Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts Appoints Vijai Singh as Area VP for Maldives Resort Portfolio

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PUBLISHED May 01, 2023 | updated May 01, 2023 05:35

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel chain in Sri Lanka, has appointed Vijai Singh as the new Area Vice President for its Maldives Resort Portfolio. Singh, who has more than 27 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has previously worked with global brands such as IHG Hotels & Resorts and Taj Hotels & Resorts, will be responsible for enhancing the guest experience and driving business efficiencies across all four Maldives resorts. His appointment is aimed at strengthening the brand’s position in the luxury tourism space.

Singh is an experienced hospitality professional and a renowned General Manager, having been recognized with several international awards, including the Top 100 General Managers in the world by Luxury Lifestyle Awards and the Most Valuable General Manager in 2022 by the International GM Awards. Prior to joining Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, he worked as the General Manager at the InterContinental Fujairah Resort in the UAE.

As the Area Vice President for Cinnamon’s Maldives portfolio, Singh will lead a team of professionals to provide unique service experiences and offerings that reflect the essence of the Maldives. With his extensive experience in luxury tourism and senior leadership roles in the hospitality industry, Singh’s appointment is expected to drive the brand’s success in the Maldives. 

“We warmly welcome Vijai to Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts and look forward to building on the success at Cinnamon,” said Hishan Singhawansa, Deputy CEO and COO of Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts. Singh’s expertise and experience in luxury resorts will be instrumental in strengthening the brand’s position in the Maldives.


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