Vakkaru Maldives appoints new Resort Manager

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Vakkaru Maldives has appointed Patrick Duff as Resort Manager. 

Duff is a hospitality veteran with a career spanning nearly four decades working at some of the world’s most prestigious luxury hotel brands. His international track record includes roles in 14 countries with well-known brands such as the Starwood Luxury Collection, Fairmont, Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Shangri-La, Sukhothai Bangkok, and One & Only, among others. 

Most recently, Duff served as Director of Operations (Task Force Re-brand) for Accor Resorts and Hotels in Phuket, Thailand. 

His prior roles include serving as Resident Manager (Consulting Task Force) at Shangri-La Yanuca Island, Fiji, as Resort Manager at Iniala Beach House in Thailand, as Director of Food & Beverage (EAM) at One & Only Reethi Rah in Maldives and as  Director of Food & Beverage at W Taipei. 

In his new role at Vakkaru Maldives, Duff will oversee the overall operations and work closely with all departments, including Rooms, Food & Beverage, Spa, and Recreation. 

“We are absolutely delighted to have Patrick Duff join our team,” said Iain McCormack, General  Manager of Vakkaru Maldives. 

“His exceptional experience, vision, and passion for hospitality will undoubtedly bring a fresh perspective to our resort. We look forward to witnessing his positive impact on our operations and guest experiences.”