Christopher Baker appointed Resident Manager at Jumeirah Vittaveli
Jumeirah Vittaveli has appointed Christopher Baker as the new Resident Manager. Originally from the UK, Christopher studied at the Birmingham College of Food, Tourism, & Creative Studies, and started his managerial career as Head Chef at Oliver’s Restaurant, located in the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.
Christopher has filled managerial positions for a number of hospitality companies including Rosewood, Anantara Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Hotels, and Emirates Hotels & Resorts, in countries such as Vietnam, UAE, Jordan, India and UK. He first joined the Jumeirah Group early on in his career, for the opening of Jumeirah Beach Hotel and joins Jumeirah Vittaveli with excellent knowledge of the brand.
An experienced hospitality professional, Christopher brings strong leadership and management skills to his new role,” says Jumeirah Vittaveli in a statement.
Amit Majumder, General Manager of Jumeirah Vittaveli, describes Christopher as a man filled with experience and as an essential addition to the team. He says: “At Jumeirah Vittaveli, we constantly evolve and reinvent ourselves while adhering to Jumeirah’s traditionally top level service standard.”“And Christopher will play an integral part in the realisation of our upcoming projects, from Food & Beverage offerings to wellness services, to the reinvention of our most iconic over water standalone villas, the Ocean Suites.”A 20-minute boat ride from Velana International Airport, Jumeirah Vittaveli offers an intimate escape or an indulgent family retreat. Host to an array of land and water based activities including a PADI dive base, water sports centre, four restaurants and two bars and a Talise Spa with overwater and gardens treatment. With its focus on cultural connections and organic experiences in a luxurious setting, Jumeirah Vittaveli offers guests a true Maldivian island experience.