On May 2016, The "Selamat Makan" culinary travel book got nominated as one of the world's best culinary travel book by the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2016.
In collaboration with Indonesia's Ministry of Tourism and Spice It Up!, the SatuCollective team designed and wrote this book from scratch to be showcased in the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, sure enough, out of the 12 competing countries, Indonesia became one of the shortlisted participant in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards that year.
"We are proud, happy, and enthusiastic that the "Selamat Makan" book gained an entry into the prestigious Gourmand Awards' nomination list. Competing with 12 other countries in the 'Best Culinary Travel Book' category, we are hoping that this book, along with 2 other books from Indonesia will get the best appreciation" said Noviendi Makalam, the Deputy Assistant of the Marketing Communication of Foreign Tourism Development on his press release, held on Saturday (5/28/16).
Along with our contribution in this book, we hope that our country's tourism industry will become one of the world's most renowned, and one of the world's best vacation destination for years to come.