Kuredu Maldives appoints Yavuz Yetgin as new General Manager with the farewell of Patrick de Staercke

PUBLISHED February 12, 2020

Kuredu Maldives has appointed Yavuz Yetgin as new General Manager, with the recent farewell of Patrick de Staercke.

Patrick de Staercke first joined Crown & Champa Resorts in 2010, where he took charge at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, he has spent 10 years with the organisation, helping shape Komandoo Island Resort & Spa, Hurawalhi Island Maldives and of course Kuredu Island Resort.

According to Crown & Champa Resorts, Patrick has been an excellent General Manager, one who has always given everything to the resorts where he has taken charge and is a Head Coach that many resorts would undoubtedly like to have in their management positions. "Through Patricks day-to-day efforts and his steadfast vision to make Kuredu the best value-for-money Resort in the Maldives, Kuredu has seen numerous improvements over the past 3 years. And we hope that Kuredus repeat guests will agree that Kuredu just keeps getting better!" read a statement by the resort.

Patrick de Staercke said, "As many of you can well understand it was easy to fall in love with Kuredu and form friendships with people who are living and working on the island. As head coach, my success came down to the wonderful team I had who work so hard to score hospitality goals making the guests happy. Kuredu is an incredible team and I will miss them all." 

As Patrick takes on a new challenge and the start of a new chapter, Kuredu will be in good hands, with Resort Manager Yavuz taking over as Kuredus new General Manager, effective February 16, 2020.

Kuredu Resort & Spa, Maldives, sits on the northern tip of the Lhaviyani Atoll, a forty-minute seaplane flight from Male. Kuredu Resort & Spa stretches over 3km of pristine white sandy beach, with a large lagoon and house reef providing sanctuary for an abundance of fish and marine life. With just 4 resorts spread across the atoll, Kuredu boasts stunning views across turquoise lagoons and fringing reefs.


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