Marriott International Signs MoU With Ministry Of Tourism & Creative Economy Of The Republic Of Indonesia
Marriott International Inc. signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Ministry of Tourist and Creative Economy of The Republic of Indonesia to enhance the tourism industry and creative economy in Indonesia. 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, the Middle East, America, and Africa; and Ramesh Jackson, Area Vice President Indonesia, Marriott International were present at the signing.
Within three years of signing, the MoU includes collaborations encompassing tourism destination and tourism marketing; the institutional field, including the development of talent and human resource competencies in the tourism sector; the field of creative economic development; and other forms of collaboration beneficial to the tourism and hospitality industry.
Ramesh Jackson, Marriott International’s Area Vice President for Indonesia, stated that Marriott International is dedicated to assisting Indonesian tourism. “Collectively we aim to improve the experience for travelers to get closer to the beauty of Indonesia, its 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 has been working tirelessly around the clock to stimulate tourism,”.
Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia, stated in his statement that this MoU is a tangible step toward a commitment between the public and commercial sectors, by President Joko Widodo’s directive to build more inclusive tourism.
“Marriott International, as one of the largest hospitality companies in the world and a major player as one of the top accommodation providers in Indonesia and across the archipelago, is the right 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 ground-breaking collaboration combines the finest of both worlds: tourism and hospitality, culture and society. Marriott International’s portfolio of hotels and resorts in Indonesia, through this alliance and with distinguished owners, remains committed to constantly raising the country to the rest of the world by growing the breadth and depth of its offers and experiences.