Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives appoints Michael Melzer as General Manager
Michael Melzer has been appointed as General Manager of the Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives, a stunning new sustainably designed island resort which is scheduled to open in November 2018.
A German national, Michael has more than 35 years’ of experience in the hospitality industry, many of which have been spent in the Asia Pacific region. With qualifications from Cornell University and Dale Carnegie Hong Kong, Michael worked most recently as the General Manager of the Sunrise Nha Trang Beach Hotel and Spa in Vietnam.
“We are delighted to welcome Michael Melzer to Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts as we prepare to make our debut in the Maldives. With his expert knowledge of the Asia Pacific region and experience of managing high-end resorts, Michael is the perfect person to lead our first property in this idyllic archipelago,” Gerard Hotelier, VP Operations for Asia at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, was quoted in a statement, as saying.
“Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives is one of our company’s most exciting openings to date. Michael’s deep passion for hospitality, analytical vision and motivational skills will ensure that this beautiful resort maximises its incredible potential and exceeds guests’ expectations.”
Michael started his career as a chef in Germany and later became a food and beverage specialist at several hotels. Subsequent roles included Director of Event Management, Hotel Operations Manager and Director of Operations, prior to becoming a General Manager in 2010. Since then, he has managed properties in Maldives, Philippines and Vietnam.
“I am extremely excited to take on this new challenge,” Michael said.
“Maldives is a breathtaking destination which I have been privileged to experience several times in my career. Joining such a stunning property, managed by one of most famous names in the hospitality industry, made my decision to return to the country an easy one. I look forward to working with the team at Mövenpick as we prepare for the hotel’s official opening next month.”
Nestled on a private island in the northern Noonu atoll, Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives will feature 72 overwater pool villas, 30 beach pool suites and three beach spa pool residences. All the accommodation options including private swimming pools. While the resort is designed as a destination for relaxation and rejuvenation, with a high degree of privacy, it will also feature recreational facilities to suit a wide range of guests, from honeymooners to adventure-seeking families.
Guests have the chance to book their dream holiday at Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives with special opening rates starting from just USD 577 per night inclusive of breakfast and taxes.
Bookings of three nights or more will also include an array of additional benefits, including USD100 resort credit per stay (valid for food and beverage, spa treatments, water sports and diving), plus an additional 20 percent discount at the Diving and Water Sports Centre, and a free room upgrade (subject to availability).
This opening offer is valid for stays between November 1 and December 23, 2018. For more information and reservations, call +960 656 3000 or email: Resort.Kuredhivaru.Reservations@movenpick.com.