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JOALI Appoints Özgür Cengiz as General Manager of JOALI Being

General Manager of JOALI Being, Özgür Cengiz
JOALI Maldives has announced the appointment of Özgür Cengiz as the General Manager of upcoming JOALI Being.

JOALI announced the appointment of Özgür Cengiz as the General Manager of upcoming JOALI Being. The upcoming JOALI Being is the 2nd property by JOALI to open in the Maldives.

According to JOALI, Özgür Cengiz holds a diploma from Marmara University in Turkey with a Bache or degree in Phys cal Education and Sports Academy. Likewise, he has been trained in Advanced Hotel Revenue Management at e-Cornell University. Özgür’s 20-year career has seen him open a myriad of luxury hotels in iconic locations from Ritz Carlton, Istanbul to Jumeirah.

He has been working with us for 5 years as a Resort Director, and all of us appreciate his dedication and commitment.

A statement by JOALI read.

Being an athlete, his dedication to health and wellness combined with hospitality, gave him an advantage over his industry colleagues when being part of opening Turkey’s first wellness Resort, Richmond Nua Wellness. He also led Turkey’s Leading Leisure Group Hillside Beach Club for 7 years.

Unsurprisingly, Özgür got headhunted for One & Only Reeth Rah, Maldives, where he managed the entire wellness and leisure operations. He is also a member of Global Wellness Day, Key Supporter of Maldives, and a respected panellist.

Also read: JOALI Maldives Appoints Mr. Enver Arslan as General Manager

With creative skills, approach to luxury, new trends and solution-focused mindset Özgür Cengiz strives for hospitality excellence. He choose to continue his career in operations as a Resort Manager in the Maldives. And he is now in charge of opening the first Nature-immersive island retreat in the Maldives ‘JOALI Being’.

JOALI Maldives features artisanal from curated in-room libraries, thoughtful design to deluxe objet d’art. Its upcoming JOALI Being will be the first of its kind as concept and product, due for 2021.

Feature image by JOALI

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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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