Ernst Mayer joins Jumeirah Dhevanafushi as general manager

MALDIVES - Ernst Mayer has been appointed as general manager of the recently-opened Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Maldives. Prior to joining Jumeirah, Ernst, an Austrian national, was the owner and proprietor of his own hotel, the Point Hotel Anif in Austria. He was previously the general manager for Crowne Plaza Salzburg, also in Austria. He brings 35 years of industry experience to his current position at the first resort for Jumeirah in the Maldives. Ernst had served over 20 years in senior roles for the InterContinental Hotels Group in China and Hong Kong. His experience also covers F&B operation positions in South Africa. Ernst became Asia's youngest General Manager at the age of 33 during his tenure at the Holiday Inn Guilin in China. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, the first all-suite resort in the Maldives, soft opened on 1 May 2011. The resort features 39 suites and villas, including the Ocean Pearls, a unique water village separated from the main island resort. The resort also includes 2 restaurants and a bar, a Talise spa, water sports and a PADI certified diving centre.

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