On April 8th 2014, Ibis Budget Makassar Airport has officially opened. The small event created to celebrate the opening of the hotel. Ibis Budget Makassar Airport is the second hotel of Angkasa Pura Hotels that operate having previously been operated in Juanda International Airport Surabaya with the same brand and concept , namely Ibis Budget Surabaya Airport.
The event was attended by the General Manager of Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport Makassar Rachman Syafrie, General Manager Ibis Budget Makassar Airport Whisnu Wijaya, representatives from Angkasa Pura Hotels and some of the staff from Ibis Budget Makassar Airport. The opening celebration started on 12 pm with 'syukuran' and some prays, as a thankful expression and wishes days ahead reaching the goals and success for hotel, pray lead by Rachman Syafrie. After that, first guest visited and welcomed by all event participants. Mr.Musdi who came right after the event took place, received a '1st guest trophy', bouquet and complimentary voucher for stay again in Ibis Budget Makassar Airport. Then continued with snacks and coffee break with some conversations.
Carrying the same design concept with Ibis Budget Surabaya Airport, Ibis Budget Makassar Airport has 144 rooms with supporting facilities such as free Wi - Fi , FIDS (Flight Information Display System), check-in assistance and baggage handling in accordance with airport hotel concept. In future, hope Ibis Budget Makassar Airport will support the Sultan Hasanuddin International Airports' passengers needs and enhance the airports user convenience.