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New Project Manager for Emirates Hotels & Resorts New Seychelles Development

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Emirates Hotels & Resorts has appointed Mr. Kris Seeboo as Project Manager for its Seychelles development, located at Mahes Cap Ternay.

Cap Ternay Resort & Spa, the divisions third-conservation-based and environmentally-friendly property, is currently in its detailed design phase. Scheduled to open in 2010 at an investment of US$253 million, the Cap Ternay Resort & Spa is the largest international investment by Emirates Hotels & Resorts, and one of the largest-ever in the islands of Seychelles.

Kris Seeboo has over 10 years experience in the construction industry and over the past 18 years he has been involved in the hospitality sector, both as developer and General Manager of several five-star Indian Ocean resorts. Kris experience in the management of Mauritian and Seychelles resorts has earned him a good reputation in the industry; while his leadership in tourism development has won him official government recognition as Officer of the Order of the Star and has been presented the Key to the India Ocean.

Kris holds tertiary qualifications in Human Resource Management and Business Administration, acquired at Penn State University, (USA), City of London Polytechnic, (UK) and he has a French Masters degree in Law.

Cap Ternay Resort & Spa will be located within a protected area on the main island Mahe and will uphold the companys conservation practices and use of ecologically-sensitive designs in resort development; first initiated with the Emirates Hotels & Resorts' flagship property, Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai. Cap Ternay Resort & Spa will establish a feral-free wildlife reserve, with its 60-acres protecting many species endemic to the Seychelles.

Cap Ternay Resort & Spa will feature two distinct areas spread over 22 acres of land. The main Resort & Spa boasts 186 rooms planned for families and budget-conscious travellers, and 230 deluxe rooms designed as semi-detached, cottage-style complexes situated in landscaped beachfront locations.

The Cap Ternay Villas & Spa area will feature water-bungalows, plus 30 two-bedroom villas and a Presidential suite, each with a private pool and deck.

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