Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives, the first luxury resort by the Park Hotel Group – Singapore, makes a key management appointment with Piumi Gamanayake as the Marketing and Communications Manager for the iconic resort located in the heart of North Malé Atoll. Piumi brings a wealth of tourism, marketing, and hospitality experience to her new role, where she will oversee the marketing department and navigate the advertising strategy for the resort.
Piumi Gamanyake is a senior marketing professional with over 10 years’ experience in Marketing & Communications in the hospitality and tourism sector. Piumi’s remit covers key markets including GCC Region, India, Europe, USA, and Singapore, with a focus on engaging both digital travel trade and consumer media. Prior to joining Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives, Piumi has worked with Viluxur Maldives as the Marketing and Communications Manager, and with one of the oldest and largest advertising companies, Leo Burnett Worldwide. Piumi attended University of London where she received her Bachelor of Economics, and Monash University, Australia where she received her Master of International Sustainable Tourism Management, as an Australia Awards Scholar. Piumi is also a member and alumna of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK. “I am delighted to welcome Piumi to the team, with her appointment I am sure the commercial team and all of us at Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives will benefit from her talent, enthusiasm, positivity, and expertise to bring the marketing, communication and sales performance to the next level and great success lines.” Raffaele Solferino – General Manager.
Ideally located on North Malé Atoll and a mere 20 minutes by speedboat from Velana International Airport, Grand Park Kodhipparu has received a myriad of awards and accolades over the years from various entities including The World Luxury Awards, Travel + Leisure, Destinations of the World News and Condé Nast Traveler, as well as been honored with the prestigious Green Globe Certification for the third consecutive year; a coveted recognition that further confirms the resort’s place as one of the region’s leading nature conscious luxury resorts. The award-winning Spa, elegant Breeze Bar, exquisitely designed Firedoor, as well as the luxurious villas and residences together with unparalleled, bespoke service have preserved Grand Park Kodhipparu’s legendary status for 5 years. Designed by world-renowned hospitality firm, Hirsch Bedner Associates, the resort is an oasis of luxury and tranquility, featuring thoughtfully designed spaces across the island alongside modern interiors inspired by the elements unique to the Maldives.
For more information on the resort, please visit: www.parkhotelgroup.com/en/maldives