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Fari Islands, Ritz-Carlton Appoints Deanne Garling as Director of Human Resources

Fari Islands, Ritz Carlton Appoints Deanne Garling as Director of Human Resources
The Debut resort of Fari Islands, Ritz-Carlton appoints Deanne Garling as their new Director of Human Resources.

The Debut resort of Fari Islands, Ritz-Carlton appoints Deanne Garling as the Director of Human Resources. Deane Garling brings over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry who has commenced her new appointment with The Ritz-Carlton Maldives on 16th March 2020.

From Australia, Deanne Garling holds Diploma in Human Resource Management and Business as a strong educational background. As a start of her career working through various hotels including Radisson on flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne and Stella Hospitality Group. With her past experience in Maldives working in Maldives at Gilli Lankanfushi for 09 years prior to her most recent Works as Director of Human Resources at Waldorf Astoria Ithaafushi, deans brings a strong wealth of Locals Maldives.

A humble personality and a person who enjoys multiple activities such as scuba diving, tennis, yoga, reading and travelling.

The Ritz-Carlton will be another international brand addition to the luxury resorts of the Maldives, joining Marriott’s other properties St Regis, W, Westin, Sheraton and JW Marriott. Shaped by the Maldivian sun and shored by the Indian Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari island features a selection of guest villas ranging in size from one to three bedrooms, all appointed with the ultimate in luxury that defines the Ritz-Carlton name worldwide. The 100-villa resort sets the standard for luxury, where each villa has panoramic views of the ocean and is fitted with private pools and covered sundecks.

Located in North Male Atoll, 50 minutes by speedboat or 10 minutes by seaplane from Male, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives Fari Islands will be part of the four-island Rah Falhu Huraa lagoon development. With Fari Island being on of the most awaited opening in Maldives this year.

In the recent press Fari Islands, Ritz Carlton also appointed Mafalda Costa Tavares as The Director of Sales & Marketing and Nabeel Abdulla as Director of Sales.

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Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives Announces New Leadership Appointments

Meet the newest leadership appointments at Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll.

Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives introduces Steven D’Souza as Director of Food & Beverages, and Tammy Gan as Assistant Director of Branding & Marketing.

Steven D’Souza – Director of Food & Beverages

Originally from India, Steve brings over 18 years of experience within the hospitality Industry. Having achieved a Bachelor of Hotel Management degree, Steve has accumulated invaluable pre-opening resort experiences. Steve has worked across three continents and served as the Food and Beverage division Head at Cap Jaluca, A Belmond Hotel in Anguilla.

When it comes to the Maldives, Steve has worked at The Nautilus Maldives, Niyama Private Island Maldives, and Anantara Kihavah Maldives. Additionally, Steven has also worked in Anantara in Thailand, Raffles Hotels Canouan Island, Buccament Bay Spa and Resort in St. Vincent & Grenadines, and Sheraton Jumeirah in Dubai.

At Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll, Steve will be reporting directly to the General Manager. He has been tasked with spearheading the F&B operations, prioritizing revenue growth, waste minimization, and regulatory compliance, as well as enhancing guest satisfaction through elevated service standards.

Tammy Gan – Assistant Director of Branding & marketing

Tammy, who is originally from Singapore joins Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll with over 14 years of Marketing and Branding experience in the hospitality sector. Throughout her career, Tammy has worked in countries across Southeast Asia to the Middle East as well as the Maldives. Prior to this, Tammy held the position of Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications at The Nautilus Maldives. Additionally, she held roles in esteemed properties like Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, Laguna Banyan Tree Limited in Phuket, Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spa in UAE, and Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel.

In her new role, Tammy will report to the Director of Sales & Marketing. Here, she will oversee the strategic development and execution of marketing and communications plans for Finolhu and . HERE brands. Additionally, her role also encompasses brand enhancement, market analysis, advertising initiatives, resource allocation optimisation, as well as nurturing innovative branding and communication strategies through collaboration with external agencies.

I’m thrilled to welcome Steven and Tammy to Seaside Finolhu. I am confident that their expertise will help enhance our brand and elavate our dining experiences, ensuring unforgettable memoments for our guests, comments Steven Phillips – General Manager, Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll.

Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives is owned and managed by the Seaside Collection. The resort consists of 125 beachfront and overwater villas, four restaurants and an array of activities for guests to enjoy every day! Recently, the resort took groundbreaking measures to offer its employees more opportunities by signing an MoU with the Maldives National University. The MoU with Finolhu and MNU ensures the employees have opportunities to pursue further education and grow in the industry.

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