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The guest comes first: Ali Ismail’s recipe for hospitality success

Baa Kamadhoo native, Ali Ismail, has carved a remarkable path in the Maldives’ hospitality industry, excelling in both luxury resorts and community service. With over two decades of experience, Ali’s expertise lies in food and beverage operations. He honed his skills at renowned resorts like Soneva Fushi, Four Seasons, and Finolhu, consistently exceeding expectations in […]

JA Manafaru’s Hassan Shareef on developing talent, creating supportive culture

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to create a luxury resort experience that leaves you breathless, look no further than Hassan Shareef, or Sharie, as he is fondly called by his colleagues and friends. Sharie is the Director of Talent & Culture at JA Manafaru Maldives, a stunning island paradise that offers unparalleled hospitality […]