DURING this uncertain pandemic, some tourists start looking for a new atmosphere and spend time in interesting destinations with unique experiences. The airline Garuda Indonesia, announces an exciting new partnership with Marriott International Indonesia.

According to Ade R. Susardi, Director of Services, Business Development and Information Technology at Garuda Indonesia, said this partnership presents a variety of special and exclusive benefits for tourists throughout the archipelago.

“This collaboration is in line with the commitment of Garuda Indonesia, the national flag carrier, in supporting the recovery and progress of the domestic tourism sector in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, as well as providing the best service to customers,” he said.

Ade explained, of course, this promising partnership will enhance a different travel experience for our customers, because we provide attractive options and connect them to various beautiful destinations in the Indonesian archipelago by always ensuring flight safety and comfort for all passengers.

Meanwhile according to Ramesh Jackson, Area Vice President for Indonesia, Marriott International said our partnership with Garuda Indonesia is aligned with our ongoing efforts to make it happen the journey of guests while upholding our commitment to safety and health.

“As more and more tourists staycases and find destinations closer to home, this partnership allows tourists to access some of Indonesia’s most preferred vacation destinations and experiences with our extensive portfolio of hotels and resorts. No doubt this year is very different, but, we are sure the situation will improve soon and tourists will be able to travel again,” he noted.

Ramesh Jackson added that, with more than 19 brands and 58 properties in Indonesia, Marriott International has significant hotel distribution in some of the most famous destinations in Indonesia such as Bali, Belitung, Surabaya and Yogyakarta. The Marriott hotel and resort portfolio has everything you need to inspire a journey and provide a unique concept of ‘holiday at home’ travel experience.

“Tourists can choose a trip that focuses on health and tranquility through travel immersive wellness designed to reset the metabolism at Mandapa, A Ritz Carlton Reserve in Bali. Or, choose an adventure in a remote area while admiring the magic Borobudur Temple and Jomblang Cave; an ancient forest under a vertical cave, the Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel is the ideal place to be away from home,” he affirmed.

Not to be left behind, he continued, you can simply surprise the closest people with a vacation while shopping in a city like The Westin Surabaya, which has direct access to one of the largest shopping centers in Indonesia.

“This new partnership invites tourists to enjoy additional special rates and benefits by showing your Garuda boarding pass when staying at the Marriott hotel and resort portfolio Internationals who participate throughout Indonesia,” Ramesh Jackson concluded. []