Martin van der Reijden has been appointed General Manager of SAii
Lagoon Maldives and
Vice President of Operations for Crossroads Maldives, and Tolga Unan
has been appointed General Manager of Hard Rock Hotel Maldives.
Crossroads, owned by Thailand’s Singha Estate, will encompass nine islands fringing the Emboodhoo Lagoon in the South Malé
Atoll, three of which will be used as the first phase of the
project encompassing two resorts and The Marina @Crossroads, an
800-metre lifestyle area and beach walk featuring retail,
entertainment and dining outlets.
Dirk De Cuyper, Chief Hospitality Officer, S Hotels & Resorts,
look forward to welcoming guests to SAii Lagoon Maldives and Hard
Rock Hotel Maldives later this year ... I look forward to working with Martin and Tolga
as we embark on an exciting new era of hospitality in the
Martin has 23 years of industry experience, much of which has been spent with Hilton Worldwide
managing hotels in Europe and Asia Pacific. He has also spent time
in the hotel design sector and has managed luxury resorts in
Maldives with Per Aquum and LUX. Most recently, Martin was
Director and General Manager of LUX North Male Atoll.
two decades of experience, including spells with Disney, Club Med
and Hilton in the US and Asia Pacific, Tolga has a comprehensive
knowledge of the hospitality industry. He joins Hard Rock Hotel
Maldives after two years as Managing Director of Naked Retreats,
an expanding eco-resort company based in Shanghai.