Newsletter #25

Happy New Year! We hope your new year is off to a fantastic start. We were so pleased to welcome our students back to campus on 7 January 2019; Maringi Eco Resort has many guests staying at our Christmas and New Years holidays. We also have a new year dive with our guests and students, which both parties were […]

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Newsletter #24

We at the Sumba Hospitality Foundation hope we will have a wonderful Christmas and wish you all health, happiness, peace and prosperity in the New Year. We at Sumba Hospitality Foundation hope you have a beautiful Christmas and want to pray for you all health, happiness, peace and prosperity in the New Year. Before Christmas […]

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Newsletter #23

Dawned in Zombie attire, the students and staff have a super fun and safe Halloween party! Our little monsters exhibited some creative talents, some fantastic costumes and stylish jack-o-lanterns and other ghoulish décors. We ended the evening with a special Tim Burton-themed movie night. Striped in Zombie-style clothes, students and staff celebrate a very fun and safe […]

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Newsletter #22

WE ARE ALL SAFE & SOUND IN SUMBA!  Earthquakes, tsunamis, and wildfires, oh my! We are safe in Sumba, although in recent months we have had to prepare for the possibility of earthquakes and tsunamis as neighboring islands have suffered dearly from these calamities. Also, the concern of the dry season here is the threat of wildfires […]

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Newsletter #21

Now that our Spa is open for business, our Spa students have been busy in their kitchenette brewing up some amazing herbal tonics (“Jamu”) to bring health and longevity to our guests . . .  and the staff and students enjoyed a lovely sample of the “fruits of their labor” (translate “work”).  Our Spa at […]

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Newsletter #20

It has been an exciting month at the Sumba Hospitality Foundation, Maringi Eco-Resort, and School.  We are so pleased to see all our students learning, growing, and excelling.  These are not the same students we saw come through the gates for the Opening Day ceremony on 3 July. Bulan ini sangat menarik di Yayasan Sumba […]

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Newsletter #19

The theme for the Sumba Hospitality Foundation for June 2018 was “TRANSITION” . . . many wonderful transitions. Tema untuk Sumba Hospitality Foundation untuk Juni 2018 adalah “TRANSITION”. . . banyak transisi yang mengagumkan. Following their graduation at the end of May, one-hundred percent of our amazingly well-trained students made their way to the second […]

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Newsletter #11

At the beginning of this month, The Sumba Hospitality Foundation was lucky enough to welcome a special guest to our campus.  Sylvain Boussard, is a Food and Beverage teacher from France, who has a particular interest in wine.  He came to our school to deliver a 2-week introductory wine course for our Restaurant and Bar Students.  This consisted […]

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Newsletter #10

Celebrations are in order!  This month, we re-opened our School Bar and Restaurant to guests; breakfast, lunch and dinner are now being served at our campus.  The students have thrown themselves into their departments and are already showing so much potential in their chosen areas.  It is very special to see our hotel and restaurant […]

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Newsletter #9

This month, we celebrated our first-year anniversary at The Sumba HospitalityFoundation! We are now one month into our second year and our educational program is in full swing.  At the beginning of the month, the students were given a schedule jam-packed with activities.  They have been learning English, whilst also receiving an intensive hospitality module; on top of of […]

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