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Marc Reader Shows a Glimpse of Seaside Finolhu's Renovations

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Marc Reader, General Manager of Seaside Finolhu gives an insight into the renovation of the luxury resort. Reopening in July 2020

Marc Reader, General Manager of Seaside Finolhu, Maldives gives an insight into the renovation of the luxury resort. Reopening in July 2020, Finolhu announced its temporary closure from 25th March 2020 for an exciting transformation project.

Excited to know how the resort transformation is coming along? Here’s our General Manager, Marc Reader showing a glimpse…Posted by Seaside Finolhu on Sunday, April 26, 2020

With new revamped villas, public areas, restaurants, spa and an indoor golf studio, Finolhu will embody a barefoot chic atmosphere. In addition to that, the resort will feature a “Beach House” which will play as a central communication point. According to Marc Reader, guests can book everything and gather all information from the 24/7 open Beach House. The idea is to create an ambiance which complements the island’s pristine natural beauty and offer spaces for guests to enjoy and experience special moments.

Seaside Finolhu’s new look is created by the award-winning design studio Muza Lab. The award-winning design studio based in London. Some of the world-famous hotels designed by Muza Lab includes Kanuhura Maldives.

Our vision for Seaside Finolhu is to bring a modern, bright, open sense of feeling where travellers can experience special moments and enjoy themselves

Owner and Managing Partner of Seaside Collection, Gregor Gerlach.

Seaside Finolhu is located amidst the azure waters of Baa Atoll. The UNESCO-protected Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll sees constant appearance of turtles, whale sharks and manta rays. Operated by the German Hotel Company ‘Seaside Collection’, the Finolhu is the first Maldivian resort to join the prestigious Design Hotels Group.

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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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