Newsletter #5

We are feeling mixed emotions as we enter our last term at The Sumba Hospitality Foundation; we are so sad to see our first body of students leave, yet also so proud of what they have achieved during our first year as a school.  There are only two months of classes left and the students […]

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Newsletter #4

  On Monday the 20th of February we took a very excited student body to Kodi for the annual Sumbanese tradition -The Pasola.  The event consisted of an outdoor arena outlined by hundreds of local people who had gathered to watch the competition unfold. Two teams of local men sat astride beautifully dressed horses that […]

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Newsletter #3

  Recently we had the General Manager of Bambu Indah, Mrs. Diane Lion Giustiniani, as a guest at our school. Bambu Indah is a boutique hotel located in Ubud, Bali. She came from Bali to meet our students and she told them how she and her team providing a very personalised service for their guests. […]

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Newsletter #2

  November was another busy month for the foundation! The Sumba Hotel School welcomed many guests, giving the opportunity for every student to practice and apply their skills.  At one point all five guest houses were occupied, the busiest the students have been since opening of the Hotel last month. One of the guests we […]

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Newsletter #1

  October was a busy month for the Sumba Hotel School!  We celebrated the official opening of the Hotel and Restaurant, as well as welcomed our first guest on October 7th.  While nervous to welcome their first guest, students from all departments did their best to provide 5-star service.  Front Office students welcomed the guest […]

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Indonesian Independence Day Ceremony

August 21, 2016 This week SHF students and staff were invited to join other schools in Sumba Barat Daya for the annual Indonesian Independence Day ceremony. Hari Merdeka honors August 17th, 1945 when The Republic of Indonesia was officially proclaimed. To celebrate this monumental date, schools from around Sumba Barat Daya performed for important Sumbanese officials […]

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The Grand Opening

July 29, 2016 The Sumba Hospitality Foundation is thankful for everyone who participated in our very successful Grand Opening.  During The Grand Opening we were very lucky to host the Bupati of Sumba Barat Daya together with many international guests. The students had the chance to perform some traditional dances and their original songs in front […]

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The First Week of Classes

July 2, 2016 First Week of Classes! Classes have begun! The students jumped into to their first week of classes, splitting their time between English Class with Laura and Grant and studying the student handbook with Thomas and Aten. In English class they learn basic phrases, introductions, possessive pronouns and numbers. In Thomas’s class the […]

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