Festive escapes in paradise with Atmosphere Core

With the festive season fast upon us, Atmosphere Core offers an idyllic, holiday getaway for those looking to celebrate Christmas or ring in the New Year in style. Just four hours from Dubai – and with various flight options available, revelling in the holiday season couldn’t be easier. And with Atmosphere Core’s five stunning resorts […]

Atmosphere Core’s first sustainability impact report published

Atmosphere Core, a dynamic hospitality company, has taken a momentous step by benchmarking efforts across the pillars of CORE — expanding into Community, Operations, Resources, and Environment. The company’s recently published CORE IMPACT report showcases ESG initiatives across 8 resorts within 3 brands. Shrikant Dash, the Deputy Managing Director for Corporate at Atmosphere Core says, […]

Recruitment open day scheduled for OBLU NATURE Helengeli before Dec reopening

OBLU NATURE Helengeli by Sentido, set to reopen in December with a new look and a new concept, has announced a recruitment open day in Male. The resort is looking for candidates who are passionate and motivated to join its opening team. The resort will hold a walk-in interview on November 10 at Maagiri Hotel. […]

Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2023: Atmosphere Core shares sustainability success story

Atmosphere Core, a leading hospitality group in the Indian Ocean, showcased its sustainability achievements and initiatives at the Hotelier Maldives General Managers (GM) Forum, which was held at Bandos Maldives resort on October 19. Ashwin Handa, Senior Vice President of Operations at Atmosphere Core, delivered a keynote speech titled, ‘Why sustainability can go hand in […]

Kaage: Award-winning epicurean escapade at VARU By Atmosphere Maldives

As you bask in the warm embrace of the sun-kissed waves on the pristine shores of the Maldives, a culinary oasis awaits at Kaagé, the specialty restaurant at Varu By Atmosphere. Nestled amidst turquoise waters and lush greenery, this cosmopolitan property offers you an unrivalled gastronomic experience that will tantalise your taste buds and nourish […]

Atmosphere’s Ashwin Handa to deliver keynote on balancing business goals with sustainability at GM Forum 2023

Hotelier Maldives, the leading publication for the hospitality industry in the Maldives, has announced that Ashwin Handa, Senior Vice President – Operations at Atmosphere Core, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Hotelier Maldives General Managers (GM) Forum 2023. The forum, which is the most anticipated event for hoteliers in the Maldives, will […]

VARU By Atmosphere’s Resort Manager Abdul Ghafoor Ali drives success in hospitality industry

Abdul Ghafoor Ali, a highly experienced and accomplished hotelier, is known for his exceptional leadership and service-oriented approach. He is the Resort Manager at VARU By Atmosphere, a popular ‘Naturally Maldivian’ five star resort by hospitality company, Atmosphere Core. He joined Atmosphere Core in 2021, as a part of the pre-opening team member of OBLU […]

VARU By Atmosphere’s Chef Mohamed Niyaz on celebrating authentic Maldivian flavours

Chef Mohamed Niyaz is the Maldivian Chef who has breathed life into VARU By Atmosphere’s signature restaurant – Kaagé. In this interview, he speaks about his love for local cuisine and his inspiration. He also shares words of wisdom for budding chefs in the Maldives. Where are you from? I was born and raised in […]

Vittaveli Relaunched as OZEN Reserve Vittaveli Maldives

The Indian Ocean hospitality group, Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts has launched OZEN RESERVE VITTAVELI in South Male Atoll, Maldives; establishing its uber-luxe brand – THE OZEN COLLECTION. Following the success of OZEN MAADHOO since 2016, the Atmosphere group continues their bold expansion of the OZEN brand with the addition of Vittaveli Resort and relaunch an […]

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts Celebrates Women in Hospitality

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts, currently operating five resorts in the Maldives, is celebrating all women in the hospitality industry this International Women’s Day on March 8, 2020. Currently, three of the five resorts are run by female General Managers, with many additional management positions also filled by women in the corporate and resort teams. General […]

Three Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts properties are awarded with Green Globe certification

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts currently operate five resorts in the Maldives and have been committed to sustainability since their foundation. Now three of the resorts have received the Green Globe certification – OBLU Helengeli (Nov 2019);  OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo (Nov 2019) and OBLU Select at Sangeli (Jan 2020). This certification is considered one […]

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The GM’s View: John Bendsten, Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives

John Bendsten is the general manager at Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives. His first taste of hospitality was as a porter in his native Australia. Over the years he has worked in several continents and countries. Hotelier Maldives sits down with him to have a chat about his career, his approach to management and why he keeps […]

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