JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Five state firms with parent companies or subsidiaries that are players in the hotel industry have committed to consolidating their businesses after signing a memorandum of understanding on Monday, September 14.
The signatories were represented by all president directors of national flag carrier PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero), state-owned hotel operator PT Hotel Indonesia Natour (Persero), state oil and gas company PT Pertamina (Persero), state contractor PT Wijaya Karya (Persero), and state pawnshop PT Pegadaian (Persero).
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These entities are committed to consolidating the hotel business which currently includes 22 hotel units and two hotel operator management following the initiative by State-Owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir.
“State firms need to return to their respective core businesses. In the hotel industry, for example, there is a need to rearrange the subsidiary of state firm hotels. So that the relevant parent company will only run its core business,” said State-Owned Enterprises Deputy Minister Kartika Wirjoatmodjo in a statement.
The signing was the first step to promote government programs in the tourism sector as well as to increase competitiveness and value-added from the business consolidation of the state firm hotels.
“State-owned hotels are located in very strategic locations. If we can focus on providing good services, the state-owned hotels may be the pride of Indonesia,” said Kartika.
(Writer: Akhdi Martin Pratama | Editor: Bambang P. Jatmiko)
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