The Small Maldives Island Co has announced the appointment of Jason Kruse as General Manager of luxury island idyll, Amilla Fushi.
Jason brings with him over 20 years’ experience in the international hospitality and tourism sector. He began his career with notable senior leadership positions across a varied portfolio of properties in his native Australia including with SPHC Hotels’ Daydream Island and Laguna Quays. Jason 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 worldwide resorts will complement the current team of talented hoteliers at Amilla Fushi to further strengthen the resort’s reputation for delivering bespoke services and rich experiences. Jason is also passionate about introducing more sustainable practices to the island with more focus on expanding the resort’s current brand essence.
Jason has joined the Amilla Family with his wife Victoria, and together they are looking forward to a blissful journey on their new island home.
Located just 30 minutes by seaplane from Malé International (Velana International Airport), Amilla Fushi offers a choice of 59 Houses that sit gracefully over crystal clear waters, nestle among lush tree tops or hug the shores of pristine white sand; plus eight spectacular four- to eight-bedroom Beach Residences ideally suited to large families, groups of friends and VVIPs seeking the ultimate in space and privacy.
Amilla’s innovative restaurants range from the diverse, informal foodie hub Baazaar to the relaxed yet sophisticated overwater dining at the signature Feeling Koi. Guests can even drop into gourmet café and deli The Emperor General Store or The Wine Shop & Cellar Door to treat themselves to lighter snacks, a favourite bottle or a gourmet selection of artisanal cheeses. With an unrivalled range of purpose-designed multi-bedroom accommodation options, and an exciting, inspiring and active Kids’ Club The Sultan’s Village, Amilla Fushi is putting the Maldives on the map as a destination not just for couples, but for families and friends.