The new general manager of Kuredu Island Resort & Spa is Jorge Amaro, and the new general manager at Jawakara Islands Maldives is Maurice Van Den Bosch.
Jorge has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has held a variety of positions, including F&B Manager and Hotel Manager, in hotels and resorts in Europe (Switzerland, France, Portugal), Africa (So Tome and Prncipe, Seychelles), and the Caribbean (Martinique).
This seasoned hotelier started his career in the Maldives in 2011 as the operations manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort. He then joined AH&R Group Maldives in 2017 and worked as the resort manager before being given the opportunity to become the general manager in 2018. He remained with the organization until September 2022.
Regarding Jorge's work history, he earned a hotel management degree from the Hotel & Tourism School of Lisbon in 2003. He had been the General Manager of Innahura Maldives Resort before to being hired by Kuredu, where he had effectively demonstrated his drive for excellence and involvement.
The enthusiastic Jorge stated, "My life aim is to convey my joy for working in hospitality. Even though it's not always simple, the satisfaction of witnessing delighted customers and people having the time of their lives makes it all worthwhile. It's an honor to lead and collaborate with incredible teams of coworkers and supervisors, he continued, "watching people exceed their own expectations."
As of the newest resort to the Crown and Champa Resorts, CCR, Maurice Van Den Bosch, the general manager of Kuredu Island Resort and Spa, has been named to lead Jawakara Islands Maldives. By moving up the ladder, excelling at every level of the industry, and discovering various versions of his success along the way to the top, Maurice, who has over 24 years of luxury hospitality experience, will start the hospitality journey at the new resort, which is anticipated to officially open by October of this year. His victory was largely attained in Australia, New Zealand, and the Maldives.
Maurice, who began his career in the Maldives tourist industry in 2017 as the Resort Manager of Ozen by Atmosphere, worked his way up the corporate ladder from General Manager of Atmosphere Kanifushi to Vice President of Operations for Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts. Maurice then participated as general manager in the Le Meridien Maldives' pre-opening as well as the driving services and guest experience at Coco Bodu Hithi.
Prior to his new position, Maurice was the General Manager of Kuredu Island Resort & Spa. With his strong work ethic and management abilities, he was recognized with multiple Traveler's Choice Awards for his contributions to the resort's success.
"I firmly believe in the principle of "All for one and one for all" when it comes to management. Only the resort's management team's success will ensure the resort's success. Having a staff that is empowered to deliver the greatest possible service and push themselves to new heights is, in my opinion, the pinnacle of success. The food from various Asian cultures, including Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysia, and India, is my all-time favorite cuisine. Maurice remarked, "It's always great to find a really good Tom Yam or spicy laksa."