Zakwan Ahmed Joins Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives as the Director of Sales

Movers and Shakers
PUBLISHED February 07, 2024

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives, the five-star luxury resort in North Male’ Atoll, is delighted to announce the newest addition to its sales leadership team, Zakwan Ahmed, who joins as the Director of Sales. Zakwan brings with him over fifteen years of extensive experience and expertise in the Maldivian hospitality industry.

As a Director of Sales, Zakwan will play a pivotal role in overseeing sales operations, managing relationships with key partners and travel agencies, negotiating contracts, and collaborating with various teams to ensure successful sales outcomes. Furthermore, he will be working on developing strategies to achieve sales targets for Kuda Villingili. His primary focus will be the German-speaking countries, Europe, and the UK market.

Prior to joining Kuda Villingili Resort, Zakwan held the role of Assistant Director of Sales at THE OZEN COLLECTION, where he not only showcased exceptional leadership but also acted as a brand representative at industry events, trade shows, and sales missions. His extensive experience includes representing various resorts in prominent locations across Europe, including Berlin, Tyrol, Neuschwanstein, Cannes, and more. Zakwan's presence at international events allowed him to connect with partners on their home turf, providing valuable insights into market nuances. This firsthand knowledge has been instrumental in developing more effective sales strategies, a skill set he brings to Kuda Villingili Resort.

Commenting on the appointment, Amjad Thaufeeg, Commercial Director of Kuda Villingili Maldives, said, “Zakwan will add tremendous value to our leadership team, aligning his expertise with our dedication to providing exceptional experiences to guests. We look forward to his contributions as we continue to elevate our resort to new heights.”

Armed with a positive growth mindset, resilience, and adaptability, Zakwan is well - equipped to navigate the dynamic landscape of the hospitality sector. Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives looks forward to his valuable contributions and is confident that his passion for the industry will further enhance the resort’s reputation for delivering unparalleled experiences.

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