Apple Woo new Director of Sales & Marketing of Outrigger Konotta
A Singaporean national, Ms Apple Woo has be appointed as the Director of Sales and Marketing of Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort. Woo joined Outrigger on the first of February and will be based in the Outrigger Asia Pacific office in Phuket, Thailand. She will directly report to Pascal Billon, the General Manager and on key marketing and sales initiatives to Mark Simmons Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Outrigger Asia Pacific.
Dusit Thani Maldives Launches Maldives’ First Official Free-Diving Centre
Dusit Thani Maldives takes pride in launching the first official and internationally approved free-diving centre in the Maldives, an incredible addition to the selection of water sports available at the resort.
Coco Collection Partners With Olive Ridley Project
Coco Collection is pleased to announce the official partnership with the Olive Ridley Project to setup turtle rescue centers and jointly reduce the effect of ghost nets on marine life. During a ceremony held at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu on 18th January, guests and associates joined Martin Stelfox, Founder and Chief Executive of the Olive Ridley Project and Dr. Jillian Amy Hudgins, the Project Scientist of the Olive Ridley Project as well as Chiara Fumagalli, Coco Collection’s Resident Marine Biologist, to officially kick off this partnership.
The Patina Thanburudhoo Maldives To Open In 2017
Singapore based Telos Investment, a private holding company involved in real estate, resort, and infrastructure development and Patina Hotels and Resorts have signed an agreement to operate The Patina Thanburudhoo Maldives.
Allwyn Drego — The New GM Of Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives
Allwyn Drego has been appointed as the General Manager of Shangri- La’s Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives. Prior to joining Shangri-La Maldives, Drego served as the Hotel Manager for Shangri-La Hotel, Mumbai, India from 2012- 2013 and from 2013-2014 at the iconic Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
Maldives Traders Hotel Rebrands To Hotel Jen Malé Maldives
Rebranding today as Hotel Jen Malé, Maldives, former Traders Hotel, Malé, Maldives, marks as the seventh Traders property to adopt the new Jen brand by Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd. Catering to a new ‘Jeneration’ of independently minded business and leisure travelers, the brand is launching quickly and on track for ten Hotel Jens opening in major cities in Asia Pacific by April 2015.
Lufthansa to commence flights to Maldives
German national carrier Lufthansa has officially unveiled its planned “Jump” project network with the Maldives, Mexico and Mauritius among its initial destinations. A leisure oriented A340 – 300 Airbus aircraft will be deployed to serve the Maldives twice weekly and is scheduled to start from December 8th 2015.
Maldives’ First Female Boat Captain
Kurumba, Maldives are excited to announce that over the past five months, have been training Miss Aishath Rizuna “Rizu”, Maldives’ first female boat Captain.