Amila Jeewantha Handunwala Appointed General Manager at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has appointed Amila Jeewantha Handunwala as the resort’s new general manager. With over twenty-five years of experience in the luxury hospitality sector, his expertise will play a significant role in elevating the renowned twin-island hideaway to new heights.
Possessing an extensive background with esteemed hospitality brands, Amila has previously lead hotel operations, sales, marketing, revenue management and distribution strategies in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe. Most recently, he held the position of executive assistant manager for St. Regis Maldives Vommuli, with previous appointments across several luxury hotels and resorts within the Conrad and Waldorf Astoria collections.
“I am truly honoured to join the iconic Raffles family, which is renowned for its illustrious history and distinguished addresses in leading destinations around the world. I look forward to bringing a new perspective to the venerated oasis of Raffles Maldives Meradhoo and continuing the legacy of this award-winning resort,” said Amila.
Situated in Gaafu Alif Atoll, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has been welcoming travellers in search of true tranquillity since its opening in 2019. The resort recently unveiled its Raffles Royal Residence, a vast six-bedroom villa and a new Whale Shark experience for guests. The resort has also launched a USD1 million all-inclusive island privatisation offer.