Meritus Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of a management agreement with Indonesian property developer PT. Bali Seminyak Sejahtera to operate a new-build resort in Seminyak, one of the most popular destinations on the island of Bali, Indonesia.
Slated to open in 2016, Meritus Bali Seminyak Resort & Spa enjoys an excellent location in the heart of upscale Seminyak, famous for its vibrant nightlife and trendy restaurants and bars.
The resort will offer 181 guestrooms, each one thoughtfully outfitted with guest-centric amenities, advanced in-room entertainment system, and efficient connectivity. The design will reflect a blend of classic Balinese architecture and modern oriental interiors, with Chinois-inspired motifs.
Pictured centre (L-R): Meritus Hotels & Resorts COO Tan Choon Kwang with Director of PT. Bali Seminyak Sejahtera, Ricky Thomasia Naro, at the signing ceremony. Looking on are Meritus Hotels & Resorts Regional VP Andrew Hickey and PT. Bali Seminyak Sejahtera Shareholder, I Nyoman Retha Aryana.
Guests of Meritus Bali Seminyak Resort & Spa will also enjoy leisure facilities such as an infinity-edge swimming pool, a fitness centre, and a wellness spa. A full-service business centre will complement the resort's comprehensive conference and event spaces.
Local and international cuisines will be served in uniquely themed food and beverage outlets, to include a rooftop bar designed to showcase spectacular sunset views.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Ricky Thomasia Naro, President and Director of PT. Bali Seminyak Sejahtera, said, "The Meritus brand has always resonated strongly in Indonesia. We are excited about this partnership, and confident that with Meritus' track record and expertise the new resort is well-poised to elevate the standards of high-end resort accommodation in Seminyak whilst contributing to the growth of tourism in this dynamic destination."
"Bali presents an exciting opportunity for us to enhance our brand presence in this important market by delivering the Asian hospitality experience unique to Meritus," said Tan Choon Kwang, Chief Operating Officer of Meritus Hotels & Resorts. "As we extend our brand footprint in strategic destinations across Asia Pacific, we shall continue building upon the service philosophy we have championed for over 40 years -- one that is inspired by the genuine care we have for our guests and the warm, intuitive service by our people."
Meritus is three-time winner of Most Popular Heritage Brand at the Singapore Prestige Brand Award (SPBA), demonstrating its impact as a homegrown Singapore brand and a benchmark for values and best practices that other local brand owners strive to attain. In the last two years, Meritus has also been conferred Global Winner -- Luxury Hotel Brand at the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards.
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