Alan Ball appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at JOALI Maldives

JOALI Maldives has announced the appointment of Alan Ball as the new Area Director of Sales & Marketing at the art-immersive, all-villa resort, which opened this month. In his role, Ball leads the planning and implementation of sales and marketing strategy, optimising the hotel’s revenue and market share to establish JOALI Maldives as a leading luxury resort.

“We are thrilled to welcome such a respected hospitality veteran to our team at JOALI Maldives,” said Steven Phillips, General Manager of JOALI Maldives. “With a decade of experience in the region, Alan’s knowledge and expertise will be crucial to establishing JOALI as an exceptional resort in the Maldives as we continue to build our brand.”

Prior to joining JOALI, Ball held the position of Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for Six Senses Laamu in the Maldives and Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles. Before working with Six Senses, Ball was based in Singapore where he served as Group Head of Sales for Per AQUUM Retreats & Resorts. Ball’s previous experience in the Maldives includes his role as Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for NIYAMA Private Islands and Huvafen Fushi.

In his spare time, Alan enjoys playing cricket as well as supporting the Wallabies (Australia’s national rugby team) and Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. JOALI Maldives is a luxury, immersive art resort located in Raa Atoll on Muravandhoo Island. The 73-villa property offers unconventional luxury in a private setting and a distinct focus on design by internationally-renowned design studio Autoban, architecture and design firm Atolye4n and Tokyo-based Studio Glitt.

JOALI Maldives celebrates its “Joie de Vivre” philosophy through unique programming such as Maldivian excursions and one-of-a-kind on-property offerings, including and Art Studio & Gallery, Flower Garden, Manta Ray Treehouse and more. For more information about JOALI Maldives, visit www.joali.com.