Photos: West Paces Hotel Group Asia to Manage World-Class Ayana Resort and Spa in Bali

    Management of former The Ritz-Carlton, Bali Resort & Spa to be led by
legendary hotelier Horst Schulze

    BALI, Indonesia, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- How does one enhance the beauty
of the Indian Ocean, the finest in luxury accommodations and a premier
accompaniment of pampering spa, recreation and culinary services? On April 1,
Horst Schulze of The Ritz-Carlton fame and founder and Chairman of The West
Paces Hotel Group will assume management responsibilities for The
Ritz-Carlton, Bali Resort & Spa. These duties will be conducted through The
West Paces Hotel Group's joint venture, The West Paces Hotel Group Asia.

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    The award-winning property will reemerge as Ayana Resort and Spa,
showcasing the unparalleled service philosophies of The West Paces Hotel Group
Asia along with several new enhancements.

    Former president, COO and founding member of The Ritz-Carlton Company,
Horst Schulze is revered throughout the hospitality industry for establishing
world-renowned service quality standards. The management contract for Ayana
Resort and Spa was awarded to Schulze and his team of hospitality industry
veterans by Rudy Suliawan, managing partner of PT. Karang Mas Sejahtera (KMS),
owner of the exclusive property.

    "I have known Horst Schulze since he was COO of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Company and a part of the opening team for our hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, Bali
Resort & Spa, We share a vision of elevating standards in the hospitality
industry," said Suliawan. "The entire team welcomes Mr. Schulze back for the
hotel's rebirth as Ayana Resort and Spa."

    "Ayana is the Sanskrit word for 'place of refuge,' and it truly defines
what we will create here," adds Suliawan. "Ayana Resort and Spa will be the
premier luxury destination in Bali, and possibly the world, offering a
sophisticated market of discerning global travelers the best of life's
luxuries within the acclaimed five-star resort."

    "Rudy Suliawan is a true visionary, and has created one of the finest
resorts in the world. Ayana Resort and Spa will offer the kind of personalized
services and cultural experiences that the world's most sophisticated luxury
travelers are seeking," says Schulze.

    "We will raise the bar of excellence, redefining the service standards at
Ayana with our trademark Quality Services Program and drawing upon the
extraordinary Balinese culture to create a destination for those who seek to
immerse themselves in one of the world's most breathtaking settings," adds


For further information:

For further information: United States, Deborah Stone of Pineapple
Public Relations, +1-404-237-3761,, or Bali, Haryadi
Satriono, Director of Sales and Marketing, (62) (361) 702 222,, both of Ayana Resort and Spa Web Site:

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