In the boardroom

In the boardroom

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. If successful, it could open a radical new […]

In the boardroom

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 about the dive and water sports market in […]

In the boardroom

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 of focus and specialisation, and gives us a […]

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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 Naeem to find out a bit about the […]

In the boardroom

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 new resort properties to open in the Maldives […]

In the boardroom

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 mid-80s, blossomed into a full-fledged enterprise over the […]

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Najib Khan

A Chat with  Najib Khan – CEO,  Ooredoo Maldives. The Maldives is experiencing a surge in tourism development. In a highly competitive market, luxury resorts are compelled to find new ways to meet the needs of the tech savvy contemporary traveller. Ooredoo Maldives, not merely a company with telecom credentials, […]