BALI – The Samaya Seminyak Bali is happy to announce the appointment of Christian Gerart as the new General Manager for the resort. “This is an exciting opportunity for me,” says Christian, “Bali has a special place in my heart, and it is great to be back as the part of an amazing resort.”
With over 29 years of experience in the industry, Christian brings a new breath of fresh air to The Samaya Seminyak Bali with his expertise in the luxury market. This appointment is his second time in Bali after seven years when he took the role of the Executive Assistant Manager in charge of Food and Beverage at a resort in Nusa Dua Bali.
Christian began his hospitality career as an apprentice in Germany where he later held several positions in the Food and Beverage. His professional approach and hard work took him to New York, USA where he assumed the role of Assistant Food and Beverage Manager in 2011. In 2014 he received his first role as a General Manager in Koh Samui, Thailand and later took the responsibility of managing three resorts in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
“I wish to bring a new breath of fresh air to The Samaya and work with the team to improve the property further by offering the luxury experience to our loyal guests and new customers,” explained Christian.
The Samaya Seminyak Bali is a luxury villa resort offering a total of 52 villas in the heart of Bali’s bustling tourism district. It features an award-winning beachfront restaurant “The Breeze,” the alfresco dining venue serves outstanding Balinese, Asian and Western-inspired cuisine with the perfect view of the Indian Ocean – it is also one of the most favorite spots for sunset cocktails along the stretch of Seminyak.
About The Samaya Seminyak
The Samaya Seminyak offers a beachfront luxury getaway in the heart of Seminyak, Bali’s trendiest district. It is a member of The Royal Collection by Santika Indonesia Hotels & Resorts Group, an Indonesian chain hotel brand, subsidiary of Kompas Gramedia group. With 52 private pool villas, ranging from the spacious one-bedroom to the palatial three-bedroom, it mainly caters to leisure travelers seeking a private getaway mere steps away from the lively shopping and dining destination of Bali.
About Santika Indonesia Hotels & Resorts
Santika Indonesia Hotels & Resorts was founded in 1981 and opened its first hotel in Bandung, West Java. It has grown into one of Indonesia’s leading hotel brand with more than 100 properties in strategic locations around the Indonesia Archipelago, namely Jakarta, Bandung, Semarang, Cirebon, Jogjakarta, Surabaya, Bali, Manado and many more. In 2006, the company developed a collection of boutique villas, known as The Royal Collection that features the brand The Samaya and The Kayana. Currently, Santika Indonesia Hotels & Resorts also manages and operates five-star properties under the brand Anvaya, four-star properties under Hotel Santika Premier, three-star properties under Hotel Santika, and the Amaris brand that represents two-star budget hotels.(*)