The historic signing is part of an ongoing effort to develop the tourism sector and the creative economy in the country

DENPASAR, Indonesia, August 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International Inc. Indonesia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia develop the tourism sector and the creative economy by Indonesia.

Historic signing between the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia and Marriott International in Indonesia

The historic signing took place in the presence of Ni Wayan Giri Adnyani, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy / Permanent Secretary of the Tourism and Creative Agency; Agustini Rahayu, Director of Tourism Marketing for Europe, Middle EastAmerica and Africa; and Ramesh JacksonRegional Vice President Indonesia, Marriott International.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) includes collaborations encompassing tourism destination and tourism marketing; the institutional domain, including the development of human resources talents and skills in the tourism sector; the field of creative economic development, as well as other forms of collaborations beneficial to the tourism and hospitality industry within three years of signing.

Ramesh Jackson, indonesia Regional Vice President of Marriott Internationalstated that Marriott International is committed to supporting Indonesian tourism. “Collectively, we aim to improve the experience for travelers get closer to the beauty of Indonesiaits natural wonders, its rich history and its people,” he said.

“We look forward to establishing a long-term relationship with the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, which is working tirelessly to boost tourism,” said Ramesh.

In his statement, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of IndonesiaSandiaga Salahuddin Uno, indicated that this memorandum of understanding is a concrete step towards an engagement between the public sector and the private sector, in accordance with the decision of the president At Joko Widodo’s guidelines for developing more inclusive tourism.

“Marriott International, as one of the largest hotel companies in the world and a major player as one of the leading accommodation providers in Indonesia and across the archipelago, is the ideal partner for this strategic collaboration. I look forward to this fruitful cooperation and see the positive results in the near future,” said Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno.

This timely collaboration supports Marriott International’s efforts to empower and equip local talent, offering students or graduates of 6 Polytechnics of Tourism (Poltekpar) the opportunity to gain hands-on experiences and training within the hotel portfolio and of company resorts.

“The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia looks forward to partnering with the hospitality industry as it is one of the industries that contributes greatly to the tourism sector. This Memorandum of Understanding is a strategic step in efforts to develop tourism and the creative economy in Indonesia,” said Neither Wayan Giri.

“Besides supporting each other through various events in the tourism sector and creative economy in the future, we hope that this collaboration will increase human resource skills in the Indonesian tourism sector,” said Neither Wayan Giri further away.

This revolutionary union marries the best of both worlds: tourism and hospitality, culture and society. Through this alliance and with esteemed owners, Marriott International’s portfolio of hotels and resorts in Indonesia remain committed to continually elevating the country to the rest of the world by expanding the breadth and depth of its offerings and experiences.

With additions to come in JakartaLabuan Bajo and Manado, Marriott International currently operates 60 hotels and resorts in Indonesia through 19 of its 30 global brands.

About Marriott International, Inc.
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