Dynamic and fast-growing Indian Ocean Hotels & Resorts group Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts appoints Utkarsh Faujdar as the General Manager for the newest property under the group: VARU by Atmosphere which is due to open on October 2019.

With a three-decade-long career in the hospitality industry, Utkarsh has been the General Manager for the renowned Hulhulé Island Hotel, Maldives; for the past fourteen years. While working for the hotel, he led the hotel’s enormous growth and positioning and was responsible for rapid profit development winning international awards.

Prior to moving to the Maldives, Utkarsh worked as the General Manager for Trident Hilton Agra. This 140-room Five-Star Hotel in the North of India is a part of Oberoi Groups of Hotels.

“I am thrilled to be part of the Atmosphere Family and excited to deliver an Authentic Maldivian resort experience here on this brand-new island,” said Utkarsh Faujdar. “I am looking forward to working with newly formed VARU Team, and together we will be ready to deliver an outstanding holiday experience to our guests”.

“I am very excited to have such an experienced hotel industry professional like Utkarsh as part of the Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts. I am confident that with his support and the excellent team; VARU by Atmosphere will soon be a key player in the Maldives resort segment,” added Giri Venkata, President & Chief Operating Officer.