Resort: Nova Maldives
Position: General Manager
Appointee: Abdulla Aboobakuru
What They Said: Abdulla Aboobakuru brings over 20 years of luxury hospitality experience with him, starting his career with Hilton Maldives Rangali Island Resort & Spa, followed by several years at Huvafen Fushi, where he oversaw daily Food and Beverage Operations and Front Office. He gained additional experience at Baros Maldives as an F&B Operations Manager. In 2017, Aboobakuru joined Pulse Hotels & Resorts as EAM of Rooms, after which he was promoted to Resort Manager at Kandima Maldives.
In his new role, Aboobakuru will play a significant role in ensuring consistent delivery of the Nova guest experience based on its concept and brand promise. As a seasoned hospitality professional with backgrounds ranging from Finance, Room Divisions and F&B, he brings an energetic and motivating leadership style that focuses on achieving results.
With his excellent communication skills and strong work ethic, Aboobakuru focuses on excellence, encourages creativity, and vibrant engagement in the workplace.
Commenting on his appointment, Abdulla Aboobakuru said: “I am humbled and honoured to be entrusted with leading the bright new star resort, Nova Maldives. Together with my dedicated team of soulmates, I am eager to deliver extraordinary, authentic, and unforgettable Nova guest experiences.”