The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali has promoted Saraswati Subadia to director of sales & marketing after she successfully worked in a parallel capacity for the past year as assistant director of sales & marketing.
Subadia first joined the resort in 2013 when she assumed the position as director of sales MICE, shortly after Bali International Convention Centre had completed an extensive revitalisation project and she was instrumental in positioning it as a world-class venue.
Over the ensuing years, Subadia has been significantly involved in securing a number of prestigious events and global conferences including recent prestigious event, Annual Meetings 2018.
Balinese born and bred, Subadia graduated top of her Tourism Management class at the island's renowned STP (tourism institute). She then embarked on a career within the hospitality industry working as a guest relations officer and then as an assistant tourism advisor for a division of the World Bank.
Upon joining Tour East travel agency in 2001, Subadia was able to develop her skills in the MICE sector and this had been her preferred area of expertise in the years that followed. She then strengthened her career portfolio with a succession of managerial appointments for branded hotels including Hard Rock Hotel Bali and InterContinental Bali Resort. Her final appointment before moving to The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was as managing director MICE with Smailing Tour where she managed the first opening of Ovation Indonesia.