Andreas Porias

General Manager, One&Only Reethi Rah


Andreas Porias is the General Manager of One&Only Reethi Rah, the ultra-luxury, all-villa resort in the Maldives, offering an exceptional level of style, unique experiences, and endless activities to discover. Andreas is responsible for the overall operation and strategic development of the award-winning resort, as well as leading the One&Only Reethi Rah team to create unrivalled guest experiences.

Andreas has over 20 years of hospitality experience, having held key operational roles in numerous iconic properties in New York and the United Kingdom, including The Lanesborough Hotel, The Dorchester, and The Gleneagles Hotel, where he was Hotel Manager.

Andreas joined One&Only Reethi Rah in 2019 as the property’s Resort Manager and has since played an instrumental role in leading the resort to achieve commendable recognition including Gold certification for 3 consecutive years from EarthCheck, the world’s leading scientific benchmarking advisory group for travel and tourism, and in July the resort was ranked #5 in the World’s Best Hotels by Travel + Leisure’s annual esteemed World’s Best Awards in 2022.

“One&Only Reethi Rah is a spectacular and iconic property that continues to set the standard for ultra-luxury in the Maldives,” said Andreas Porias. “We are situated on one of the largest and most beautiful private islands in the atoll, with an exceptional range of guest experiences from culinary to wellness offerings. I am honoured and proud to work with such a dedicated team of colleagues, committed to creating experiences that our guests truly love and want to return to.”

An Austrian national, Andreas speaks German and English. Born in Vienna, Andreas is an advocate for the environment, sustainability initiatives and marine life, and is a certified Scuba Instructor and Technical Diver. His hobbies include skiing and travelling, and he is particularly passionate about project management. Andreas holds a degree in Hospitality from the Faculty of Commerce, Hospitality and Tourism at the Budapest Business School and completed a Leadership Development program at Cranfield University.