Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (known as STP) in Nusa
Dua, Bali is a state institute under the Department of Tourism,
Post and Telecommunication, which commenced its programme
in 1978. At this time this institute was named "Bali
Hotel and Tourism Training Centre" (known as P4B) and
offered a programme of PreVocational Training. In 1982, this
training centre was then renamed as Balai Pendidikan &
Latihan Pariwisata (Hotel and Tourism Training Institute)
Nusa Dua, Bali.
BPLP Nusa Dua, Bali was then upgraded to an equal status to
university, based on the Presidential Decree (Kepres) no.
102, dated 1 November 1993. This institute is now called Sekolah
Tinggi Pariwisata (The Bali Hotel and Tourism Training Institute),
abbreviated as STP Nusa Dua Bali. In its development, this
institute has been financially supported by the international
bodies like UNDP, ILO, JICA and The British Council. STP Nusa
Dua, Bali has also obtained support from the German Government
and both the Indonesian and International Hotel and Tourism
Associations like WTO (World Tourism Organization), IHA (International
STP Nusa Dua, Bali offers course programmes which are based
on the principles of "Link" and "Match",
in the sense that the educational programmes are made relevant
to the needs of tourism, hotel industries and government institutions.
These programmes comprise courses for basic, supervisory and
managerial levels of work both for tourism industries and
The Institution, which emphasizes
the importance of both theory and practice, is supported by
extensive educational facilities:
a complete training hotel, restaurants and kitchens, a language
laboratory, a language self-study room, class-rooms, a library,
a computer room, an audiovisual aids room as well as a meeting
hall and large playing field which cater for curricular activities
in the arts and sport.
In addition to the complete provision of facilities, the high
quality of the STP's graduate is enhanced by important factors
1. A fixed curriculum.
2. Qualified and well experienced teachers from the tourism
and hotel industries.
3. A comfortable and conducive learning environment.
4. Opportunities to have industrial training both in Indonesia
5. An atmosphere which encourages high learning motivation.
As well as catering for students from all over Indonesia,
the school has given special attention to training staff from
the eastern parts of Indonesia. Managerial courses are also
provided for members of the tourism industry who have pursued
their careers in this field without formal education. The
school also offers Entrepreneur Training Programmes for young,
inexperienced but highly motivated people and for owners of
small tourism businesses.
STP Nusa Dua has been preparing a programme of the same level
as a Master's Degree which is called SP1 (or Program Spesialisasi
1) and plans a degree programme (S1) in tourism. This is intended
to prepare graduates to be more professional, creative, and
empowered with entrepreneurship insight.