NewsApril 30, 2020

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort and Villas Kicks Off Instagram Live Festival

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas has announced an exclusive Instagram Live Festival spanning eight weeks, every Monday from 04 May 2020 to 22 June 2020. Eight internationally acclaimed hosts will offer their expertise in various areas such as finding your intention, travel content creation, wedding planning, freediving, music, cooking, workout and more.

The live sessions, which will be broadcasted on the resort’s Instagram profile @luxsouthari, will be approximately 30 minutes in duration and published on their IGTV as well, for those who wish to watch at a later point of time. At the end of the last live broadcast on 22 June 2020, the resort will publish a link to a quiz, inviting everyone to answer simple questions to which you can find the answers in the live hosted sessions. A lucky winner of the quiz will win a seven-night stay when the resort re-opens its doors.


Today, the resort presented the first four hosts:

Chris Pan @chrispan

Former Facebook Executive and founder of ‘MyIntent’ Chris Pan is on a mission to bring spiritual and emotional wellness to those who need it the most. MyIntent has served Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Melania Trump, Elon Musk, Justin Bieber, Mark Zuckerberg to name a few, and has been featured on the cover of Time Magazine. Studying at Harvard Business School, working at Facebook and retiring at 35 was followed by a traumatic breakup, which made Chris realise that money and status do not offer the fulfillment and love that he truly wanted. This was the start to the MyIntent Project, which has helped millions of people have meaningful connections by finding their


Jeremy Austin and Angie Villa, @jeremyaustiin, @missangievilla

Internationally praised travel content creators from Miami, USA, has collaborated with some of the most sought-after destinations and exclusive luxury resorts around the world for the past few years. What sets this couple apart from others is their own media company which specializes in high quality photography, videography and eyecatching content campaigns. Every detail is carefully planned and they’re here to give you their best advice when creating eye-catching content.


Natalia Kulikova @nata_kulikova

International Wedding Expert, Founder of Russian Wedding Academy, journalist, TV presenter and Editor-in-chief of JM Just Married Natalia has exchanged knowledge from some of the big shots in the industry, including Oscar de la Renta and the queen of wedding dresses herself, Vera Wang. If you’re planning your dream wedding and need some guidance to polish every single detail, this one is for you.


Beth Neale @onebreathbeth

Formally known as ‘One Breath Beth’, her latest and fourth record was set in the Constant Weight No Fins discipline, which means she dives with no equipment except for a nose clip, and uses breast-strokes down and back up. This was the deepest female dive in the continent of Africa, as well as the deepest official freedive in Bermuda. Her primary motivation for this historical dive was to raise funds and awareness for her conservation work in Bermuda for the last five years. Want to learn basic techniques behind freediving? Hold your breath and tune in!

“We are delighted to initiate an online festival and to collaborate with some of the best experts in the game. Staying safe at home during these times is a perfect time to rest, learn something new and to discover new, hidden talents. We welcome you all to take part of this new Monday tradition and count down the days until we re-open our doors” says Mona Sedghi, Marketing & PR Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas.

Watch the live broadcasts and learn more on