Singapore, 4 May 2017 - Sphere Conferences, the conference arm of Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH), today launched the 3rd edition of Hospitality Investment Conference Indonesia (HICI) 2017, supported by the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia. The event will be held at Le Meridien Jakarta, Indonesia, from 4 to 5 May.
Tourism numbers in Indonesia have been steadily growing. The government aims to reach a target of 20m and 275m foreign and domestic tourist movements respectively by 2019. As a part of its efforts to further develop the archipelago’s tourism and hospitality sectors, the Ministry continues to facilitate dialogues among local and regional hospitality players, enabling them to discuss and share upcoming opportunities and challenges at the annual HICI. The two-day event is Indonesia’s leading platform which facilitates networking and discussions among hotel owners, operators and managers, developers, investors, architects and more.
The Ministry of Tourism will be hosting dinner on Day 1 of the conference, following a keynote address by Bapak Hiramsyah S. Thaib, Team Leader of Acceleration for the Development of Priority Tourism. The conference focuses on the regional investment climate; improving hotel performance through asset management; hotel residence trends after Condotels; chefs, cocktails and cuisine destinations; design; and making a difference with people in hospitality. Industry leaders will share expert insights and experiences at the conference, driving growth within the sector.
The participating local and international brands at HICI 2017 include AccorHotels, AR Hospitality, Artotel Indonesia, Aviary Bintaro, Banyan Tree Hotel & Resort, by7X Designs, C9 Hotelworks, Centara Hotels and Resorts, Clyde & Co. Clasis, Darmawan & Associates, Dream Hotel Group, Far East Hospitality Management Pte Ltd, Hilton, Horwath HTL Pacific Asia, Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), Lanson Place Hospitality, Le Pirate, Lourve Hotels Group, Mantra Group, Milestone Pacific Hotel Group, MNC Land, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, PHM Hospitality, Plateno International, Primehouse Media, PT. Ciputra Property, PT. Colliers International, PT. Jimbaran Hijau, Rosewood Hotel Group, SCSY Studio, STR, Tourism Solutions International, WhatsNewJakarta and many more. They demonstrate international interest, as well as the potential of the Indonesia hospitality sector.
Patricia Cheong, General Manager of Sphere Conferences, said: “We are deeply appreciative of the continuous strong support rendered by the Ministry of Tourism. The response we have received for this event has been truly encouraging. We are excited to be a part of this growth in the tourism arena and glad to be able to provide the platform for key stakeholders of the hospitality sector to gather annually to network and exchange ideas.”
For more information about HICI 2017, please visit www.hici.sphereconferences.com. For more information on the Hospitality Series, please visit www.sphereconferences.com.
Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Registration. No. 198402868E
For more information, please contact:
Ms Zalifah Noordin
Tel: +65 6848 6054
Ms Vanni Cheong
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings
DID: +65 6319 1553
About Sphere Conferences
Sphere Conferences, a conference arm of Singapore Press Holdings, produces conferences that are of the highest quality bringing inspiration, innovation and value to customers. Sphere’s purpose is to empower customers with big and fresh ideas and lasting relationships that will enable them to excel in their chosen markets, by providing unique networking and learning platforms whereby they can learn, network and do business. For more information, please visit www.sphereconferences.com.
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms, ranging from print, digital, radio and out-of-home media.
SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region. In addition, SPH has two English radio stations and one Chinese radio station, an out-of-home digital advertising unit, a regional events and conferences arm, and runs a chain of modern retail convenience stores. SPH also has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today.
SPH REIT comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall. SPH's latest retail development is The Seletar Mall located in Sengkang.
SPH is in the healthcare sector, operating private nursing homes under Orange Valley.
For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg