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Fari Islands, Patina Maldives Appoints Marco Den Ouden As General Manager

Marco Den Ouden has been appointed as the General Manager of Patina Maldives.
Patina Maldives has appointed Marco Den Ouden as the General Manager. Marco joins Patina Maldives with 20 years of global experience

Patina Maldives has appointed Marco Den Ouden as the General Manager. Marco joins Patina Maldives with 20 years of global experience in the luxury hospitality industry. As the General Manager, he will be building a unique team for the launch and pre-opening of Patina Maldives in Q4 2020.

Even at an early age, Marco was passionate about the hospitality industry. Marco acquired a BA in Hotel Management from Glion Institute of Higher Education. He started his career with NH Hotel Group. With his interest in the industry and combining his interest in food and beverages, Marco opened his own restaurant in Rotterdam. Coopvaert had a highly regarded farm-to-table concept, and was consistently recognized as one of the top three fine dining restaurants in Rotterdam.

In 2009, Marco accepted the role of International General Manager of Jin Jiang Hotel in Chengdu. Marco also worked as an F&B hospitality consultant for the Les Amis Group, where he showed his expertise to advise on new concepts and leading project overhauls for overall improved service and structure. Between 2012 and 2014, Marco took on the role of General Manager of Huvafen Fushi by Per AQUUM in Maldives.

Marco spent 04 years with the Alila Group as a General Manager across three of their sought-after properties across Indonesia and china. During that time, he was responsible for the opening of Alila Wuzhen and Alila Anji the first opening of the brands in China.

Prior to joining Patina Maldives, Marco held the role of General Manager of Soneva Jani, the flagship property for the esteemed Soneva collection. Marco is fluent in Ductch and English, and also able to speak German, Mandarin, French and Italian. With Marco’s knowledge and experiences in the industry, he is a great fit for the new role at Patina Maldives, Fari islands.

Fari Islands, home to the debut properties in Maldives by Capella Hotels & Resorts and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, is developed by Singapore-based real estate developer Pontiac Land. Pontiac kicked off the Fari Islands development project in 2017. The development is situated within the Rah Falhu Huraa lagoon in North Male Atoll. Fari Islands is the second integrated tourism development in the Maldives.

Within the week Patina Maldives Appointed Simone Broekhaar As Director of Sales & Marketing as well to their team.

Feature photo from Hospitality Net
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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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