The Media Hotel & Towers Holds Flag-raising Ceremony to Mark 67th Independence Day

Associates and leadership team at the Media Hotel & Towers held a flag-raising ceremony on Friday morning, August 17th 2012 to mark the 67th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Indonesia.

Algamar Idris, the General Manager of the Media Hotel & Towers, attended the ceremony with more than 300 associates, from various departments including senior officials and members of uniformed Paskibraka group.

The ceremony started at 7:00hrs lead by Ceremony Inspector Algamar Idris, marched in the tennis court. The National Flag was raised up accompanied by the tune of the National Anthem “Indonesia Raya”, while crowds standing up, giving salute and remaining in solemn silence. Thanks to Human Resources and Security team who prepared the ceremony in timely and professional manner.

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“Kolak Ungu” Introduced at The Media Hotel & Towers

The freshly re-branded Media Hotel & Towers has recently added a new culinary creation to its gastronomic collection. The 5-star hotel which is located at Jl. Gunung  Sahari Raya No. 3 Jakarta introduces Kolak Ungu, a uniquely exotic traditional dessert menu specially concocted by the hotel’s talented chefs.

Kolak is famous in Indonesia as local home-made dessert served as opener of Ifthar tradition or Buka Puasa during the month of Ramadhan. Originally, the menu contains sweet potato, banana, cassava, and mung bean boiled all together with coconut milk, water, sugar and some local spices.

At the Media Hotel & Towers, Kolak is treated to be unique, healthy, fresh, tasty and exotic. Kitchen team of the hotel adds special ingredients and applies a different technique to create a distinctive menu. The menu itself is well-known as Indonesian traditional dessert menu cooked at homes but the hotel would like to bring this menu to the attention of distinguished clienteles of a luxurious hotel.

At the 5-star hotel, Kolak Ungu turns to be an exclusive dessert. What makes Kolak Ungu special is its compote. The fruit compote of regular kolak has cream color while Kolak Ungu gives violet color. “This is because we use Violet Sweet Potato and cook together with other tropical fruits resulting an exotic violet color that invites everyone’s eyes to have a try. We never apply any synthetic food color on the menu. Instead, it’s natural, derived from the sweet potato,” said Executive Chef Dendi Haryadi.

Healthy Sweet

Aside from the violet sweet potato, Executive Chef Dendi also adds regular sweet potato and some organic fruits such as cassava, nata de coco, banana, and dates.  “We only use the finest products from local market and we ensure the source, the distribution, the quality and the hygiene of each material,” explained Executive Chef Dendi Haryadi.

The taste of Kolak Ungu is sweet and recommended to be the first starter menu to break the fasting. It is healthy and friendly to human stomach and its digestion system.  “As experts always recommend breaking the fasting with sweet menu, we suggest guests to try our exotic Kolak Ungu,” said Herinova, Director of Food and Beverage The Media Hotel & Towers.

Throughout the month of Ramadhan, Kolak Ungu is available as one of Ta’jil menus at The Breeze Café, located on 6th floor of The Media Hotel & Towers. With only IDR 65.000,- net per person, diners can enjoy the menu  along with other Ta’jil selections at the all-day-dining restaurant. For more information and reservation, please call +62 021 6263001 or email info@themediahotel.com

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About The Media Hotel & Towers, Jakarta

The Media Hotel & Towers is a five-star hotel strategically located in the northern area of Central Jakarta, close to the Mangga Dua world-class shopping complex and Ancol dreamland, near to the largest exhibition hall; Jakarta International Expo (JI EXPO) and it has direct access to the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Designed for both business and leisure travelers seeking luxury accommodation, high-end facilities and ultimate services, the hotel offers 350 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, wide-range of restaurants, cafes, lounges & bars, a one-stop health club: The Acropolis Spa & Fitness, and meeting rooms for events and wedding receptions.  For more information, please visit www.themediahotel.com

General Associates Meeting + Breakfasting

The Media Hotel & Towers held breakfasting gathering or Buka Puasa with all associates located at the hotel’s tennis court. While waiting for the breakfasting time, attractive vouchers and giveaways were distributed as door prizes lucky associates and the birthday celebrants.

Associates enjoyed the gathering and were treated with wide varieties of Ta’jil menu, delicious food and refreshing beverages.

 

Welcoming Ramadhan

WELCOMING RAMADHAN GATHERING

Welcoming Ramadhan gathering

In a warm moment of welcoming Ramadhan, owner and management team members of The Media Hotel & Towers gathered with all associates, in a relaxing mini gathering. As the month of Ramadhan was approaching associates at The Media Hotel & Towers welcomed the holy month with spirit of forgiving one another.

