One&Only Reethi Rah appoints Jan Tibaldi as General Manager
One&Only Reethi Rah has appointed established industry leader Jan Tibaldi as its General Manager.
In his new role, Jan will be responsible for the overall operation and strategic development of the award-winning all-villa resort, as well as leading the One&Only Reethi Rah Team to continue to create unrivalled guest experiences.
Jan brings almost 30 years of international experience in the luxury hospitality industry to One&Only Reethi Rah, having previously held senior positions at some of the most prestigious luxury hotels in the world, including prior roles with One&Only. Prior to joining One&Only Reethi Rah, Jan held the role of General Manager at The PuLi Hotel and Spa, a five-star resort in Shanghai, China. He has held notable senior leadership positions at global luxury hotel brands including Oberoi, Viceroy and Four Seasons. Jan holds a degree in Hospitality Management from Cornell University in the USA.
“I am thrilled to welcome Jan Tibaldi back to One&Only. One&Only Reethi Rah is an extraordinary resort that sets the standard for ultra-luxury in the Indian Ocean, offering unrivalled style, unparalleled privacy and truly unique experiences for guests to discover,” Philippe Zuber, President and Chief Operating Officer of One&Only Resorts, was quoted in a statement, as saying.
“His global expertise and extensive background in the luxury hotel sector is a fantastic asset for One&Only. Led by Jan, the passionate team at One&Only Reethi Rah will go on to achieve even greater success.”
Set on one of the largest islands in North Male Atoll, the all-villa One&Only Reethi Rah resort offers an unparalleled array of luxurious options to create an unforgettable holiday. Sleek and spectacular, with unprecedented privacy, One&Only Reethi Rah inspires extraordinary journeys for the soul. From extensive outdoor adventure options, including snorkelling and diving in the exotic underwater world, to the mesmerising One&Only Spa, guests are spoilt for choice.
The resort has completed enhancements to its stunning 122 thatch-roofed villas and introduced new culinary experiences, including the new Botanica restaurant, which offers the ultimate in organic garden-to-fork cuisine, Rabarbaro, which offers genuine Italian fare, and a new superfoods breakfast menu.
One&Only Reethi Rah has also launched new spa experiences including private sunrise yoga classes on a secluded sandbank, a ‘Twilight Spa Rendezvous’ massage experience under the stars, ‘foot rehab’ – a new concept created by the resident yoga instructor and the Bastien Gonzalez therapist which combines yoga and foot massage, Barber+Blade – a new men’s grooming and shaving studio and a new Spa Courtyard featuring a vitality pool, outdoor sauna and steam room.
The resort has recently been crowned the Best Hotel in Asia and Africa at The ULTRAS 2017 awards, the Best Island Resort in the World at the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel and Spa Awards, and Leading Food and Beverage Resort, Leading Human Resources Management and Leading Family Resort awards at the 2017 Maldives Travel Awards, as well as one of the best hotels in the world by global luxury lifestyle guide Elite Traveler and by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2017.