Our team is constantly out sourcing new innovative product to reinvigorate classic itineraries and deliver new, inspirational ideas on how to travel in Indonesia. We encourage interaction with locals, entice travelers to see, touch, smell, and experience through every senses the raw beauty of a destination.
Ketut Sedia Yasa was born in the high mountain village of Munduk, and grew up surrounded by the fragrant coffee, vanilla and clove plantations of northern Bali. Drawn later to the south of the island by a career in tourism, Yasa quickly asserted himself as a senior guide, then manager in cruise ship operations and logistics. Through his extensive knowledge of the ‘lesser-known Bali’ Yasa plays a key role in developing new tours and activities for Destination Asia’s quality-conscious clientele on this paradise island.
Promoted to general manager in 2007, he now holds the position of managing director and oversees the company’s highly trained team of guides, drivers and reservations staff. He also coordinates operations across the farthest corners of the Indonesian archipelago.
Andreas Grosskinsky, a German national, has been the General Manager of our Indonesia oﬃce based in Bali since mid-2013. He began his career in the hotel industry as an apprentice in a small town in South Germany, transferring later to New Orleans, Louisiana, where he gained valuable experience as a management trainee before returning to Germany to head the concierge department at Park Hyatt, Hamburg.
During this period, he also attended a hospitality summer program at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, which earned him a diploma in hospitality management. Pursuing a career path based on inbound tourism, Andreas was offered an opportunity to relocate to Asia as general manager of Uniteam Tours & Travel in Yangon, Myanmar. In this position, he set up a comprehensive and successful inbound program for the company focusing on the European market.
After three years in Myanmar, he took on a new challenge to revitalise the inbound division of DNATA, one of the Middle East’s largest travel corporations, in Muscat, Oman, where he was appointed as manger of Gulf Ventures. During a three-year posting, Andreas and his team created some truly innovative customized tour programs for FITs and MICE groups. He then moved to Kuala Lumpur as general manager of Diethelm Travel Malaysia’s inbound division, leading a team of 120 in ﬁve domestic offices.
It was with this background of expertise in inbound travel and contracting that earned Andreas his current position as general manager of Destination Asia Indonesia.
Born and raised in The Netherlands, Andrea graduated from MTRO (Tourism School for Middle Management) in 1992 before working at the London Gatwick Airport Hilton for one year. Following this she made the bold move to Makassar, South Sulawesi (1994 – 1996), where she worked as an office manager and helped set up the tour department and managed daily operations at a new agency. Staying with the company, she then took on the role of Rooms Divisions Manager at Pantai Gapura Makassar Hotel, before moving to Bali. In Bali Andrea was appointed Tourism Planning & Development Executive at a reputable agency, setting up regular training events and developing staff potential.
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