What is G20 and The Benefits for Indonesia’s Tourism

The G20 Presidency is a multilateral cooperation meeting forum between the 19 main countries of the European Union (EU) which is held every 20 years. This time, Indonesia was honored to be the host with the theme “Recover together, Recover Stronger”. Through this theme, Indonesia invites the whole world to hold hands and support each other […]

Indonesia greets rise in tourism industry with visa-free travel for 43 countries

After the slowing of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Law and Humans Right Ministry (Menkumham) tried to expand the implementation of visas on arrival (VoA), visas upon entry or tourist visas for tourists from 43 countries according to Letter of the Director General of Immigration Number IMI-0549.GR.01.01 published on April 5… Read More

Indonesia efforts to create sustainable agriculture ecosystem through Makmur Program

The Minister of State Owned Enterprises (SOE) of the Republic of Indonesia, Erick Thohir, initiated the Makmur Program since 2021 to help farmers to increase their income and productivity in Indonesia through comprehensive and sustainable technical assistance and agriculture cultivation. Makmur is an agriculture ecosystem which connects farmers and agriculture stakeholders from upstream to downstream […]

The Role of Indonesia Pastry Alliance in Supporting Local Culinary Business

The world pastry business seems to be endless. Even these business opportunities from year to year are increasingly and continue to grow rapidly. Moreover, the world of pastry is one type of food processing and presentation that focuses on various types of cakes. Therefore, the Indonesia Pastry Alliance (IPA) exists as an association or alliance […]

Wicien Widjaja; Introducing the Wine Sommelier Profession Through Basic Wine Training

Enjoying a meal at a well-known fancy restaurant is incomplete without a glass of wine. In a sense, wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented fruit, especially grapes. Uniquely, each type of wine has different characteristics and tastes which include fruity, alcoholic, sour, sweet and tannin. All of these flavors are depend on the […]

On The Future of Sustainability in the F&B Industry

Hilton India recently launched a brand-new additional menu – Aayush. Focused on sustainability, it brings back traditional Indian recipes rich in nutrients, low in calories and with natural healing properties. It will be available in all their properties across India, curated by the culinary team in Hilton. Aayush is a concept that puts flavour and […]

Raising the Bar: Zero-waste, wellness-on-tap, & other top trends for 2022

The ubiquitous bar counter can be found worldwide and while each one differs by design, locale, menu, and culture, its purpose is universal – the easy flow of drink and conversation. And it was brought to a shocking halt in 2020. Pandemic images of unfilled taps, empty glasses, and barstools collecting dust will forever be […]

Kemenparekraf Dukung Neutral Carbon Sustainability di Sektor Pariwisata

Kementerian Pariwisata dan Ekonomi Kreatif (Kemenparekraf) berkomitmen mewujudkan Indonesia nol karbon dan pariwisata berkelanjutan atau neutral carbon sustainability melalui berbagai program yang mengedepankan kelestarian lingkungan. Selain tantangan pemulihan ekonomi, Indonesia juga menghadapi darurat karbon yang berdampak pada perubahan iklim. Sektor pariwisata saja ikut menyumbang sekitar 8 persen dari karbon dunia. Jejak karbon merupakan hasil dari […]

The future of food sustainability

In a volatile and ever-changing socio-economical and environmental landscape, companies must remain proactive in their part toward the sustainability cause, whether through cooperation with the public sector, adopting intelligent tools, and seeking new opportunities for growth and adaptation. Climate change, a growing population, and a pandemic – these are just a few factors influencing and […]

Sustainability Trends In Hospitality to Look Out For In 2022

As Omicron continues to impact the hospitality industry significantly, how we dine and travel in 2022 will change; lookout for 2022 sustainability trends in hospitality. ‘After almost two years of COVID-19 restrictions, holistic hospitality that focuses on health and well-being will be more important than digitized guest experiences, personalization, and virtual and augmented reality as […]