GM Forum 2019 Highlights: Presentation by Allied Insurance

At last year’s Hotelier Maldives GM Forum, Niushad Shareef, Marketing Manager at Allied Insurance, gave a fun quiz on liability claims in the Maldives. With over 33 years of experience in the insurance industry, Allied Insurance is one of the largest financial institutions and most prominent insurance brands in the country. The 100% Maldivian-owned company […]

GM Forum 2019 Highlights: Presentation by Treetop Hospital

At last year’s Hotelier Maldives GM Forum, Ibthishama Ahmed Saeed, Director of Business Development at Treetop Hospital (TTH), gave a presentation on the services provided by TTH. Designed to be an internationally competent healthcare facility, TTH is one of the finest and premier tertiary healthcare hospitals in the Maldives. The hospital is commited to exceptional […]

GM Forum 2019 Highlights: “Facing Ocean Plastic Pollution” by Shaahina Ali

Shaahina Ali Executive Director, Parley for the Oceans (Maldives) provided the participants of the forum with an insight to Parley and their approaches to reducing plastic use and pollution caused by it. She outlined several strategies employed by Parley to reach its objectives and combat against the problem of plastic waste that has been gradually […]

GM Forum 2019 Highlights: Bridging the Skills Gap & Women in Hospitality

While tourism directly accounts for nearly 40% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the Maldives, employment in the tourism sector is dominated by the expatriate workforce. Despite the 45 to 55 quota regulatory requirement ratio for local to expatriate staff, there is a huge gap in reaching this figure, and the number of women working […]

GM Forum 2019 Highlights: Presentation on hotel safety & security

Looking back at the past 30 years, GM Forum 2019 featured a keynote address on the trends of hotel safety and security in the Maldives, presented by Hervirender Pal Singh, the Area Director for Global Safety & Security-South Asia, Marriot International. According to Singh’s findings, a total of 387 people lost their lives in the […]

GM Forum Highlights: Presentation by Power Knot/Hospitality Depot

At this year’s Hotelier Maldives GM Forum, Iain Milnes, president of Power Knot, gave a presentation on why the proper disposal of waste food is essential for hotels and resorts that are committed to sustainable operations and a low carbon footprint. High-end tourist destinations, which are often located on or near-pristine ecological environments such as […]

GM Forum 2019 Highlights: Challenges for Sustainable Tourism in the Maldives

With the rapid increase in international travel and the quick expansion of the global tourism industry, the sustainability of tourism development has become one of the most frequently discussed topics among industry experts and policymakers around the globe. And it was a contemporary topic at the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2019, with an hour-long panel […]

Maldives’ hoteliers discuss pertinent issues at the GM Forum 2019

The fourth edition of the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum, bringing together hospitality industry leaders of the Maldives to discuss important aspects of the industry, has come to a successful close. Over 100 delegates representing more than 30 hospitality brands attended the event held at Bandos Maldives on April 3, 2019. The fourth in the series, […]

GM Forum 2019 kicks off in Bandos Maldives

The fourth edition of the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum has kicked off in Bandos Maldives. Over 100 delegates representing over 30 hospitality brands are in attendance at the annual event. The day-long event will see hoteliers and hospitality professionals congregating for keynote speeches, presentations and panel discussions on pertinent topics in the industry. Keynote speakers […]

AEL Distributors, ASTRABON and Uniforms Unlimited: Silver Sponsors of GM Forum 2019

AEL Distributors, ASTRABON and Uniforms Unlimited have partnered with Perspective Pvt Ltd as Silver Sponsors of the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2019. The annual event, the largest gathering of hotel managers in the Maldives, will be held on April 3, at Bandos Maldives. AEL Distributors is a supplier of waterproofing, concrete repair and specialised civil […]

CypreaAir & Holidays partners with GM Forum 2019

The Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2019, the largest gathering of hotel managers in the Maldives, has welcomed CypreaAir & Holidays as the Airline Partner. GM Forum 2019 is scheduled to be held April 3, at Bandos Maldives. CypreaAir & Holidays is the new brand name for Go Maldives Pvt Ltd, Cyprea Hotels & Travel Pvt […]

The Hawks Pvt Ltd will be the Transfer Partner of GM Forum 2019

The Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2019, the largest gathering of hotel managers in the Maldives, has welcomed The Hawks Pvt Ltd as a partner. The Hawks signed on as the Transfer Partner of the annual event scheduled to be held April 3, at Bandos Maldives. The Hawks Pvt Ltd is a fuel import and distributing […]