Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort Appoints Resort Manager

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Resorts Asia Pacific has appointed Mr Yothin Uthaphu as Resort Manager of the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, effective immediately.

Yothin Uthaphu

The resort opens on 1 August 2015. Yothin will report to the resort’s General Manager, Mr Pascal Billon.

Prior to joining Outrigger, Yothin held senior resort operations and managerial positions with Centara Resorts in Thailand and the Maldives.

Yothin, a Thai national, has worked with some of the world’s leading hotel chains including Marriott, Accor and assorted beach resorts in idyllic locations. He is experienced in the pre-opening of properties, from city hotels to challenging island locations. He also worked for nearly two years as a General Manager of a travel agency.

“Yothin is very experienced in the management of acclaimed boutique resorts on tropical islands in Thailand and the Maldives,” said Darren Edmonstone, Outrigger Managing Director, Asia Pacific. “With his skills, enthusiasm and track record he will help make Outrigger in the Maldives a big success, I’m sure.”

After schooling in Thailand, Yothin earned a Diploma in Business Management from Wentworth Academy in Sydney, Australia. In the hospitality industry, he now has 16 years experience in hotels including many senior managerial appointments.

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort is located less than 50 kilometres north of the equator, 340 kilometres to the south of Malé and conveniently accessible via a 55-minute flight to Kaadedhdhoo Airport, followed by a scenic 20-minute journey on a private speedboat.

Special opening rates are now available for all 24 Beach Pool Villas (211 sqm), seven Two-Bedroom Pool Villas (282 sqm), 21 Ocean Pool Villas (225 sqm), and the Presidential Villa (600 sqm).

Further information: outriggermaldives.com

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About Outrigger Enterprises Group
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging, retail and hospitality companies operating in the Asia-Pacific, Oceania and Indian Ocean regions. As part of its unique hospitality offering, the values-based company extends exceptional hospitality and authentic cultural experiences, incorporating local traditions and customs into the guest experience at each of its properties worldwide. Guided by more than 67 years of family leadership, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded portfolio of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Resorts, OHANA® Hotels and Resorts, Embassy Suites®, Holiday Inn®, Best Western®, Wyndham Vacation Ownership® and Hilton Grand VacationsTM. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 43 properties with approximately 10,000 rooms located in Hawaii; Australia; Guam; Fiji; Thailand; Mauritius. Upcoming Maldives, Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. For online information, log on at www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and www.outrigger.com.

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Outrigger Resorts, Asia-Pacific
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Cherngtalay Sub-Dist., Thalang District
Phuket Province, 83110 Thailand
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