Growth accommodation in Indonesia continues to increase. Data from BPS show, five-star hotel in 2010 amounted to 1306 units, while in year 2011 increased to 1489 units. While the non-star accommodation has increased from 13,281 units in 2010 to 13,794 units in 2011.
About accommodation in Indonesia, Kompas.com asked some people associated with tourism, ranging from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, hotelier, hotel service users, to journalists in the field of tourism.
Here are some of their expectations for growth accommodation in Indonesia in 2012, including the prediction of trends in the hotel in 2012. In addition, the following list Kompas.com also based on observations during the year 2011. Share also your expectations about the accommodation, be it a star or non star hotel.
Green Hotel. Many speakers agreed in 2012 is the year for hotels go green with the concept. The more visitors both domestic and foreign tourists tourists are starting to ask the extent to which hotel they are going to inapi based environment.
Of over a thousand star hotels in Indonesia, the new 24-star hotel that gets passing grade to get the Green Hotel Award 2011. Therefore, the development of the hotel to the green hotel is still wide open.
Examples such as Surabaya Plaza Hotel and Century Park Hotel is a bold implement smoking rooms in the hotel area. In addition, four-star hotels and five most have been campaigning to guests about the concept of eco-friendly.
Starting from simple things like reusing towels and bed linen. Or, like the Discovery Kartika Plaza, the hotel is a Green Hotel Award apply the concept of building one that refers to the energy and water savings.
Budget Hotel. Budget hotels, two star hotel, or bed and breakfast concept increasingly sprout up like mushrooms in the year 2011. This trend is also predicted to continue in 2012. These hotels offer comfort, but at a cheap price.
Suitable for domestic tourists who do need a place to sleep comfortably in air-conditioned rooms and a clean bathroom shower. No need to have a swimming pool, because the important thing there is a restaurant that provides breakfast for hotel guests.
Hotels of this type, especially in Java, not only appeared at the district level, but also the district level. Even the national and international hotel chains have started playing at the hotel budget. Call it Santika with Amaris which is a two star hotel. Santika will open 5 Hotel Amaris in 2012.
Then, Tauzia Hotel Management to launch a Pop Harris Bandung which is a budget hotel in 2011. While in 2012, Tauzia Hotel Management plans to open 8 hotels Pop Harris. While Aston issued a Fave Hotel which is a two star hotel.
Free Internet. Internet is becoming a major requirement for business travelers. Even the children were guests often ask the internet for free just to simply play the game online. Five-star hotel did provide a standard form of internet service. However not all hotels, even though the 5-star hotel, providing free internet.
Free internet service can be either WiFi or a wired connection. Meanwhile, some hotels free internet apply only in the room alone. There is also the hotel provides free internet in rooms and public areas like lobbies.
Then, hotel with free internet in the entire building. An example is the network AMAZED Hotel which has 10 hotels in Bandung, Surabaya and Bali. All hotels under AMAZED Hotel provides free internet in rooms, public areas, meeting rooms, swimming pool, until the restaurant. So, you could say the whole building owned hotel Hotel AMAZED free surf.
It draws also indicated Harris Hotel. The hotel provides free internet in the hotel car operations. Harris and Harris Batam Palm Ivory providing internet connection in a car that can be used for guests, for example, shuttle airport-hotel-airport.
Beautiful hotels. Stepping into the hotel room with a bed of white bersprei and brown carpet pads. A typical design in luxury hotels. Hotels boutique hotel concept began to emerge that shows not just a bed with white sheets, white pillow, until the white curtains.
These hotels are showing pretty rooms complete with bed runner or patterned lace and patterned wallpaper. Not to mention the game both wall and carpet color. Even Aston network will issue a boutique hotel called the Neo Boutique Hotel in 2012.
In addition to boutique hotels, in the year 2011 appeared the art hotel Pullman Hotel Jakarta Central Park that elevates the art of contemporary pop art in hotel design. Not only five-star hotel, budget hotels such as the Legian in Bali featuring 101 rooms with colors that brighten up the game.
Typical culinary Indonesia. Culinary Indonesia on the rise, especially in the year 2011 rendang was mentioned by the site CNNGo as delicious food in the world. Qualification standard hotels in Indonesia requires a five-star hotel provides western cuisine, Asian (such as Chinese food), and Indonesia. In 2012, some authorities predict hotels will feature cuisine Indonesia but wrapped in a fine dining concept.
One of the famous hotels dominant in providing culinary and Indonesia is the Hotel Santika Hotel Santika Premiere. Suit their tagline is “Indonesian Home ‘, every hotel featuring traditional menus according to the area the hotel was located.
Friendly Against Persons with Disabilities. How the hotel’s attention to people with disabilities? Government through the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy plans to urge the hotels in Indonesia, especially star hotels to provide facilities for the disabled.
In addition to road access for the disabled-friendly, each hotel at least provide one room for disabled persons are located on the floor of the hotel. Hotel Santika Cirebon is one hotel that has long been providing road access for wheelchairs.
Meanwhile, Asmila Boutique Hotel Bandung which just opened in the year 2011 provides a special room for disabled. These rooms have spacious bathrooms so that a wheelchair can enter and handle next to the toilet.
Plug a lot. The average five-star hotels have at least 3-4 or plug socket. It was sometimes already included plug for television and mini bar. While the traveler is now used to carry various gadgets and electronic equipment.
Calculate only if someone brings a camera and two mobile phones, it requires at least 3 plug to charge the battery. Not to mention if two people staying in one room. The need for plug increases.
In addition, any electronic equipment also has a plug that cable types vary depending on the country. Thus, the need for the plug that fits with any type of cable without the need to use the adapter becomes important.
For example at the Ritz Carlton Jakarta, this hotel has 5 plug. It’s just to plug a different cable types should use multiple plug that will be provided by the hotel if requested.
Meanwhile, Jakarta Hotel Central Park Pullman and Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana Hotel newly opened in 2011 providing 5 standard plug Indonesia and connectivity panels. In one panel available various types of plug, so for example, guests from the United States no longer need to use adaptop to use the plug.
Homestay. Not all regions in Indonesia have a star jasmine and hotel class. Though some destinations and tourism continues to grow. Just look Tidung Island in the Thousand Islands, Jakarta. Since 2009, more and more tourists coming to this island, although not a hotel. The entire accommodation is available on the island is a homestay.
According to data from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, 2012, PNPM Mandiri program which will be planned tourist village in 978 villages in 33 provinces. The numbers increased rapidly in 2011 than in the 596 villages in 33 provinces.
Some of this tourist village homestay will be developed which is managed by the local community. Therefore, the prediction in 2012 will be popping homestay with services and facilities for tourists are increasingly inadequate domestic and foreign tourists.
One tourist destination that continues to develop homestay is Sawahlunto in West Sumatra. In fact, some homestay manager sent by the local government to Malaysia to learn about management and homestay services.