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Waldorf Astoria Announces Entry into Indonesia

BALI, Indonesia—Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of a new management agreement with PT. Bali Ragawisata for the first Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts property in Indonesia. Located in the Bukit Pandawa precinct in the south of Bali, the 96-villa Waldorf Astoria Bali is also the fourth hotel in the pipeline in Indonesia for the global hospitality group.

“Waldorf Astoria has experienced unrivaled growth in recent years as we continue to expand our footprint with iconic signings in landmark locations,” said John Vanderslice, global head, luxury brands, Hilton Worldwide. “Bali is an immensely popular tourist destination that is renowned for its rich culture and arts. Waldorf Astoria Bali will be perfectly placed to offer global luxury travelers a unique and inspirational environment where they can experience True Waldorf Service and unforgettable experiences.”

Perched 40 meters above sea level on a prime cliff-front land of Bali’s southernmost peninsula, Waldorf Astoria Bali will offer panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.

“Bali, a prominent holiday spot in Asia, is one of the largest tourist destinations for Indonesia, and we are pleased to be working with a reputable partner like PT. Bali Ragawisata to showcase our top of the line luxury brand for the first time in this market,” said Andrew Clough, senior vice president, development, Middle East and Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.

Designed by SCDA Architects, Waldorf Astoria Bali will span 13 hectares and offer 96 guestrooms, ranging from one-bedroom villas to six-bedroom suite villas. The resort will feature the finest dining experiences including two specialty restaurants and a destination bar. It will also offer a range of events facilities with its wedding chapel, outdoor event lawn, event courtyard, and a business center. Other amenities include an outdoor sea-facing pool with a beach club, an 8,000-square-meter private beach, as well as a health club and spa.

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