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Lily Beach Resort & Spa Continues to be the ‘Best of the Best’

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Lily Beach Resort & Spa topped the charts as one of the ‘Best of the Best’ all-inclusive resorts to spend a safe and stress-free vacation.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa topped the charts as one of the ‘Best of the Best’ all-inclusive resorts to spend a safe and stress-free vacation once again.

Guests themselves continue to set the benchmark as the judges, using their personal experiences to rank the resort based on cleanliness, location, service, and value on the reputed platform TripAdvisor. As a result of their effort, Lily Beach has received the “2021 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best” award, in addition to being voted 20th on the list of “Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in the World”.

Since 2002, Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards is given to properties that consistently earn high reviews and comments over a 12-month period and are ranked in the top 1% of properties.

Lily Beach Resort also finds itself on the “Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in the World” list. This category is composed of, as described by Tripadvisor, “resorts that have thought of everything so that you don’t have to.” This is especially fitting as Lily Beach is the pioneer for all-inclusive tourism in the Maldives. Likewise, the 5-star resort continues to be a country-wide leader in providing the finest all-inclusive luxury experience.

Nestled in with peers of the luxury industry, Lily Beach is proud to find itself at the top of both the “Best of the Best” and “Top All-Inclusive Resorts in the World”.

A statement by Lily Beach Resort & Spa.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa is a luxury 5-star resort set in the natural beauty of the Maldives. Located on Huvahendhoo Island in South Ari Atoll, Lily Beach is reachable by a short 25-minute flight by seaplane from the capital Malé and Velana International Airport. This proximity, as well as the reputation of its legendary all-inclusive Platinum plan, makes it a sought-after destination.

The resort’s all-encompassing Platinum plan has a complimentary carefully curated selection of excursions, delicious and diverse food options, updated COVID-19 safety procedures which have been thoroughly accredited by Hotel Resilient, and a variety of leisure and sporting activities create the perfect resort for couples and families alike.

Since its establishment in 1994, Lily Beach has strived to offer the best vacation experience for everyone, and staff take pride in exceeding all expectations. With its warm and unpretentious luxury hospitality, it leaves guests feeling as if they are with friends and family at the resort– a home away from home.

Come check out what the “Best of the Best” has to offer– the delectable food, detailed service, and secluded and safe luxury at Lily Beach Resort & Spa await!

To inquire about Lily Beach or book a stay at this resort, send an email to:
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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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