember, 2023

6th Hospitality Indonesia Conference

February 8 @Le Meridien Jakarta

    33% - Owner, Developer, Investor

    23% - Vendor

    22% - Hotel Group

    9% - Independent & Boutique Hotel

    9% - OTA, Analyst, Consultant, Designer, Architect, Lawyer, EPC

    4% - Government, Associations, Media and Others






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The tourism and hotel market size in Indonesia is set to grow by USD 21.93 billion from 2021 to 2026, at a CAGR of 11.81% according to Technavio. WTTC expects the travel & tourism sector in Indonesia to create more than five million new jobs over the next decade and will be a driving force behind the country’s economic recovery. Over the next ten years, Indonesia’s travel & tourism sector is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 10%, twice the rate of the overall economy, which is forecasted to grow by 5.1%. According to TOPHOTELPROJECTS, In the next few years, Indonesia’s hospitality scene is set to grow by 120 hotel schemes. The Hotel Development and Design Summit will discuss over the development destinations, investment landscape, brand DNA, sustainable design, constructions risks and hotel technologies throughout the fundamental process before hotel operations.

Hotel Development and Design Summit

Hotel Revenue Summit

With the rosy prospects, there are a good number of challenges faced with hotel operations and revenue generation including slow return of foreign tourists, manpower shortage, high wages, high operating cost, overheads, supply chain issues. The Hotel Revenue Summit will address the key issues and practical plans to tackle these obstacles in order for hotel operators to capture a revenue rebound for 2023 and onwards.

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IDeaS Revenue Solutions

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Motorola Solutions

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Allco Star

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Zoho Corporation

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RUCKUS Networks

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Final Agenda

Hotel Development and Design Summit is in parallel session with Hotel Revenue Summit

  • 08:55 - 09:00Welcome Remarks from the Organizer
    Speaker: Gloria Wong, Executive Director of Hospitality Asia

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    Data Talks

  • 09:00 - 09:20(KEYNOTE) An Investment Landscape Overview in Indonesia
    The session will reveal hotel transactions, investment opportunities, and future opportunities in the Indonesia archipelago.
    Speaker: Satria Wei, Director Hospitality Services Indonesia at Colliers

  • 09:20 - 09:40 (KEYNOTE) Key Industry Trends and Statistics Recap for Indonesia Hotel Market
    Speaker: Veranica Maidangkay, Business Development Manager at STR

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    Property Owners’ Track

  • 09:40 - 10:20(PANEL) New Era in Hotel Investment
    The allure of Indonesia from an investment standpoint is a combination of Indonesia’s favorable endowments of natural resources and geographically strategic location combined with its large number of human resources. Data shows Indonesia will be adding at least another 120 hotels in the coming years and it is indeed considered to be one of the most dynamic hospitality markets with huge potential growth. In this session, the panel speaker will be focusing on address below issues:-Markets with Opportunities-"Stressed" Ownership with capital deprived assets-Conversion opportunities-Types of properties that will provide strong returns
    Moderator: Bill Barnett, Managing Director at C9 Hotelworks
    Panelists:Ian LienManaging Director at Recap Investment
    Jonathan LiDirector of Investment at Sino-Ocean Group
    Andrew CorkeryGroup CEO at Selo Group
    Matthew GebbieDirector at Horwath HTL

  • 10:20 - 11:10Morning Tea Break & Match and Meet

  • 11:10 - 12:00(PANEL) White Label Operators / Soft branding for Hotels and Resorts
    Moderator: Karan Kaul, Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Absolute Hotel Services
    Yann GouriouChief Executive Officer & Founder at Unicorn Hotels & Resorts
    David Roberts Assistant Vice President, Development at Dusit
    Pamudji SlametDirector of BD at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
    Cyrill CzerwonkaManaging Director, Development APAC at BWH Hotel Group
    Ramzy FenianosChief Operating Officer at Radisson Hotel Group

  • 12:00 - 12:40(PANEL) Hotel Positioning Strategies
    Moderator: Julien Naouri, Senior VP at JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group
    Divya Prakash AhujaManaging Director at LiveBean Hospitality Consulting & Asset Management
    Henry ManampiringRegional VP Marketing at RedDoorz
    Zhe Wen LawDirector at The Ascott Limited
    Elie Younes Executive Vice President & Global Chief Development Officer at Radisson Hotel Group

