Hurawalhi Island Resort in Maldives names Brad Calder as new General Manager
Crown and Champa Resorts has announced a new general manager has been appointed at Hurawalhi Island Resort Maldives and soon-to-be-opened Kudadoo Private Island. Brad Calder has taken over the role at the luxury Maldives resorts, bringing more than 20 years of experience to the role. Calder previously worked at Home House Private Members Club & Hotel in London and HPL Hotels in Bali.
Crown and Champa Resorts has announced the appointment of a new general manager at two of its luxury resorts in the Maldives. Brad Calder has taken the role at Hurawalhi Island Resort Maldives and the soon-to-open Kudadoo Private Island.
Calder brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to the new role at the luxury Maldives resorts. This includes previous roles at Home House Private Members Club & Hotel in London, Stamford Hotel in New Zealand, HPL Hotels in Bali, Gili Lankanfushi in the Maldives, and Warwick International Hotels in Fiji.
The new manager studied for his degree in Hospitality Management, while starting his career as the Banqueting Supervisor and then Restaurant Supervisor at Carlton Hotel in New Zealand. He has since worked his way up through various managerial roles over the last two decades. Calder is certified in First Aid Training and Food Hygiene. For leisure, he is a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, photographer, snowboarder, and golfer.
“Having worked in hospitality across the globe from Bali to London, I am thrilled to bring my international skills and experience to Crown and Champa Resorts.
“I have lived in the Maldives for a number of years and believe that Hurawalhi Island Resort and Kudadoo Private Island encompasses all of the best parts about this extraordinary part of the world.”
The Hurawalhi Island Resort opened in December 2016 as an over 15s adults-only concept. The luxury resort is located in the Lhaviyani Atoll, a 40-minute seaplane flight from the capital Male. The resort has 90 villas including 60 Ocean Villas and 30 Beach Villas with luxury furnishings and modern amenities. The resort’s facilities including the over water Duniye Spa with organic and chemical free products and a range of pampering service. There’s also the world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant called the 5.8 Restaurant, because it sits 5.8 metres below the surface of the Indian Ocean. Additional dining venues include the Aquarium Restaurant, the Teppanyaki Grill, and the casual Canneli Restaurant and Coco Bar.
Leisure facilities include a PADI 5-star diving centre and a water sports centre where guests can enjoy trips to thriving diving sites through snorkelling and scuba diving activities. The island is also a nesting site for Green Turtles, and the resort works with closely with the marine conservation group Manta Trust to protect the species and educate guests.
The Kudadoo Private island is 200 meters long by 200 meters wide and boasts a stunning lagoon and white sand beaches. The island resort is expected to open in February, 2018, and will have Ocean Villas with infinity pools and private butlers.
Talk to a specialist
Call 020 7644 1770 to speak with our award-winning travel consultants.
Opening hours 09:00 - 19:00 GMT
Popular Holidays In Maldives Browse all
Explore an underwater world of breathtaking beauty and laze on the finest white sands at Sun Island Resort, a tropical paradise of peace and serenity
- Try snorkelling, scuba diving and more
- Stay in luxurious bungalows
- Excellent choice of for both dining and drinking
Peace, relaxation and luxury come as standard in this amazing Indian Ocean getaway
- The main restaurants’ theme nights highlight cuisines from around the world ranging from Asian to Western dishes
- Benefit from water bungalows that allow unfettered access to the ocean waters and feature private sun decks
- Easy access to the buzzing capital city of Male, where you can extend your experience of the Maldives
Sink into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean before a luxury getaway break to Sri Lanka
- Treat yourself to a revitalizing message at the spa or plunge into the island’s longest swimming pool in Sri Lanka
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms and selected public areas in the Paradise Island
- Fabulous dining, nightlife and a wide range of watersports and recreation in both destinations
Explore stunning coral reefs in your private piece of heaven on earth where the sparkling white sands will caress your toes as the warm turquoise waters gently kiss your skin
- Gaze at the Indian Ocean from your room and step out onto the white soft sands the Maldives is famous for
- Discover the stunning coral reefs, go out on a fishing trip or have a go at water skiing, amongst other activities
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner, snacks, top-shelf beverages and selected sports all come included in the price of your stay
Located on Lankanfinolhu Island in the North Male Atoll, Paradise Island is one of the largest resorts in the Maldives....
Adaaran Club Rannalhi is regarded as one of the best hotels in the Maldives, sitting exclusively at the tip of the South...
Kuredu Island Resort will be your home away from home during your holiday and you could hardly pick a more ideal place...
Fun Island offers a wonderful blend of ‘Fun and Sun’. The Massive lagoon of the island provides ideal conditions for a...
The island of Bandos is a perfect setting for that romantic getaway or those two weeks of bliss away from work. The...
The Sun Island is located on the Nalaguraidhoo Island of the Maldives, which is one of the most sublime coastal...