Guest Review Awards 2016, Booking.Com Achieved by Sun Siyam Resorts

Sun Siyam Resorts, Including The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives and Sun Aqua Pasikudah in Sri Lanka has bagged the Guest Review Awards 2016 by Booking.com.

Olhuveli Beach & Spa MaldivesThe guest Review awards is one of the most respected award of its kind, as the awards are ultimately based on honest views from guests all around the world. The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi has the highest rating in the group at 8.8, meanwhile Sun Aqua Vilu Reef and Sun Aqua Pasikuda’s rating is at 8.5 and Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives is 8.1.

Aqua Villa - Sun Aqua Vilu ReefIt goes to show that each and every staff member at each of the Sun Siyam Resort works with passion and diligence to provide personalized and attentive to detail service so that our guests leave with great experiences imprinted in their minds. This award portrays that their hard work is recognized by all the guests who have visited our properties and that they were more than satisfied.

Sun Aqua Pasikudah - Sri Lanka“It is a great honour to be recognized by our guests. As a group our goal is to ensure the highest quality of service to each and every guest and to provide them with unique experiences. This award showcases that we have reached that standard we aim for day in and day out.” said Evgenia Boyankova, Group Director of Business Development, Sun Siyam Resorts.

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, the flagship property of the group is set in the unspoilt Noonu atoll with stretches of white sandy beaches on its 52 acres.

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef is set amidst lush tropical foliage and a mass of turquoise blue around. It is simply a marvel of nature.

Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives is located at the tip of South Male’ Atoll surrounded by greenery. A place where you can become one with nature.

Sun Aqua Pasikudah is a true showcase of the world renowned Maldivian hospitality together with the Sri Lankan charm. Perfect for that spontaneous getaway.

Sun Siyam Group is a collection of hotel & resort brands born from the inspiration of Mr. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed. Led by his passion for creating a difference in the Maldives

Tourism Industry that redefine the luxury hospitality experience. Each of our property has something for everyone. Be as active or as quiet as you want.

World Travel Awards 2016; In The Heavenly Tropical Bliss Which Is The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives

WORLD’S LEADING WATER VILLA RESORT 2016

WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS TOURISM PIONEER (HOTELS & RESORTS) 2016

WORLD’S LEADING DIVE DESTINATION/ WORLD’S BEST SPA DESTINATION/ WORLD’S LEADING BEACH DESTINATION

The gala event for World Travel Awards 2016 was held, under a starry sky complimented by sand beneath and the sound of the waves grazing the shores of The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives, on the 2nd of December. It brought together the world winners on a wonderful setting on the beach, with a grand dinner and thrilling entertainment showcasing the best of the Maldives.

World Travel Awards 2016, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives

World Travel Awards 2016, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi MaldivesThe Sun Siyam group won the World’s Leading Water Villa Resort for Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Maldives. A praiseworthy accolade as Tourism Pioneer (Hotels & Resorts) was attained by Hon FDr. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, Chairman & Managing Director of Sun Siyam group for his contribution to the tourism industry.

World Travel Awards 2016, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives

World Travel Awards 2016, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives
World Travel Awards 2016, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives

The Maldives as a destination won World’s Leading Dive Destination, World’s Best Spa Destination and World’s Leading Beach Destination.

“World Travel Awards 2016 at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives was a bedazzling event filled with the top notch people in the perfect setting. Sun Aqua Vilu Reef brought pride to the Sun Siyam group by attaining the accolade; Leading Water Villa Resort. Maldives as a destination won the much deserving awards. They say that a true leader can lead his people to success and we have been blessed with such a leader who was recognized as a tourism pioneer as well” said Evgenia Boyankova, Group Director of Business Development, Sun Siyam Resorts.

World Travel Awards 2016, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives
Hon FDr. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, Chairman & Managing Director of Sun Siyam Group
World Travel Awards 2016, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives
Hon. Moosa Zameer, Minister of Tourism

Since World Travel Awards establishment in 1993, its aim has been to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said: “It has been a real honour to return here to the Maldives, and in particular to bring the Grand Final to The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi for the first time. We have seen the best of international tourism recognized here at the resort tonight. More than 1.1 million votes were cast during our Grand Tour 2016, both from members of the public and from within the hospitality industry, and these voices have been heard. My congratulations to all of our winners this evening and I look forward to greeting many of you next year as we begin our search anew.”

World Travel Awards 2016, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi MaldivesThe Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is a lush, greenery filled tropical island of the Maldives; located in the heart of Noonu Atoll. From its beaches to its crystal clear turquoise lagoon this idyllic island is a marvel of nature. On offer are an array of 14 restaurants and bars which are a culinary delight, to relax and sunbathe the day away or thrill yourselves with a hands-on adventure like wakeboarding, the choice is entirely yours. It is your home away from home, there is truly something for everyone to revel in.

World Travel Awards 2016, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi MaldivesFor more information: www.sunsiyam.com

World Travel Awards Grand Final to be held at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

The venue of the Grand Final Gala Ceremony has been upgraded to the five-star luxury retreat The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. As the opportunity has arisen to upgrade the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony, it is set to take place at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi on the 2nd December 2016.

Unfolding over 52 acres of natural perfection, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is the perfect venue for the Grand Final 2016 and a world away from the everyday. Reflecting a last minute surge in demand for space at the event, the venue has moved from the smaller Olhuveli Beach & Spa, Maldives, to the larger The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi.

