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Meet Ahmed Naufal: Group Director of Sales & Marketing at Sun Siyam Resorts

Sun Siyam Resorts announces the promotion of Ahmed Naufal to the role of Group Director of Sales & Marketing. Previously serving as Cluster Director of Sales & Marketing at the company, Naufal will now spearhead the strategic sales and marketing initiatives across all six Sun Siyam Resort properties in the Maldives and Sri Lanka.

Naufal’s Journey with Sun Siyam Resorts

Naufal’s journey with Sun Siyam Resorts began in August 2021 when he served as Director of Sales and Marketing at Sun Siyam Olhuveli and led global sales initiatives for the resort’s three interconnected islands. In March 2023, he assumed the role of Cluster Director of Sales & Marketing, managing sales and marketing activities for Sun Siyam Iru Veli and Sun Siyam Olhuveli. Throughout his career, Naufal has held key positions at prestigious resorts in the Maldives, including One & Only Kanuhura, Baros Maldives, Milaidhoo, Dhevanafushi Maldives Luxury Resort, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo, Radisson Blu Resort Maldives, and Movenpick Maldives.

In his new capacity, he will be responsible for developing robust sales and marketing growth strategies, fostering global partnerships, and driving business success for the entire Sun Siyam Resorts portfolio. Based at Sun Siyam Olhuveli, Naufal brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of excellence in the hospitality industry.

Naufal’s promotion exemplifies our commitment to recognising and developing exceptional talent within our organisation. His extensive experience and proactove approach align perfectly with our company’s growth objectives. We are confident that his leadership will propel Sun Siyam Resorts to new heights of success, driving increased sales and revenue growth within the company says Deepak Booneady, CEO of Sun Siyam Resorts.

With over 17 years of experience in the Maldives hospitality sector, Naufal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Tourism Management from the Maldives National University. He has further honed his skills through professional development programs, including courses in Business Strategy and Revenue Management from Cornell University.

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The Ritz Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands for the Ultimate Eid Al-Adha Getaway

Enjoy an unforgettable Eid Al-Adha adventure unlike any other at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands. The beautiful Maldives resort invites GCC visitors to indulge themselves in a world of unmatched glamour, elegance, and personalized experiences.

To kickstart your Eid holiday, engulf yourself in a gastronomic voyage of Levantine pleasures at The White Journey. The White Journey restaurant offers evening meals among the beautiful beaches of the hotel’s island. The Ritz Carlton Maldives also offers seven restaurants and bars scattered over the specialized Culinary Island. Guests can also explore the Grand Sunset Beach, and Fari Marina Village, providing personalized dining for every palate.

The scent of freshly made espresso will awaken guests, taking them on a short detour to Italy at La Locanda, where Italian meals and cultures unravel. Catch the sunset at Iwau, an outdoor eatery with two teppanyaki burners that provide a holistic dining atmosphere. Perfect for family quality time, the Beach Shack offers a laid-back, playful ambience that embraces the Mediterranean. As the Eid celebrations come to an end, travellers are invited to a sublime Maldivian Night, with the island’s soul-infused into every scrumptious delicacy.

Idyllic panoramas paired with aquatic life provide a picturesque setting for a variety of unique Eid activities. Whether you wish to bask in the warm sunlight on the white sand waters, join a stimulating chakra meditation class, or take an evening boat ride, the Ritz-Carlton Maldives promises an extraordinary Maldivian adventure this Eid al Adha. Those looking to boost their physical strength may try a Killer Abs class or engage in the thrilling atmosphere of a group Aerial Hoop Class. For individuals looking for a more creative release, consider attending the Eid Design Artistry workshop to spark your inner artist.

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