10TH IAPH ASIA/OCEANIA REGIONAL MEETING & PORT FORUM INDONESIA, 3-5 FEBRUARY 2010

PT PELABUHAN INDONESIA I, II, III, IV (PERSERO) INDONESIA PORT CORPORATION I, II, III, IV

Savoy Homann Bidakara Hotel
In the heart of Bandung also known as Parijs van Java is the city’s landmark hotel, Savoy Homann Bidakara Hotel. Situated on the historic Asia Afrika Street, the hotel is an iconic art-deco architectural heritage complemented with contemporary luxury and comfort. Surrounded by Parahyangan’s mountainous view yet located near the happening places in the city as well as other historic buildings, the hotel is fit for business and leisure. The hotel offers a special rate for IAPH Members Please se the Hotel Booking Form

Savoy Homann Bidakara Hotel
Jl. Asia Afrika No. 112 Bandung 40261 Phone (62-22) 4232244, Fax (62-22) 4236187 E-mail : savoy@bdg.centrin.net.id http://www.savoyhomann-hotel.com
Source: Savoy Homann Bidakara Hotel website

BANDUNG The City
Bandung, the capital city of West Java, is about 180 km (112 miles) southeast of Jakarta. With almost three million inhabitants in Bandung City and over seven million in greater Bandung area, it is the fourth greatest city in Indonesia. The city is rich in history, culture and education, architectural heritage, shopping spots and tourism activities.

How to Get There
By Air
Bandung's Hussein Sastranegara (IATA: BDO) airport offers limited services mostly with small planes. Air Asia flies at least daily to Bandung from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore while Merpati and Sriwijaya Air fly from other big cities in Indonesia such as Surabaya. The preferred alternative is by using flights to Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta Airport then land transportation to Bandung which is an approximately 3-hour drive.

By Land
Shuttle Bus – various competing transport operator using 7 to 10 seater minivans to serve Jakarta – Bandung route as well as Sukarno-Hatta Airport – Bandung route return or one way trip (door to door or point to point). Train with frequent scenic trips between Jakarta and Bandung.

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What To See and Do
Bandung has several iconic buildings well preserved for visitors to see, including Villa Isola (1932), Gedung Merdeka (1895), Savoy Homann Hotel (1880), Grand Hotel Preanger, Gedung Sate (1921), Cipaganti Mosque (1933) and ITB West and East Hall (1918). Other interesting places to visit are Saung Angklung Udjo, Bosscha Observatorium, Geological Museum, Sri Baduga Maharaja Museum, Pos dan Giro Museum and Mandala Wangsit Siliwangi Museum. To unwind, Bandung offers many options. Saturday Night at Jalan Dago and Sunday Morning at Gasibu Park are just to name a few. For shopping, Bandung has a vast array of shopping malls, factory outlets and local handicraft shops. For food connoisseurs, Bandung caters to all tastebuds. Local delicacies (bakso tahu, siomay, batagor, soto bandung, mi kocok, laksa bandung and nasi timbel) complement more innovative cuisines as well as international food easily found in the city. Favourite getaways include Mount Tangkuban Perahu, Sari Ater natural hot spring water complex, Maribaya Park with waterfall traps, Ciwidey tea plantation, Pangalengan lake, Situ Patenggang, Kawah Putih (white crater), Ranca Upas camping ground, Situ Ciburuy lake and Saguling dam.

For further information please click the following links: www.bandung.go.id www.bandungtourism.com www.bandungfood.com en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandung

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