Dusit Thani Maldives appoints Thomas Weber as new General Manager
Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has announced the appointment of Thomas Weber as the new General Manager of Dusit Thani Maldives.
Thomas brings with him more than 25 years of international experience leading pre-opening and operational hotels for brands such as Sun International, Hilton, Mövenpick, and The Leela. During his career, he has worked in seven different countries, including Hong Kong, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, India, Kenya, Switzerland and the Maldives. He began his management positions as Food and Beverage Manager and worked his way up to become Executive Assistant Manager, General Manager and Regional General Manager.
Prior to joining Dusit International, he held the position of Regional General Manager Maldives for the five-star Diamonds Thudufushi Resort and Athuruga Resort, both under the Planhotel Hospitality Group. He was also involved in the pre-opening of Sandies Bathala, a new resort with 70 rooms and overwater villas.
During his career, he has served as General Manager of Mövenpick Resort Al Nawras, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Mövenpick Hotel & Spa, Bangalore India; and Oberwaid Kurhotel & Privatklinik, St Gallen Switzerland, amongst others.
Thomas, a Swiss National, holds a Management degree from Belvoirpark Hotel Management School in Zürich and an Executive Leadership degree from SHV/VDH in Switzerland. He started his career as a chef at the Hotel Pardenn in Klosters, Switzerland.
“Thomas’s appointment is a key milestone in the whole journey of Dusit Thani Maldives. His energy, enthusiasm and regional experience is another great asset to have him on board. I have no doubt Thomas will do a great job and continue to achieve great results and provide our guests with memorable experiences,” Thierry Douin, Senior Vice President – Operations of Dusit International, was quoted in a statement, as saying.
Located on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa atoll — the Maldives’ first ever UNESCO biosphere reserve — Dusit Thani Maldives blends gracious Thai hospitality with the unparalleled luxury setting of the Maldives. This luxury island resort comprises 94 villas encircled by white sandy beaches, a stunning 360 degree house reef and a turquoise lagoon. With a unique combination of beach and lagoon accommodation, Dusit Thani Maldives provides an unmatched luxurious escape for all travellers.
The resort offers a 360 degree vibrant house reef compliment with a turquoise lagoon, a 750-square metre infinity swimming pool with a lush Banyan tree in the centre, five restaurants and bars with breathtaking views and a Kids Club that is committed to making children’s dreams come true.
The award-winning Devarana Spa at Dusit Thani Maldives encompasses six deluxe treatment pods, which sit elevated amongst the island’s palm trees. For those who prefer to keep their feet firmly on the ground, the spa has also developed two stunning ground level treatment rooms. Manicure and pedicure-dedicated area, private outdoor pool, steam and sauna are exclusively available for spa guests.