William Tanuwijaya: Hiroshima, Japan
The founder of Tokopedia William Tanuwijaya had the best view for New Year’s Eve: Sitting atop a rock looking at the tranquil panorama of Itsukushima Shrine with his romantic partner. William has a lot to celebrate in the new year as Tokopedia recently receive US$1.1bn in fresh funding from Softbank and Alibaba, valuing the company at US$7 billion now. Go Tokopedia!
Santi Tio: Hong Kong
This savvy businesswoman spent the end of 2018 in the bustling city of Hong Kong, where she was seen strolling in the festive streets of the so-called Pearl of the Orient. Hong Kong has always been known for its festive and cheerful Christmas decorations around the city, making it a fantastic choice to end the year.
Karisa Kaleido: Singapore
Miss Singapore 2012 Karisa Kaleido spent her New Year’s Eve in the comfort of her home in Singapore. The festive mood in Singapore is almost comparable to Hong Kong, where most people spend their time eating and shopping on the famous shopping belt of Orchard Road, which is decked out with full-on Christmas spirit.
Helga Angelina: at home
Burgreens queen Helga Angelina seems content to spend her New Year’s Eve with her family at home. Her little family now includes two new dogs named Sonny and Kind, who spent the new year celebrations together with her. Her organic eatery Burgreens recently opened in Menteng, and hopefully she will continue to spread the more of her healthy vibe all around Jakarta.
Airyn Tanu: Uluwatu, Bali
The Founder of Passion Jewelry was seen to have a glam end-of-year holiday in Bali. She stayed at Renaissance Presidential Suite at Uluwatu, where she had a fun photoshoot with no make-up on. Bali has always been the pride of Indonesia, and with the place swelling each year with exciting new places and resorts, you can expect an even more bustling Bali next year.
Marcus Fernaldi Gideon: Mulia Hotel Senayan, Jakarta
Having tied the knot and won the men’s badminton at ASEAN games 2018, Marcus has a lot to smile about next year. Hailing from badminton club PB Jaya Raya, he has come a long way from being an unknown badminton player to one that is recognised internationally. We can’t wait to see what he’ll achieve next year.
Arsyah Rasyid: London, UK
Our Generation T awardee Arsyah Rasyid was seen trotting around the Cambridge area in the UK on New Year’s Eve with his family, and we couldn’t agree more with his choice. The UK is just the perfect backdrop for a fairy-tale Christmas with its Christmas culture. You can either go ice skating or catch one of their many theatre shows to end the year well.
Gita Sjahrir: Tokyo, Japan
The mastermind of Ride Studio Jakarta, Gita Sjahrir spent the end of year in none other than Tokyo, Japan, where everything and everyone is exciting. The end of the year is an amazing time to be in Tokyo, as the city comes alive with stunning lights and displays and endless choices of food to warm you up for the new year.
Vannya Istarinda: Switzerland
Vannya Istarinda established herself as the cool kid in town with her squad, spending her end of year skiing in Switzerland among the majestic Alps where white and grey are the only colours you see. Isn’t it the ultimate dream holiday to be speeding down the slope with your loved ones nearby ready to protect you from any fall? We think it is.
Raam Punjabi: Las Vegas
Another of our Tatler friends, Raam Punjabi was seen partying at Hakkasan Club at MGM Grand Las Vegas with her spouse Rakhe Punjabi. Both of them are seen to be enjoying the world-famous lighting displays that you can only find in certain places like Hakkasan Club. End of year in Las Vegas? Sign me up!
Mayangsari: Orlando, US
This veteran singer who is known for her songs “Harus Malam Ini” and “Tiada Lagi” spent New Year’s Eve in Orlando in the US with her family. Home to a dozen theme parks that include Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, it’s a magical place to end the year for sure.