The Indonesia Hoteliers Association (IAPINDO) will be conducting a one-day seminar of Survival in the Hotel and Tourism Business on Friday, June 11, 2004, at the Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel in South Kuta.
To be officially opened by the Chief of the Bali Tourism Authority, Mr. Gede Nurjaya, the Seminar will feature two of Indonesia's most respected authorities on the business of tourism: Drs. Tjiptono Darmadji and Mr. Sani Soemakno.
Drs. Tjiptono Darmadji is a graduate of Airlangga University in Surabaya and has served as a financial advisor to a number of leading Indonesian corporations. He is a frequent speaker at seminars and workshops, both in Indonesia and abroad, focusing on his interests in finance, tourism and travel.
Mr. Sani Soemakno is a graduate of Tokyo University in Hotel and Travel Management. He has also attended post-graduate programs conducted by the University of Hawaii and Cornell University. He has held senior management positions with Inter-Continental Hotels in Bali, Bangkok and Auckland as well as serving as CEO of several Indonesian hotel companies. Mr. Soemakno has served as President of the ASEAN Hotel and Restaurant Association and as a Board Member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).
The one-day seminar in Bali will present an overview of the Indonesian economy and how future trends relate to the hotel and tourism business. Practical suggestions and insights on how local companies can cope and prepare for the future will be discussed.
The seminar is designed to have materials of interest to Hotel and Travel Agent Owners, General Managers, Airline Executives, Directors of Sales, Financial Controllers and Department Heads.
Cost of the seminar is only Rp. 200,000 for IAPINDO members (approximately US$ 21) and Rp. 250,000 for others (approximately US$ 26). This fee covers all materials, coffee breaks and a luncheon.
For registration and more information contact the IAPINDO Secretariat at telephone ++62-(0)361-773537/8 or facsimile ++62-(0)361-774821.
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