Tag Archives Maldives

Island time

by Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Saddam Hussain is Residence Operations Manager at the Amilla Fushi, a member of the WorldHotels Collection. Born in the South Maldives, on Laamu Atoll, Saddam has worked at Amilla Fushi since its pre-opening in November 2014. He loves the fact he meets new people every day and has the opportunity to "fulfil all their requests to the best of ...

And the Oscar for the best goodie bag goes to…

by Sunday, February 24, 2019

It's Oscar season and the 91st Academy Awards will screen on Channel 9 from midday on Monday, 25 February. But, first, we have to talk... Not about the Best Picture or Best Actress nominees. (Hello Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper!) No, it's time to talk about the extravagant, $US100,000+ nominee "swag" bags, sent to all 25 major nominees ...

Hooroo, Miriandhoo!

by Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Proud Maldivian Ahmed Shiyaz is the senior thakuru at the Westin Maldives Miriandhoo, which opened in October 2018 and is located in the pristine waters of Baa Atoll. With 14 years in different hotel brands of the luxury industry in the Maldives, Ahmed challenges himself to create those special 'home away from home' memories for guests, ...

1,000 different ways of doing nothing

by Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Maldivian-born Ahmed Mohamed is the Head Experience Host at JA Manafaru, a 35-acre Preferred Hotel resort set in the Haa Alif atoll of the Maldives, which is a geographically diverse country made up of 1,190+ coral islands. Did you know that the name 'Maldives' is believed to have originated from a Sanskrit word meaning 'garland of ...