Prime Plaza Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce the promotion of Stuart Bolwell to General Manager for Sanur Paradise Plaza Hotel and Suites. Stuart will take up this role following the retirement of Keith Bell, who lead both properties for 9 years. Stuart will be overseeing 329 rooms and 84 suites, and the largest 4 star convention center in Bali.
Originally from New Zealand, he has over 25 years experience in hospitality in New Zealand, Australia, Holland, Malaysia, China, Guam, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. He first joined Sanur Paradise Plaza Hotel and Suites in 2003 as Director of Food & Beverage, and has been promoted through the ranks. He has been instrumental in managing the large renovation projects undertaken at both properties over recent years.
In 2007 Stuart attended Cornell University Ithaca New York – Hotel School of Administration – General Managers Program and in 2010 he attended Cornell University Singapore – Institute of Hospitality Management – Personal Development Program.
His familiarity with the operations and his love for Bali's lifestyle, culture and people will make him an asset in his new role. He also brings to the role of General Manager some very important networks which will prove invaluable as he continues to position the properties as one of the Bali's leading 4 star hotels.
Stuart is respected and like by all staff and they are excited about working under his leadership. "I have very much enjoyed my years at the Sanur Paradise Plaza Hotel and Suites," said Stuart, "I am working with an exceptional group of people and look forward to the challenges this new role will present. I am looking forward to the continued success of our 2 properties."