Archipelago International’s (formerly known as Aston International is one of Indonesia’s leading hotel operators with an underlying portfolio of more than 60 hotels and 12 000 rooms and a development pipeline exceeding 90 properties in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia.) newest up market hotel brand, Alana. Alana, is the brainchild of Archipelago International, an Indonesia based hotel operator with Hawaiian roots and an underlying portfolio of more than 150 Hotels and Resorts.
Alana which in Hawaiian means “fair, beautiful or offering “ , offers high end lifestyle boutique hotels that are sophisticated yet friendly and welcoming for a traveler who appreciates style, personalized service and a stimulating environment, launches this month with the opening of its flagship property in Bali, The Alana Vasanti – Seminyak. The Alana Vasanti – Seminyak sits in the heart of Petitenget in South Bali in the direct vicinity of Bali’s most popular restaurants and club locale whilst enjoying a serene setting enclosed by emerald green rice fields and is nearby famed Seminyak Beach. The hotel was designed by Alex Bayusaputro from Genius Loco Architects and features 4 Presidential and 24 Deluxe Suites with separate lounge space and a mix of 93 oversized guest rooms with private balconies, spacious bathrooms with rain showers, 42” LED televisions and iPod compatible sound systems. Suite guests have exclusive access to the 24-hour club lounge with complimentary WiFi, a lavish a la carte breakfast and canapés and cocktails in the evenings while the 4 Presidential Suites also afford private outdoor – Jacuzzis.
A restaurant, a pool with sundeck, a pool bar and a wellness center with gym on offer. “Devali” is a chic restaurant featuring a relaxed contemporary setting with private and communal tables, regular chef tables and a menu infused with modern interpretations of Balinese cuisine. The “Splash Pool Bar” invites guest to interact and enjoy poolside refreshments and quality cocktails while the “AUM Wellness Center”, set in the gorgeous landscape of Seminyak, opens doors to an exotic world of beauty, serenity and utter indulgence. The Alana Vasanti also supported by 2 conference rooms, Kanaka and Kamala, each of room can accommodate up to 30 people. Equipped with meeting requirements and internet connection, also an elegant setting, meeting room was prepared for the guests who still want to be able to combine businesses and holidays. (BTN/014)
A total of 12 hotel general managers participated in the Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) workshop…