Two magical worlds – the main island and the overwater island – come together to curate pure experiences and elegant vibes from the moment you step foot on the beautiful resort of Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Maintaining the brand’s flawless hospitality in the resort would take an expert like Amila Jeewantha Handunwala to lead the team as a General Manager.
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo announced the appointment of Amila to this position with much excitement. Seasoned over the past 25 years, he has seen the ins and outs of the hospitality sector around the globe. The extensive background spans across hospitality marques in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe.
Amila has previously led hotel operations, sales, marketing, revenue management and distribution strategies, all combined, giving him a clear mindset on how to lead the renowned twin-island hideaway to new heights.
‘I am truly honoured to join the iconic Raffles family, which is renowned for its illustrious history and distinguished addresses in leading destinations around the world.’ Amila expressed.
He aims high in his new position, ‘I look forward to bringing a new perspective to the venerated oasis of Raffles Maldives Meradhoo and continuing the legacy of this award-winning resort.’
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.
We are looking forawrd to seeing Amila in action at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo and elevating the unparalleled luxury matched with gracious and intuitive service at the sanctuary.