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Profile: Marc Steinmeyer: Building hotels with creativity and innovation

  • Lily Glorida Nababan

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sat, November 19 2011   /  12:33 pm

When most foreign investors did not believe in Indonesia’s potential during the financial crisis, Marc Steinmeyer left the Accor group at the peak of his career and reinvented himself as an entrepreneur in Indonesia.

He built a hotel management company Tauzia and established international-standard budget hotels. His unique concept of a budget hotel has created a unique market of its own.

The Frenchman, born in Marseille 57 years ago, has extensive experience in the hotel business spanning over 20 years.

Marc Armand Georges Steinmeyer started his career as a consultant in development for hotel and
tourism in Nicaragua after graduating from the Glion International School of Hotel & Tourism, Switzerland,
in 1979.

He had also held the position of chief executive for Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia operating and developing 30 hotels for Softel, ...