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Sun Siyam Iru Veli Appoints Athif Ibrahim as New Learning & Development Manager!

Sun Siyam Iru Veli announces the appointment of Athif Ibrahim as the new Learning and Development Manager. Athif is joining Sun Siyam Iru Veli with a wealth of experience in talent cultivation and service enhancement. He is set to spearhead transformative initiatives aimed at nurturing talent and elevating service standards within the resort.

Athif’s Journey in Hospitality

Athif’s journey in hospitality commenced at One & Only Reethi Rah where he started as a Call Center Assistant. Additionally, over the years, he has demonstrated exceptional dedication and skill, progressing through various roles. This includes a notable tenure in front-office management. He is currently introducing new effective learning and training sessions to all team members. With this, he is slowly but surely shaping their mindsets and attitudes towards delivering better service. Moreover, his commitment to excellence and passion for fostering talent has earned him recognition within the industry.

Personal & Professional Achievements Over the Years

Apart from his professional achievements, Athif is a renowned ultra-runner, thinker, speaker, and writer. His insights on motivation, leadership, human resources, and personal growth have been featured in esteemed publications over the years.

In his most recent position as Assistant Manager of Training and Quality Assurance at LUX* South Ari Atoll, Maldives. Here, Athif played a pivotal role in achieving the prestigious 5-star rating by Forbes Travel Guide for the resort in 2024. His commitment to excellence and passion for fostering talent has earned him recognition within the industry. His commitment to professional development is exemplified by his participation as a panellist at the National HR Convention and EXPO in 2022 and his recent speaking engagement at the Learning and Development Conference 2023, organized by the Maldives Association of Human Resources Professionals.

In his new role, Athif Ibrahim will also harness his expertise to drive innovative learning strategies and create tailored developmental programs to empower staff members. With a dedication to excellence and over thirteen years of extensive experience in the hospitality industry, he aims to foster a culture of continuous improvement.

I am thrilled to have joined the Sun Siyam brand at such a significant moment in its storied history, where numerous and exciting changes are in the offing. I am committed to creating a culture of learning and service excellence that will enhance our human capital so that they can, in turn, help us elevate our already memorable experiences infused with Maldivian culture and genuine hospitality, expressed Athif.

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Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Awarded Travelife Gold Certificate for Second Consecutive Year!

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi announces that it has been awarded the Travelife Gold Certificate. With this, the resort has been recognised for Accommodation Sustainability for the second consecutive year. This prestigious certification recognizes the resort’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable tourism practices, all while delivering exceptional hospitality experiences.

The Travelife Gold Certification is a globally recognized accolade presented to hotels and resorts. This is done in recognition of resorts that demonstrate exceptional performance in managing their environmental and social impacts responsibly. Sun Siyam Iru Fushi initially achieved this accreditation in 2022. Since then, the resort has continued to prioritize sustainable practices, leading to this consecutive achievement.

We are honored to once again recieve the Travelife Gold Certification for Accomodation Sustainability, this recognition reflects our ongoing efforts to integrate sustainability into every aspect of our operations while providing unforgettable experiences for our guests. We are deeply committed to minimizing our environmental footprint, supporting local communities, and promoting responsible tourism in the Maldives, says Erkaiym Tablydieva – the Hygine and Sustainability Manager at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi.

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi’s sustainability initiatives encompass a wide range of practices. This includes energy and water conservation, waste reduction and recycling, local sourcing of products, as well as community engagement. These eco-friendly measures not only contribute to the conservation of the delicate marine ecosystem surrounding the Maldives but also enhance the well-being of local communities. With these practices, the resort is also able to empower the local communities economically.

As part of its sustainability journey, Sun Siyam Iru Fushi continually seeks innovative ways to further enhance its environmental performance and social impact. The resort remains steadfast in its mission to create a more sustainable future for the Maldives and beyond.

For travellers seeking a luxurious yet eco-conscious retreat in the heart of the Maldives, Sun Siyam Iru Fushi stands as a beacon of sustainable hospitality excellence. With its unwavering commitment to environmental responsibility and community engagement, the resort invites guests to experience the beauty of the Maldives while leaving a positive impact on the planet. Sun Siyam Resorts is dedicated to operating sustainably!

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