Along with the growth of the needs of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE), hotels also carry out supporting the development of MICE through catering meeting facilities like ballroom and meeting room.
The government targets 2 million MICE tourists to visit Indonesia in 2019. For MICE destinations, they prioritize seven cities, namely Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Medan, Bali, and Lombok. The development of MICE in Yogyakarta for the past 4 years has greatly increased because some hotels are devoted to their large ballrooms.
The Alana Hotel & Convention Center Yogyakarta which was built and opened in 2015 became one of the big espousals of MICE progress in Yogyakarta. With the largest ballroom currently in the city, it can accommodate up to 3,500 people and has a very large parking area.
The success of The Alana Hotel & Convention Center Yogyakarta has been achieved with massive support and cooperation of companies, media, travel agents and all parties. For this grateful reason, The Alana Hotel & Convention Center Yogyakarta had the opportunity to invite to meet and have fun together on 5 to 7th April 2019 called “Dolan bareng Alana Yogyakarta”.
Welcome Dinner, which was held on Friday, 5th April 2019 let all the guests enjoy dinner together at Andrawina Restaurant indulging culinary with “Signature of Asia” theme. At the end of the night, we all get to rest in Alana comfort rooms and get prepared for tomorrow adventures day.
The next morning all participants were invited to travel with Volkswagen Community which already partnering with Alana Hotel team. First destinations we departed to Tlogo Muncar Taman Nasional Gunung Merapi where we all pampered with beautiful green scenery and breezing water from the waterfall, from the moment we arrived, we could see long-tailed monkeys swiftly welcoming. They jumped, hung, walked around the gate while looking for food.
The trip was continued to the next destinations which are Taman Wisata Kembang Arum Village, Turi, Sleman which is a tourist village that was inaugurated in mid-2005. The village offers education and the elements of nature as a tourist attraction. Various traditional games such as enggrang, engklek, dakon, gobak sodor, and others can be played here. The river in this village is also used for fun activities and games like a playground. All visitors will be entertained with traditional entertainment and relieve the stress away by their natural atmosphere. After enjoying and exploring Kembang Arum, all the participants were invited to explore every corner of Yogyakarta especially the legendary Malioboro Road.
For the closing of all-day activities, Alana Hotel team has prepared an awesome gala dinner. Started at 19:00, the gala dinner was in a tropical theme, so the committee and the guests were fully dressed in matching colorful exotic clothes. The party was welcomed by DJ Sophia to start the gala dinner to give more vibes. The gala dinner then was followed by the appearance of the Lip Dancers, and then processed to the greeting from the General Manager as a thank you speech and expressing how happy for meeting all participants. Continuing the beach-themed party at the largest Amartapura Grand Ballroom in Yogyakarta, entertainment from the Cabaret Show also enlivened the gala dinner event. The door prize distribution also made the event even more festive.
The Alana Hotel & Convention Center Yogyakarta
Jalan Palagan Tentara Pelajar KM 7 Sleman Yogyakarta 55581, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 274 8888 00