GM Forum ‘21 - Keynotes and Panel Discussions

PUBLISHED September 11, 2021 | updated September 11, 2021 05:47

GM Forum 2021 will feature three keynote speeches, two presentations and three panels’ discussions.

The first keynote will be given by Dr Abdulla Mausoom, Maldives Minister of Tourism, followed by a keynote from the general manager of Sheraton Maldives Fullmoon Resort & Spa, Emilio Fortini, and chairman, Marriott Business Council. The third feature will be done by Najib Khan, CEO of Ooredoo Maldives. 

The two presentations for GM Forum 2021 are ‘Training Needs Analysis of the Tourism Sector, by portrayal of Meery Project, Ministry of Higher Education, Maldives, and ‘Information driven Storytelling,’ by IDeaS Revenue Solutions (Singapore). 

For this year’s Forum, the panel discussions featured will be; ‘Trends in Destination Marketing,’ featuring Thoyyib Waheed, MD, MMPRC / Visit Maldives and Abdulla Ghiyas, Chair, PATA Maldives, and moderated by Sharaz Hafiz, deputy director, digital marketing and social media; Pulse Hotels & Resorts ‘Connectivity in the New Normal’, featuring Mohamed Mihad, MD, Island Aviation Services Limited and Ahmed Maumoon, deputy CEO, Manta Air, and moderated by Ibrahim Saleem Bandhu. The third panelwill be looking at ‘Human Resource Challenges’ which will feature representatives from the Maldives National University and Maldives Institute of Technology (MIT), and will be moderated by Vaibhav Garg, director for talent and culture, Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives.

GM Forum ‘21 will be at Paradise Island Resort scheduled for 23rd September. General managers and corporate hoteliers representing hospitality brands and properties operating in the Maldives are entitled for free delegates passes.

If you are a GM or a corporate hotelier wishing to attend, please register here


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