Asian Food Tourist | ARTOTEL Group announces collaboration with one of the Indonesian national football and basketball club | JAKARTA, JULY 12, 2023 — Today ARTOTEL Group announced a collaboration with one of the leading Football and Basketball Clubs in Indonesia, RANS Nusantara Football Club (RFC) and RANS PIK Basketball Club (RPC), by becoming the official accommodation partner for RFC & RPC from July 2023 to October 2024.
This collaboration is one of the new breakthroughs made by ARTOTEL Group because as a company engaged in the Indonesian hospitality industry and carrying today’s lifestyle, hotels in the ARTOTEL Group hotel network have now become the accommodation of choice for athletes where they have specified rooms as well as the food & beverages facilities to support their welfare and health. Through this collaboration program ARTOTEL Group will provide various hotel facilities for RFC and RPC athletes at every match in cities where the ARTOTEL Group hotel network is located, including Jakarta, Tangerang, Bandung, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Surabaya and Bali which will last for one season, i.e., for RFC it runs from July 2023 to April 2024 and for RPC it runs from September 2023 to October 2024.
Eduard Rudolf Pangkerego, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ARTOTEL Group explains “This collaboration is a historical moment for us as hospitality industry players because ARTOTEL Group can contribute and provide support for the Indonesian sports industry. We hope that with the complete facilities that we provide to athletes, namely comfortable and clean rooms equipped with food and beverage facilities adapted to a healthy diet for athletes, it can improve the welfare of athletes and increase RFC and RPC achievements to become the most reliable Football and Basketball Clubs in Indonesia.”
Raffi Ahmad, also responded his thoughts “The partnership between ARTOTEL Group and RANS Nusantara FC (RFC) and RANS PIK Basketball Club (RPC) is a very perfect collaboration, because I also want to provide comfort, enthusiasm and joy for all RANS athletes, and of course make athletes at RANS Nusantara FC (RFC) and RANS PIK Basketball Club (RPC) are getting better at competing and can improve their achievements because of the best facilities that have been provided by the ARTOTEL Group.”
With this, ARTOTEL Group and RANS Sport have hope in advancing the sports industry in Indonesia and creating quality athletes, so that they can make the name of the Indonesian people proud.
About RANS Nusantara FC (RFC) and RANS PIK BASKETBALL CLUB (RPC)
[RANS NUSANTARA FC (RFC)]
The acquisition by celebrity Raffi Ahmad on March 31, 2021, made Cilegon United officially change its name to RANS Cilegon FC in the 2022 League 2 season.
In its first season, The Phoenix, which had limped at the start of the season, managed to qualify for the semifinals, which also ensured its place in League 1 for the 2022-2023 season. As well as being runner-up, RANS FC won the Fair Play Team and League 2 Best Player titles.
Entering the highest caste, League 1, the team which is based at Pakansari Stadium changed its name again to RANS Nusantara FC at the PSSI Ordinary Congress, 30 May 2022. However, we faced various challenges and obstacles in our first season in League 1. Armed with enthusiasm without stopping, RANS Nusantara FC is sure to rise in the next season.
Starting the 2023-2024 season, a change in club management was made. With the return of Hamka Hamzah as team manager, The Phoenix started to get positive results. Eduardo Almedia’s team have won two wins until the second week and are at the top of the League 1 standings.
[RANS PIK BASKETBALL (RPC)
After acquiring a football club, Raffi Ahmad together with RANS spread their wings by forming a basketball team. RANS PIK BASKETBALL CLUB (RPC) is a basketball team founded in 2021. The team is headquartered at RANS Prestige Sportainment PIK 2. RANS PIK BASKETBALL (RPC) made its debut in the Indonesia Basketball League (IBL) and is arguably one of the teams that competed in IBL 2022.
RANS PIK BASKETBALL CLUB (RPC) made it to the playoffs (top 8) in its first season and became the only new team to make it to the playoffs. RANS has a vision and mission to develop young talents, pro players, and the industry, especially basketball, by providing coaching and exposure at RANS Entertainment to increase the commercial value of Indonesian athletes.
And with the existence of RANS PIK BASKETBALL CLUB (RPC), it is hoped that this basketball club can participate in advancing the Indonesian Basketball League (IBL).
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