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Top luxury Seychelles hotel, Fregate Island Private appoints new Managing Director

Paul van Frank, a luxury resort specialist, has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Fregate Island Private in the Seychelles. The multi award-winning luxury eco resort is a popular choice for Seychelles holidays and relaxing spa breaks.

Top luxury Seychelles hotel, Fregate Island Private appoints new Managing Director

The upscale Fregate Island Private in the Seychelles has appointed Paul van Frank as its new Managing Director.

The spa resort is a favourite among travellers seeking luxury Seychelles holidays and Mr van Frank is a specialist in running luxury resorts and has previously worked as the General Manager of Shanti Maurice in Mauritius for over two years.

Mr van Frank will be taking over from the temporary General Manager, Ian Barbour, who has been running the eco-retreat for the past nine months.

“Firstly, on behalf of the entire team at Fregate Island Private, I wish to express our gratitude to Ian Barbour for all of his hard work, commitment and dedication, which is greatly appreciated," said Mr van Frank.

It is an honour to have been given this unmissable opportunity to capture the essence of such a unique, eco-conscious, and exclusive island that is justly regarded as a destination in its own right. I am thrilled to have been invited to lead this ultra-luxurious island resort to achieve its full potential, for the enjoyment of the most discerning of world travellers.”

 Fregate Island Private, Seychelles
Image by: IDEE_PER_VIAGGIARE, on Flickr

Van Frank, a Belgian National, began his management career more than 25 years ago when he was appointed as the General Manager of the Fort Young Hotel on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean. He went on to work as the General Manager of luxury resorts and hotels such as the Renaissance Resort Aruba, the famous Kemer Golf & Country Club in Turkey, and the Begawan Giri Estate in Bali, which was awarded as the “Best of the Best” by readers of Condé Nast Traveller during his two years in the management role.

 Fregate Island Private, Seychelles
Image by: IDEE_PER_VIAGGIARE, on Flickr

His new position at one of the most luxurious Seychelles hotels will see him driving Fregate Island Private forward to entice more travellers to book holidays to the Seychelles and enjoy an upscale, yet eco-friendly, experience.

Situated in the Indian Ocean, 20 minutes away from the Seychelles capital, Mahe, Fregate Island Private is surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes made up of tropical forests, turquoise ocean waters and seven pristine white sand beaches.

With just 16 villas and one Presidential Villa, guests can enjoy seclusion and luxury during relaxing holidays in the Seychelles as well as excellent service and fantastic facilities that will enhance the relaxing experience.

 Fregate Island Private, Seychelles
Image by: IDEE_PER_VIAGGIARE, on Flickr

Facilities at the Seychelles hotel include gourmet restaurants with a wide selection of delicious dishes using fresh seasonal produce; the Rock Spa where guests can unwind in a serene environment and enjoy rejuvenating treatments that are inspired by the natural elements; swimming pools, a fully-equipped gym, a tennis court, and a paved jogging/ cycling track; a private marina where tourists can discover the surrounding crystal clear waters on kayaks, sailing dinghies, catamarans and motor yachts; and a dive centre that offers a selection of scuba diving courses and certifications.

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