Vakkaru Maldives has appointed Janice Tan as its new Director of Sales and Marketing. With over two decades of experience in luxury hospitality, Janice has worked at several leading resorts in Maldives.
Currently based in Singapore and Maldives, Janice possess thorough knowledge and expertise in luxury hospitality. Bringing in over 20 years of experience in the industry, Janice will play a key role in promoting Vakkaru Maldives as the new Director of Sales and Marketing. Her love for travel and residency in countries across the world will impart vital insights to redefining Maldives’ approach to tourism and hospitality.
Janice started her career at the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok, and paved her way up the corporate ladder, working for several high-end luxury brands. Janice was significant in launching luxury resorts in Maldives including Antantara Naladhu during her time as Anantara Group’s Cluster Director of Public Relations. She also held the position of Director of Sales and Marketing at Velaa Private Island and Accor’s Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Furthermore, Janice held the role of Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for COMO Hotels and Resorts’ COMO Maalifushi and COMO Cocoa Island.
“I am so excited to join the team at Vakkaru Maldives, a privately owned and managed resort where exceptional attention to detail and a passion for unsurpassed hospitality is integral to everything, and a commitment to ensuring loved ones can interact and reconnect in tranquillity underpins every service and interaction.”Janice Tan
Born to parents who worked in the airline industry, Janice travelled a lot has lived in Switzerland, Italy, Greece, the US, and France. Her love for gastronomy took her to studying at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and working at the three-Michelin-starred restaurant Georges Blanc.
Vakkaru Maldives is set in the pristine waters of Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Just a 30-minute seaplane ride away from Velana International Airport, Vakkaru Maldives offers an intimate slice of paradise. With spectacular marine biodiversity, powder white beaches, exemplary services, and truly world-class dining choices, Vakkaru Maldives commits to delivering a unique experience.