Marco Groten has joined Grand Hyatt Bali as the General Manager, the company announced. Passionate and persevering, Marco has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry.
Marco startedhis career as a Front Office Manager in Bandung, Indonesia and after having worked in various hospitality roles abroad, returned to Indonesia in 2009. In 2018, Marco became Head of Operations for Alila, based in Hong Kong, working on the integration of Alila properties into Hyatt.
Marco is excited to be returning to Indonesia, which he considers his second home. “Current circumstances are far from ideal, but despite the dire outlook on immediate business, I look forward to immersing myself in this new role, and making sure that we all come out of this stronger. I am honoured to join this hotel with a proud legacy of 30 years and to be working with an exceptional team as well as the owners to write a new chapter in the great story of Grand Hyatt Bali.”
In addition to his responsibilities as General Manager at Grand Hyatt Bali, he will take on the responsibility of Area Vice President of Hyatt Indonesia where he will oversee the following area hotels – Park Hyatt Jakarta, Andaz Bali, Alila SCBD, Alila Villas Uluwatu, Alila Seminyak, Studios at Alila Seminyak, Alila Ubud, Alila Manggis, Alila Purnama, Alila Solo, Grand Hyatt Jakarta, Grand Hyatt Bali, Hyatt Regency Bali and Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta.
Marco is taking over this role from Peter Stettler who held this position for the past 25 years and who moves into his new role as Senior Advisor to Hyatt in Indonesia.