  • 12:40 - 13:00(KEYNOTE) Rethink Your Revenue Management JourneyCovid has taught us that markets could be very volatile and it’s imperative to be proactive and be swift when reacting. It is becoming harder to predict demand and drive revenue especially in time of cost increase by inflation, manpower shortages and changes of traveling and booking preferences etc. How could hotels grab the opportunities to optimize revenue during the travel rebound? It’s time to rethink your revenue management strategies to stay agile and competitive in this everchanging market. place. Join this session to discover what are the new revenue strategies that drives more revenue and higher efficiencies.
    Speaker: Chitra Randhawa, Senior Regional Director of Sales at IDeaS

  • 13:00 - 14:20Lunch Break and Business Matching

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    HotelTech Track

  • 14:20 - 14:50(KEYNOTE) Light As A Hospitality Amenity

    Speaker: Ana Maria Huertas Iragorri, Global Hospitality Director at Lutron Electronics

  • 14:50 - 15:10(KEYNOTE) Enhancing Guest Experience with Innovative Lighting Solutions
    Speaker: Aldy Primanda, Key Account Manager Retail & Hospitality APAC at Signify

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    Brand DNA Track

  • 15:10 - 15:50(PANEL): Dos and Don'ts for Developing a Budget Hotel
    Moderator: Norbert Vas, VP Business Development at Archipelago International
    Michael EvanoffSenior Counsel at BH2l
    Jonathan MokaluBusiness Development Director at Artotel Group
    Andrew LangdonSVP Development Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea at Accor

  • 15:50 - 16:30Afternoon Break and Business Matching

  • 16:30 - 17:10(PANEL) Brand DNA: The Local Strategies for Hotel Brands (LSFHB)
    Indonesia is ready to challenge the leading international hotel chains by bringing together properties across the archipelago under the umbrella of its homegrown hotel management company, Hotel Indonesia Group (HIG owning more than 150 hotels ranging from 3 stars to 5 stars. International hotel chains are also scaling up in Indonesia. Brand DNA is the essence of the identity in businesses, defining what is unique and distinguishable from competitors. In this session, home-grown brand operators and owners will join to discuss the way ahead for Indonesian brands and how to take a different approach to competition.
    Moderator: Rio Kondo, VP Development, Indonesia & Malaysia at AccorHotels
    Armand SteinmeyerVice President at Tauzia and The Ascott Limited
    Haris SusantoManaging Director at Ambarrukmo Group
    Kay TadjoedinMarketing Director at Plataran Indonesia
    Marcia TirtawisataVP Brand & Creative at PHM Hotels

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    Design Track

  • 17:10 - 17:50 (PANEL) How Can We Craft Hotels That are Truly Sustainable?

    Moderator: Tulsi Grover, Principal, Managing Principal at Hassell
    Angela SpathonisManaging Director at Gensler Singapore
    Bert BykesFounder & Creative Director at TheHYPE Hotels
    Dharmali KusumadiSVP Projects and Business Development at Banyan Tree Group
    Matt HolmesVice President Development, South East Asia & Pacific Rim at Wyndham Hotels and Resorts

  • 17:50 - 18:20Lucky Draw + Group Photo

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    Data Talks

  • 09:00 - 09:20(KEYNOTE) Hotel Profitability Analysis for Indonesia VS APAC countries
    Speaker: Bousserind Comson, Business Development Manager APAC at HotStats

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    Operations Optimization

  • 09:20 - 10:00(PANEL) Addressing Operational Challenges
    Operational challenges faced by hotel managers are often employment turnover, high operating costs, supply chain issues, and evolving customer needs and expectations. In this session, hotel General Managers from chain and boutique hotels will discuss the notable changes that optimized operational challenges including the learnings and success stories in recent times.Moderator: Sanjog Modgil, Vice President Asset Management at TCC Land International (Thailand)
    Gavin FaullChairman and President at Swiss-Belhotel International
    Yonto Wongso CEO & Co-Founder at Topotels Hotels & Resorts
    John FloodPresident and CEO at Archipelago

  • 10:00 - 10:40(PANEL) How Technology can Deliver Personalization and Loyalty?
    Hospitality guests crave convenience more than ever. That means an unprecedented demand for innovative tools that allow customers to drive their travel, lodging, and dining experiences, including self-service, contactless transactions, messaging apps, food delivery, mobile ordering & payments, and more. Hotels are intended to do more with shrinking budgets for guest-facing technologies. In this panel, technology vendors and hotel operations, IT, and technology heads will join to discuss the technologies worthy of adopting to drive optimal guest experience.
    Moderator: Ankit Tandon, Global CBO and CEO South East Asia & Middle East at OYO
    Anung WaskitoCIO at PT Surya Semesta Internusa, Tbk.
    Ivan WidarmanaVP at Marriott International
    Putu Rio Ricaro Sr. Business Development Manager at SiteMinder

