Women in Hospitality: Alila Kothaifaru Maldives’ Senior Sales Manager Naziya Hassan

If you are looking for a dream destination to escape the mundane, look no further than Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, the newest addition to the Hyatt family of luxury resorts. Nestled in the pristine Raa Atoll, this resort offers a blend of innovative design, crafted luxury, and stunning natural beauty. Whether you want to relax in […]

JA Manafaru’s Hassan Shareef on developing talent, creating supportive culture

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to create a luxury resort experience that leaves you breathless, look no further than Hassan Shareef, or Sharie, as he is fondly called by his colleagues and friends. Sharie is the Director of Talent & Culture at JA Manafaru Maldives, a stunning island paradise that offers unparalleled hospitality […]

Young Hotelier: Sun Siyam Iru Fushi’s star F&B supervisor Ibrahim Hamdhaan

Ibrahim Hamdhaan is a young and talented Food and Beverage Supervisor at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, one of the most luxurious resorts in the Maldives. He has been working at the resort since 2018 and has climbed the ladder of success with his hard work, passion, and dedication. He is now among the team responsible […]

Chef of the month: NOKU Maldives’ Executive Chef Denzil Prasanna’s culinary mastery

Imagine a tropical paradise where every bite is a delight. Where the azure waters of the Indian Ocean meet the white sands of the Maldives. Where you can savour the flavours of the world in one exquisite resort. Welcome to NOKU Maldives, where Executive Chef Denzil Prasanna will take you on a gastronomic adventure like […]

From receptionist to front office manager: Baasith’s career lessons at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is a destination for travellers who seek luxury and tranquillity in the Maldives. The resort offers a range of services and amenities to make guests feel pampered and relaxed. But behind the scenes, there is a team of dedicated professionals who work hard to ensure a smooth and memorable experience for […]

From intern to resort manager: Sun Siyam Iru Fushi’s Atham shares recipe for success

As the seaplane glides over turquoise waters dotted with picture-perfect islands, passengers catch their first glimpse of Sun Siyam Iru Fushi – a true island playground for families, groups of friends, couples and honeymooners alike and a luxurious Maldivian resort known for over a decade of excellent service, stunning villas, and world-class amenities. Leading the […]

Unveiling soul of hospitality with NOKU Maldives’ GM Manoharan Mannarlingam

Manoharan Mannarlingam, Area General Manager at NOKU Maldives resort, did not originally set out for a career in hospitality. But a part-time job as a waiter sparked what has become a lifelong passion. Now with over 20 years of experience under his belt, Manoharan oversees operations at both NOKU Maldives and NOKU Phuket. His career […]

Sanjeet Gopee: From farm boy to Executive Chef at Nova Maldives

Imagine waking up to a stunning view of the turquoise ocean, feeling the gentle breeze on your skin, and smelling the mouth-watering aroma of freshly cooked food. This is what awaits you at Nova Maldives, a modern all-inclusive community concept that offers guests a variety of dining options and cuisines. Whether you crave for a […]

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 […]

Exclusive: Abdulla Thamheed – Rising at the Sun

The story of how a young boy started off as waiter at a bar, worked his way up the ladder, and now sits as the group general manager at one of the most prestigious resort brands in the Maldives, The Sun Siyam group.

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