Both are operated by the Sun Siyam Resorts.

World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said: “It will be our pleasure to welcome guests to The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. Upgrading to the new, larger venue ahead of the Grand Final 2016 will allow us to welcome a larger delegation from around the world here in the Maldives.”

World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. Each year World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.

Regional Gala Ceremonies have already taken place in Tanzania, Peru, Italy, Jamaica, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates throughout the year.

World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries, and international print and broadcast media.

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Leading Wellness & Spa Resort – The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives

Most Supportive Resort – Sun Siyam Resorts

Lifetime Achievement Recognition – Mr Ahmed Siyam Mohamed

The Gala Event for Maldives Travel Awards was held amidst the perfect venue of Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives. Leading Wellness & Spa Resort was won by The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives. Most Supportive Resort was won by Sun Siyam Resorts. The much-deserved Lifetime Achievement Recognition was attained by Hon FDr. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, Chairman & Managing Director of Sun Siyam Group.

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

“Pleasure! Fun! Style! Maldivian Travel Awards 2016 at Olhuveli Beach and Spa Maldives collected top people of the industry.  Four awards for Sun Siyam Group proved our efforts are recognized. Show must go on! And motivate us all to keep high standards in events and hospitality till we meet again for the awards next year.” said Evgenia Boyankova, Group Director of Business Development, Sun Siyam Resorts.

At the majestic Gala Award Ceremony with the perfect ambiance, held on the 20th of November 2016; amongst prominent government and industry leaders, print and broadcast media the awards for Leading Wellness & Spa Resort, Most Supportive Resort and Lifetime Achievement Recognition was declared.

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Maldives Travel Awards was established in 2012 by MATATO, Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators, recognized as the leading travel association in the Maldives. Their aim being to encourage and raise the standard of overall service within our tourism industry. Thus, the awards are presented to nominees in different categories based on standard and various sectors.

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Set amongst a lush tropical island Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives is nestled at the tip of South Male’ Atoll. 45 minutes away by speedboat it is the ideal escape from everyday life, offering delightful cuisines to leisure activities for all. The 164 villas showcase a mix of modern yet traditional elements made perfect by the stunning views of the turquoise lagoons and the Indian Ocean.

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Sun Siyam Resorts wins prestigious accolades at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi unfolds over 52 acres of natural perfection, a world away from the everyday, yet just a 45-minute awe-inspiring seaplane ride from the capital, Malé. Warm crystal-clear waters wait to embrace you. Soft sands call you to kick off your shoes.

Iru Fushi is located in the northernmost reaches of the Maldivian archipelago, at the heart of Noonu Atoll. Noonu is a community of islands, each with its own distinct allure – a hidden cove here, a lush grove of palm trees there, a lagoon seemingly made just for you. Still others are dotted with villages where traditional ways of life are still proudly preserved, waiting to enchant.

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Introduces Flyboarding Watersport to Maldives

After a nice 45-minute flight from Male’ International Airport, on a picturesque 52-acre island in the Noonu Atoll is The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, will introduce to its guests all new for this Summer the ultimate watersport thrill-seeking experience – Flyboarding. The Flyboard is the newest, coolest and most amazing watersport accessory. The resort caters well to both couples and families offering service on a upscale.

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives
The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives

The Flyboard has its own buoyancy and therefore floats on the water allowing the rider to relax safely in the water during breaks, or before and after take-off. One can fly over the water, under the water, and have complete freedom to fly freestyle without the risk of getting hurt, is claimed by the Flyboarding experts.

“Flyboarding is a thrill-seekers dream! It’s a fantastic addition to the vast range of watersports already available at the resort including scuba diving, kiteboarding, windsurfing, jet skiing and sailing. We hope guests enjoy the experience and we look forward to offering more new and exciting activities and experiences to guests in the future,” said Abdulla Thamheed, General Manager of The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi.

Aerial, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi
The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi opens its doors

Almost an year after abruptly cancelling the agreement with hotel giant Hilton to manage Irufushi then known as Hilton Maldives Iru Fushi Resort and Spa, the luxury resort has re-branded, revamped and opened its doors to travelers. Now known as The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, the 221 luxury waterfront villas resort with 70 over water bungalows is one of the few islands developed as a resort in Noonu Atoll in the Maldives, which is only 40 minutes away from Malé via seaplane.

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives
The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives

On Friday 21st February 2014, Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom launched the brand ‘Sun Siyam Resorts’ which will be the new brand name of all the resorts owned and operated by the Parliament Member Ahmed Siyam Mohamed’s Sun Travel company and officially opened The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi at a ceremony held on the resort island. The ceremony was followed by an entertainment programme by international artist Nicole Scherzinger of The Pussycat Dolls fame.

Some of the features at this comfortable 5-star resort include, 11 bar and restaurant choices, outdoor tennis courts, a poolside snack bar and a 20 room spa & wellness centre. With the new launching, the Spa has enhanced its offering to include additional traditional Chinese medicine and Maldivian treatments. A Spa Café serving healthy cuisine has been added and a foot reflexology path has been designed.

The resort now offers 44 Deluxe Beach Villas with a pool and all Villa guests can now choose from the fragrance and pillow menus for a personalization of their accommodation. The Retreat accommodation guests are now welcomed with a foot massage on arrival and gets the added convenience of a 24 hour butler.

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is a resort offering boutique service on a grand scale with exceptional facilities and service.