Jumeirah Vittaveli appoints new Resident Manager
Jumeirah Vittaveli has appointed Christopher Baker as its new Resident Manager.
Originally from the UK, Christopher studied at the Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies, and started his managerial career as Head Chef at Oliver’s Restaurant, located in the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.
Christopher has filled managerial positions for a number of hospitality companies including Rosewood, Anantara Hotels and Resorts, Marriott Hotels, and Emirates Hotels and Resorts, in countries such as Vietnam, UAE, Jordan, India and UK.
“An experienced hospitality professional, Christopher brings strong leadership and management skills to his new role. He first joined the Jumeirah Group early on in his career, for the opening of Jumeirah Beach Hotel and joins Jumeirah Vittaveli with excellent knowledge of the brand,” a statement issued by the resort read.
Amit Majumder, General Manager of Jumeirah Vittaveli, described Christopher’s appointment as an essential addition to his team, saying that he was looking forward to the creative innovations the new Resident Manager would be bringing to the table.
“At Jumeirah Vittaveli, we constantly evolve and reinvent ourselves, while adhering to Jumeirah’s traditionally top level service standards and Christopher will play an integral part in the realisation of our upcoming projects, from Food and Beverage offerings, to wellness services, to the reinvention of our most iconic over water standalone villas, the Ocean Suites,” he was quoted in the statement as saying.
Located a short 20-minute ride on board a luxurious motorised catamaran from capital, Jumeirah Vittaveli offers unmatched diversity, subtle luxury and personalised exploration, whether you are seeking a romantic getaway or an exotic destination for your family.
In addition to a recently launched Royal Residence, the resort comprises 89 villas and suites each with their own swimming pool and direct access to the beach or lagoon. The private and spacious villas are available with one or two bedrooms making them the ideal accommodation for both families and couples. Highlights are the free-standing Ocean Suites, located only a heartbeat away from the main island and accessible by complimentary boat service.