Hotelier Maldives signed on telecommunications giant, Ooredoo Maldives, as the Title Sponsor of the fifth iteration of the General Managers' (GM) Forum, slated for April 2 at Crossroads Maldives.
In a press release, Ooredoo declared the partnership an honour and expressed hopes for a successful event.
"Ooredoo Maldives is very excited to partner with Hotelier Maldives for GM Forum 2020, an event where thought leaders of the industry come together and discuss what is going to come in the future. Ooredoo Maldives has always associated itself with innovations happening in the hospitality industry and we hope that this event will be an absolute success", said the company's CEO and Managing Director Najib Khan.
Commenting on the partnership, the Managing Director of Hotelier Maldives, Mohamed Mamduh added, "At a time when hotels are increasingly relying on technology to run their operations more sustainably and efficiently, as well as with the increasing role that technology is playing in guest safety and security, it is very exciting that a company such as Ooredoo who is leading the digital revolution in the Maldives in many aspects, have decided to be the title sponsor of GM Forum 2020. We are confident that Ooredoo will give the winning edge to this year's Forum".
Launched in 2016 by Hotelier Maldives, the GM Forum is the only dedicated event for resort and hotel general managers in Maldives, which focuses on the operational challenges and solutions for tourist resorts and hotels in the island nation.
Over 150 delegates are expected to attend this year's forum, including general managers from more than 100 properties operating in Maldives, from both local and international brands. Additionally, C Suite corporate hoteliers, representatives from hotel management companies, developers and investors as well as stakeholders from industry regulators and the travel industry are also expected to attend the one-day event, which will feature keynote sessions, panel discussions and presentations by industry veterans and thought leaders.