Appointments NewsMay 13, 2024

LUX* South Ari Atoll Welcomes Ali Hussain as Resort Manager 

LUX* South Ari Atoll, the renowned Maldivian resort honoured with a Five-Star rating by the prestigious 2024 Forbes Travel Guide, announced the appointment of Ali Hussain as its new Resort Manager. 

Ali joins the team with a remarkable decade-long career in hospitality, starting his journey as a telephone operator and rising to Rooms Leader at the renowned W Maldives. He has honed his leadership skills across diverse brands like Angsana Resorts and Hotels, Alila, and Cheval Blanc, bringing a wealth of experience and passion for exceptional guest service to his new role. 


Deeply resonating with LUX* South Ari Atoll’s dedication to the local community through its “Circle of Care” program, Ali is eager to contribute to these initiatives and support the community alongside his team. He aims to solidify the resort’s position as a market leader in guest experience while fostering both guests and his team. Ali envisions cultivating future leaders within the resort 

and embracing diversity, creating an environment where everyone thrives. 

“My advice for anyone starting in the industry is to be realistic and never stop dreaming,” says Ali. “Stay focused and positive. This industry offers enormous opportunities for learning, self-development, and career growth. What we do in hospitality is irreplaceable by any AI, as this is a business where people matter. Emotion matters. Always be open to change, learn, and push yourself to be better than you were yesterday.” 

Renowned for its awe-inspiring natural vistas and exquisite luxury amenities, LUX* South Ari Atoll is a destination for discerning travellers searching for extraordinary experiences. With the appointment of Ali Hussain, the resort solidifies its dedication to delivering exceptional service and hospitality, promising guests a new era marked by unforgettable moments and unparalleled indulgence.