Towards the end of 2014, all star hotels have been booked. According to Tribun Express, the rate of hotel room occupation has risen to 100%. A number of hotel managers stated that all rooms for the year-end holidays have already booked.
Trison Fauzan, marketing and promotion manager of Novotel Lampung was quated as saying that the booking of the room has started from December 15th, 2014. Most people who made hotel resevations planned to stay at the hotel for year-end vacation.
For Bukit Randu hotel, the room reservations were made from December 10th 2014. Most people made room reservations for the same reasons—spend the new year’s eve at the hotel of their own choices.
The swamping of room reservations also occured at Sheraton Inn Bandar Lampung. Wahid Herri Wahyudi said that Sheraton Inn has 110 rooms. 103 rooms have been reserved. The offered prices of the rooms for 2014 year-end holiday are quated to be Rp1,690,000 up to Rp4,105,000 per night.
Emersia hotel, which has a better view of Lampung Bay is said to have 122 rooms. At the end of this year (2014), there are only 8 rooms available. Emersia hotel has also been swamped with room reservations since December 10th 2014.
The followings are hotel room status at the end of 2014 according to Tribun Lampung:
· Novotel Hotel. 220 rooms (Mountain Standard, Ocean View, Standard View, Standard Superior, Premier Mountain, Premier Ocean, Premier Suite, and Pent House). All rooms are fully booked.
· Bukit Randu. 73 rooms (Superior King, Superior Business, Delux, Business Delux, Delux Suite). All rooms are fully booked.
· Sheraton Inn. 110 rooms (Delux Garden View, Delux Garden with terrace, Delux Suite, Executive Suite). There are 7 rooms available.