LUX* Resorts & Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Shaun Dünhofen as General Manager of LUX* Maldives, the group’s 5 star property in the Maldives.

With more than 10 years of hospitality experience in the Maldives and Thailand, Mr. Dünhofen is a luxury tropical resort specialist. Previous experience includes; Per Aquum Retreats & Resorts, W Resorts in the Maldives and Thanyapura Retreats & Resorts in Thailand, the native South African will now lead and inspire the team at LUX*Maldives. 

‘I am thrilled to be part of the LUX* family, and to be back in the Maldives. I am looking forward to working with the talented team at LUX* Maldives, and support them to continue to provide outstanding holiday experiences to our guests’ says Shaun Dünhofen. Paul Jones, Chief Executive Officer at LUX* Resorts & Hotels, adds: “We are delighted to welcome Shaun on board at our Maldives resort, a destination he is passionate and knowledgeable about.

We are confident that he is a great match for a team that has performed exceptionally well in the past few years, and optimistic that he is going to lead them to consistently deliver memorable service to all LUX* Maldives guests.” Mr. Dünhofen’s appointment follows the move of the resort’s previous General Manager, Dominik Ruhl, as he steps into his new role as Regional Director for Maldives and Middle East at LUX* Resorts & Hotels. LUX* Resorts & Hotels wishes to congratulate both Shaun and Dominik on their new appointments and wish them a successful career with the group. 

About LUX* Maldives Located on one of the biggest island-resorts in the country, LUX* Maldives 193 villas spread across four kilometers of silvery white beaches as well as stretching out to the lagoon. The island features 7 restaurants and 6 bars, a dedicated Marine Biology Center, `Water Sports Center as well as a world class PADI diving center. For those who prefer rest to recreation, the luxurious LUX* Me spa offers 15 treatment villas on the beach and over the water.