Janaka Vithana Appointed Director of Engineering at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has appointed Janaka Vithana as Director of Engineering at the twin-island resort. Brining in twenty-one years’ of experience in the industry, Vithana will be responsible for elevating the guest experience whilst upholding the high-quality facilities’ standard that the resort is renowned for. Prior to this, he was the Director of Engineering […]

Ibrahim Thoha Appointed Deputy Managing Director at MACL

Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) has appointed Ibrahim Thoha as the company’s Deputy Managing Director. Prior to this appointment, Thoha performed as the Acting In-charge MACL, following the dismissal of former Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Gordon Andrew Stewart in November 2021. Thoha was previously the Deputy Chief Officer at MACL and carries thirty-two […]

Mohamed Azmeel Appointed Director of Sales at Villa Hotels & Resorts

Villa Hotels & Resorts has promoted experienced sales leader Mohamed Azmeel as director of sales, effective from March 2022. Azmeel joined the Villa Hotels & Resorts group over twenty years ago as assistant reservations manager at Paradise Island Resort & Spa. Over the years, Azmeel has held several positions within the sales team, which includes […]

Christophe Adam Appointed General Manager at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa, operated by local operator Lily Hotels, has promoted Christophe Adam to the position of general manager from resident manager. He will be responsible for the resort’s overall operations, guest satisfaction, maintaining standards, and ensuring brand initiatives are successfully executed. With twenty-seven years of hospitality experience and two degrees in International […]

Mohamed Iujaz Zuhair Appointed Resort Manager at Paradise Island Resort and Spa

Paradise Island Resort and Spa has appointed Mohamed Iujaz Zuhair as the new Resort Manager. Iujaz joins the Villa Hotels & Resorts property during the company’s rebranding and transformational journey. With hospitality experience spanning more than ten years in international and domestic hotel operations, Iujaz brings a wealth of experience focusing on outstanding levels of […]

Vinod Mathew Appointed Director of Revenue at Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives has appointed Vinod Mathew as the resort’s new director of revenue. Vinod will oversee revenue management and distribution strategy and work closely with the resort’s department heads to embed a revenue management culture. An internationally minded professional, Mathew speaks English, French, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil. He earned his Bachelor’s in Tourism and […]

Sonika Adlakha Appointed Commercial Director at Malahini Kuda Bandos

Malahini Kuda Bandos has appointed Sonika Adlakha as its new commercial director. Sonika will be responsible for generating top-line revenue for the property by securing new accounts, maintaining existing ones and executing sales strategies in the resort’s transition to upscale the brand. Sonika brings over two decades of hospitality experience and most recently performed as […]

Renato De Oliveira Appointed General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands has appointed Renato De Oliveira as the luxury resort’s new general manager. He will be responsible for the resort’s business strategy and overall operations and ensuring brand initiatives are met through The Ritz-Carlton Gold Standards. With hospitality degrees from both Universidade Anhembi Morumbi and Swiss Hotel Association Management School – […]

Evghenia Popazoglo Appointed Director of Operations at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has appointed Evghenia Popazoglo as director of operations ahead of the twin-island’s grand relaunch. An experienced Head of Operations and hospitality expert, Popazoglo will be responsible for elevating the guest experience whilst upholding the high-quality service standard that the resort is renowned for. With an impressive career spanning sixteen years, Popazoglo’s […]

Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts Makes Key Leadership Appointments

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts (AH&R) has announced four key leadership appointments to support its ambitious development plans. Atmosphere’s strategic onboarding of top talent to its senior leadership team include Michel Politano as VP Revenue & Distribution, Sarah Walker Kerr as VP Communications, Ashley Goddard as Corporate Culinary Director and Silvia Collepardi as VP Sales & […]

Pascal Lutchmaya Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Radisson Blu Resort Maldives

Radisson Blu Resort Maldives has appointed Pascal Lutchmaya as the new director of sales and marketing. Bringing in over twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry in Mauritius and Maldives, Pascal will lead the commercial team of the upper upscale 5-star resort in its second year of operation. Pascal received a Bachelor’s degree in […]

Chef Adil Joins Salt Café & Restaurant as Executive Chef

Award-winning Maldivian Chef, Mohamed Adil has joined Salt Café & Restaurant as its new executive chef. A dedicated and passionate chef with a natural ability to interact with both guests and fellow team members, Chef Adil has an energy and desire to learn that has taken him from his first role as an apprentice at […]