Conversation – Hussain Niyaz

Hotel Insider talks with Ooredoo’s chief commercial officer Hussain Niyaz on different topics ranging from exciting new products for the hospitality industry to how Covid is continuing to change the way business is done.    Hotel Insider: Can you tell us about some…

Mohamed Rafiu

Hotel Insider sits down with Mohamed Rafiu, the managing director of Ostrava Pvt Ltd, a company dedicated to providing workwear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the construction and hospitality industries. Ostrava is also the sole distributor of several renowned brands, supplying…

Husen Amru Mohamed Rashad

STO is the largest trading organisation in the country, and it’s slowly backing out of retailing. The company’s CEO and MD Husen Amru revealed a project that we think would be of great interest to resorts and potential investors: they are planning…

Ihsan A. Naseer

Hotel Insider talks with Ihsan Naseer CEO of Raisecrown Group, a company that’s embarking on a project the likes of which the Maldives hasn’t seen. To say that the project is ambitious is a bit like saying the hydrogen bomb is destructive.…

Hussain Zahid

We sat down with a company that’s been around for over two decades – Ocean Group, led by the charismatic Hussain Zahid (CEO). He made headlines as a national windsurfing champion and brought that passion and drive to his business. We talk…

Ali Ihusaan

This time, Hotel Insider speaks with Ali Ihusaan, CEO of Happy Market, one of the country’s few major F&B specialists. Ihusaan talks about opportunities that cropped up early on and how the company capitalised on them. He outlines the company’s key areas…

Adil Naeem

It’s fair to say that GFS is a household name at least in the realm of fire and safety. Over the course of just seven years, it’s become the market leader in the field. We have a chat with its director Adil…

Ismail Shareef

Al Shaali Marine Maldives is one of the leading boat and yacht manufacturers in the country, and for this instalment of In the Boardroom we have a chat with the company’s Operations Manager, Ismail Shareef. Hotel Insider: We expect a lot of…

Ismail Jumayyil Waheed

Hotel Insider sits down with Ismail Jumayyil Waheed, Managing Director, Nalahiya Trading Private Limited.  A company with three decades of experience, Nalahiya needs little introduction. The business, which began as a simple start-up delivering cement to clients free of charge in the…