Brett Muller Appointed Executive Chef at Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa

Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa has appointed Brett Muller as the resort’s Executive Chef. Muller brings in over 20-years of experience in the hospitality industry within Asia Pacific. Originally from Brisbane, Australia, Muller’s career started as a commis pastry chef at the Sheraton Brisbane Hotels & Towers. From there, his career has taken him […]

Gili Lankanfushi Appoints New Resort Manager and Director of Food & Beverage

Gili Lankanfushi welcomes Matthew Senyard as the island’s new resort manager, whilst Rodrigo Buanafina has been promoted to director of food and beverage. Matthew has worked with IHG Hotels & Resorts for the past fourteen years in various roles across his native Australia. Ahead of his movement to Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives, he worked at the […]

Nilesh Singh Appointed General Manager at Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa

Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa appoints Nilesh Singh as the resort’s general manager. Nilesh brings in over twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry within Asia Pacific. Originally from Mumbai, Nilesh began his career as an assistant food and beverage manager at The Oberoi Airport Services in Mumbai, later moving to The Oberoi […]

Mohammed Shihab Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at Siyam World

Siyam World, Maldives has appointed Mohammed Shihab as director of sales & marketing. Shihab will lead the sales team at the resort, which is set to open on 28th of October 2021. He will also be responsible for creating and overseeing global relationships with key partners as well as develop sales growth strategies and actions […]

Monika Adlakha Appointed Marketing and PR Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas has appointed Monika Adlakha as the resort’s new marketing and public relations manager. With a broad spectrum of experience across media and communication, Monika brings in over 18 years of experience to the role. Based at the island, she will be responsible for planning, developing and implementing the […]

Maurice Van Den Bosch Appointed General Manager at Coco Bodu Hithi

Coco Collection has appointed Maurice Van Den Bosch as general manager of Coco Bodu Hithi, Maldives. The Australian-Dutch citizen brings in over twenty years of experience in hotel management. Maurice most recently led the pre-opening team at Le Meridian Maldives Resort & Spa. His experience in managing resorts in the Maldives began in 2017 as […]

Helen Malmgren Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at St Regis Maldives

Helen Malmgren has joined St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort at as the resort’s new director of sales and marketing. Malmgren most recently led the sales and marketing department at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi from 2018 to 2020 as commercial director. Prior to the Maldives, she served as director of luxury sales for Hilton Hotels & […]

Jean-Louis Ripoche Appointed General Manager at Kandima Maldives

French-born hotelier Jean-Louis Ripoche has joined Kandima Maldives as the resort’s new general manager. He brings in more than thirty years of experience with hotels around the world, including Boston, Kuwait and Phuket. Prior to joining Kandima Maldives, Jean-Louis served as general manager at Marriott Hotels and orchestrated the opening of a new Marriott Hotel in […]

Hassan Sabree Appointed Resort Manager of Grand Park Kodipparu

Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives has appointed senior Maldivian hotelier Hassan Sabree as resort manager. With over seventeen years of experience in hospitality including front office and service experience background, Sabree has worked for the Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, One & Only Reethi Rah, and Como Maalifushi. Prior to joining Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives, Sabree worked as […]

Desislav Gospodinov Appointed Group Director of Sales & Marketing at Lily Hotels

Desislav Gospodinov has been appointed as group director of sales & marketing (GDOSM) for Lily Hotels’ two award-winning luxury resorts, Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa, and Lily Beach Resort & Spa. He brings with him more than 10 years of sales management experience and an international record to match it, spanning across Europe and Asia. […]

André Kretschmann Appointed General Manager at Kuda Villingili Resort

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives, the luxury retreat that opened in June, has appointed André Kretschmann as its general manager to oversee daily operations and manage all aspects of the guest experience. Kretschmann has been involved since 2019, managing the team ahead of the official opening. Prior to joining Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives, Kretschmann served as […]

Coetzer Deysel Appointed General Manager of InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort has announced the appointment of Coetzer Deysel as general manager. In his new role, Coetzer will be responsible for driving the resort’s strategic and commercial growth, overseeing operational  excellence and will continue to elevate the luxury positioning of IHG’s flagship property in the Maldives. Coetzer brings with him over 17 years’ […]