W Maldives brings Chefs on Fire festival’s first revelry in Asia

W Maldives, the luxury playground located in the North Ari Atoll surrounded by one of the best house reefs in the country, is setting the scene once again by bringing Portugal’s famed food and music festival—Chefs On Fire—for the first time in Asia. The festival is set to kick off and open its doors on […]

Marriott Bonvoy’s Maldives resorts offer unforgettable festive celebrations

Escape to paradise this holiday season and celebrate in style at Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of resorts in the Maldives. With pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and unparalleled luxury, these luxurious resorts offer the perfect backdrop for your festive getaway. Guests can also avail exclusive Festive Early Bird offers available on bookings until September 30, 2023, featuring […]

Marriott introduces ‘KURIMAGU’ future leaders program for career advancement and empowered success

Marriott International resorts in the Maldives introduces KURIMAGU, a comprehensive leadership program for career enhancement of homegrown leaders from the Maldives. The learning and development management program aims to identify, enrich the skills, and nurture Local Maldivian talents by developing and providing opportunities to achieve higher designations through the development of Leadership skills, and grow […]

Marriott Bonvoy offers double points for 2-bedroom villas, triple points for 3-bedroom villas in Maldives

Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of resorts in the Maldives is excited to announce the launch of their latest campaign, “Double the Rewards, Triple the Bliss,” inviting travellers to experience ultimate luxury in the mesmerising Maldives with an exclusive bonus points offer on 2 and 3 bedroom villas at the seven resorts. Marriott Bonvoy members can elevate […]

Captivating wellness experiences take centre stage at Marriott Bonvoy resorts in Maldives

Located in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives has long been renowned as a tropical paradise, offering pristine white-sand beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and breathtaking natural beauty. Beyond its idyllic scenery, the Maldives has emerged as a leading destination and hub for wellness activities, drawing travellers from around the world seeking rejuvenation, […]

Shidha Hussain, Reservations Manager at W Maldives

Hotelier Maldives: Can you tell us more about your first role in the luxury hospitality industry? Shidha Hussain: I was first introduced to the world of hospitality when I joined the COCO Collection part of Sunland Hotels Pvt LTd in 2010 as a Cluster Reservation Agent. It was there that I learnt how to assist […]

Women: Thy Name is Hospitality

An equal world is an enabled world and at Hotelier Maldives we believe in equal rights for all. Especially women who play an important role in modern society and nowhere is it more perceptible than in the workplace. Women are a formidable force in the hospitality industry and we salute their accomplishments and stand behind them […]

W Maldives celebrates 13th anniversary!

The Maldives is a luxurious bucket list destination and we are conveying this vision through fashion, fuel, music, and design activations. W Maldives targets a hip and young at heart vibe that delivers moments. Initiating approachable luxury through fun-filled healthy lifestyle choices like sunrise yoga, private dinners, and celebratory once in a lifetime events. On […]

The GM’s View: Anton Birnbaum, W Maldives

Anton Birnbaum is the General Manager of W Maldives. An Austrian native, he has worked for major brands such as T-Mobile, DO & CO or SPAR in Austria prior to joining the Starwood team. Birnbaum was promoted to the top position after serving eight years as Executive Assistant Manager at Le Méridien Vienna, where he […]

W Maldives festive season

New Year, No Rules at W Maldives

To celebrate the festive season, W Maldives has planned exciting events from 11 December to 1 January 2017. Highlights include breakfasts with international DJs, pool and desert island parties, sunset sessions and cruises, cocktail parties and a gala dinner. “W Maldives will upend tradition and rewrite the rules of the holidays with a street art–style take […]

Branding – It can make or break a property

Brands are ubiquitous. In our everyday life we’re confronted with a plethora of them; there are those that fulfil our most basic needs, like milk, and others that we indulge in every now and then, like a treatment at a particular spa. Branding is part of the process that gives tangibility to something that is […]

Careers Maldives – W Resort Maldives

Careers – Abdulla Adam, Carpentry Team Leader at W Maldives

Abdulla Adam, the youngest of three siblings, was born in Noonu Atoll Kendhikulhudhoo and raised in Alifushi in Raa Atoll. He went to school but had little interest in academic studies preferring instead to learn a trade. So, after completing the eighth grade, he joined the vocational training centre in Alifushi. He enrolled in a […]