Hotel Jen Maldives by Shangri-La has won the award for Leading Business Hotel at the MATATO Maldives Travel Awards 2019. The ceremony was held at the Marina at Crossroads Maldives on 19 December. 

This was the seventh time that the hotel has won at the MATATO Maldives Travel Awards. 

The award was accepted by Hotel Jen’s Marketing & Communications Manager Nina Mohamed.  

“This truly is an outstanding achievement for us to win this award, it is a tribute to all of our staff who work so hard to ensure that our guests have the perfect holiday and stay whilst on business or leisure,”said Nina. 

Celebrating its ninth anniversary this year, the MATATO Maldives Travel Awards is regarded as the most prestigious and comprehensive awards programme for the Maldives’ travel and tourism industry. It covers a series of countdown shows and, a full day travel conference with international travel institutions, entrepreneurs and executives from all over the tourism industry, all under one roof to celebrate and discuss opportunities, challenges and innovative ways to further the Maldives’ travel industry. The main event is a gala award night which follows the conference. 

“We feel very honoured to receive this award again” said Rahim Flynn, the General Manager of Hotel Jen Male’.  

“Being named the leading business hotel is recognition of our high standards and services. Winning this award for the seventh year serves as evidence that guests and all recognise the commitment and quality of service, we deliver every day, I am very excited, happy and so proud of my team.”  

Hotel Jen Male’ is ideally situated amidst the bustling government, business and shopping precinct with easy access to the city’s main commercial centre, as well as to the Velana International Airport, making it the ultimate destination for business or pleasure and an ideal place to relax and revive before an onward journey to the Maldives’ exotic islands. 

“The hotel would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every member of the staff for their continued contributions and loyal support to Hotel Jen, Malé, Maldives by Shangri-La  and its followers who helped clinch this prestigious accolade by voting in the MATATO Travel Awards 2019, Hotel Jen said in a press statement. 

“As a leading business hotel in Male’, the capital city of the Maldives, the hotel will continue to build and maintain integrity and set benchmarks in service delivery within a highly competitive industry. Hotel Jen Malé, Maldives would like to intrigue guests by letting them experience the best during their stay in a “leading business hotel”, thus making the hotel their first preference for their future stays. 

As such, the hotel’s focus has been on strengthening the training and development of its associates to promote world-class levels of productivity, develop leadership and  skills and capabilities in view of creating a pipeline of talent to ensure the highest standards of excellence which are consistent with Jen’s unique brand of style and service delivery.” 

With 114 rooms, ranging from Deluxe rooms, Deluxe Ocean View rooms and Executive rooms, the hotel’s highlights includes an open-air roof top restaurant boasting the highest dining peak in the Maldives, with unparalleled vistas of the city alongside an infinity pool that offers a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean. Hotel Jen also houses two meeting rooms, a ballroom, a 24-hour gym and the famous Aristo Spa, where guests can indulge in a massage to wind down the day.  

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, one of