GRIYA SANTRIAN CELEBRATES 44 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Sanur, May 1, 2016
Griya Santrian, part of the Santrian Corporation, one the first locally owned hotel brand in Bali, is celebrating its 44th anniversary this year having officially opened its doors to its first guests on May 1, 1972. To commemorate the event, the resort will launch several activities highlighting and celebrating Griya Santrian's importance as a pioneer in Sanur and Bali's hospitality industry.
Located in central Sanur, the 128-room beach front resort forever changed the landscape of the hospitality scene in Sanur. As one of the first locally owned resort chain launched in Bali, it set a precedent for genuine Balinese hospitality services and standards, and continues to inspire the industry 44 years later.
Griya Santrian General Manager, IB Gede Sidharta Putra, said, "Celebrating 44 years of genuine Balinese service marks a key milestone in our hotel industry. As an iconic landmark amongst the leading hotels in the world, Griya Santrian stands as a significant landmark in Sanur's colorful history and has shaped the hospitality industry as people know it. This is an exciting year and momentous occasion for us as it celebrates a historic past and looks forward to the future, continuing to lead the way for the hospitality industry just as the hotel did when it opened on May 1, 1972."
Since its opening, Griya Santrian has embarked on significant social projects, including being the patron for Sanur Village Festival, promoting environmental issues and engaging the local community to support the tourism industry.
The resort will celebrate its 44th anniversary with a series of activities across four days. Several anniversary promotions and events will be held exclusively for resort staff and guests.The charity events start off with a blood drive on Thursday 28 April open to all staff and guests. Then selected Head of Departments will visit the nursing home in East Denpasar and give out donations of basic needs on Friday. On Saturday morning, the staff will rally for a fun walk by the beach, which is followed by cleaning the beach, turtle release, and ends with coral plantation to preserve the world famous Sanur beach ecosystem. The festivities will be closed on Sunday night with a special open stage with all resort staff by the beach.
Strategically located in the heart of Sanur, Griya Santrian has become a home away from home for leisure travelers both individuals and families from around the world. The hotel features stunning ocean views, modern and comfortable guest rooms and suites, family-like service, trendy events,extraordinary dining options and thematic monthly jazz performances. The hotel has also upgraded its Deluxe Rooms, giving it a fresh look and opened the Rama Sita Spa Villas.