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Kanuhura Maldives Appoints John Allanson as General Manager

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Luxury resort, Kanuhura Maldives announced the appointment of Mr. John Allanson as the luxury resort’s General Manager.

Kanuhura Maldives announced the appointment of John Allanson as the luxury resort’s General Manager. Allanson brings over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry to the shores of Lhaviyani Atoll.

John Allanson worked as the general manager for Outrigger Konotta in the Maldives until last year. Moreover, he previously spent his time as the General Manager at Six Senses Con Dao Resort and Spa, located in Con Dao Island, Vietnam. Allanson also worked as the Resort Manager for Six Senses Laamu, Maldives.

As the custodian of this little piece of paradise Kanuhura Maldives, and on behalf of the team, I am excited and look forward to welcoming you to our shores. Leaving your footprints on our beach will be part of the fondest holiday impressions and special moments that last a long time.

John Allanson. General Manager of Kanuhura Maldives

HPL Hotels & Resorts recently took over the management of Kanuhura Maldives. The luxury island resort in the Maldives is the 12th property to join Singapore’s HPL Hotels & Resorts.

About Kanuhura Maldives

One of the most luxurious resorts you can find in the Maldives, Kanuhura is located in Lhaviyani Atoll. The island retreat features 80 stylish villas. A winner of the Forbes Travel Guide 5-star award, Kanuhura Maldives celebrates a Gypset lifestyle and a combination of the ‘unconventionality of a free-spirited gypsy and the sophistication and elegance of a jet-set life’.

Holidaymakers can find exquisite cuisines from all over the world at the resort. In addition to that, to complete the experience, Kokaa Wellness Retreat and Spa (declared The World’s Best Spa’ by National Geographic Traveller magazine) offers a world of blissful serenity for travellers in need of pampering.

In 2020, Kanuhura was recognized among the ‘Top 15 Luxury Island Resorts in the Maldives’. The resort was also honoured among the ‘Top 10 Luxury Dining Experience in the Maldives’ by Luxury Lifestyle Awards.

Feature image by Kanuhura Maldives

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Experience the Thrill of Summer with the Family Fun Summer Package at Sheraton Maldives!

Summer is almost here and Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is inviting families to experience the breathtaking paradise of the Maldives. Travellers can now explore the thrill of summer and more at Sheraton Maldives with the ‘Family Fun Summer’ Package. If you were thinking about booking a family trip this one is perfect for you. With this amazing package children under 12 dine and stay for free! Families can also immerse themselves in a host of specially curated experiences. This includes educational kids club programs, coral propagation activities, as well as culinary and wellness journeys, all-embracing sustainable travel and catering to eco-conscious travellers.

Families planning a tropical getaway this summer can look forward to exciting adventures at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa. The five-star resort welcomes families to explore the natural splendour of North Male Atoll on the private island of Furanafushi. Guests can choose from a range of premium villas and overwater bungalows that feature breathtaking views of the lush gardens, pristine white-sand beaches, shimmering blue lagoon, or the Indian Ocean.

Explore the Signature Side by Side Family Program this Summer

Guests can delve into the resort’s signature ‘Side by Side’ Family Program, designed to create memorable moments that bring families together. From cooking classes, mom and daughter face mask making, and Maldivian palm weaving to engaging fun games, ‘Side By Side’ promises cherished memories for families. The resort boasts seven restaurants and bars, each offering a variety of delectable menus sourced with fresh organic produce from Chef Garden and Furana Organic Garden, perfect for families.

A Touch of Sustainability with the Adopt a Coral Activity!

Guests are also invited to participate in the ‘Adopt A Coral’ – coral planting activity led by the resident Marine Biologist and learn about coral propagation to help grow new colonies in the resort’s lagoon. This program, part of Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy, allows guests to create meaningful travel experiences. Families can enjoy a guided snorkelling tour or join a dolphin cruise on a traditional Maldivian Cruise Dhoni.

Enjoy More with the Family Fun Summer Package

With the ‘Family Fun Summer’ package, guests can savour daily breakfasts and buffet dinners. This includes Feast Restaurant or you can enjoy three-course à la carte meals at select restaurants. Kids will receive a special welcome amenity, and children under 12 can stay and dine for free. Additionally, complimentary access to the Kid’s Club is provided for children ages 4 to 12. The resort is conveniently accessible by a complimentary 15-minute speedboat ride, ensuring a stress-free journey for families.

Guests can reserve their extraordinary summer retreat before May 31, 2024. This is valid for stays until September 30, 2024. With this, guests can enjoy other benefits such as daily breakfasts and dinners, and complimentary access to the gym and kids’ club. Moreover, guests can also enjoy non-motorized water sports activities. For more information, visit the website at or book the Family Fun Summer package here. Marriott Bonvoy members can seamlessly earn and redeem their points on stays and experiences at the resorts. 

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