Jogyakarta, 2013

I left my heart in Jogyakarta during my previous visit to this enchanting city, a place that has long historical background and the center of Javanese Culture. I am in love with the cultural ambiance of the city with the locals who speak softly in Javanese languages some of them are quite perky, but always courteous with great sense of humor and great hospitality.  And this is one of the many reasons why I long to return to Jogyakarta.

As I check in the hotel PHOENIX, a Reception staff courteously greets me with a very warm welcome as he remembers me from my previous visit. So warm that it felt like coming home. I love this charming hotel that is conveniently located to city center. Dating back in 1914, the hotel had been a colonial landmark in the past and currently the hotel is adorned with stunning rooms and suites. I love my beautiful room that facing the guest’s pool as I love to swim a few laps prior to my sumptuous buffet breakfast at the Hotel’s restaurant.  Or sometimes if I feel like having a very casual breakfast, I could have it in the balcony of the hotel. So the choice is really ours….Read More


Panorama to take part in government’s MICE agendas

Largest domestic travel firm Panorama Group is set to collaborate with the government to develop meeting, incentives, convention, exhibition (MICE) activities in Indonesia to help strengthen the country’s position as a tourist destination.

The collaboration is also aimed at bringing in more foreign visitors to the country.

“We are committed to participate in every MICE activity that the government organizes because we want to better capture the [MICE] market as well as help the government to better develop it,” Panorama vice president brand and communications AB Sadewa said.

“[MICE] is growing in Indonesia because the demand [for MICE activities] from both foreign and domestic tourists is increasing.”

The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry is now working on the nation’s MICE grand strategy with related government officials and business associations to further develop the sector... Read More


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