Apple Woo new Director of Sales & Marketing of Outrigger Konotta

A Singaporean national, Ms Apple Woo has be appointed as the Director of Sales and Marketing of Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort. Woo joined Outrigger on the first of February and will be based in the Outrigger Asia Pacific office in Phuket, Thailand. She will directly report to Pascal Billon, the General Manager and on key marketing and sales initiatives to Mark Simmons Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Outrigger Asia Pacific.

Woo was Director of Global Sales for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong for five years with the Jumeirah Group. Previously she held senior positions in sales and business development with Madinat Jumeirah Resort Dubai. She also worked with Mandarin Oriental Singapore in operations and sales positions for 10 years.

Speaking on the appointment of the Mandarin fluent Woo, the Vice President of sales and marketing Mark Simmons said: “Apple brings a great depth and range of sales experience in premier resorts and hotels,” “She is well versed in the needs and expectations of high-end leisure markets from Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, and the Middle East. This will be a great asset as Outrigger Resorts pursues its aspiration of becoming the premier global beach resort brand.”

The Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort is designed and developed to offer a complete sense of privacy and intimate luxury with 27 beachfront one and two-bedroom pool villas and 21 overwater pool villas. Four additional beachfront pool villas and an overwater presidential villa are also planned.

The resort will be supported by a full range of facilities and services, including new and innovative dining concepts, a marine education center, a Navasana Spa, and retail outlets.

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort is scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2015.

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