Women in Hospitality: Zeenaz Hussain, Dean, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Studies

Zeenaz Hussein, who started her career in the hospitality industry as an Assistant Cook at Paradise Island Resort, now leads the country’s biggest training institution for future hotel industry professionals. As the Dean of the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Studies (FHTS), she believes she has a responsibility to deliver the much-required resource to further […]

Silvia Collepardi – Director of Sales & Marketing, Outrigger Konotta

HM: Your educational background is in tourism, even your bachelor’s degree to some extent. What was the pull (of tourism)? When did you get interested? Was there ever a point when you thought that ‘this is what I’m going to do with the rest of my life?’ SC: I am from a little town in […]

Women in Hospitality – Maria Shareef, Resort Manager at Summer Island Maldives

Women in Hospitality: Maria Shareef, Resort Manager at Summer Island Maldives

For our latest Women in Hospitality feature, Hotelier Maldives spoke to Maria Shareef, the Resort Manager at Summer Island Maldives. Maria started her career as a kitchen assistant and worked her way to the top. In an industry where women make up only 8% of the workforce (of which only 3% are Maldivian women), her […]

Women in Hospitality: Elza Artiaga

We speak to Elza Artiga, who hails from a family of hospitality professionals, but has made a career of her own, working for big names like the Ritz-Carlton and now Outrigger.

Women in Hospitality: Simmi Soodan

Simmi Soodan is the Director of Sales at Jumeirah Vittaveli. Hailing from Jammu and Kashmir in India, Simmi has always been passionate about the hospitality industry.

Women in Hospitality: Michelle Flake

Having started working in the hospitality industry in her early teens, Michelle has worked with some of the big names in the business such as Kuoni.

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Women in Hospitality: Shafa Shabeer, director of marketing at Coco Collection

For this edition of Women in Hospitality, Hotelier Maldives speaks to Director of Marketing for Coco Collection, Shafa Shabeer.

Women in Hospitality: Fathimath Shaazleen, resident manager at PER AQUUM Niyama

In the latest edition of Women in Hospitality, we feature Fathimath Shaazleen, resident manager at PER AQUUM Niyama. Shaaz is also featured in the cover story of the latest issue of Hotelier Maldives, issue 11.

Women in Hospitality: Barbara Elkaz, Resident Manager at Constance Halaveli

For the latest edition of our Women in Hospitality series, we speak to Barbara Elkaz, resident manager at Constance Halaveli.

Women in Hospitality: Shafiyya Steinhilber, Associate Director of Sales at Hotel Jen

For our latest Women in Hospitality interview, we speak to Associate Director of Sales at Hotel Jen, Shafiyya Steinhilber.

Women in Hospitality: Aminath Shaly, Director of Human Resources for Amilla Fushi, The Small Maldives Island Co.

For the latest instalment of our ‘Women in Hospitality’ series, we speak to Aminath Shaly, Director of Human Resources for Amilla Fushi by The Small Maldives Island Co.

Women in Hospitality: Prapaijit Thongma, general manager at Centara Ras Fushi

For the latest installment of our Women in Hospitality series, we speak to Prapaijit Thongma, general manager at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa.