Philippe Claverotte Appointed New General Manager of Atmosphere Kanifushi

Philippe Claverotte Appointed New General Manager of Atmosphere Kanifushi
20th February 2020 Samantha Anderson

Philippe Claverotte Appointed New General Manager of Atmosphere Kanifushi

New appointment coincides with launch of 40 brand-new overwater villas.

MALÉ, MaldivesAtmosphere Kanifushi Maldives, situated at the Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Claverotte as the resort’s new General Manager. The resort, which opened in 2013, recently launched 40 new overwater villas, completed in December 2019.

Mr Claverotte’s career spans almost 30 years and includes luxury hotel groups and resorts across twelve different countries. This is his fifth leadership role in a luxury property. Prior to joining the Atmosphere Group in the Maldives, Philippe was previously the General Manager of Shangri-La Maldives, Sofitel Bora Bora and Chateau Royal Resort & Spa New Caledonia.

Speaking three languages (French, English & Spanish), Philippe is particularly focused on creation and implementation of Sales and Marketing objectives and strategies, team leadership and ensuring a personalised guest experience and customer service management.

The recent upgrade at Atmosphere Kanifushi with 40 brand new overwater villas is just one of many steps to push forward the ambitious plans of the Indian Ocean based hospitality group. Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts has recently announced that several new properties will be added to their existing five property portfolio.

Mr Claverotte commented: “As the first property launched by Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts, I am delighted to join Atmosphere Kanifushi at such an integral time in the resort’s development. I will be working hard to achieve even higher levels of hospitality and delivering our guests the resort experience that only a resort of Atmosphere Hotels & Resort can offer by following the core philosophy of The Joy of Giving.”

Mr. Giri Venkat, President & Chief Operating Officer, said: “We are delighted with Phillippe’s recent appointment as our General Manager for Atmosphere Kanifushi. With his extensive experience and knowledge of luxury hospitality, he will play an integral role in the continual success of the resort.”


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About Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts:
Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts is a dynamic and fast-growing Indian Ocean Hotels & Resorts group currently based in the Maldives.

Atmosphere’s first property, Atmosphere Kanifushi, opened its doors in December 2013. The group opened its second property, OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, in November 2015; followed by their flagship Lifestyle Luxury sub-brand, OZEN by Atmosphere, in July 2016; and then OBLU Select at Sangeli, which opened in July 2018. The newest addition to the portfolio, VARU by Atmosphere, opened in October 2019.

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts offers guest-centric resort experiences through unique Resort Plans, offering guests a range of all-encompassing experiences, with varieties of dining options as well as a number of complimentary amenities and activities that ensure a relaxed, hassle-free holiday experience at each resort, all while staying true to the brand’s core philosophy: ‘The Joy of Giving’.

Up-to-date information and impressions about Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts can also be found on the corresponding Facebook pages: AKM / OBLU / OZEN / OBLU Select / VARU by Atmosphere