Patina Maldives has appointed Simone Brockhaar as the Director of Sales and Marketing. she joins with 2 decades of experience
Patina Maldives has appointed Simone Broekhaar as the Director of Sales and Marketing. Simone Broekhaar joins Patina Maldives with 02 decades of experience through of the industry in different regions around the world. She brings in dedication, passion and creativity to the head of sales and marketing team for the launch of Patina Maldives.
With a passion for travel industry and a degree in Hotel Management, Simone Broekhaar has a remarkable track record. She joins Patina Maldives from her latest role as Director of Sales and Marketing of Capella Ubud, Bali. Prior to which, she carried out the responsibilities of the Director of Sales and Marketing for COMO Hotels and Resorts, Bali. Simone has held multiple positions at destinations such as The Datai, Langkawi, The Chedi, Muscat and world famous international brands such as the Swissotel.
In addition to a unique interest in theater and a passion for travelling, Simone is a fan of wellness and keeping fit. Fluent in Dutch an English and speaks German, French and a bit of Italian, she is a perfect fit for an environment such as Patina Maldives.
Patina Maldives is set to open by the last quarter of 2020. Located in the North Male` Atoll, the beautiful island is designed by the famous Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan. The property includes 90 beach and water villas with exclusive 20 Fari Studios. All of which represents the harmony of sanctuary and simulation.
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.
The month of February has seen various key-promotions and appointments in different resorts of The Maldives.
Resorts in the Maldives are constantly working towards providing travellers with better experiences and services. One of the key factors that contribute to these personalised experiences is the effort put in by employees. In addition to anticipating the needs, preferences, and interests, the amazing teams at resorts tailor services perfectly customised for each traveller. To provide this stellar experience, resorts are constantly on the lookout for the best of the best. The month of February has seen some amazing appointments and promotions. Here are the top appointments made in February, as some key personnel joined top-notch resorts!
Rifaath Saeed Returns to Dusit Thani Maldives as DOSM
One of the most major appointments, or shall we say re-appointments of this month was the return of Rifaath Saeed to Dusit Thani Maldives. Rifaath was part of the pre-opening team at the resort back in 2011, taking on the role of Director of Sales and Marketing (DOSM) before she departed from the resort. As she returns to the role, Rifaath has gained 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Before her return, Rifaath worked as DOSM at Amari Raaya Maldives, Cluster DOSM at OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi, Kandima Maldives, Kurumba Maldives, Velassaru Maldives, W Maldives, as well as Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa.
Roberts Ejubs as Group Director of Operations at Crown & Champa Resorts
This February, Crown & Champa Resorts revealed the key appointment of Roberts Ejubs as Group Director of Operations. Hailing from Australia, Roberts has an extensive career, spanning several countries. Prior to the Maldives, Roberts has worked across the US, China, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand. With a specialization in sales, marketing, revenue distribution, and resort operations, Robert has some ambitious goals lined up for the resort.
Zakwan Ahmed as Director of Sales at Kuda Villingili Resort
Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives announced the key appointment of Zakwan Ahmed as Director of Sales this February. Zakwan joins with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Prior to this, Zakwan worked as Assistant Director of Sales at THE OZEN COLLECTION. At Kuda Villingili, Zakwan will work towards developing strategies to achieve the sales target as well as managing relationships with key partners. Additionally, he will also collaborate with various teams to ensure successful sales outcomes for the resort. In this role, Zakwan’s primary focus will be the German-speaking countries, Europe, and the UK market.
Josje Van Engelen as General Manager of Soneva Secret
Soneva’s newest addition to the resort collection, Soneva Secret announced Josje Van Engelen as General Manager. Hailing from the Netherlands, Josje brings to Soneva Secret over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Before this, Josje worked in various countries across the globe including the Netherlands, Belgium, Costa Rica, Australia, and Turks and Caicos. Josje will be leading an incredible team of over 25 nationalities. With this, she brings a new wave of rare, personalised hospitality to the Maldives!
Ali Ashfag as Front Office Manager at Seaside Finolhu
Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll introduced Ali Ashfag as the new Front Office Manager this February. Ashfag joined the hospitality industry at the young age of 18, working his way up to this new position. His transition to Front Office was made eight years ago. From here on, Ashfag ventured on his journey as a butler, later becoming the Front Office Manager. Ashfag brings over a decade of experience across five internationally recognized brands and two local establishments to his new role. In addition to his priceless contributions to Seaside Finolhu, Ashfag has also made generous contributions towards handpicking and training individuals at the resort.
Interested in all the appointments made this February? Head over to our website, and find out more.