The Synergy of Hotel Indonesia Group

The Indonesian Ministry for State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) is set to form a consolidation of hotels owned by BUMN through the Hotel Indonesia Group (HIG) synergy agreement. In the first step of this programme, there will be a synergy between hotels owned by PT Hotel Indonesia Natour (HIN), PT Patrajasa and PT Aerowisata. The synergy aims to

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Culture, Food and City Hopping: Nigel Mason’s Travels

Nigel Mason, Managing Director of Mason Adventures enjoys seeking out unique cultural experiences on his travels. Alistair Speirs spoke to him about some of his memorable trips. Nigel Mason in 1954 (left) and he is at the same place in Paris in 2017 (right). Nigel Mason's Files/NOW!JAKARTA You seem to have started traveling a lot.

Mapping The Future of the Indonesian Traveller

From my experience as a travel writer for the last decade, I have found that many Indonesians have been travelling more than ever. In the last five years alone, we have seen a significant increase in the number of Indonesian travellers searching for new and unique destinations to visit, locally or internationally. Not just that,

At Torajan Funerals, Grieving is Impolite

Journeying through Tana Toraja Regency in South Sulawesi, one comes across many extraordinary sights and experiences. The region offers stunning landscapes including lofty mountains, lush highlands and ancient terraced rice fields. Perhaps most interesting of all is its rich and complex culture. Some of the most unique cultural practices and beliefs in Tana Toraja are

Potsdam: A City Fit for Emperors and Kings

Often overshadowed by the vast popularity of Germany’s capital, Berlin’s neighbouring city Potsdam is a true gem. Situated on the river Havel, it boasts an abundance of gardens, lakes and palaces. Sanssouci Palace, built in Rococo style, was the summer residence of Frederick the Great. Photos courtesy of SPSG/NOW!JAKARTA Potsdam was once the residence of Prussian

Enjoying One-Stop Reservations at Asia’s Theme Parks

Amusement parks in Aisa offer one-stop entertainment for families.The klook app simplifies access to these fun filled destinations. Tokyo Disney Resort holds annual festive and New Year Celebration. Photo courtesy of Tokyo Disneyland Resort/NOW!AKARTA Tokyo Disneyland, Ocean Park Hong Kong, as well as Universal Studios in Singapore and Japan are among most visited amusement parks

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