Cheap Hotel Room Rates, No Guaranteed Tourists Visit Indonesia

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Thursday, November 02 2017 - 19:20 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The development of hotel business in Indonesia began to mushroom. But, with the growth of many hotels and today, many hotels are expensive, why the number of tourists who come not comparable with other countries. This is expressed by the Vice Chairman of the Association of Hotels and Restaurants Indonesia (PHRI) Field Destinations Johnnie Sugiarto.

According to him, the price of the actual hotel is relatively the same as the neighboring countries. However, why the number of tourists is not comparable with other countries. From PHRI to see, not a hotel that is a problem, but there are also elements of the hotel is still a lot of trouble.

"There are investors who want to build a room or hotel with such number of rooms, but it is still constrained by the increasing number of tourists but the hotel and its rooms are not there, and in this case many things are bound to each other that can not be solved alone from the hospitality side, he said in the seminar Indonesia Tourism Outlook 2018 at Hotel Double Tree by Hilton, Jakarta, Wednesday (1/11/2017)

Johnnie also mentioned a lot of problems faced by the hospitality. "In 2012, the hotel room price is double the price in 2017. The price of the room sold is still very cheap, and in Indonesia has 300 thousand rooms until the end of this year," he added.

He mentioned, that which is and has been built from total bintan one to five stars as many as 8 thousand to be completed.

"In 2018, the hotel that will be built is under construction of 16,300 rooms to be built and currently being invested in construction." Imagine the current sale price with the condition of the airport that has not been able to accommodate more to the destinations, "he said. , Johnnie Sugiarto.

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