Published on : Monday, June 28, 2021
Amila Jeewantha Handunwala has been appointed General Manager of Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. With over 25 years of experience in the luxury hospitality sector, his expertise will play a significant role in elevating the renowned twin-island hideaway to new heights.
Possessing an extensive background with esteemed hospitality marques, Handunwala has previously lead hotel operations, sales, marketing, and revenue management and distribution strategies in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe. Most recently, he held the position of Executive Assistant Manager for St. Regis Maldives Vommuli, with previous appointments across several luxury hotels and resorts within the Conrad and Waldorf Astoria collections.
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is located at the southernmost reach of the Maldives and has been welcoming travellers in search of true tranquillity since its opening in 2019. A Marine Butler is available to every guest and will happily lead snorkelling tours of the resort’s two remarkable and endlessly fascinating house reefs. Most recently, the distinguished resort unveiled its Raffles Royal Residence, a vast six-bedroom villa stretching comfortably over 1,700 square meters, as well as a new Whale Shark experience taking guests across the Indian Ocean to spot sharks up to 12 meters in length.