Kandima Maldives Appoints Jean-Louis Ripoche as New General Manager

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PUBLISHED July 07, 2021 | updated July 07, 2021 02:49

Kandima Maldives has announced the appointment of Jean-Louis Ripoche as its new General Manager. This French-born hotelier brings over 30 years of hospitality experience from hotels across the world, including Boston, Kuwait and Phuket, to name a few.  

Jean-Louis has also launched new restaurant concepts, renovations and hotel openings in Indonesia and Thailand, served as General Manager at Le Méridien Jakarta and Le Méridien Khao Lak, and orchestrated the opening of a new Marriott Hotel in Kathmandu. 

He’s all about delivering exceptional service and next-level hospitality for all guests. As the new General Manager, he’ll be curating the ultimate dining experiences, unforgettable activities and overseeing the island’s daily operations. He will also ensure Kandima team members stay at the top of their game under his guidance. 

Kandima Maldives is much more than just a holiday, it’s an affordable lifestyle. This new game-changing destination offers 264 stylishly designed studios and villas, 10 extraordinary dining venues and plenty of fun-packed activities to choose from. The  resort caters for guests of all ages and on different budgets: families, couples, groups of friends and honeymooners. Whether you seek romantic escape, aquatic adventures, fitness activities, spa getaways or just family time, Kandima Maldives has something for everybody. Situated in the Dhaalu Atoll, the island is just a thirty-minute flight from Velana International Airport, which is followed by a twenty-minute boat ride to this seriously stylish island. 


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