Stuart De San Nicolas is the new Cluster General Manager for Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, Avani+ Fares Resort and NH Collection Maldives Havodda. Stuart has over 30 years of experience in the hotelier industry, having worked in Europe, South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific.
Stuart began his hospitality journey in 1993 at the Hyatt Regency group in France and went on to take on various roles in the front office and food and beverage departments of hotels around the world as he developed his hospitality expertise.
Stuart has held the position of General Manager, for more than 2 decades, in prestigious hotels such as Altapura in France, Dinarobin Beachcomber Golf Hotel & Spa in Mauritius, Marriott Islamabad, Pik Palace and Park Chalet, both part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection in Azerbaijan, Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort in Peru, The St. Regis Mauritius, and Le Meridien Bora Bora.
“We are delighted to welcome Stuart to the Minor family and to our leadership team in the Maldives. With his extensive experience and passion for excellence in service, we are confident that he will continue to enhance Minor Hotels‘ growing presence within the region,” said Dillip Rajakarier, Chief Executive Officer of Minor Hotels and Group Chief Executive Officer of Minor International.
“I am honored to have been given the opportunity to lead three of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives. Anantara Kihavah is truly the definition of paradise and I look forward to guiding this award-winning resort into the next chapter together with our incredible team.” Stuart commented.