Jumeirah Vittaveli appoints Shoumo Mukherjee as sales, marketing director

Jumeirah Vittaveli has appointed Shoumo Mukherjee as Director of Sales and Marketing, to lead the resort’s commercial division.

“I am proud to be able to welcome such a seasoned hospitality expert to my team at Jumeirah Vittaveli,” comments Amit Majumder, the resort’s General Manager, was quoted in a statement, as saying.

“With our goal to ceaselessly surprise guests with new developments, services and facilities, we count on our Executive Committee team to bring their insight to full effect as we promise to provide unforgettable memories to guests in every aspect of their holiday with us. I am confident that Shoumo will be an essential part of continuing to amaze our guests, based on his previous experience in the luxury hospitality sector in the Maldives.”

An Indian national, Shoumo has in-depth experience in the Maldives hospitality tourism, having served as General Manager Sales and Marketing for Universal Resorts Maldives in the early 2000s. During his seven year tenure with Universal, Shoumo oversaw their resorts in the Maldives and Seychelles, and grew the group’s revenue by 300 percent.

Shoumo started his career with the prestigious Oberoi Hotels India, and added commercial success at a selection of luxury brands in India to his achievements. His expertise ranges from corporate sales, to online distribution, leisure sales, to casino management, as he improved revenue by more than 30 percent in his most recent role as VP Sales and Marketing for the Deltin Group in India.

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 the Royal Residence, Jumeirah Vittaveli 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.

Guests can enhance their romantic escape and stay at the picturesque Private Ocean Retreats, an indulgent hideaway with a loft-style bedroom upstairs, overwater hammocks, private infinity pool and full outdoor daybed. The villas are freestanding in the lagoon ensuring maximum privacy while only a two-minute ride on board the complimentary boat service from the main island. The Private Ocean Retreats are designed to offer all the resort services, from in-villa dining and yoga on a open air deck to an indulgent couple’s massage.

For the evenings, guests have the choice of a culinary journey through India in the resort’s signature restaurant Swarna, or an overwater fine dining experience featuring French cuisine at Fenesse.

The Talise spa at Jumeirah Vittaveli has been named Best Luxury Wellness Spa in Maldives by the World Travel Awards in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Treatments at the spa are inspired by concepts of light and space connecting with the purity and vibration of ingredients. The team produces their own island made 100 percent pure coconut oil, which is used in treatments and available as a take-home souvenir. The garden and overwater treatment rooms provide romantic spaces for couples who wish to enjoy blissful relaxation, while the spa menu also includes dedicated Mother-Daughter and Father-Son pampering sessions.

Jumeirah Vittaveli offers romantic escapes as well as a variety of land and water-based activities, including the destination’s first ice rink, a PADI Dive base, water sports centre, six restaurants and bars, and two lounges. An underground tasting room and a wine library will open soon.

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