Anastasiya Babenko Appointed Marketing & PR Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll

LUX* South Ari Atoll has appointed Anastasiya Babenko as the resort’s marketing & PR manager. The Ukrainian brings in a decade of hospitality experience working with various brands and destinations. Her journey in the industry started from her home country and has led her to Turkey, UAE, and now – Maldives. Tapping into different departments […]

Kandolhu Maldives Appoints New Management Couple: Guillaume Aublet and Monika Angliker

Kandolhu Maldives welcomes the new management couple to the resort, Guillaume Aublet as resort manager and his real-life partner, Monika Angliker as guest services manager. Born in France, Guillaume is an accomplished hotelier with over 26 years of experience across Switzerland, United Kingdom, Fiji, Seychelles, Caribbean and Maldives. An oenology enthusiast, he has held several […]

New Appointments in the Hospitality Industry

Featured Image: Elise Rimbaud, Director of Spa and Wellness, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi Maldives hotel industry has seen some exciting new movements this week. Hotelier Maldives brings you a round-up of the latest appointments. Elise Rimbaud, Director of Spa and Wellness, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi OZEN Resevre Bolifushi has recently appointed Elise Rimbaud as the director of […]

New Appointments in the Hospitality Industry

Featured Image: Gavin Sanders, General Manager, Radisson Blu Maldives In our regular round-up of the news of the movers and shakers of the Maldives hospitality industry we look at some of the new appointments here in the islands. Radisson Blu Resort Maldives has announced the appointment of Gavin Sanders as General Manager, bringing more than […]

Brice Lunot, Cluster General Manager JEN Maldives Male’ by Shangri-La and Shangri-La Villingili Resort and Spa

JEN Maldives Male’ by Shangri-La, has announced the appointment of Brice Lunot as the hotel’s new General Manager. Brice is currently the General Manager for Shangri-La Villingili resort and spa and with this new appointment he will be the cluster General Manager for both properties. Brice is a well-versed hotelier with 29 years’ experience in […]

Federico Catalioto Appointed CSR Manager at Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives has appointed sustainability specialist Federico Catalioto as the resort’s new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager. Hailing from Italy, Catalioto has extensive experience in leading CSR initiatives for hotels and resorts focusing on holistic sustainability. After earning his double bachelor’s degrees in Hospitality Management from world-renowned hospitality institutes Glion and Les Roches in […]

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, […]

Hospitality Appointments of the Week

Featured Image: Ahmed Aneel Adam, Director of Reserve, Ozen Reserve Bolifushi There have been exciting new movements in the Maldives hotel industry. This June sees the following appointments. Ozen Reserve Bolifushi has welcomed Ahmed Aneel Adam as the newly appointed director of Reserve. As director, Aneel will be responsible for managing overall operations relating to […]

Nicolas Khairallah Appointed General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi

Gili Lankanfushi has announced Nicolas Khairallah as the resort’s new General Manager.  He was promoted from his previous position as Resort Manager at Gili Lankanfushi and brings in 15 years of experience in luxury hospitality spanning five countries and three different continents. After completing a post-graduate diploma in Hotel Management at the Swiss Hotel Management […]

Hospitality Hires of the Week

Featured Image: Kanruethai Roongruang, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and Angsana Ihuru The beginning of June saw some big and inspiring movements in the hospitality industry of the Maldives. Read all about this week’s resort appointments. Kanruethai Roongruang, General Manager, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and Angsana Ihuru Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and Angsana Ihuru has engaged […]

Hospitality Hires of the Week

Featured image: Sarocha Pakeenuya, sustainability manager and resident marine biologist, Grand Park Kodhipparu There have been some exciting movements in the hospitality industry in the Maldives this week. Read all about the latest appointments in this handy digest. Peter Lodovico D’Souza has been appointed resort manager at Cora Cora Maldives, opening on 1 October in […]

May Appointments in Maldives Resorts

(Featured Image: Ali Navaz, resort manager, Hurawalhi Maldives) Hotelier Maldives has rounded up the latest hotel appointments beginning in May. There’s been some exciting movements at Maldives resorts. One of the country’s newest resorts The Ritz Carlton has a new assistant manager, while Cora Cora who opening in October, has selected its sales and marketing […]