Vakkaru Maldives has announced the appointment of Janice Tan as its new director of sales and marketing. Commencing at the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok her two-decade-long career in luxury hospitality has included stints in Beijing and Singapore but has most commonly included roles at the Maldives’ leading resorts.
She arrives at Vakkaru Maldives with an innate understanding of what makes holidaying in this idyllic island nation so special. A sales and marketing veteran, she brings a wealth of experience, vision and connections and will help to define the strategies that will ensure the resort is recognised as one of the world’s preeminent retreats.
In her previous leadership roles, she was instrumental in launching luxury resorts in the Maldives including Anantara Naladhu, during her tenure as Anantara Group’s cluster director of public relations, Velaa Private Island and Accor’s Raffles Maldives Meradhoo, where she served on both occasions as director of sales and marketing. She was also regional director of sales and marketing for COMO Hotels and Resorts’ COMO Maalifushi and COMO Cocoa Island.