Maldives Promotion House – The Beach House Collection has announced the appointment of Ms Andrea Wrba as general manager of The Beach House at Iruveli Maldives. Ms Wrba becomes one of the few female general managers in the Maldives.
In joining The Beach House at Iruveli Maldives, Ms Wrba says, “I am thrilled to be part of a world-class luxury resort and am proud that The Beach House at Iruveli Maldives will be the flagship of The Beach House Collection.”
Prior to joining The Beach House at Iruveli Maldives, Ms Wrba was general manager of the InterContinental Mzaar Lebanon Mountain Resort & Spa. She has a wealth of experience, with over 28 years spent in the luxury hotel industry, mainly working for the InterContinental Hotels Group across Europe and the Middle East. Ms Wrba has also held a general manager position with Sheraton Hotels & Resorts.
Ms Wrba is Austrian and she is fluent in German, Dutch and English and can also converse in French. She has also excelled with many leadership programmes.
The Beach House at Iruveli Maldives is an idyllic private island retreat fringed by powder white beaches, coral reef lagoons and a jungle-filled interior. Located on Haa Alifu, the northernmost atoll of the Maldives, it is reached via a 69-minute luxury seaplane transfer from Malé.
Promising discreet luxury, the resort combines local flavour, Maldivian hospitality and charm while seamlessly blending Asian traditions of simplicity and elegance to its overall appeal. Accommodation is in 83 beautifully designed thatched villas, suites and pavilions, located on the beach or perched over the turquoise lagoon, each with a private pool and a villa host who can attend to every need.
Facilities include a myriad of activities and watersports as well as a PADI five-star dive centre, 18-hole golf simulator, fitness centre, spa, yoga, tennis courts, a bungee trampoline, kids’ club and two swimming pools with one for adults only. In addition, there are four fine-dining restaurants and a coral regeneration programme with a resident marine biologist.