Coco Collection has appointed Elza Artiage from Brazil as General Manager of Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, Georgios Papazoglou from Greece as General manager of Coco Bodu Hithi and Shafa Shabeer from Maldives as Director of Marketing.
Latitude Bar, Coco Bodu Hithi
Shafa Shabeer, the daughter of founder of the Sunland Group of Companies Shabeer Ahmed, having a Masters in Marketing and Strategy from University of Warwick and having worked with Coco Collection from 2002 to 2013 instilled Coco values and will ensure that Coco Collection maintains its status as a leading boutique luxury brand.
Chief Operating Officer of Sunland Hotels and Coco Collection Armand Chaudhary said “We take exceptional pride in announcing the appointment of these dedicated professionals, heightening the importance of our Maldivian roots as well as our passion to form a diverse team. With Elza and Georgios at the helm of Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu and Coco Bodu Hithi, respectively, and with Shafa overlooking the Marketing efforts of Coco Collection, we are confident that we will be able to inspire our guests with unique experiences and provide the ultimate in guest services.”
Located on a picturesque island in Baa Atoll – Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, this stunning property offers 98 luxurious villas set in a unique natural setting. The island that opened in 1998, is well-known for having one of the greatest sunset beaches within the whole Maldives and is surrounded by the impossibly blue lagoon with its exotic marine life.
Based in North Male’ Atoll, Coco Bodu Hithi is known to first welcomed guests in 2006, radiating luxury chic fusion with traditional Maldivian touches. This boutique resort includes 100 uber-stylish villas, a variety collection of modern restaurants and bars, a Coco Spa, and water-sport centre. Along with a portfolio of an unforgettable ‘Uniquely Coco’ experiences, Coco Bodu Hithi is set to give wonderful moments made up of pristine beaches, palm trees and with a lively coral reef.
A winner of World Luxury Hotel Awards 2013 and a nominee of World Luxury Spa Awards 2014, Coco Collection is a eminent hotel group, also a subsidiary of Sunland Hotels. Since opening the hotel in July 2007, the company continued to grow and developed its reputation as a stylish, sophisticated with sustainable hospitality.
Coco Collection’s comes with three unique brands, Coco Resorts – Retreats, Coco Privé and Coco Palm.