Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Olivier Larcher as the resort’s General Manager as of May 10, 2018.
Mr. Larcher began his career in France in 1990 and joined AccorHotels in 2016 as General Manager of Sofitel Foshan in China. A native of France, Mr. Larcher brings with him over two decades of experience in luxury hospitality. Prior to joining AccorHotels, he has worked with iconic hotel groups including Belmond, Banyan Tree and Hilton in various destinations such as Tahiti, Moorea, Bora-Bora, Johannesburg, Marrakech, Guangzhou and Shenyang.
“We are excited to be launching AccorHotels’ first flagship Raffles property in the Maldives and welcome Mr. Larcher aboard. He demonstrates immense passion for refined resorts in unique and cultural destinations and is a strategic new member of our executive team in the Maldives,” said Mr. Gilles Cretallaz, Vice President of Operations, Luxury Brands for Upper Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and the Maldives.
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is slated for opening in Q4 2018.
Raffles Hotels & Resorts boasts an illustrious history and some of the most prestigious hotel addresses worldwide. In 1887, Raffles Singapore set the standard for luxury hospitality, introducing the world to private butlers, the Singapore Sling and its enduring, legendary service. Today, Raffles continues this tradition in leading cities and lavish resort locales, enchanting travellers with meaningful experiences and service that is both gracious and intuitive. Connoisseurs of life choose Raffles, not merely for its aura of culture, beauty and gentility, but for the extraordinary way they feel when in residence with Raffles. Each Raffles, be it Paris, Istanbul, Warsaw, Jakarta or the Seychelles, serves as a venerated oasis where travellers arrive as guests, leave as friends and return as family. Raffles is part of AccorHotels, a world-leading travel and lifestyle group which invites travellers to feel welcome at more than 4,300 hotels, resorts and residences, along with some 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.