NewsMarch 5, 2024

Cora Cora Maldives Elevates Talent and Expertise with Key Appointments

Cora Cora Maldives, the multi-award winning, five-star luxury resort, announced the appointment and promotion of two distinguished professionals, Yaman Didi and Enrico Gulloto, to key leadership positions within the organisation. These strategic moves underscore Cora Cora Maldives’ unwavering commitment to fostering local talent and bringing in global expertise to further enhance the unparalleled guest experience offered at the resort.

Yaman Didi, Director of Engineering: A Leader in Sustainable Innovation

In a remarkable career progression, Yaman Didi has been promoted to the esteemed role of Director of Engineering, marking a significant step up from his previous position as Chief Engineer. Yaman’s promotion reflects Cora Cora Maldives’ dedication to recognising and cultivating the talents of local Maldivian professionals in the dynamic hospitality industry.


With an impressive 18 years of experience in the luxury hospitality sector, the leadership he demonstrated during his tenure as Chief Engineer has been pivotal in elevating engineering and operational standards at Cora Cora Maldives.

Yaman’s commitment to sustainability is evident through innovative initiatives such as the seawater desalination bottling plant, eco-friendly chlorine pool systems by Enviroswim, LED lighting for reduced energy consumption, and efficient energy management systems to minimise carbon emissions. In his new role, Yaman will continue to lead the engineering department, ensuring that Cora Cora Maldives remains at the forefront of innovative solutions and sustainable practices in line with global sustainability goals.

Enrico Gulloto, Food and Beverage Manager: A Culinary Maestro with Global Expertise

Cora Cora Maldives welcomed Enrico Gulloto as the new Food and Beverage Manager. Enrico brings over two decades of international experience in the hospitality industry, having made significant contributions to key global destinations, including London, Bali, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, and the Middle East.

His diverse background has provided him with a comprehensive understanding of various culinary and service standards, making him the ideal candidate to elevate Cora Cora Maldives’ dining offerings. Driven by a desire to shift from urban to island hospitality environments, Enrico plans to integrate multicultural influences with innovative dining concepts to enhance the resort’s culinary experiences. 

The appointments of Yaman Didi and Enrico Gulloto signal an exciting chapter for Cora Cora Maldives, as the resort continues to set new standards in luxury hospitality through a blend of local talent and global expertise. Guests can anticipate an even more exceptional and sustainable experience during their stay at this idyllic five-star destination.

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, MOKSHA® Spa and Wellbeing Centre, water sports & diving centre, gym, overwater yoga pavilion, outdoor cinema, CoRa kids® club, and The Dutch Onion® Museum. 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 and is the ultimate idyllic, island escape.