Maria Sitanggang Posted to Hyatt Regency Phuket
Maria Sitanggang, Director of Sales at the Bali Hyatt in Sanur since September 2004, has accepted a promotion as Director of Marketing at the Hyatt Regency Phuket, Thailand, effective March 2007.
Joining the pre-opening team at Hyatt Regency Phuket, Maria will be responsible for the new property's business development as well as overseeing all aspects of Sales & Marketing.
Representative of a growing trend that sees talented young Indonesian Hoteliers being posted to international positions abroad, Maria is the third Indonesian from the Hyatt Corporation to accept a Thai posting. She joins the ranks of fellow expatriate Indonesian hoteliers, Sammy Carolus at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok and Edwardo Iswandi at the Hyatt Regency Hua Hin.
Reto Torriani at the Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa
After an absence of several years, Reto V. Torriani has returned to Bali to serve as General Manager of the Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa.
An American, French and Swiss national - Torriani was educated in Switzerland at the Lucerne School of Hotel Management. His hospitality career started in the late 70s and he has held General Manager's positions in United States, North Africa, French Polynesia, Indonesia, The Caribbean and Hong Kong.
Fluent in English, German, Italian and French, Torriani was most recently the Resort Manager at Cheeca Lodge & Spa in the Florida Keys (USA).
His previous Bali posting was as the opening General Manager at the The Chedi Ubud (now the Alila Ubud) in 1996.
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