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Courtyard Seminyak welcomes Christopher Smith as the new General Manager

Seasoned culinary maestro, Christopher Smith, takes the helm as the new General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort, bringing two decades of hospitality experience and a fresh burst of energy and innovation.

Chistopher Smith

Chris embarked on his professional career in 1999 as a Chef at Sheraton Brisbane Hotel, sparking his passion for the culinary arts. His career unfolded through various roles, including Chef de Cuisine at the JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong and Executive Sous Chef at the Singapore Marriott Hotel.

In 2012, Chris faced the challenge of taking on the Executive Chef role during the pre-opening phase of The Stones Hotel, Autograph Collection, Legian Bali. His expertise also contributed to the successful launches of Marriott International properties in Singapore, Fiji, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Continuing his Bali chapter, Chris showcased his talents as the Executive Chef at Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa in their debut year of 2016. Later, he assumed the role of Director of Operations at Renaissance Nusa Dua Bali Resort, where his leadership skills flourished, eventually leading to his current role as General Manager at Courtyard Seminyak.

Courtyard Seminyak with a swimming pool and lounge chairs, perfect for Christmas relaxation.
Courtyard Seminyak


Courtyard Seminyak eagerly looks forward to the positive impact that Christopher Smith will bring to the resort. With his rich background and strong leadership qualities, his oversight of the top Seminyak resort will elevate the brand’s guest experience and atmosphere for both leisure and business getaways.

Chris has made Bali his home alongside his wife Melinda, and their two canine companions, Cooper and Jax. Growing a genuine connection to the island’s vibrant community and dynamic lifestyle, he finds joy in leisure pursuits such as running, swimming, and cycling. 

For more information, visit Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort’s official website.

Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort

Address: Jl. Camplung Tanduk Jl. Dhyana Pura No.103, Seminyak, Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361
Instagram: @courtyardseminyak
Tel: +62 361 8499600


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