(11 Mar 2021)
The Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa has
appointed Bruce Ryde as General Manager and Brand Strategist.
Originally from Australia, Bruce worked most recently at Marriott as Vice
President Luxury Brands and Brand Marketing – Asia Pacific, a post
he held since December 2017.
Before that, Bruce spent 15 years with IHG working
in numerous sales and marketing roles, as well as five years as GM
of IHG’s first Hotel Indigo in Asia Pacific – the Hotel Indigo
Shanghai on the Bund. His last four years at IHG were spent
working as Head of Luxury & Lifestyle, Brand & Marketing, Asia,
Middle East & Africa.
“Kamalaya’s stated aim of helping people to become
the best version of themselves is a powerful platform as we
negotiate a return to global travel and together with the founders
John and Karina Stewart I am happy to lead the next chapter of
this amazing story,” said Bruce. “We have incredible plans, including expanding
our diverse range of treatments even more on an innovative online
platform, Kamalaya Connect and a retail arm, Kamalaya Essentials.”
Bruce was educated at the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Technology Sydney.
When he is not working, Bruce enjoys running and
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