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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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Indulge in Delightful Easter Flavors at Kuda Villingili Maldives

Kuda Villingili welcomes travellers to join in for a special Easter celebration of joy, hope and new beginnings at the resort!

With this year’s theme of ‘Rekindling Roots’, Kuda Villingili Maldives invites guests to strengthen family ties and embark on a journey of self-discovery.

Festive Activities

The festivities will commence on Mach 27th with a special Easter soiree at the Raalhu Bar. Here, guests are welcome to enjoy tailored cocktails and canapes, while enjoying the beautiful sunset. From here on, guests will go on a ‘Spice Journey’, where a four-course set menu will take your breath away. Showcasing unique spices and flavours with live music will create the perfect tone for an unforgettable Easter celebration.

On the 28th of March, guests are welcome to indulge in Maldivian and International buffet Dinner at the Restaurant. And on March 29th, delectable flavours and traditional dishes wait on a journey to the East. On March 30th, experience a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian vibrancy with a tantalizing dinner at Mar-Umi.

On March 31st, the Easter Gala Dinner will take place at The Restaurant. The feast features gourmet delights and signature cocktails. The celebrations continue into the next day with a Surf & Turf BBQ dinner, with live music. Wine lovers are welcome to join the Wine Library Dinner on April 2nd and enjoy an exclusive selection of wines served in the cosy atmosphere of the library.

In addition to these culinary delights, Kuda Villingili also offers an array of activities. Guests can enjoy everything from nurturing and well-being at the spa to exciting sports. Kids are also welcome to enjoy experiences designed to create cherished memories this Easter at the Kuda Fiyo Kids’ Club.

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