Patina Maldives Fari Islands has appointed Afaag Ibrahim as Assistant Director of Sales. With extensive experience in luxury hospitality sales, Afaag will play an instrumental role in driving sales from the Australian and Middle Eastern market. Working directly with the Director of Sales, Nasrulla Adam and Director of Sales and Marketing, Simone Broekhaar, Afaaq will lead key sales activations and help drive Patina Maldives’ overall sales and marketing strategy.
He will be joining Patina Maldives from his current role as Sales Manager at Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives. Affag started at Gili Lankanfushi as reservations agent and climbed through the ranks of the commercial team to serve as Reservations Manager before taking on the role of Sales Manager. Affag is recognized among his sales colleagues in the industry as a passionate and collaborative sales person.
With over 14 years of experience in the industry, Afaag also served as part of the guest services and reservations teams at Anantara Naladhu Resort and Spa and Paradise Island Resort and Spa. Apart from his sales and guest services experiences, Afaag also holds qualifications in revenue management and sales account management.
Afaaq will join Patina Maldives Fari Islands as part of the pre-opening team on the 1st of April 2021.
Patina Maldives, Fari Islands is the inaugural flagship property from sophisticated new lifestyle brand Patina Hotels & Resorts, the latest hospitality concept by Capella Hotel Group. Designed by renowned Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan, Patina Maldives offers 90 contemporary one- to three-bedroom Beach and Water Pool Villas, alongside 20 Fari Studios, all of which embody a harmony of sanctuary and stimulation.
Set in the Fari Islands archipelago in North Malé Atoll, guests can immerse themselves in a new expression of island life through thoughtful tailormade wellness journeys, interactive music programmes, captivating culinary experiences, and bask in the light-filled James Turrell Skyspace pavilion — all while embracing the vibrant social scene that emanates from the destination’s communal heart: the Fari Marina Village and Fari Beach Club.