NewsSeptember 6, 2023

Cora Cora Maldives Appoints New Head of Departments

Cora Cora Maldives welcomes new head of the departments to the Cora Cora Family as it announces the appointment of three seasoned professionals who are ready to add more colour to key resort departments and bring valuable expertise to their new roles. With their wealth of experience and unique talents, they are set to elevate the guests’ experiences to new heights while maintaining the spirit of freedom.

Anilkumar Sivadasan brings an impressive two decades of financial expertise to his role as the Director of Finance at Cora Cora Maldives. A significant portion of his career, spanning over 11 years, has been dedicated to the Maldives, making him well-versed in the complexities of the local financial landscape. Prior to joining Cora Cora Maldives, he served as a Director of Finance at 5-star luxury resorts in the Maldives, demonstrating his ability to navigate complex financial terrain with precision and expertise.


Anil’s financial keen insight is just one facet of his talents, he’s also a cricket enthusiast. In his free time, he’s joining our Cora Cora Maldives cricket team to victory, proving that numbers and sportsmanship go hand in hand.

As the new Director of Finance, Anilkumar’s profound understanding of the economic environment of the hospitality sector is set to significantly contribute to Cora Cora Maldives’ fiscal growth. His leadership will ensure that the resort maintains financial transparency, efficiency, and stability, ultimately enhancing the overall guest experience.

Anilkumar Sivadasan, Director of Finance

Drawing upon her extensive decade-long experience in the Maldives’ Spa and Wellness industry, I Gusti Ayu Ariani is primed to enhance the wellness offerings at the MOKSHA® Spa and Wellbeing Center in her new role as Spa and Wellness Manager. Her journey began with formal spa and hospitality training and has taken her to renowned 5-star resorts in the Maldives. These experiences have not only enriched her knowledge but have also refined her holistic approach to wellness.

But there’s more to Ariani than meets the eye – she’s a passionate singer and dancer too, she loves doing Zumba on her free time. Her favorite tune? “Senorita”

Her approach to wellness is a fusion of tradition and innovation, blending ancient therapies with modern wellness practices. Her deep understanding of guest preferences ensures that every wellness journey is not just personalized but also meaningful.

She’s all about understanding what your body needs and crafting wellness journeys that are as unique as you are. Get ready to be pampered and rejuvenated in ways you never imagined as she takes Cora Cora Maldives Spa Experience to the new heights.

Under her guidance, the Moksha® Spa and Wellbeing Center promises to be a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation, offering our guests an unparalleled wellness experiences.

I Gusti Ayu Ariani, Spa and Wellness Manager

Ahmed Jaufar assumes the role of Front Office Manager, is set to elevate Cora Cora Maldives’ guest experience. Born and raised in this island paradise, Ahmed’s journey in the Maldives hospitality industry began in 2007, and ever since, he’s dedicated himself to enhancing guest experiences through personalized front office operations

Ahmed’s welcoming vibes are infectious, and you’ll feel right at home. His presence guarantees that not only the guests’ holiday be worry free, but they will also get to experience the genuine warmth and hospitality that the Maldives is famous for. When he’s not charming guests and colleagues, Ahmed is busy soaring the skies with his drones. He loves to create breathtaking aerial views because it gives him a whole new perspective of paradise.

One of Ahmed’s standout qualities is his radiance and approachability. He has the rare ability to create an instant connection with both guests and colleagues, making him an ideal candidate to create a warm and inviting atmosphere for all. Watch out for his pop-up events that are sure to make your stay more interesting.

Ahmed Jaufar, Front Office Manager

Cora Cora Maldives offers its guests a one-of-a-kind immersive Maldivian cultural, experiential, and culinary experience. Comprising of 100 villas, four restaurants, two bars, MOKSHAÒ Spa and Wellbeing Centre, water sports & diving centre, gym, overwater yoga pavilion, outdoor cinema, kids’ club, and Dutch OnionÒ Art Gallery. Cora Cora Maldives is 45-minutes by seaplane from Velana International Airport or 30 minutes by domestic flight followed by a 20-minute speedboat journey. Cora Cora Maldives is the ultimate idyllic, island escape.