Bangkok—Per AQUUM is delighted to announce the appointment of Marc Gussing as general manager of its iconic Maldivian retreat, Huvafen Fushi.
Gussing is well known to Per AQUUM, having previously held the role of director of operations at Huvafen Fushi in 2005. “To have the opportunity to come back and lead this exceptional property is incredible. Many of the original team members are still here and it really feels like I’ve come home. I’m looking forward to bringing more daringly different concepts to Huvafen Fushi over the next 12 months and building on the strong foundations that are already in place,” he said.
Prior to and post completing his schooling in hotel management in Switzerland, Gussing’s career has taken him across the globe to Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America, Monaco, Israel, France, Seychelles, Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. He is a Swedish national and speaks four languages including English, French, Swedish, and basic Spanish.
“I am delighted to welcome back Marc after working with him 10 years ago during the opening years of Huvafen Fushi when we broke the model of the typical Maldivian resort experience,” Nick Downing, vice president of Per AQUUM, said. “Over the course of his career, Marc has held roles ranging from general management to specialied food and beverage management, estate development, and cruise liners. His involvement in all aspects of operational responsibilities gives him a tremendous advantage to evolve Huvafen Fushi for the future. I am confident that his in depth understanding of the unique Per AQUUM DNA will enable him to continue to deliver exceptional service and unique experiences for our guests.”