Maldives tourism industry calls for more foreign workers as local workforce falls short

The Maldives Association of Tourism Industries (MATI) is proposing a significant increase in the number of foreign workers allowed in resorts, citing a looming shortage of Maldivian employees. According to a study by People First HR Consultancy, the tourism industry will require an additional 78,087 employees by 2027, on top of the current 20,245. However, […]

Govt announces scholarship scheme for resort senior positions

During a campaign rally in Mahchangolhi ward in Male Tuesday evening, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih announced a scholarship scheme aimed at training Maldivians for senior roles within the nation’s resorts. Addressing resort employees, the president expressed the government’s commitment to exploring avenues for providing training for key positions within the tourism sector. He also mentioned […]

Muizzu vows dedicated housing category, retirement scheme for tourism workers

Presidential candidate for PPM-PNC, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, announced a significant commitment on Thursday, pledging to create a dedicated housing category for employees in the crucial tourism sector. Speaking at a rally in F. Nilandhoo, Dr. Muizzu outlined the key elements of his manifesto to address the needs of those working in the tourism industry. Acknowledging […]

A Day in the Life Of: Ahmed Raihaan, waiter at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa

For this edition of ‘A Day in the Life Of ‘, Hotelier Maldives speaks to Ahmed Raihaan about his typical day as a waiter at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa.

Investing in people at Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives

Noona Hussein visits Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives to learn what training goes in to creating world class hoteliers.