Bali Safari & Marine Park announced the appointment of William Santoso as the new General Manager who brings excellent expertise in hospitality industry with fresher approach to this 40 hectares Indonesia award winning theme park in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia that is home to hundreds of animals and a large variety of endangered species.
Mr. Santoso has over 22 years of experience in hotel industry spanning from Europe, United States, the Caribbean, and Bali. He had his first encounter with Balinese hospitality industry, prior to joining Bali Safari & Marine Park, as Director of Sales & Marketing at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa where he balanced the legacy of this legendary hotel and new market demands.
Previous roles were mostly in United States and the Caribbean where he worked for The Leading Hotels of the World at their headquarter in New York City and Raffles Hotels and Resorts’ New York based opening team of a property on Canouan Island, a private island in St. Vincent and The Grenadines when he regularly traveled around The Americas continent and the globe.
“I have an enormous enthusiasm to start a wonderful journey with wildlife in this thriving Bali Safari & Marine Park and I am also thrilled with the endless opportunity to enhance our customer satisfaction with excellent supporting products and business units such as Elephant Back Safari, Night Safari, a distinctive Tsavo Lion Restaurant, Water Park and Fun Zone amusement center, Bali Agung Theater, and Mara River Safari Lodge” said Mr. Santoso who graduated from Institute HÔtelier César Ritz, Le Bouveret, Switzerland and New York Institute of Technology in New York City, USA.
Mr. Santoso added, “It is my intention to lead our energetic team to provide a better and a more memorable adventurous experience at this outstanding establishment; maintaining our pride as the Indonesia award winning theme park with A class accreditation through our continuous outstanding care and dedication to wildlife.” (BTN/015)