Shaima Ali Appointed Group and Marketing Manager at Four Seasons Resort Maldives

Shaima Ali has been promoted to the position of group and marketing manager at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa. Shaima entered the hospitality industry at the age of seventeen when she graduated the Four Seasons Apprenticeship program with training in all areas of Rooms Division, where she specialized in Reservations for six months. […]

Patrick de Staercke Appointed General Manager at Emerald Faarufushi Resort and Spa

Emerald Faarufushi Resort and Spa has appointed Patrick de Staercke as the resort’s general manager. A Belgian national, Patrick brings in a wealth of knowledge leading multiple resorts in Maldives. He has grown in the field from various roles from director of food and beverage, to pre-opening resident manager until he reached the position of […]

Bryce Seator Appointed General Manager at Kanuhura Maldives

Kanuhura Maldives has appointed Bryce Seator as general manager. Bryce brings in over seventeen years of experience in senior management roles in international luxury hotels and resorts. Prior to joining Kanuhura Maldives, Bryce served as resort manager in Amanyara in Turks and Caicos and in Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles. Previously, he held the […]

Universal Resorts Management Appoints Chief Operating Officers

Universal Resorts Management (URM) has appointed Visha Mahir and Sanjay Maniku as chief operating officers of the company. Visha brings in over twenty years of experience in the Maldives tourism industry and has served as executive director at Universal Enterprises since 2002. Meanwhile, Sanjay has served as executive director for Development and Joint Ventures at […]

Adam Clive Lockwood Appointed Director of Culinary at Siyam World

Siyam World has appointed Chef Adam Clive Lockwood as its new director of culinary. Chef Adam will oversee the overall food and beverage department and craft innovative menus that reflects the resort’s 24hrs premium all-inclusive dining experiences. Chef Adam graduated from The University of Huddersfield in England and brings in over twenty-five years of experience in […]

Ida Ayu Nyoman Widiaptini Appointed Director of Spa at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has appointed Ida Ayu Nyoman Widiaptini as its new director of spa. Originally from Bali, Ida brings in more than twenty years of luxury spa experience to the role. An experienced spa leader and wellness expert, Ida will be responsible for bringing the resort’s holistic wellness program to life, including overseeing […]

Nanda Kumar Appointed as Director of Rooms at Radisson Blu Resort Maldives

Radisson Blu Resort Maldives welcomes Nanda Kumar Konduru as the Director of Rooms. He will be overseeing the entire rooms division and its operation. This position also involves him being responsible for providing analysis and recommendations on rate strategy and in charge of revenue generation. Nanda is a seasoned hospitality professional with over 15 years of […]

Marco Araujo Appointed Hotel Manager at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has appointed Marco Araujo as the new hotel manager. Marco brings over fifteen years of global hospitality experience to the role. “We are delighted to welcome Marco to our beautiful island. His experience and passion will position us for continued success, and ensure our guests have the most extraordinary experiences,” said […]

Justin Swart Appointed General Manager at Cora Cora Maldives

Cora Cora Maldives has appointed Justin Swart as general manager. He brings in over fifteen years of experience in the luxury hotel industry to the new all-inclusive property in Raa Atoll. Born in South Africa, Justin began his career in the hospitality industry as a sports and leisure manager and quickly gained experience as a […]

Paul Elliot King Appointed Executive Chef at Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives has appointed British chef Mr Paul Elliot King as the resort’s new executive chef. In his new role, Chef Paul will lead an exciting new era of culinary creativity at Dusit Thani Maldives’ renowned restaurants. Chef Paul brings to his role more than thirty years of experience leading culinary teams for luxury […]

Mark Eletr Appointed General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives has appointed Mark Eletr as general manager. In his new role, Mark will continue to drive the resort’s commercial growth, strengthen the resort’s positioning as a leading family resort in the Maldives through continued operational excellence and will lead the resort’s sustainable initiatives in 2022. Mark brings in  over twenty-four […]

Abdulla Thamheed Appointed General Manager at Siyam World

Siyam World, Maldives has appointed Abdulla Thamheed as the resort’s general manager. Thamheed is also the group general manager for Sun Siyam Resorts and the general manager at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. Throughout over twenty years in the industry, Thamheed has worked as an F&B assistant, operations manager as well as assistant resort manager. Thamheed […]