Capella Ubud has appointed Mark Swinton as General Manager. In his new role, Mark will channel his 30 years of professional experience in the luxury hospitality industry, innate love for Bali, and passion for wellness to work alongside the Capella Hotels & Resorts team to further elevate their highly successful first array into Bali.

Prior to joining Capella Hotels & Resorts, Mark led the pre-opening efforts for Six Senses Bhutan, where he acted as Country General Manager, assisting with the conceptualisation, development and operational strategy implementation for all five lodges. Previously, Mark spent ten years with Aman, working in management roles across Bhutan, Beijing, Borodubur, and Bali, where he was Regional Director of Aman, Indonesia.

Originally from Canada, Mark is a graduate in hotel management from The British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada, yet has spent the majority of his working life in Asia. A self-appointed ‘tree hugger’ and keen fitness enthusiast, Mark is looking forward to leading the Capella Ubud team, working closely with them to uphold the incredible guest experience, environmental commitment, and connections with nearby village that have been built so far.

Capella Ubud luxury tented camp is set in the heart of a verdant rainforest, bringing the rich heritage of Bali to life in a truly remarkable natural setting. Inspired by the first Europeans to settle in Bali in the 1800’s, celebrated architect and designer, Bill Bensley, has created the stunning rainforest camp as a tribute to their spirit of adventure, while preserving the local flora and fauna through the conscious idea of ‘minimal intervention,’ meaning that all trees and local plants were left untouched and protected throughout the build process. This one-of-a-kind hidden sanctuary offers an authentic insight into the way of life in Bali, combined with today’s modern conveniences and technology.