Industry Update
Appointment14 June 2018

Ram Hiralal

Appointed General Manager
At COMO Shambhala Estate in Bali, Indonesia

Ram Hiralal

COMO Shambhala Estate — COMO's flagship wellness centre in Ubud, Bali — will be managed by Ram Hiralal. Ram is no stranger to COMO, as she assisted with the pre-opening of COMO Parrot Cay in 1998. Her background has always been in the hospitality industry — she began her career with HPL at the Concord Hotel Kuala Lumpur in 1991 before joining Four Seasons in 2003, working in various resorts before her final role as Resort Manager at Four Seasons Koh Samui. She joins COMO Shambhala Estate just as it reinvigorates its position as a leading wellness centre and launches four new wellness programmes.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Ram Hiralal (Class of 1997) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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COMO Hotels and Resorts

COMO Hotels and Resorts offers personalised luxury travel experiences in its urban hotels, island resorts, adventure retreats, and wellness resorts. The focus is always on service, wellness and cuisine, while trying to uphold a strong, sustainable approach towards the people and places where we operate.
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