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Vakkaru Maldives Appoints Iain McCormack as General Manager

Iain McCormack the new general manager of Vakkaru Maldives , sitting in a sofa, wearing a sky blue shirt.
Vakkaru Maldives announced the appointment of Iain McCormack as the new General Manager. With over 36 years of experience.

Vakkaru Maldives has announced the appointment of Iain McCormack as the new General Manager. With over 36 years of experience in the hospitality business in key global regions, Iain McCormack brings in thorough knowledge of the industry.

A hotel management graduate of Southampton College, McCormack started his career path working at a number of hotels in the United Kingdom, including the Gleneagles Hotel and the Metropole Hotel. He then moved to the Caribbean, where he managed luxury properties in the Grenadines, Barbados, St Lucia, Anguilla, Jamaica and St Maarten.

With more experience and in-depth knowledge of sales and marketing, revenue management, strategy planning, positioning, quality assurance and awareness under his belt, McCormack is not a new face to the Maldivian Tourism Market. He worked at several famous resorts in Maldives such as Gili Lankanfushi and Fairmont Sirru Fen Fushi before taking up the new position at Vakkaru Maldives.

Located at the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Vakkaru Maldives is a secluded reef island blessed with timeless ocean views, powder-soft, brilliant white sands, deep blue holes and house reef with unique marine biodiversity. A scenic 30-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport will transport you to this idyllic paradise intuitively designed for guests seeking timeless experiences.

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Canareef Resort Maldives Goes Green: Embracing Solar Panels for a Sustainable Future

The Maldives has been moving towards embracing a more sustainable future, and here is Canareef Resort Maldives' contribution!

Canareef Resort Maldives just took a bold move towards embracing a more sustainable future for the resort. The resort has just announced its initiative to install 720 solar panels on the property, marking a significant step in reducing its carbon footprint.

The final installation process for the solar panels is scheduled to be completed within one month. With this, Canareef Resort Maldives will be taking a major step towards environmental stewardship and responsible tourism practices. Upon completion, the solar panels are projected to generate an impressive 400kw of power. This will be a major contribution towards the resort’s energy needs.

This initiative extends beyond the guest area, as the solar panels cover the resort as well. With the solar panels, Canareef Resort Maldives will have a renewable energy source for various operations throughout the resort. In addition to this being a step towards sustainable tourism in the country, this will also integrate sustainability into the guest experience. Upon completion, the solar panels will provide sustainable energy to everything from the accommodation to the recreational facilities as well.

Additionally, the solar panels are also expected to reduce 10% of the fuel consumption at Canareef Resort Maldives.

About Canareef Resort Maldives

Canareef Resort Maldives is located in the southernmost atoll of the Maldives. This resort offers guests 271 beach villas, 2 restaurants, and three bars to enjoy. The resort is surrounded by turquoise waters, and 25 different dive spots guests can explore. Additionally, historical sites are abundant and protected areas guests can learn about as well.

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