Meet Gaurav! The New GM of the Upcoming Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa

Meet Gaurav! The New GM of the Upcoming Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa

Wednesday 22nd of June 2022

The General Manager of the upcoming Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa has been named by Hilton as Gaurav Thakur. The 109-all pool villa resort, which is situated on a private island in the North Malé Atoll, will debut on July 1, 2022, bringing Hilton's flagship brand to the Maldives.

“Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa is an outstanding resort, anchored on Hilton’s signature hospitality, promising guests innovative dining, wellness and leisure concepts that will help them create new experiences as they travel and reconnect with their loved ones,” sharing his insights is Jamie Mead, the Senior Director of Operations, Hilton, South East Asia. “With his innate understanding of the industry, strong background in operations and sound leadership skills, I have no doubt that Gaurav will ably guide his team to ensure an impactful launch and continued success for the resort.”

Gaurav, a seasoned hospitality professional with a 17-year career at Hilton spanning the Waldorf Astoria, Hilton, and Conrad brands, has a wide range of experience that includes positions in the UK, India, and the Maldives where he oversaw operations in various departments. Through his professional career, Gaurav also held significant leadership positions in the opening teams for the Conrad Bengaluru, Conrad Pune, and Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, where he worked as resort manager before transferring to the Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa.

“I look forward to bringing Hilton’s signature hospitality to life with inspiring and one-of-a-kind experiences at Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa. Our team is committed to delivering exceptional stays as we prepare to welcome global travelers to our iconic destination.” Sharing his enthusiasm over the new employment is Gaurav.

The stunning island property is conveniently reachable via a 20-minute premium speedboat ride from Velana International Airport. It features 109 beach and over-water villas, each with its own private pool, six exceptional restaurants and bars, holistic spa and wellness facilities, and best-in-class amenities for families, including one of the largest kids' clubs in the Maldives and a rooftop lounge reserved for teen visitors.

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