JOALI Maldives was named ‘Resort of the Year’ at the Maldives Tourism Awards 2023.
The awards were presented at a reception hosted in Male’ on 12 October by the the Ministry of Tourism to honour tourist establishments that provide excellent service through employee empowerment.
The resort also received further recognition for its extensive CSR programme with an Award for Excellence in CSR.
“Since its inception, JOALI has been a brand strongly rooted in making positive impacts on the community and environment. This award is a true reflection of the brand’s commitment to responsible luxury,” JOALI said.
JOALI BEING, opened in 2021 as the first wellbeing island in the Maldives, won the ‘Staff Accommodation Award’ and was recognised for having the ‘Highest Number of Female Employees’ in a tourist resort.
According to JOALI, one of its core values has always been female empowerment, and both the properties, based in Raa Atoll employ one of the largest female ratios in the Maldives.
“The brand continuously strives to increase the percentage and is actively involved in creating platforms for women with community outreach programmes and vocational training across Raa Atoll,” JOALI said.
“It is an honour to be recognised as Resort of the Year. This achievement is a testament to the continuous and unwavering efforts of our team,” said Enver Arslan, Area General Manager of JOALI.
“We are truly humbled that both JOALI Maldives and JOALI BEING have been recognised in this year’s Maldives Tourism Awards.”