  • 10:40 - 11:30Morning Tea Break and Business Matching

  • 11:30 - 12:10(PANEL) Luxury Lifestyle: The New Hotel Trends
    Hospitality guests crave convenience more than ever. That means an unprecedented demand for innovative tools that allow customers to drive their travel, lodging, and dining experiences, including self-service, contactless transactions, messaging apps, food delivery, mobile ordering & payments, and more. Hotels are intended to do more with shrinking budgets for guest-facing technologies. In this panel, technology vendors and hotel operations, IT, and technology heads will join to discuss the technologies worthy of adopting to drive optimal guest experience.
    Moderator: Ivan Casadevall, Chief Operating Officer at ASRI - Subsidiary of Agung Sedayu Group
    Sjefke JansenGeneral Manager at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta
    Johannes Spies Head of Design and Planning from MNC Land
    Christina TanContent Creator & Luxury Travel Influencer
    Ana Maria Huertas-Iragorri
    Global Hospitality Director at Lutron

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    Guests Experience

  • 12:10 - 12:50(PANEL) Reputation Management: How to Manage your Reputation Online?
    A positive brand image can undoubtedly influence a consumer's buying decision. Research shows a 10% improvement in reviews led to a 4.4% increase in sales. According to data from Expedia, a one-point increase in a review score equates to a 9% increase in ADR. This session will discuss the successful strategies and technologies adopted in managing a hotel's reputation.
    Moderator: Javier Salgado, Executive Vice President at Nilamani Hotels
    Dave ChongGroup Vice President at JuwaiIQI and Mykey Global
    Xavier DroinManaging Director at NOVA Asset Management

  • 12:50 - 14:20Lunch Break and Business Matching

  • 14:20 - 15:00(PANEL) Sustainable Tourism and the New and Ever-Growing Wellness Market
    Moderator: John Nielsen, General Manager at FiveElements
    Alfonso PardedePresident Director at Flores Prosperindo
    Jamie WaringCEO Founder at Waring Wellbeing
    Mochamad NalendraFounder & CEO at Wise Steps Consulting

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    Distribution Mix

  • 16:20 - 15:00(PANEL) The Distribution Mix: Dissecting Trends and Challenges in Omni-channel Distribution
    Hotels should adopt multi-channel distribution approaches like flash sales, subscription models and loyalty programs, OTAs, GDS, metasearch, wholesalers, influencer marketing and its associated social media campaigns, and many more. In this session, tech disruptors and hotel distribution heads will address the distribution challenges currently faced by the local operators and forecast the best practice to drive future growth.
    Moderator: Brett Henry, President Director at MG Group
    Matthew Faull
    Executive Director & Senior Vice President of E-Commerce, Distribution and IT at Swiss-Belhotel International

    Cita Hepiningtias M. Mpar, Head of Marcom IHGMA Indonesia and General Manager PT Green Hill Universal - Bandung
    Yasmin Fidianti Director of Sales & Distribution at Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

  • 15:40 - 16:10Lucky Draw + Group Photo

  • 16:10 - 18:00Afternoon Tea Break and Post Event Networking

Onsite Activities

Event APP

Sasono Mulyo Ballroom (Ground Floor)


Room Booking at Le Meridien Jakarta

Special Room Rate:

  • Deluxe Room

    IDR 2,100,000 net

    include breakfast for 2 person at La Brasserie

  • Premier Room

    IDR 2,300,000 net

    include breakfast for 2 person at La Brasserie

Words on the Street

“This is a breakthrough event during the pandemic, giving me and my company great insights on current and future trends also forecasting in hospitality Industry. Would be great if could invite the panelist from wholeseller, OTA and also airline. So we could have better picture in future trends.”

Dijiwa Sanctuaries (Indonesia)

“Great conference with lots of great content. Looking forward to next year.”

QCC Collection Group (Australia)

“Very well organized event and great help from Hospitality Asia at every moment. Diversified speakers and great to listen and share insights.”

Marriott International (Thailand)

“Overall experience and contents are well planned. Only the first day connectivity was a bit unstable. Well done and congratulations!”

