Appointment of Giordano Faggioli as General Manager at AYANA Resort, Bali

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Jimbaran, Bali (April 2023) AYANA Resort, the largest integrated resort in Bali, has announced the appointment of Giordano Faggioli as its new general manager, effective April 2023. With an impressive background in luxury hospitality, Giordano will provide strategic leadership to the senior management and operations teams. He will be responsible for overseeing the business strategies and operations of the AYANA Estate four iconic properties’ AYANA Villas Bali, AYANA Segara Bali, AYANA Resort Bali, and RIMBA by AYANA Bali, along with its 26 dining destinations, 15 meeting venues, 15 iconic wedding chapels, and the world-class 22,000 sqm AYANA Spa. This iconic destination, located in the southern part of Bali, is set to continue providing a luxury experience to guests under Giordano's leadership.

Expressing his excitement for the new role, Giordano said, “I am delighted to take on this role at such an exciting time for AYANA Estate, a destination of its own. With the recent opening of our fourth property, AYANA Segara Bali, and many more state-of-the-art facilities to come, our goal is to achieve even higher levels of guest experience, delivering our guests the kind of Balinese-inspired world-class hospitality that only AYANA Estate can offer."

Giordano Faggioli's career in the luxury hospitality industry spans over two decades, during which he has held various pivotal positions and garnered a wealth of experience. He began his career with the renowned luxury hotel chain, such as, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, which saw him successfully lead and manage the hotels' teams and operations.

In 2009, Giordano joined the AYANA brand as Executive Chef. Following his success as Executive Chef, Giordano was appointed Director of Food and Beverage at AYANA, where he was responsible for overseeing the resort's food and beverage operations, including the creation and implementation of innovative concepts that enhanced the guest experience. In 2017, Giordano was promoted to the position of Hotel Manager at RIMBA by AYANA Bali, a 403-room family resort inside the AYANA Estate, where he was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the resort. In this position, he played a vital role in the resort's continued success, leading the team to deliver exceptional service and experiences to guests.

About AYANA Estate Located just 12 km from the international airport, the AYANA Estate enjoys a majestic 1.3 km cliff coastline above Jimbaran Bay. The 90-hectare estate is home to AYANA Resort Bali, the 294 rooms and suites resort that blends classic elegance with traditional Balinese aesthetics, while each room features marble bathrooms, furnished balconies, and interconnecting doors; and, AYANA Segara Bali, a 197 rooms and suites hotel which brings an indoor-outdoor concept and contemporary twist to the legendary Balinese-inspired AYANA experience; AYANA Villas BALI, with 78 luxurious villas, complete with private plunge pools and spectacular ocean backdrops; RIMBA by AYANA BALI, a 403-room family-friendly resort, and AYANA Residences, Bali’s first purely residential community integrated with a 5-star resort; a 22,000sqm AYANA Spa featuring 53 treatments rooms, with one of the world’s largest Hydrotherapy Seawater Pool and Spa on the Rocks set on the cliff above the Indian Ocean; 15 wedding venues; 14 freshwater swimming pools including a children’s pool; a salt-water infinity Ocean Beach Pool at the cliff’s base; private beach; 26 dining venues; 15 meeting venues; a business center, 18-hole golf putting course; 2 tennis courts; a jogging path; 2 fitness centers; 2 kids’ clubs and a business center.

About AYANA Hospitality Established in 2009, the AYANA Hospitality portfolio comprises ten luxury hotels and residences: AYANA Villas Bali, AYANA Segara Bali, AYANA Resort Bali, RIMBA by AYANA Bali, and AYANA Residences Bali within AYANA Estate, Bali; along with AYANA MidPlaza Jakarta and AYANA Residences Jakarta in Indonesia’s capital; AYANA Komodo Waecicu Beach in Labuan Bajo on the island of Flores; and Delonix Hotel Karawang and Delonix Residences in Karawang, West Java. AYANA Hospitality is recognized for its genuinely caring and attentive service inspired by its guiding principle of Tri Hita Karana, a Balinese philosophy evoking harmonious living with one’s inner-being, other human beings, and nature. AYANA means “a place of refuge” in Sanskrit; AYANA Hospitality properties are where peace, harmony and happiness are embodied and celebrated.

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