NewsNovember 4, 2023

Ahmed Siyad Appointed Dircetor of Sales & Marketing at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives has announced the appointment of Ahmed Siyad as the Director of Sales & Marketing.

Ahmed Siyad boasts an extensive and diverse work history in the hospitality industry, showcasing his expertise and leadership skills. His career journey started in 2002 as a Guest History Officer with The Soneva Group, where he excelled in maintaining guest profiles and updating CRM data for over a year. Over the years, he held various roles such as Reservations Supervisor at Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, Reservations Supervisor at Anantara Maldives, and Assistant Reservations Manager at Angsana Resort & Spa, Assistant Reservations Manager at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives and Distribution & Reservations Manager at Alila Villas Hadahaa. Ahmed Siyad’s journey led him to work at esteemed resorts like Atoll Hideaway, COMO Hotels and Resorts, Baros Maldives, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, and Vakkaru Maldives.


Located in the South Male atoll just 40 mins from the airport by boat, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives is a beautiful island paradise.  White sandy beaches, swaying coconut palms and turquoise waters form the backdrop for a wide variety of leisure pursuits and some of the best diving in the Maldives. Guests can choose from Garden and Beach Villas, two-storey Beach Houses and the popular Overwater Villas for their stay.  Families are well catered for with a choice of 2- and 3-bed villas as well as the Kandoo Kids’ Club and its full activities programme.  Six food and beverage outlets ensure healthy appetites are satisfied and the flavours of the Maldives are explored.  For those guests who desire the ultimate in relaxation, sun loungers and hammocks are located around the island and the Kandooma Spa by COMO Shambhala offers the ultimate in tranquillity and escape for body and mind.   Visit