Kurumba Maldives appoints Andrew Jansson as General Manager

Kurumba Maldives has appointed Andrew Jansson as its General Manager.

Andrew joins Kurumba Maldives from Minor International, where he oversaw three of the company’s hotels in Thailand — Anantara Riverside and Avani Riverside in Bangkok, as well as Avani+ Luang Prabang and Mekong Kingdoms in Luang Prabang — over the past three years.

Hailing from Sewden, Andrew brings over two decades of extensive experience in food and beverage as well as hotel management, having worked with international hotel chains in 14 countries, including the US, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Oman and China.

As Andrew takes charge of Kurumba Maldives, his previous experience working in the island nation makes him uniquely positioned to contribute to the continued strategic development of the historically significant property.

Andrew first arrived in the Maldives in 2009, joining the pre-opening team of Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa as its Director of Food and Beverage. After a four-year break, Andrew returned to the Maldives in 2013 to take up the position of Executive Assistant Manager, Food and Beverage at One&Only Reethi Rah. He spent three years at the ultra-luxury resort, during which he was promoted to the post of Resort Manager.

Kurumba, the very first resort in the Maldives, is set on a tropical island in the North Male Atoll, conveniently located a brief 10-minute speedboat ride away from the main airport.

Kurumba draws on its proud 46 years of history, charismatic personality and heartfelt service, to offer compelling and diverse experiences amidst a stunning island setting.

The resort offers an array of eight styles of accommodation, ranging from comfortable Superior rooms to the spacious Royal Residence, spread among the island’s lush tropical gardens with easy access to the beach. With eight different restaurants and four bars to choose from.

Kurumba will charm you with its unparalleled choice of dining experiences and a wide range of recreation activities and entertainment; all the while maintaining idyllic spaces of relaxation to create the perfect balance for a holiday in paradise, perfect for honeymooners and family alike.

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