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Nusa Dua – December 21st, 2016 – The BMW Hotelier Awards has announced the results of their 3rd edition of Hotelier Awards 2016 unveiling Sofyan Kadarisman, Director of Spa at The Ritz- Carlton, Bali as ASEAN's Wellness & Spa Hotelier of The Year.

I am very much honored with this prestigious award,” said Sofyan, “It will not be possible without any support from my team at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, my General Manager, Mr. Karim Tayach and all Ladies and Gentlemen from The Ritz-Carlton, Bali.”

Sofyan has excellent abilities to build strong relationship with guests and adapt to their personalized needs in order to create exceptional spa experiences. Moreover, he created signature spa treatments as well as products tailored for The Ritz-Carlton Spa Bali and further enhancing the Hotel scenography by embracing the powers of Marine treasures from the Indian Ocean. This resulted in an exceptional overall guest satisfaction index, where The Ritz-Carlton, Bali is continuously ranked among the Top Spas in the world.

The BMW Hotelier Awards celebrates the most talented and hardworking professionals that bring life to a hotel, whilst also inspiring the younger generation to join this ever-growing industry, by giving newcomers – the millennials – greater job rewards, recognition and a clearer sense of career path. This year saw applications from over 200 properties from 62 different brands. 2016 also marked the debut of the ASEAN competition, which opened up the platform to an additional ten countries. Winners of each category, for both Greater China and ASEAN, were decided by the expert judging panel through a two-round process and based on a combination of facts presented in the applications, interviews, and testimonials.

The BMW Hotelier Awards 2016 full list is published exclusively online, at www.hotelierawards.com

For more information on The Ritz-Carlton and its global hotel and resort portfolio, please visit www.ritzcarlton.com.