Amila Handunwala Appointed as General Manager at W Maldives

Movers and Shakers
PUBLISHED April 02, 2024 | updated April 02, 2024 00:53

Amila Handunwala has been announced as the new General Manager at W Maldives.

Bringing over 25 years of experience in luxury hotel management spanning across Maldives, Middle East and Southeast Asia under the brands; Raffles, Conrad, St.Regis and  Waldorf Astoria . 

Amila conveyed his anticipation for becoming a part of W Maldives, expressing his eagerness to guide the skilled team at W Maldives. He highlighted the resort's exceptional location and distinctive features, affirming its status as a premier destination in the country. Amila expressed his excitement for working with the team to enhance the guest experience and solidify W Maldives' position as the foremost luxury lifestyle resort in the region.

With Amila's appointment as General Manager, the resort seeks to reaffirm its dedication to excellence and pioneering luxury hospitality. His vision and guidance will be instrumental in guiding W Maldives through its transformation, all the while upholding the brand mission of W Hotels to inspire curiosity and broaden horizons for its guests.

Oriol Montal, Managing Director of Luxury Asia Pacific (excluding China) at Marriot International, expressed excitement over the addition of an experienced and dedicated leader to the team, “We are thrilled to have such an experienced and passionate leader joining the team”. With a wealth of experience in luxury hospitality and a deep understanding of the Maldives market, the appointment of Amila promises to be invaluable as W Maldives continues to evolve and enhance its guest experience. 


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