Vakarufalhi Island Resort has appointed Michele Masper as its new General Manager.
A dynamic, sales focused professional who has been working in the hospitality industry for nearly 15 years, Michele became the youngest General Manager in Maldives in 2003. Michele has a track record in effectively leading and managing all aspects of a hotel. After working in the island nation for nearly five years, he was the General Manager in a number of five-star hotels across the globe, including in Greece, Tanzania and Dubai.
Prior to the appointment as Vakarufalhi’s chief in command, Michele was the General Manager of Rezia Hotel in Italy.
Michele has an outgoing personality and a passion for making guests feel cared for. As a true leader, his goal is to inspire the people around him and guide them to achieve greatness.
The Italian national holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of Parma, Italy, and a Master’s Degree in Hospitality Management from Stenden University, South Africa. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Hotel Revenue Management and Profit Generation, and is a keen pilot with a Private Pilot Licence.
Owned and managed by Sri Lanka-based Mount Lavinia Hotel Group, Vakarufalhi is located in the South Ari Atoll and is accessible by a 25-minute scenic seaplane journey from the Maldives main Velana International Airport.
The luxury island resort offers a captivating and serene experience with its beautiful white sand beaches, turquoise lagoon and a breath-taking house reef, which is regarded as one of the best in the Maldives by its regulars.
Sparing no detail, the island boasts a variety of beautifully adorned villas, a renowned spa offering a true pampering experience to guests, and adrenaline-pumping water sports, as well as specially crafted dishes and cocktails that put guests at the very centre of paradise.