Southern Sun Middle East and Indian Ocean appoints Seychellois national as Marketing and Sales Manager of luxury MAIA Resort


Elke Menz, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing of the Southern Sun Middle East & Indian Ocean has announced the appointment of Daphnee Hoareau as Marketing & Sales Manager of the Maia Luxury Resort&Spa.

Daphnee Hoareau holds a Masters in Business Administration degree and is well known in the Seychelles tourism industry under her maiden name of Daphnee Marie. Most recently, she held the position of Marketing Manager at Creole Travel Services after having been Marketing Manager at Mason’s Travel. Daphnee Hoareau gained her experience through holding senior positions in both Operations and Marketing&Sales in various hotels in the Seychelles including the private resort island of Denis and at Hotel L’Archipel on the island of Praslin.

The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed the appointment, which will be fully operational from March 1, 2011 onwards. Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, said that he congratulates Frederic Vidal, the General Manager of the Resort, for appointing a Seychellois national to market his resort and in so doing selling Seychelles. For the many friends of Daphnee Hoareau, her new contact details is as follows: .