GM Forum ‘21 Highlights: Presentation by Tropical Fitness Pvt Ltd, Wellness Partner

Tropical Fitness Pvt Ltd, Wellness Partner of GM Forum ’21 and Official Distributor of Technogym in the Maldives, presented at the event; The presentation was given by Angelo Goggioli, International Key Account Manager Hospitality & Residential, Technogym. Joining him on stage was Maurizio Placuzzi, Sub-Continent Area Manager, Technogym, and Mariyam Imna, Director, Tropical Fitness. Angelo explained […]

GM Forum ’21 Highlights: Panel Discussion- ‘Human Resource Challenges’

The third panel at the GM Forum 2021 discussed ‘Human Resource Challenges’ (in the context of the Maldives hospitality industry). Moderated by Vaibhav Garg, Director of Talent & Culture, Accor Hotels Maldives, panelists included Zeenath Solih, Dean, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Studies, The Maldives National University and Adam Haleem, Director of Programmes, Maldives Institute […]

GM Forum ’21 Highlights: Panel Discussion – ‘Connectivity in the New Normal’

The first panel at the GM Forum 2021 discussed ‘Connectivity in the New Normal’. Moderated by Ibrahim Saleem Bandhu, panelists included Mohamed Mihad, MD, Island Aviation Services and Ahmed Maumoon, Deputy CEO, Manta Air. The panel highlighted the current issues and solutions for airport connectivity in the new normal, including domestic transportation to the south […]

GM Forum ’21 Highlights: Keynote Speech by Emilio Fortini

Emilio Fortini, general manager at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa and chairman of Marriott Business Council gave the second keynote speech at this year’s GM Forum, held on 23rd September at Paradise Island Resort, Maldives. Emilio talked about the various challenges of the pandemic and the positive recovery of Maldives. “It’s difficult for […]

GM Forum ’21 Highlights: Keynote Speech by Dr Abdulla Mausoom

The fifth edition of Hotelier Maldives GM Forum took place on 23rd September 2021 at Paradise Island Resort, Maldives. This year’s Forum saw the presence of over 90 delegates representing 50 hospitality brands. The first keynote speech was given by Minister of Tourism, Dr Abdulla Mausoom. In his speech, Minister highlighted Maldives being removed from […]

GM Forum ’21; Maldives Looking to a Busy Season to End the Year

Panel Discussion on  ‘Trends in Destination Marketing’, featuring Thoyyib Mohamed of Visit Maldives and Abdulla Ghiyas of PATA Maldives Chapter at Hotelier Maldives GM Forum ‘21 UK online searches for the Maldives have hit the roof since the announcement they were coming off the UK’s travel red list. Abdulla Ghiyas, Chair of PATA, Maldives Chapter, told […]

Industry Leaders Discuss Challenges at Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2021

The fifth edition of Hotelier Maldives GM Forum has come to a successful close. Over 90 delegates representing 50 hospitality brands attended the forum held at Paradise Island Resort, Maldives on 23rd  September 2021. This year’s GM Forum discussed topics on the themes of airline connectivity, human resources, data-driven storytelling and destination marketing trends. The […]

Over 30 General Managers and Corporate Hoteliers Confirm Participation at GM Forum ’21

At the close of registration, over 30 GMs and corporate hoteliers have confirmed participation at this year’s GM Forum scheduled for 23rd September 2021 at Paradise Island Resort, Male’ Atoll. The participating GMs represent over 50 brands from international hotel management companies and local operators. Launched in 2014, the fifth edition of the GM Forum was […]

GM Forum ‘21 Keynotes and Panel Discussions

GM Forum 2021, scheduled for 23rd September at Paradise Island Resort will feature three keynote speeches, three panels discussions and two presentations. The first keynote will be by Dr Abdulla Mausoom, Maldives Minister of Tourism, followed by a keynote by Emilio Fortini, general manager of Sheraton Maldives Fullmoon Resort & Spa and chairman, Marriott Business […]

Bestbuy Maldives Pvt Ltd, Silver Sponsor, GM Forum 2021

Bestbuy Maldives Pvt Ltd (BBM) has partnered with Hotelier Maldives as a Silver Sponsor of GM Forum 2021. BBM is a leading supplier of food, bakery, cooking ingredients and non-food offerings to resorts, HORECA, and the mainstream consumer market. The company is the choice distributor of some of the world’s leading brands such as Unilever, […]

Octopus Systems, Technology Partner, GM Forum 2021

Octopus Systems has partnered with Hotelier Maldives as the Technology Partner of GM Forum 2021. Octopus Systems is a Hospitality System Integrator based in Maldives with a sound focus on efficient networks and systems that are fully integrated and work seamlessly. Services provided by Octopus include system design and consultancy, Campus Ethernet, Secure Managed Wi-Fi, […]

Ooredoo Maldives, Platinum Sponsor, GM Forum 2021

Telecom giant, Ooredoo Maldives has partnered with Hotelier Maldives as a Platinum Sponsor of GM Forum 2021. This year’s GM Forum is scheduled for 23rd September 2021 at Paradise Island Resort, Maldives. It is the fifth edition of the Forum and a ‘must-attend’ event for general managers. The forum is an ideal platform for hotel […]

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