An intimate gathering of Asia Pacific’s most influential travel leaders, the Further East Leadership Summit is where the future of high-end APAC travel is shaped. If you’re an owner, CEO or leading brand visionary, seize your opportunity to be part of it.

Hosted on The Edge Of WildnessTM at the incomparable Nihi Sumba, the three-day summit will happen in the days following Further East 2023. To a backup of crashing waves and uninterrupted, rugged beauty our leaders will collaborate to explore one key question: how can we build a more innovative and inspiring future for high-end Asia Pacific travel?

With a guest list already brimming with big names, there are just a handful of spots left for the taking. Will you be there?



Summit by the sea

Prepare to embark on a remarkable adventure of discovery through a groundbreaking summit format. From the relationship between philanthropy and hospitality to mastering brand integrity and inspiring innovation, the topics tackled will be as game-changing as the guest list.

During three unforgettable days and three magical nights, we will immerse ourselves in the breathtaking landscapes of Sumba. Fostering creativity by engaging in stimulating discussions in unconventional settings, sharing cutting-edge ideas, and forging meaningful connections that will all contribute to shape the future of our industry in the APAC region.

These ideas will then be shared with the wider Further East community at the start of 2024 – giving everyone the opportunity to benefit from the summit.

Join us at NIHI Sumba

To complete our carefully-curated guest list of leaders, we’re opening a handful of summit spots for applications.

Tell us what ideas and experiences you can bring to the discussions at NIHI Sumba before 31 July, for your chance to join three days innovating with the best in the business – all on a fully-hosted basis*.

Spaces are strictly limited, so make sure your application stands out from the crowd. And remember, greatness lies not in comfort zones but in the unexplored.

*All attending leaders will be hosted by NIHI Sumba on a complimentary basis, but asked to make a $2,000 donation to The Sumba Foundation