Ramadhan Journey

Ramadhan Journey at The Media Hotel & Towers, Jakarta

Jakarta, July 2012 – As spirit of the holy month of Ramadhan is spreading around the city, The Media Hotel & Towers presents “Ramadhan Journey” with lots of interesting promotions for everyone to enjoy.

The 5-star hotel offers Ramadhan Room Package, Ramadhan Meeting Package, Breakfasting Dinner, In-room Dining Sahur, and special Ramadhan Ta’jil/cookies at its Deli Cake Shop. To mark the ending of Ramadhan as well as to celebrate the day of Eidul Fitri, the hotel will host Eid Buffet Lunch and Eid Buffet Dinner. In addition, Halal bi Halal Dining Package will be reintroduced within the week after.

Ramadhan Room Package

Valid from July 19th to August 18th 2012, the package is offered at a special net price which includes a two-nights stay at a classic room, early breakfast (sahur) or regular breakfast for two adults and two children, free access to the Acropolis Spa & Fitness, 24-hour Internet access in the guestroom and public area, 10% discount on food and beverage, a complimentary giveaway upon arrival, and complimentary drop off to Mangga Dua Shopping Centre on Saturdays and Sundays based on hotel schedule.

Ramadhan Meeting Package

Ramadan is where business kept on track, and companies can take advantage of having great benefits when hosting a business meeting at The Media Hotel & Towers, as it promotes best value for money “Ramadhan Meeting Package”. Paying only IDR.450.000,- net per person with minimum a booking of 30 pax, corporate can enjoy a bulk of benefits such as usage of a meeting room, accommodation on sharing basis, breakfast/sahur, dinner/breakfasting, 24-hour Internet access, a coffee break with three items, access to the Acropolis Spa & Fitness, welcome drink upon arrival, 25% discount on food and beverage excluding tax, 20% discount on laundry service, 35% discount on massage service at The Acropolis Spa & Fitness and shuttle to Mangga Dua Shopping Centre on Saturdays and Sundays based on hotel schedule.

“To accommodate business needs of our distinguished clientele, we have prepared a dedicated Ramadhan meeting package where people enjoy many advantages with reasonable price,” said Algamar Idris, General Manager The Media Hotel & Towers Jakarta.

Ramadhan Breakfasting Dinner

For ones wishing to break the fasting, the hotel offers three options to choose; Breakfasting Buffet Dinner at the Breeze Cafe, All-you-can-eat breakfasting Chinese set menu at Dragon Court Chinese Restaurant or All-you-can-eat breakfasting Thai set menu at Sukhothai Restaurant. Menu includes selections of starters and Ta’jil, soup, main course, desserts and Ramadan drinks, priced at only IDR.175.000,- net per person.

“Guests will get one free stay voucher at The Media Hotel & Towers for every reservation with minimum 30 pax of any breakfasting packages,” promoted Vincentia Maria, Executive Assistant Manager The Media Hotel & Towers, Jakarta.

Lebaran Cookies at Deli Cake Shop

The Deli Cake Shop will pamper its guests with delightful light breakfasting meals priced at only IDR.99.999,- net per person. Visitors seeking gifts to take home can also get Lebaran cookies at this 24-hour cake shop. It is typical assorted Indonesian cookies offered at IDR.150.000,- net per package.

Eid Brunch/Dinner Buffet and Halal bi Halal Dining Package

As many Indonesian celebrate the tradition of Idul Fitri with friends and families gather on the day of Lebaran, The Media Hotel & Towers brings special promotion to celebrate the day with Lebaran Buffet Dinner (IDR.175.000,- net/person) and Lebaran Buffet Lunch (IDR.150.000,- net/person), available on the first and second day of Eidul Fitri. Ultimately, from 23rd to 31st August 2012, the hotel offers Halal bi Halal Dining Package for only IDR.150.000,- net per person with minimum booking of 30 pax.

With those promotions, celebrating Ramadhan with The Media Hotel & Towers surely will be different yet memorable journey. For reservations and more information, please call +62 (021) 626 3001 or email info@themediahotel.com

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About The Media Hotel & Towers, Jakarta

The Media Hotel & Towers is a five-star hotel strategically located in the northern area of Central Jakarta, close to the Mangga Dua world-class shopping complex and Ancol dreamland, near to the largest exhibition hall; Jakarta International Expo (JI EXPO) and it has direct access to the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Designed for both business and leisure travelers seeking luxury accommodation, high-end facilities and ultimate services, the hotel offers 350 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, wide-range of restaurants, cafes, lounges & bars, a one-stop health club: the Acropolis Spa & Fitness, and meeting rooms for events and wedding receptions.  For more information, please visit www.themediahotel.com