A New Era of Luxury – Waldorf Astoria Unveils “Ithaafushi – The Private Island”

Award-winning Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi unveiled their newest addition to their ultra-luxury portfolio – Ithaafushi – The Private Island. Spanning across 32,000 square meters, this is the largest Maldivian private island currently on the market. Offering unparalleled levels of privacy alongside highly personalized service, Ithaafushi – The Private Island fully embodies the timeless ethos of […]

Young Hotelier: Aminath Hameed, Commis One Pastry Chef at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Hotelier Maldives: What inspired you to become a pastry chef? What initially attracted you to work in hospitality? Aminath Hameed: Back in 2012, just out of interest I decided to take cake decorating classes, while I was working as a corporate sales officer in Ooredoo Maldives. Slowly it became an online cake shop and I […]

GM’s View: Etienne Dalancon, General Manager, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Hotelier Maldives: Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is the first property that you are managing in the Maldives. How would you describe your experience so far working in the Maldives?  Etienne Dalancon: In one word, excellent. Having the right team and brand partners make the challenge of opening such an anticipated luxury resort a lot smoother. […]

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