With 17 years immersed in the marine tourism and cruising industries in Indonesia, Andy Shorten has developed a comprehensive understanding of the requirements for the operation of extended cruises in Indonesia. Through his company The Lighthouse Consultancy, he and his team advise and support visiting yacht captains during their time in the country

As an ambassador for this developing cruise destination, Andy’s focus is always on promoting and enhancing the general understanding of the Indonesian region’s cultures, scenic beauty and cruising attractions. His hope is that an increasing number of people feel both enthusiastic and confident to visit and enjoy this unique and beautiful country.