Minister of Tourism of Republic of
ATF Founder, Hong Kong Polytechnic
Managing Director PT. Banten West Java/ Tanjung Lesung Resort
Leeds Beckett University
The George Washington University
President of Indonesian Hotel General Manager Association
"Sekolah Tinggi Pariwisata Bandung (Bandung Institute Of Tourism) established in 1962. With the technical assistance of the Swiss Government in 1973 – 1982, Bandung Institute Of Tourism introduced Competency Based Education and Competency Based Assessment. Since then, our campus has become the leading and the fines hotel school in Indonesia. Located in highland of Bandung, 13 kilometers from Jakarta, Bandung Institute of Tourism has produced over 18.000 alumni spread all over the world. Bandung Institute of Tourism has recently been awarded a Tedqual Certification (Tourism Quality Education from UN-WTO). It has been our vision to be a tourism institute with international standard. Our goal is to be recognized as a centre of Tourism scholar and research both in Indonesia and Asia. Having been successful in organizing "The 10th Biennial Asia Tourism Forum” in 2012, Bandung Institute of Tourism has been appointed to host "The 12th Biennial Asia Tourism Forum 2016" which will be held at STP Bandung, Indonesia from 7 to 9 May 2016. The theme is “A New Approach To Wonderful Tourism” with 5 cores of study : Wonderful people, Wonderful culture, Wonderful nature, Wonderful culinary, and Wonderful value of money. The 12th ATF presents DR. Arif Yahya, M.Sc as the keynote speaker along with a number of notable experts in tourism."