InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar was awarded as the winner of Indonesia Leading MICE Hotel on the 8th Indonesia Travel and Tourism Awards 2017/2018. The award was received by the General Manager of InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar, Pascal Caubo. The event was also attended by over 300 high-profile tourism personalities in Indonesia. The award is presented to 71 winners of various categories chosen based on online voting through Facebook that closed on 30 October 2017 and resulted in 51,943 votes from 17 countries. The final selection is then set by the expertise of tourism field including The Board of Advisors and BINUS Business School as ITTA Foundation Knowledge & Research Partner on November 3, 2017.
InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar received this award because of an extensive MICE facilities including the magnificent pillar-less Grand which can accommodate up to 4000 guests and has the direct enter access. It also fitted with the most advanced technology including the largest built-in LED screen, hydraulic stage, and floating gondola mounted on the ballroom ceiling. Beside the Grand Ballroom, InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar also has 6 (six) function rooms, glass-walled Wedding Hall covered in white marble, outdoor garden venue and the newly opened a unique and romantic setting semi-outdoor venue, The Diamond. All of these facilities increasingly strengthen the existence of InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar as the most prestigious destination for high-end meetings and conferences, gala dinner also luxurious weddings.
This award is the first time given to InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar and is expected with this new level of recognition and appreciation can encourage the hotel to improve the service also create a positive image that can be trusted by the public. Even more with the presence of the newest and the unique semi-outdoor venue in InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar, The Diamond, which can accommodate up to 700 people will enhance a new opportunity to increase MICE business in the future. “Gaining appreciation and recognition from various circles, of course, is a pride for us to be able to prove that dedication and teamwork is the key to provide the best service. This is certainly not possible without the efforts of all colleagues in our hotel and remains humble I think is the best way to respond to this award “added Pascal after receiving the award.
ITTA is a non-governmental organization established in 2010 and has a focus on the development and advancement of the Indonesian tourism industry. Each year, ITTA is hosted by ITTA Foundation and ITTA Organizing Team to choose the best tourism industry personalities in accordance with the category provided on a national scale. The award is given to give appreciation and encourage other sectors of the tourism industry to be able to contribute more to a sustainable quality improvement.