LUX* South Ari Atoll announced the appointment of Mr. Patrice Aira as the resort’s General Manager. Patrice brings more than 25 years of international hospitality experience to his new role.

With an extensive career across the globe — United States, Canada, Egypt and the Indian Ocean — he has previously worked at Lily Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives, as General Manager. A French national from Toulouse, Patrice played an instrumental role at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts during his 18-year-long association with the brand.

It is a privilege to be a part of the incredible team at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas, a resort that has become synonymous with leading luxury hospitality and sustainability across the region. I look forward to welcoming guests to this unique destination and to help them celebrate life.

Mr. Patrice Aira, General Manager of LUX* South Ari Atoll.

With a Master’s degree in Business Administration in Hospitality Management from the Ecole Supérieure Internationale De Savignac in France, Patrice is fluent in French, English and Spanish. Likewise, as an avid diver, he enjoys his time underwater immensely.

On behalf of The Lux Collective, we are excited to welcome Patrice to the group and for him to join the amazing team on the island. His many years of experience in the luxury hospitality and his passion for what he does will most certainly contribute to the continued success of the resort. I have no doubt that under his leadership, LUX* South Ari Atoll will continue to reach new heights and that the guest experience will continue to be second to none.

Dominik Ruhl, Chief Operating Officer of The Lux Collective.

About LUX* South Ari Atoll

The tropical holiday escape is among the top-rated resorts in the Maldives which offers unique experiences with off-the-grid retreats.

The luxury resort features 193 villas and 8 restaurants serving an array of diverse cuisines as well as 5 bars. Furthermore, LUX* South Ari Atoll features a 5-star PADI dive centre, two infinity pools, floodlit tennis courts, and a Technogym fitness centre.

Feature image by LUX* South Ari Atoll
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