Marco Den Ouden and Simone Broekhaar

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands Appoints Marco Den Ouden and Simone Broekhaar

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands has announced two new appointments; a new General Manager and a new Director of Sales & Marketing.

Marco Den Ouden has been appointed as the new General Manager. In his new role, Marco will bring over 20 years of global experience in the luxury hospitality industry as he builds the pre-opening team and prepares to launch the property in Q1 2021.

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands will be the first launch under Patina Hotels & Resorts, a new sophisticated lifestyle brand by Capella Hotel Group, which was created for progressive travellers of a new generation. Strategically situated in the heart of the Fari Islands archipelago, Patina Maldives will offer guests the opportunity to enjoy privacy and seclusion or freedom of movement across the islands. 

Marco joins the Patina Maldives pre-opening team from his role as General Manager of Soneva Jani, Maldives, the flagship property for the esteemed Soneva collection. Prior to his time in the Maldives, Marco spent four years with the Alila group, leading teams as General Manager across three of their sought-after properties across Indonesia and China. Marco was responsible for the opening of Alila Wuzhen and Alila Anji, which was the first Alila to open in China, the successful opening of which paved the way for future projects in the country.  

Patina Maldives has also appointed Simone Broekhaar as Director of Sales & Marketing. A veteran of luxury hospitality, Simone will bring unwavering passion and creativity, coupled with over two decades of experience in the industry to spearhead sales and communications strategy in the lead up to the launch of Patina Maldives. Simone joins the Patina Maldives from Capella Ubud, Bali, where she led a team of 9 as they developed their launch communications and sales strategy for the multi-award winning property. Prior to this, she was the Regional Director of Sales & Marketing for COMO Hotels & Resorts, Bali, a role that saw her report to three General Managers as she oversaw efforts for three of the esteemed group’s most sought-after properties; COMO Uma Ubud, COMO Shambhala Estate, and COMO Echo Beach. 

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands is set to launch in Q1 2021.

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