Adaaran Awards top employees, first ‘Kurimagu’ Management Training Programme concludes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Adaaran Resorts has held a function to award the top employees from the properties the brand currently operates in the Maldives. The best employees from the respective resorts were; Peththa Handige Pragnasena – Adaaran Prestige Vaadoo; Mohamed Ali – Adaaran Select Meedhupparu; Hussain Ameen Abdulla – Adaaran Select Hudhuranfush; and Hassan Waleed – Adaaran Club […]

GM’s View: Jean-Louis Ripoche, General Manager, Sheraton Full Moon Resort

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jean-Louis Ripoche worked in Tel Aviv prior to the Maldives, but his heart was always in Asia; he had previously worked in Indonesia for eight years and another eight years in Thailand. So when he had the opportunity to work in the Maldives, he happily accepted it. According to Jean-Louis, if he had not come […]

Exclusive: Mohamed Waheed; Back to southern roots

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Mohamed Waheed was born on the island of Gan in Addu Atoll when it was still a British base. His mother gave birth to him at the hospital that was established by the British RAF. Like most children of his generation who could afford to do so, he came to Malé when he was seven-years-old […]

Reethi Beach: Model practices in sustainability

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Reethi Beach was first opened in 1998 and will be completing twenty years in operation in 2018. Currently operated by Mahogany Pvt Ltd, Peter Gremes has been the general manager of the resort since 2007 and completed ten years in the role this year. So it won’t be off the mark to say that the […]

What the Data Says; Thomas Stoeckle in Conversation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thomas Stoeckle leads strategic business development at LexisNexis Business Insight Solutions (BIS). A marketing communications researcher and business leader with more than 25 years’ experience, he believes passionately in story-telling through robust data evidence and compelling visualisation.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14241″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Originally from Germany, Thomas has been living in London for 17 years, working […]

WELL Intelligence – Insightful fast track to what’s relevant

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Earlier this year WELL Intelligence Limited, a newly created company, launched the inaugural edition of the Hospitality ∩ Wellbeing Barometer. The Barometer provides an insightful fast track to what is relevant and what matters in our business landscape. It is an industry journal that is distributed online, published five times per year and available as […]

Exclusive: Hussain Hilmy, Chairman, Castaway Hotels & Escapes

The founder of Castaway Hotels & Escapes, Hussain Hilmy, is a veteran in the Maldives tourism industry.

The GM’s View: Voytek Klasicki, Area General Manager, Centara Hotels & Resorts Maldives

Hotelier Maldives sat down with Voytek Klasicki, Area General Manager for Centara Hotels and Resorts.

Special Feature: Homegrown Hospitality Brands

As local hotel brands continue to make their mark on regional tourism, Hotelier Maldives profiles a selection of these pioneering companies.

A Silver Lining: Nihat Ercan in Conversation

Focusing on investment sales in the Asia region, Mr. Ercan has been personally overseeing JLL’s engagements in the Maldives for a number of years.

Maldivian Airlines’ sixth seaplane arrives

National carrier Maldivian Airlines’ sixth seaplane arrived at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport..

One in ten tourists are Chinese

One in ten international trips begin in China and one in ten tourists are Chinese, reads a news item..