Marco Den Ouden has joined the Patina
Maldives, Fari Islands as General Manager.
Scheduled to open in Q1 2021, the resort will be the first under Patina Hotels & Resorts, a brand by Capella
Marco has over 20 years
of experience in the luxury hospitality industry. He joins the
Patina Maldives pre-opening team from his role as General Manager
of Soneva Jani, Maldives, the flagship property for the esteemed
Prior to his time in Maldives, Marco
spent four years with the Alila group, leading teams as General
Manager at three of their properties in
Indonesia and China.
Having nurtured a passion for hospitality from an
early age, Marco gained a BA in Hotel Management from Glion
Institute of Higher Education, before beginning his career with NH
Marco went on to open his own fine dinding restaurant
in Rotterdam before returning to the hotel industry in 2009 as GM of
the Jin Jiang Hotel in Chengdu.
Marco has also worked as an F&B Hospitality
Consultant for the Les Amis Group and as General Manager of Huvafen Fushi
Per Aquum, Maldives, between 2012-2014.
Fluent in Dutch and English, Marco is also able to
speak German, Mandarin, French and Italian.