The Small Maldives Island Co has appointed Jason Kruse as general manager of Amilla Fushi.
Kruse, brings with him over 20 years’ experience in the international hospitality and tourism sector. He began his career with senior leadership positions across a varied portfolio of properties in his native Australia including with SPHC Hotels’ Daydream Island and Laguna Quays. Kruse then moved to successful tenures as general manager at Casa Del Mar (Langkawi, Malaysia), The Breezes Resort (Bali, Indonesia), Six Senses Fiji and most notably a highly regarded six-year term at the helm of Universal Resorts’ Kurumba Maldives resort.
His wealth of experience in luxury resorts worldwide will complement that of the existing team at Amilla Fushi and will be instrumental in his management of daily operations and developing key business strategies. He believes Amilla, set amongst the Maldivian islands, has the ability to deliver an ever more flexible, dynamic and personalised guest experience.
Kruse aims to continue to build the team’s ability to develop the standards and services to offer rich experiences to the property’s guests. He is also passionate about introducing more sustainable practices to the island and will focus on expanding the resort’s current brand.