Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Appoints Nila Suparmi as Director of Human Resources

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has announced the appointment of Nila Suparmi as the new Director of Human Resources of the stunning all-villa resort featuring 119 exclusive villas. The award-winning Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi offers guests genuine hospitality and unparalleled experiences. The property is part of Waldorf Astoria, one of Hilton’s global luxury hotel brands.

Nila has more than 15 years of experience in Human Resources, having worked with international brands such as InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, amongst others, throughout her career. 

No stranger to Hilton, Nila joins from her most recent role as Director of Human Resources at Hilton Bali where she focused on driving organizational changes and embedding the company’s strategies and culture amongst the 650 Team Members in the hotel following the rebranding of the Bali resort.

“We are pleased to welcome Nila Suparmi to our beautiful island,” said Etienne Dalancon, General Manager, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. “As we focus on the next chapter in our resort’s journey, the ongoing work we’re doing to strengthen the culture and nurture key talent has never been more valuable. I’m delighted to be bringing Nila’s rich and diverse experience to Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.”

In her new role at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Nila will be responsible for leading the human resources department operations including organization development, talent-development strategies, employee relations, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits. 

Nila commented: “I started my career in the Maldives, and I am excited to be back and joining Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, and continuing the success that the resort has achieved for the past year. I look forward to partnering with the resort leadership team and with the support of our team members to achieve even more milestones as we continue our journey to be not only an extraordinary place to visit for our guests but also a great place to work for our team.” 

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About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts 
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of 32 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to personal service and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver graceful service from the moment a guest books through checkout. In addition to the brand’s renowned hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a best-in-class residential portfolio, including 18 properties either open or in development, that provide the comfort of a private home combined with the unsurpassed amenities and legendary service of Waldorf Astoria. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. 

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About Hilton 
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,100 properties with more than 971,000 rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100- year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 103 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room.