INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
8 September 2011
Mr. Deddy Sasmita
Swiss-Belhotel International Chairman and President, Mr. Gavin M. Faull has announced the appointment of Mr. Deddy Sasmita as General Manager of Swiss-Belinn Pekanbaru, Indonesia.
Mr. Sasmita has more than 18 years experience in the hospitality industry. He has held the position of General Manager and other senior management positions in international four and five star hotels throughout Indonesia. He attended NHI Hotel & Tourism Management Senior High School in Bandung and is a graduate from the Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology in Surabaya. Mr. Sasmita has earned a number of prestigious awards, including a gold medal in the Bali Department of Tourism Cultural and Environmental Foundation’s Tri Hita Karana Award 2003 - 2004, and Appreciation from Gavin Anderson Co. Australia for his contribution to Indonesian Tourism 2003.
“Swiss-Belhotel International welcomes Mr. Sasmita to the Group and congratulates him on his appointment as General Manager of Swiss-Belinn Pekanbaru. His many years of experience in hotel management and operations will be a valuable asset to the hotel and to the Group.” comment by the Chairman and President, Mr. Gavin M. Faull.
About Swiss-Belinn Pekanbaru
Swiss-Belinn Ska Pekanbaru is one of the growing number of hotels managed and operated under Swiss-Belhotel International’s Swiss-Belinn brand. This 3-star international hotel provides convenient access to the city of Pekanbaru’s business and government district and is only 10 minutes from Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport. Located in SKA Mall, one of the leading lifestyle mall complexes in the city, the hotel offers affordable accommodation with superb services and facilities, including a wide range of entertainment, shopping and dining options.
The hotel’s 108 well-appointed guestrooms in contemporary design include 104 Deluxe and 4 Suites, non-smoking and handicapped rooms, and are ready to welcome both business and leisure travellers. Each room is equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning, IDD telephone, high-speed Internet access, mini-bar, 15” laptop size in-room safety deposit box, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, 32” LCD TV with satellite and cable programmes. The hotel also offers a well-equipped fitness centre and spa.
About Swiss-Belhotel International
Swiss-Belhotel International is a rapidly expanding international management company with over 60 hotels, resorts and projects globally. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Hong Kong (SAR), Swiss-Belhotel International manages properties in the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East including CHINA • VIETNAM • MALAYSIA • INDONESIA • AUSTRALIA • IRAQ • KUWAIT • OMAN • QATAR • KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA. Ranked in the top 100 international hotel management companies and awarded as Indonesia’s Leading Global Hotel Chain and most favourite 4-star hotel, Swiss-Belhotel International’s rapid expansion will see substantial growth in the Middle East as well as a focus on growth in China.
For more information, please refer to the Group Website, www.swiss-belhotel.com.
Or contact directly:
Ms. Nor Komala
Group Communication Manager
Group Sales and Marketing Office
7th Floor, Suite 701, Hotel Ciputra Jakarta,
Jl. Letnan Jenderal S. Parman, Jakarta 11470, Indonesia
Telephone (62-21) 560 6040, 566 9710
Facsimile (62-21) 568 1548, 566 0139