Accor (Malaysia)

“Well organised event with a strong plethora of topics discussed and attendees. Keep it up! And hope that the physical conference will be even better.”

Far East Hospitality (Singapore)

“For our company which is expanding into hotel and resort operation, the conference gave us valuable insights as how we could steer our hospitality operations and encouraged us to be bullish in such expansion in our operations.”

Capella Hotel Group (Singapore)

“This event was well worth of my time, I picked up a lot of stuff, the event focused on different aspects of hospitality industry as a business, there was a lot of information and knowledge to gain, thank you for having me!”

HBA (Philippines)

“The conference is one day of good interactions, great discussions; lots of owners, consultant, operators and good topic were discussed. I think it is very engaging. And it is definitely worth coming here and looking forward to being back next year.”

HVS Asia Pacific (Hong Kong)

“This was a timely and interesting
virtual event.”

Absolute Hotel Service Group (Thailand)

“I think today is very interesting, a very good event. We got to do very good networking, and the topics are interesting. Hopefully the next event will be longer!”

Empire Group (Vietnam)

For our company which is expanding into hotel and resort operation, the conference gave us valuable insights as how we could steer our hospitality operations and encouraged us to be bullish.

Anchor Land Holdings

The event is a great success and we are happy to see so many investors and hotel companies and technology companies that be here in Malaysia to talk about the investment opportunities and future of hospitality and tourism busienss in Malaysia. A great platform to connect with the hotel industry.

Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia

I think Escom did a fantastic job on this 2nd year round. I think it is well organized we have all been briefed upfront and I think the topics are very extremely relevant to the industry today.

Cornestone Partners

Very exciting content today. Not only are we talking about Malaysia but we are talking about the whole region. I’d like to thank the organizers and hopefully next year we’ll see all of you back .

Oracle Hospitality

Escom events has been doing absolutely fantastic job , this is whatever event organizer should be doing, and they are really making sure that the growth of our industry is well promoted.

Dusit Hotels & Resorts

Good reunion. Atmosphere is good as there seems to be more unconventional yet personalised forum which I feel refreshing. Organizer put a lot of efforts in gathering top quality speakers and panels

Mandiri Land

Everything was on right track, Escom arranged a lot of things perfectly, it was useful that we presented our products to our hotel end users and partners.

LG business Solutions

Thank you so much for taking time to share their precious experience. Secretary's preparation and caring of the conference day was perfect! Good job!

JR Hokkaido Hotels

It was very insightful to have full scope of knowledge from developers, from the operators, architects, designers to understand more about the Vietamese Market, and Cambodian market respectively.


The Philippines Hospitality Conference has succeeded once again in bringing together key decision makers, players, the movers and visionaries in the hotel and resort industry in the Philippines.

PDP Architects

It is a place that you should go if you want to know everything about hotel biz. You will see the key decision makers, the operators and people who are going to be at the forefront of the industry.

Swiss Belhotel Intl

I really like the crowd, the audience. There was so much dynamic. We also met with a couple of really good owners, developers that we have not seen in the past. We enjoyed the event and see you again.

Tajara Leisure Hospitality

by far it has been one of the best experiences. It is a great platform. It provided us a great opportunity to connect with potential market players, we look forward to doing this again in the future.


We are excited to see so many hotel professionals and investors from home and abroad here gathers at Manila Marriott Hotel to discuss the cooperations and industry growth of Philippines tourism and hotel sector, the event is a great experiences for us and we are excited to see the growth potential and the level of interest that everybody is showing to the Philippines market.

Department of Tourism Philippines

All of the people were professional in their industry, and really friendly. The networking was really useful for future business also.

Resorttrust Inc

We really had some interesting topics covering from investment into deep dives of data and also types of investment and operation challenges of the hotel.

Zerin Properties

It’s my first time at a conference and I find it very informative. All you need to know about hotel operations. Know operators down to suppliers and everything so it’s absolutely useful.

KAJ Development

Beautiful venue and exceptional food! I wish in the future there were more slots dedicated to marketing,branding and communications, which are key in Japan.

OYO Hotels & Homes

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Contact Info

Hospitality Asia Series events is owned, created and managed by Linfay Media Limited. We have representatives in China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and we work collectively as one team to engage with our clients. You may reach us from here:

    Gloria WongExecutive Directormoc.aisa-ytilatipsoh%40gnow.airolg

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