Ingrid Hotanijaya Associate Director of Marketing Communications Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

 How do you feel to be the new Associate Director of Marketing Communications at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort?

I feel honoured to be able to join such a great team in this amazing property.

What do you enjoy most about what you do?

I always believe that we have to be in love with our job, and therefore we will enjoy every single aspect in our working life. I am very much passionate about my job in Marketing and I enjoy the learning process the most. It helps me building up a strong foundation to be a Marketing leader and teaches me genuine appreciation towards everyone in team.

When you’re at work, what puts a smile on your face?

A simple gesture of exchanging ‘good morning’ greetings with colleagues. Believe it or not, it makes a huge impact of your entire day, it really does! 

What is your favorite thing about your career?

Able to always meet new people with amazing colourful personalities – be it my colleagues or business partners – that’s why I’m always grateful for being in this career path 

Tell us about the latest update from Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

Sheraton brand – as we all know – has more than 440 properties around the world and by being in the hospitality industry since 1970s, Sheraton has established such a strong premium positioning worldwide. Further to this, Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort has recently launched our new logo, which of course comes along with a fresh vision for our loyal guests and partners. It celebrates the idea of gathering, it is all about community and eventually, we want to be the place where the world comes together. 

Let me share with you three of our iconic points:

  • The only five star international resort, strategically located in the heart of Kuta, positioned just across the famous Kuta Beach and right next to the island’s premium Beachwalk Shopping Centre.
  • Uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean from the resort’s sundowner rooftop bar for the ultimate sunset experience
  • Pioneer of the award-winning Market Brunch and the only resort that offers this unique dining concept in Kuta 

What are the most challenging issues you are facing on your current job?

Adapting to the new culture, but again, I love challenges and I always embrace myself not to be afraid since I have a great team and leader with me. 

What is the best compliment you’ve ever received?

‘Ingrid, you are such a tough cookie yet so bubbly and positive!”

Can you share tips for women who would like to follow the same career path?

Always believe in yourself and persistent hard work will always get paid off

What do you do for fun during your day off?

I currently enjoy travelling locally around the island and eat good food.

If you had to live without Internet for a week, what would you do to keep yourself busy?

Find new hobbies and add more skills