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Fari Islands, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives Appoints Rasika Ruhunuarachchi as the Director of Engineering

The Ritz Carlton appoint Rasika Ruhunuarachchi as the new Director of Engineering at The Ritz Carlton Maldives
The Ritz-Carlton has appointed Rasika Ruhunuarachchi as the Director of Engineering pre-opening The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands.

The Ritz-Carlton has appointed Rasika Ruhunuarachchi as the Director of Engineering pre-opening The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands. Rasika accepted his new role with The Ritz-Carlton Maldives and commenced his work on 01st April 2020.

Born and raised in Sri Lanka, Rasika completed his education in marine engineering and industrial engineering at CINEC Maritime Campus Colombo. After which, he worked at the Sri Lankan Navy for 10 years, and gained technical experience in terms of multitasking and working in a fast-paced environment. Rasika completed technical training courses relevant to engineering in UK, Oman, Italy, Singapore and Sri Lanka.

He then moved to Maldives and joined Cummins Maldives (IESS) as an engineer. With over 22 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Rasika has held a number of senior technical management positions at a number of resorts and private companies. He has worked at Oman Marketing and Services Co. (OMASCO), Thudufushi Island Resort Maldives and Cheval Blanc Randheli.

Prior to joining The Ritz-Carlton, Rasika carried out the responsibilities of the Director of Engineering at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi. Rasika’s expertise and knowledge in engineering as well as the hospitality industry makes him a perfect fit for his new role at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands.

Marriott International announced the debut of Ritz Carlton brand in Maldives, Fari Islands to be open late 2020 with a 100-villa resort amid white sandy beaches.

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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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