The first-ever Hotelier Maldives Awards has wrapped up its nomination phase with a staggering response, as over 350 applications flooded in from across the Maldives’ bustling hospitality sector.
Organized by Hotelier Maldives, the nation’s premier hospitality publication, the awards aim to recognize the unsung heroes who form the backbone of the Maldivian tourism industry.
From January 2nd to 31st, industry professionals eagerly nominated their peers across 24 categories, spanning from housekeeping and engineering to food & beverage, spa & wellness, and sales & marketing.
Ibrahim Mahudhee, Managing Editor of Hotelier Maldives, expressed his delight at the overwhelming response, stating, “The overwhelming response to the awards truly showcases the depth of talent and commitment within the Maldivian hospitality sector. We are thrilled to see so many individuals recognized for their outstanding contributions.”
With the nomination phase concluded, a distinguished panel of industry experts will undertake the rigorous task of evaluating each submission based on performance, achievements, customer feedback, and social responsibility. Moreover, public voting will contribute significantly to determining the final winners, adding transparency and democratic spirit to the selection process.
The excitement is set to peak as the nominees are unveiled in late February, paving the way for the grand reveal of the winners at a glamorous gala ceremony on April 25th. Hosted at OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi, the ceremony promises to be an unforgettable evening of celebration, recognition, and inspiration for the entire Maldivian hospitality community.
More than just accolades, the Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024 serve as a potent platform to spotlight the often unseen efforts of hotel employees dedicated to crafting unforgettable guest experiences. These awards inspire and motivate individuals to continually strive for excellence, thereby raising the bar for Maldivian hospitality standards.