Palembang has 20 hotels and at least eight new hotels are being built this year. In addition to the 3,000 rooms available now, about 7,000 to 10,000 more hotel rooms will accommodate many more sports ambassador during the games.
Jakabaring Sriwijaya Stadium will soon be renovated in preparation to host the Asian Games in 2018. Some improvements will be made including seats repair, roof repair, stands repair, and improved access to the stadium.
Currently, Jakabaring Sriwijaya Stadium, which is the home of SFC, the club pride Society of South Sumatra, only has a capacity of 23,819 seats. After the repairs, GSJ will have a capacity of 40,000 spectator seats.
In addition to increasing the number of spectator seats, the Government of South Sumatra Province will also make improvements to the Tribune North and South. In both these stands, roof will be erected to protect the spectators from the heat and rain. The North Tribune will also be given a direct access to the top of the stands. For more information on the games, please click www.asiangames2018.id.
Source: 18th Asian Games Palembang 2018 website.