31 May 2019



Indonesia, May 2019Archipelago International, Indonesia’s fastest growing hotel management company, as well as its most popular brands and leading hotels, recently received a collection of prestigious accolades at two awards ceremonies, securing the group’s position as a hospitality leader in Indonesia.

The award ceremonies included “The Most Popular & The Best MICE Industry 2018” awards hosted by VENUE Magazine - a prominent business magazine that presents up-to-date content and reviews within the MICE industry – and the “Hotel Exclusive Awards 2019” held by Pegipegi, a leading online travel agency in Indonesia.

Reaffirming its dedication and contribution to Indonesia’s MICE industry, Archipelago International was recognized by Venue Magazine as The Best Hotel Management chain and The Most Popular Hotel Management chain in Indonesia, while its brand, favehotel, was awarded The Most Popular Budget Hotel in Indonesia. In addition, The Alana Hotel & Convention Center Yogyakarta, an Archipelago International hotel in Central Java, also received an award as The Most Popular MICE Hotel.

At the Pegipegi Hotel Exclusive Awards, the awarded hotels included favehotel Kuta Square, Hotel NEO Malioboro - Yogyakarta and HARPER MT Haryono – Jakarta, all of which were crowned together in the Best in Service category, while ASTON Pasteur Hotel won the Best Leisure Hotel and Archipelago International was the proud winner of the Best Local Hotel Chain.

President & CEO of Archipelago International, John Flood, said “We are deeply honored to receive these noteworthy accolades. As a company, these recognitions further drive us to reach our goals, whilst at the same time, it confirms that our hard work in providing the ultimate service across all of our brands is paying off. This marks the third win for favehotel in the VENUE Magazine awards, following its feats in 2014 and 2015, further positioning the brand as a key player within Indonesia’s competitive MICE industry.

CEO of Pegipegi, Kevin Sandjaja, added “We decided to celebrate our hotel partners by bringing everyone together to thank everyone, especially Archipelago International, for being so supportive and providing a fair and competitive environment in Indonesia’s hospitality industry. The results show that Archipelago International and its hotels provide products and services that deserve their highly regarded position in this honorable industry.




About Archipelago International

Archipelago International operates Indonesia’s largest portfolio of over 140 hotels with a further 100 new properties under development across Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, the Caribbean, and Saudi Arabia. With over 18,000 rooms and 10 brands ranging from ultra-luxurious to select-service in more than 55 cities, brands include ASTON, Alana, the Aston Heritage Collection, Huxley, Kamuela, HARPER, Quest, NEO, favehotel, and NOMAD.

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