WHY MARINGI

EXPERIENCE HOSPITALITY
WITH PURPOSE AT MARINGI SUMBA

Welcome to Maringi Sumba, where hospitality meets purpose. Our hotel offers you the unique opportunity to experience genuine hospitality while making a difference.

As the training hotel for the students of the Sumba Hospitality School, Maringi is not just a place to stay, but also a place to support a cause. Our dedicated students, under the guidance of experienced professionals, provide exceptional service and warm hospitality and develop their skills to become future leaders in responsible tourism.

HAVE AN IMPACTFUL STAY WHILE VISITING SUMBA

As you enjoy our comfortable accommodations and delicious dining experience at Maringi Sumba, you’re not just treating yourself, you’re investing in the future of responsible hospitality.

Nestled within the Sumba Hospitality Foundation’s campus, your stay at Maringi provides a unique glimpse into our commitment to education and community empowerment.

THANKS FOR
YOUR SUPPORT

Sumba Hospitality Foundation and our training resort Maringi Sumba can only exist by grace of our guests. Therefore, thank you so much for your support.

Interested in what happens with the payment for your stay?

Hospitality
School

Commumity

Training
hotel

Responsible
Tourism

Training
Restaurant

Permaculture
Garden

The Sumba Hospitality Foundation at a glance

The Sumba Hospitality Foundation (SHF) empowers local youth through education, providing vocational training in the hospitality industry to Sumbanese high school graduates aged between 17 and 23 from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds since 2016. The comprehensive program offers full board housing, healthcare, internship, and training in our social projects, including a small hotel with 5-star service and a unique restaurant specializing in Indonesian cuisine. Graduates either embark on a 6-month internship or secure immediate employment in renowned hotels or restaurants.

At the foundation, responsible tourism is more than a concept; it’s a commitment put into action. Our buildings are designed with sustainability in mind, featuring unique bamboo infrastructure, a solar panel farm, and wastewater management systems. Sustainability lies at the core of our vocational training program, empowering the next generation to become advocates for responsible tourism.

7+

years of
existence

410+

school
alumni

50+

employees

72

students
selected p.a.

10 200+

hours of teacher
facilitated training

90%

employment rate
after graduation

Want to learn more about the work of the Sumba Hospitality Foundation?

Explore our dedicated website and see how you can get involved.

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