Indian Ocean’s leading resort, Vakkaru Maldives has announced the appointment of Janice Vigo as the new Director of Spa at the timeless property. As part of her new role, Janice will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations at the spa including staff training, treatments and retail, fitness facilities as well as all wellness programmes and yoga & meditation.
Janice brings extensive knowledge, experience, and expertise to her position having worked in the luxury spa and hospitality industry for more than 17 years. She gained valuable insight into spa and wellness management after fulfilling numerous roles in renowned luxury properties including One & Only Kanuhura Maldives, Constance Ephelia Seychelles, Fregate Island Private Seychelles by Oetker Collection and Babylon Warwick Hotel Baghdad. Prior to joining the team at Vakkaru Maldives, Janice held senior positions at Six Senses Laamu Maldives.
Speaking on her appointment, Janice enthused “I am thrilled to be part of the Vakkaru Maldives family and grateful to the management for placing their trust in me to lead the Merana Spa team and bring the spa experience to the next level. The spa & wellness industry is becoming increasingly important and necessary. I believe that a holistic approach to enhance the quality of life, boosting emotional and physical well-being, and achieving balance within the body and mind is vital in today’s world.”
With two diplomas in Spa Start-up Management from the Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) and Spa Management from Raison d’Etre Spa & Wellness Consultancy, Janice is also certified in Oncology Massage for Cancer, Bentosa Fire Glass Cupping, Bamboo Massage, Ayurvedic Massage, Facials, Body Treatments and Singing Bowls. Adding to her stellar resume’, she has logged 200 hours in the RYT Hatha Yoga Teacher’s Training and has worked with several international spa product brands such as Pevonia Botanica, Shiseido, Subtle Energy and Organic Pharmacy. Moreover, she is also skilled in various spa-related software, making her a valuable addition to the team.
General Manager of Vakkaru Maldives, Iain McCormack commented “Janice Vigo’s appointment as Director of Spa will further strengthen our commitment to providing guests with an exceptional spa experience. We are confident that her vast experience and spa and wellness management expertise will bring new ideas and innovations to the resort.”