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Remarkable Accolades Achieved By Sun Aqua Pasikudah


Sun Aqua Pasikudah, Sri Lanka has attained well-deserved titles at TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2017 and Guest Review Awards 2016.

The Travelers’ Choice Award is one of the influential achievements conferred by TripAdvisor. The award is based on millions of genuine, real-experience reviews written by travelers all around the world on an annual basis. Sun Aqua Pasikudah was chosen as the 10th out of the 25 Best Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka.

Such an achievement goes to show that the team at the resort is earnestly working toward providing the true heartfelt Sri Lankan hospitality. This award showcases the properties best features in terms of excellence in quality and satisfaction of the customer.

“It is a great honour to be recognized as one of the ‘Top 25 Luxury Hotels’ in Sri Lanka providing unparalleled guest experiences. It is a testimony that our goal to continually strive to be a leader in the hospitality industry is appreciated by our guests” said Evgenia Boyankova, Group Director of Business Development, Sun Siyam Resorts.

Sun Aqua Pasikudah also won the 2016 Guest Review Awards by The award stands as a gesture of honoring the services of properties that give guests an excellent experience. The winner was chosen amongst 800,000 or so properties on the platform.

Sun Aqua Pasikudah is a sincere portrayal of the world renowned Maldivian hospitality incorporated with the Sri Lankan charm. With so much of history and culture to explore in Sri Lanka, this luxury boutique property is geographically advantaged to sit in the heart of it all. Perched on the beach front, Sun Aqua Pasikudah is an all-suite resort. The best contributing elements being its sun-drenched setting with highly detailed five-star suites, gourmet dining and a fully stocked cellar of Old and New World wines. Private excursions are arranged through jungles, mountains and underwater terrains. Guests can also enjoy the colorful marine life rich with corals and shipwrecks. A scenic journey from Colombo and the International Airport, this exclusive property is one of the island’s most serene coastal getaways.

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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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