Ian Lloyd Neubauer
May 13, 2019

Events in the month of Ramadan: busier than you think

Venues in Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia record higher F&B revenues during Ramadan.

Ramadan spread at Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur

The holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from dawn to dust, presents unique challenges for the events industry in Indonesia, APAC's largest Muslim-majority country. But it also offers opportunities for Indonesian venues that offer appropriate solutions.

“Bookings from the government sector and Indonesian companies slow down. They will not have big meetings during Ramadan,” says Marlene Danusutedjo, marketing director at the new InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah in South Jakarta. ...

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