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W Bali – Seminyak, the flagship W Hotels in Indonesia and a part of Marriott Bonvoy’s global portfolio of over 30 extraordinary hotel brands, proudly announces the appointment of Subin Dharman as General Manager, effective 15 April 2024.

Subin is a well-traveled and seasoned hospitality professional with over two decades of leadership experience in luxury hotels across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, the U.S and Europe.

Spending most of his early years in Qatar, Subin’s journey in the world of hospitality began in the F&B industry, where he excelled as the F&B Supervisor at Sheraton Schiphol, Netherlands. Subsequently, his journey traversed through many flagship hotels around the globe, refining his expertise in the industry, as well as people management and organisational experience.

Subin’s first venture into the lifestyle brand realm, was with Hotel Missoni in Edinburgh and Kuwait. His unwavering determination and steadfast dedication to luxury excellence propelled him through various esteemed positions within The Ritz-Carlton brand, including prestigious appointments at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha in Qatar and The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas in the United States. Additionally, he assumed the role of Hotel Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan, and subsequently as the General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place.

Under Subin’s astute leadership, The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place achieved the “Gold Standard of Hospitality” and was recognised as the “Best Hotel for Business Travellers in Asia Pacific” by CNBC International in 2022. Subin’s illustrious achievements include being honoured as the “APEC Luxury General Manager of the Year” by Marriott International in 2022 and taking on the role of Co-Chair for the Marriott Business Council in Indonesia, where he is actively involved in initiatives aimed at making a difference in the community.

Leaving behind the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan in exchange for island life, Subin then led The Ritz-Carlton, Bali as the General Manager; His last post before joining W Bali – Seminyak.

Subin’s passion for the hotel industry shines through his dedication to inspiring and developing his team. He is excited to continue his journey with W Bali – Seminyak, aiming to create a space that ignites curiosity and expands worlds for guests, enabling them to experience life and see the world through a lens of limitless possibilities.

“Talent is what makes W Hotels unique. It is the spark that defines the brand. I see so much potential in this dynamic and free-spirited team at W Bali – Seminyak, and I am enthusiastic to work together with them to elevate the hotel, delivering exceptional service and ensuring that our guests receive the ultimate W experience infused with our passions,” says Subin Dharman, General Manager of W Bali – Seminyak.

In his new role, Subin will also further champion W Bali – Seminyak’s ongoing initiatives aimed at addressing global environmental concerns, underscoring the hotel’s steadfast dedication to sustainability and social impact.

Beyond his professional endeavours, Subin cherishes quality time with his wife and two children. His dedication to a balanced lifestyle is evident through his commitment to regular training and maintaining a healthy diet. An avid traveller and book lover, Subin enjoys exploring new destinations, immersing himself in diverse cultures, and reading in his leisure time.

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