Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Ulrich Hoffgen as General Manager of Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives.
Ulrich is a German national and has 20 years of international hospitality industry experience gained from working in Europe, Oceania and Asia, including management roles at leading resorts and hotels in Asia and the Maldives.
He worked at Irufushi Beach & Spa Resort as F&B Director before joining Constance Halaveli Resort Maldives in the position of Executive Assistant Manager in 2009, where he was soon promoted to Resident Manager.
He was working at Constance Halaveli for three years as Resident Manager prior joining Centara Hotels & Resorts to head up the team at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives as General Manager.
Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa is set on an island just over 15 minutes away from Male' International Airport by speedboat. The resort is adult-focused with 140 villas located ocean-side or set above the lagoon. Leisure facilities feature the oceanfront Spa Cenvaree with its nine treatment suites, a fitness centre, a large free-form swimming pool with dedicated pool bar, an E-Zone with electronic games, and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Restaurants include Al Khaimah, which serves Arabic and Middle Eastern style grilled dishes, La Brezza, which offers Italian cuisine with the emphasis on seafood, and Suan Bua, which serves authentic Thai cuisine.The resort lagoon is ideal for swimming and snorkelling and the watersports centre will arrange excursions and both motorised and non-motorised watersports, including pedal boats, paddle boards, windsurfing and snorkelling. There is a PADI dive centre that arranges tuition and visits to world-class dive sites nearby including Giraavaru Cave, Lion’s Head, Kuda Haa, Kiki Reef and Shar Point.