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Third Edition Of Vacations Expo Kicks Off Tomorrow With Exciting Prizes


The third Annual Vacation Expo organised by High Rise Maldives will commence on 5th July. The expo will be held at Maldives National Art Gallery from 2pm to 6pm and 8 to 11pm from 5th to 7th July. 

The main sponsor for the expo is Inner Maldives Holidays with Allied Insurance and Tourism Authority of Thailand as co-sponsors. This year’s expo will be festive with the presence of Malaysian Tourism Board, Hotels and Restaurants Association of Bhutan inclusive of 24 exhibitors. The expo is targeted to both locals and tourists where guest houses and resorts will be present to provide visitors with insight into their travel packages and holiday packages.

The expo will also feature exciting lucky draws for its visitors. Some of the prizes up for grabs include Umra Trips curtesy of the Hajj Cooperation and Al-Manasik Group and getaways to amazing Guesthouses. 

The visitors are also eligible to win tickets and special discounted deals via Bangkok Airways, Sri Lankan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Air Asia, Qatar, Cathay Pacific, Scoot Airlines and also Holiday packages to countries such as Bhutan, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. Additional enticing prizes such as packages to Bangkok Hospital, Allied Insurance packages, PADI open water and dive courses are also to be expected.

This expo is an amazing platform to provide information to visitors regarding travel market services and allow for discussions regarding inbound and outbound tourism with travel experts themselves.

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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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