The Management & Staff of The Santosa Villas & Resort Lombok striven to do the very best for their guests, community, environment and their selves.
Senggigi, Lombok, May 27 2012: The Santosa Villas & Resort (TSVR) has a lot on their plate for this summer. First, The Santosa was privileged to host many VIP visits in May such as Mr. EE Mangindaan, The Administrative Reforms Minister of Indonesia; Mr. Chappy Hakim, the Indonesian Air Force’s Chief of the Air Staff from 2002 to 2005; Director General of Indonesian Forestry, which also include 12 participants from The Asean Social Forestry Network. Aside from those aforementioned events, The Santosa was also honored to welcome and accommodate Siteminder, an industry leader in Channel Manager and Online Accommodation Booking Systems from Australia for their free seminar,”Redefining Distribution”.
Secondly, The Santosa has been actively promoting Lombok through various travel fairs and events such as Majapahit Travel Fair 2012 in Surabaya and Gebyar Wisata dan Budaya Nusantara (GWBN) in Jakarta, Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA) in Seoul and Asian Resort Expo in Singapore .The upcoming events which The Santosa will be attending include NATAS August 24-26 in Singapore and MATTA September 7-9 in Kuala Lumpur.
Thirdly, The Santosa’s annual school holiday package is starting this June 15 up till Oct 15 2012. The package is offering a great deal for families who are planning a holiday in Lombok. For only 2.750.000, – net, the package includes staying 3 days 2 nights at Santosa’s Deluxe Suite Room, daily breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children, one free extra bed, 25% discount for F&B and laundry service, free internet and free airport pick-up and drop off. Mr. Yono Sulistyo, The Santosa’s Sales & Marketing Manager confirmed that, “This package was designed exclusively for families and turned out to be such a big success last year that The Santosa decided to offer it again this year”. He added, ”A lot of families want to spend quality time with their kids during the school holidays and most of them want to do something different compared to the previous year. Lombok is a booming holiday destination and many who haven’t been to Lombok want to come and see this idyllic place”. Furthermore, “The Santosa is offering them deeply discounted prices in their holiday package, so all that they need to do now is pack their bags, book the flight and come to experience Lombok at its’ best. And hopefully those experiences will make them want to come back in the future”.
Other than the School Holiday Package, The Santosa is also holding a Photo Contest 2012, entitled ”We Love Santosa & Lombok” for all of their past and prospective guests. This event will be held during a three-month period, from June-August 2012. This Photo Contest is planned to be The Santosa’s yearly guest program; and as a way to express their appreciation and rewarding all of their guests for choosing The Santosa. The prizes include vouchers for 2 nights stay at Deluxe Suite Room (prize value Rp. 4,400,000, -), 2 nights stay at Deluxe Cottage (prize value Rp. 2,400,000, -) and 2 nights stay at Terrace Room (prize value Rp. 1,600,000, -)
Manerly F. Salvatore, Public Relations Liaison at The Santosa Villas & Resort, explained, “Apart from that, the photo contest is also intended to promote Lombok as a beautiful tourist destination. We believe, as a company in the hospitality & tourism industry, it is also our primary function to promote our island actively as an attractive business, events and holiday destination to domestic and international markets”. It is our hope that this Photo Contest will increase people’s awareness about Lombok and will also generate a positive sense of community identity and pride amongst the locals.’
Moreover, The Santosa is also launching staff health & wellness activities, and many community-support programs such as Beach Cleaning during the weekends of May and June 2012 (dependent on weather conditions), a Blood Drive in June 2, 2012 and Free English Tutoring Program for Schools in July/August 2012. “We are also planning to have even more community-support activities during the month of Ramadan. It is said that life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. And, we do believe that hands that give also receive.”