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Hotelier Maldives and Bestbuy Maldives announce long-term strategic partnership for Hotelier Maldives Awards

Hotelier Maldives, the leading publication for hospitality professionals in the Maldives, is pleased to announce that Bestbuy Maldives (BBM), one of the largest suppliers of food and beverage products in the country, will be the Title Sponsor of the Hotelier Maldives annual awards.

The multi-year agreement was exchanged in December at the BBM head office in Malé by Ali Afrah Hassan, Head – HR, Admin and Corporate Affairs, in the presence of Mohamed Haleem, Advisor to the Board of Directors of BBM, and AVS Subrahmanyam, Chief Operating Officer of BBM, and Ibrahim Mahudhee, Director at Perspective Pvt. Ltd., and Ali Naafiz, Editor of Hotelier Maldives.

As the Title Sponsor, BBM will have exclusive naming rights to the awards, which will be known as the “Hotelier Maldives Awards, presented by BBM”. BBM will also provide strategic direction and support to all aspects of the event during the planning, preparatory, and execution stages.

Speaking on the occasion, AVS Subrahmanyam, Chief Operating Officer of BBM, said, “We are delighted to partner with Hotelier Maldives for the prestigious Hotelier Maldives Awards, which recognise and celebrate the excellence and achievements of impact makers from the Hospitality industry in the Maldives. As a leading supplier of globally sourced and internationally well-known brands of food and beverage products in the country, we have a strong relationship with the hospitality industry and are committed to supporting its growth and development. We look forward to collaborating closely with Hotelier Maldives to make the awards widely recognised and a sought-after recognition for all participants and stakeholders.”

Ali Naafiz, Editor of Hotelier Maldives, added, “We are very excited to welcome BBM as the Title Sponsor of the Hotelier Maldives Annual Awards. BBM is a well-known and respected brand in the Maldivian Hospitality and Tourism industry, and we are honoured to have them as our partner. With their support and expertise, we are confident that we will take the awards to the next level and showcase the best of Maldivian hospitality talent. We thank BBM for their trust and collaboration and look forward to a long and fruitful partnership.”

The Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024 are open to all hotel employees who have demonstrated excellence, innovation, and dedication in their respective fields. The awards cover 21 general categories, ranging from housekeeping, engineering, food and beverage, spa and wellness, sales and marketing, and more. The winners will be selected by a combination of public vote and marks given by a panel of judges comprising of industry experts, based on the criteria of performance, achievements, customer feedback, and social responsibility.

The Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024 aim to celebrate the unsung heroes who work behind the scenes to ensure the smooth operation and guest satisfaction of their properties. The awards also seek to inspire and motivate hotel staff to excel in their performance and deliver exceptional service with the spirit of Maldivian hospitality.

The awards are a testament to the dedication and excellence of hotel employees in the Maldives, who are the backbone of the hospitality industry. They are a way of saying thank you to these hardworking individuals who make the Maldives one of the most desirable destinations in the world. The awards are also a way of celebrating the diversity and richness of the Maldivian hospitality culture, which is renowned for its warmth, friendliness, and professionalism.

The entries for the Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024 are open from January 2, 2024 to January 31, 2024. The nominees will be announced in late February 2024, and the winners will be revealed at a gala ceremony in late April 2024.

To enter the Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024, fill out the online entry form on hoteliermaldives.com/awards. For more information, contact the Hotelier Maldives team at info@hoteliermaldives.com. For sponsorship opportunities, contact sales@hoteliermaldives.com. 

Hotelier News Desk
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