An aspiring public relation manager of W Retreat & Spa Seminyak, Alexandra Ancilla speaks about beauty, dogs, her biggest fear and more.


As a Public Relations Manager of world-class Hotel Brand, what is the biggest challenge you’ve experience so far? Share a bit of the story with us.

Working in one of the island’s iconic hotel and also within a huge international chain, there are constantly global brand projects to maintain. One of the biggest challenges was launching the first ever music studio for W Hotels, the W Sound Suite. It was my first week and I had to take on a project so big. But I am so glad to be a part of it.

If you got the chance to live a day as world-famous celebrity, who would you pick and why?

Kendall Jenner, because come on, it’s Kendall Jenner!

How did you maintain your personal appearance? Share your beauty tips for us

Get enough sleep and drink lots of water. Oh and wear funky colored lipstick!

Who has inspired you the most in life, and why?

My mom – she did a great job raising me and my little sister. She’s a wife, a mother, and a successful career woman. I adore how she could balance it all.

What is the silliest thing your dog has ever done to you?

She ate my face cream..

Based on your experience and considering all the people you’ve met in your field, what personal attributes are essential to be successful in your position?

A bubbly personality; this especially comes in handy when I have to meet new people. Networking is also a big part of the job!

You were stranded in a deserted island all by yourself. Pick three essential things that you must have with you, and explain a bit why

My phone, power bank charger, and lip balm

Define your hotel brand in three words

Witty, bold, iconic

What is your biggest fear in life?

Losing the people I care about.

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