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Beyond the lobby: Women crafting careers in hospitality at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

In the heart of paradise at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort and Spa, where each smile is a welcome and every detail contributes to a memorable experience, there exists a cadre of remarkable women who are crafting more than just careers – they are shaping the very fabric of the hospitality industry. The resort invites […]

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Breaking the Waves: Maldivian Women Leading the Charge in Tourism

The Maldivian tourism industry, consistently recognized as the world’s best, is experiencing a shift driven by women. While statistics reveal a historical gender gap, with women only making up 12% of the workforce, a new wave of female leaders is transforming the scene. These women are defying cultural expectations and the challenges of remote island […]

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 […]

Women in Hospitality: Sun Siyam Iru Fushi’s Director of Operations Dorothy Bahati

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi’s Director of Operations Dorothy Bahati is a firebrand in the hospitality industry where she has developed her career for the last 19 years or so, having spent most of that time in the Maldives. Her journey has been that of resilience, persistence and utmost dedication coupled with passion for what she […]

Farahiah Ariffin: Shaping Maldives’ hospitality landscape

In the heart of the Maldives, a visionary architect has been quietly revolutionizing the luxury hospitality industry. Farahiah Ariffin, a Malaysian native, has made her mark on the tropical paradise for the past five years, spearheading development and construction projects that have left an indelible impression. Her journey has been one of determination, resilience, and […]

Women in Hospitality: Creative digital marketer Hunaina Ahmed Iqbal

Hunaina Ahmed Iqbal is a young Maldivian woman with a background in creative digital marketing and experience in media, audio, and video production. She is currently the Marketing Communications Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, one of the most luxurious resorts in the Maldives. Hunaina’s career journey began after she completed her Diploma in Sound and […]

Choris Rusdiana

Women In Hospitality: Choris Rusdiana

Choris Rusdiana is the Assistant Food and Beverage Manager at Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa. With managerial F&B experience in Muscat, Oman and Bali, Indonesia, Choirs brought her rich expertise to the Le Méridien Maldives pre-opening team. Hotelier Maldives sat down with Choris to discuss her career, responsibilities, and advice for young women pursuing […]

Constance Chang, W Maldives

Women in Hospitality: Constance Chang

Constance Chang is the director of Sales & Marketing at W Maldives. She has over a decade of experience in luxury and lifestyle hospitality. Hotelier Maldives sat down with Constance to discuss her career and the future of luxury hospitality. HM: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your career?  CC: Yes […]

Nashra Hassan (Nattu)

Women In Hospitality: Nashra Hassan

Nashra Hassan (Nattu) is the Deputy Director of Brand Communications and Digital Marketing for Pulse Hotels and Resorts. Hotelier Maldives spoke to Nattu about her career, hotel marketing and the impact of digital marketing on Maldives’ destination marketing. HM: Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your career.  Nashra Hassan: My name is […]

Risha Rasheed

Women In Hospitality: Risha Rasheed

Risha Rasheed is a Maldivian hotelier with over 10 years of experience, starting as a Guest Relations Officer and rising up lastly serving as Duty Manager at Jen Singapore Tanglin by Shangri-La. Hotelier Maldives interviewed Risha about her experience working abroad, outside of the Maldives hospitality industry and her advice for young female hoteliers looking […]

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 Advice from Leading Women in Hospitality to Young Female Hoteliers

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2023, Hotelier Maldives collected advice from leading women in hospitality to young female hoteliers. We recognize the careers and accomplishments of the women supporting the Maldives’ hospitality industry, not just today, but every day. 1. “Follow your heart, believe in yourself, and don’t try to be like your male colleagues. […]

Corinna Luebbe Taj Maldives

Women in Hospitality: Corinna Luebbe

Corinna Luebbe is the Cluster General Manager of Taj Maldives overseeing the operations of Taj Exotica Resort & Spa and Taj Coral Reef Resort & Spa. With a career spanning over 25 years and across continents, Corrina brings her rich international experience to the Maldives. Besides a hotelier, Corinna is a community champion, scuba diver […]