Craig Seaward General Manager_W Retreat  Spa Bali - SeminyakWhere were you born and raised? I was born in Minster, England, and moved to Africa in the early 60’s. I grew up in Johannesburg South Africa and Bulawayo, Rhodesia now Zimbabwe.

What do you like to do on your days off? Love enjoying my home and family….days off are usually 1 day a week, so precious time with family is very important

Favorite travel destination? I have two – Bangkok and London…

You have worked all over the world – what is your favourite country and why? I have worked all over the world, but Bali, Indonesia is without doubt my favorite destination. It’s all about the people, food, diversity, the beauty and the living culture on this amazing island

What was your first hospitality job? Starting working as a Steward in the kitchen and my first job was cleaning the loading dock and yard.

What brought you to Bali? I came to Bali on a one year opportunity at the Laguna in Nusa Dua in 1991 and have been here on and off, more on than off, for over 23 years.

Where did you work before The W Bali? I worked in Surabaya, East Java looking after two properties before heading back to Bali in 2008.

Share and Enjoy: