Lucrative Lounge

Executive lounge is one great facility to meet the needs of the increasing number of business travellers visiting Jakarta. Hopes are pinned on the hotel industry in Indonesia’s capital, especially with Jakarta becoming one of Asia’s destinations of Meetings, Incentives, Convention and Exhibitions (MICE). Jakarta’s growing and competitive MICE market has contributed to the revenue growth in the hotel industry. Correspondingly, many hotels particularly those in the four- and five-star brack … [Read more...]

Santika Hotel Adds One More to Chain

Santika Indonesia Hotels & Resorts opened Hotel Santika Palu, Central Sulawesi on July 13. The hotel is Santika’s 17th hotel and the group’s 49th property in Indonesia.  During the opening ceremony, director of the owning company PT Narata Palu City, Johnny  Limbuan passed the tumpeng top to Lilik Oetama, executive director of PT Grahawita Santika as the management of Santika Indonesia Hotels & Resorts. Also at the event were Aminudin Acho, the city regional secretary; Sudaryano Laman … [Read more...]

Hotel Group with 50 Properties to Take on Singapore

The first half of 2012 witnessed Santika Hotels and Resorts operating 50 hotels, spread throughout Indonesia’s major business cities as well as tourism destinations. Now, aiming to expand its market, Santika Indonesia plans to open an Amaris Hotel in Singapore. Operated and managed by PT Grahawita Santika, Santika Indonesia Hotels & Resorts include four-star properties listed as Hotel Santika Premiere and three-star business hotels listed as Hotel Santika. The group is currently d … [Read more...]

Luxotic World

Within the enchanting beauty of nature lies the magnificent haven that basks in the charm of the island of gods. Tracing the footsteps of one of Bali’s most revered spots leads to an exquisite luxury resort perched on limestone cliffs on the island’s southern coast, one hundred meters above the vast Indian Ocean. Here in Uluwatu is where an exotic panorama sparks the charm of an area of many thousands of years older than mainland Bali, beautifully wrapped with some of the best surfing spo … [Read more...]

DOKU: The Better Way to Pay

With hundreds of millions people worldwide spending billions of dollars on the Internet, online retails are seeing a dramatic growth in accessing a borderless marketplace. This condition has led to the ever-increasing consumer base and average spend per customer throughout the world; and Indonesia is no exception. It is estimated that 10 percent of Internet users in Indonesia shop online. The number is expected to grow, as broadband service is getting more affordable throughout the … [Read more...]

An Ideal Living Concept

The fast growing number of population in Jakarta has provided the catalyst for land limitation and the city’s notorious traffic that condemns commuters to hours in their cars. Correspondingly, the capital’s biggest superblock Podomoro City has been playing its crucial role to help realize the dream of city-dwellers seeking a solution where shopping, living, entertainment and working are conjoined into one stop destination. Sitting on the Western Jakarta’s prime area, Podomoro City offers loca … [Read more...]

SAMSUNG EZON Digital Lock: Safety in Your Hand

At first glance, it looks like a mobile phone, but it is another breakthrough that one of the world’s largest electronics corporations has brought to the table. The South Korea’s giant now has come up with a new touch screed based door lock. Just as easy as operating a remote control, SAMSUNG EZON Digital Door Lock is smartly designed to unravel the city’s trend of criminal acts such as those of theft and burglary. Not only is this sophisticated gadget featured with comfy electronic security l … [Read more...]

Swiss German University: A Future Investment

Investing in children education requires more than just spending a large sum of money. Quality unquestionably should come first. Thank to globalization era that the door of international education has been opened widely, paving the way for more fields of study. And for those who seek international quality education in either undergraduate or graduate schools without having to leave the country, Swiss German University has become an alternative to studying abroad. Situated in Bumi Serpong … [Read more...]

Tutor Time: Nurturing the best

As parents want the best education their money can buy for their children, today’s demand for early education has been on the rise. As a result, a variety of preschools and kindergartens offering a range of curricula and approaches have brought to the table, leaving many parents frustrated to choose which learning method fits best to their children. This all due to the fact that parents, in general, want their children to reach their potential in learning. However, they should realize that c … [Read more...]

Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa: An Escape to Paradise

Situated in the most intoxicating beach area of Kuta, Bali, Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa is no less than a new prestigious sanctuary for those seeking to escape the hustle-bustle of everyday life. The venue offers both luxury and comfy for anyone craving for a self-indulgence. Its 59 stylish suites and 1 luxurious Penthouse are well equipped with state-of-the-art electronic gadgets: BOSE DVD player, a surround-sound system, 42 inch LCD TV, 80 GB iPod with docking station, WI-Fi internet … [Read more...]