Amir Badr has been appointed Resident Manager at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa on Dhonakulhi Island


Born to Russian-Palestinian parents and raised in Oman, Amir has a diverse background in the hospitality industry with a career in the industry in places including Malaysia, Australia, Oman and Thailand. He joins the resort operations team with over 12 years of hotel management experience.

Amir is a leader with a true passion for the hospitality industry and ready to challenge himself and his team by consistently delivering immaculate luxury service to guests and leading the team to success in this endeavor. . His career thus far demonstrates his drive to build a team that is constantly motivated to go above and beyond in the luxury service business. With a strong educational foundation trained at renowned hospitality schools such as Les Roches and experience gained from the challenge of being the founder/CEO of a Thailand-based hotel management company, and working with renowned brands such as Six Senses in the past, he brings a well-rounded leadership capability to the local owner-operator in a very challenging and time-consuming period for the organization and the industry as a whole.

Together with Managing Director Christophe Adam, this well-motivated team aims to achieve exciting milestones in the months ahead, in particular steering a narrow vessel through uncharted waters to secure the bespoke luxury experience at The Signature Collection with expansive Multi-bedroom and beautiful villas – a restaurant, bar, and lounge at the Oasis. They seek to raise the bar for hospitality excellence, especially in a very competitive industry in the Maldives.

Amir noted that there will soon be some exciting new features in the station which he is working on with the GM and the team to get them released this year to their guests. These include new sports and recreational facilities and possibly a new marine experience as well. He also said that they will be releasing an all-new menu for the Oasis to showcase the dining experiences that await VIP guests who come to enjoy the experience of the all-new collection at the resort. On top of that, he hopes to commission a unique key feature of the resort – the marina – as soon as possible.

With exciting new features and the resort’s new collection, there is no doubt that Amir will set high performance standards for himself and his team to ensure they maintain a high level of service to delight their guests. discerning clients and truly deliver luxury as expected and beyond in the Maldives.

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa
Dhonakulhi Island

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