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July 2017


Exceeding expectations through the Academy of Learning

July 26, 2017

The Maldives tourism industry is built on the natural beauty of the Islands with white sandy beaches, crystal clear lagoons and colorful house reefs abundant in marine life. What keeps our guests returning to our Resorts is the unforgettable and personalized hospitality.


At Crown & Champa Resorts, we pride ourselves in always offering warm and attentive service and our Academy of Training is only one of the ways we add value for both the staff and the Resort, while continuously exceeding our guests’ expectations.


The Academy of Learning, as a Training and Development Department initiative, encourages individuals to be the best they can be, by providing access to coaching, mentoring, training and sponsorship programs that are inline with Crown & Champa Resorts’ goals and individual aspirations. Our Trainers are qualified professionals with extensive experience in Group Training Techniques, Hospitality Management and Communications in the Training and Development field.


With the Crown & Champa Resorts’ sponsorship program, each Resort sponsors a number of staff members to attend vocational-oriented courses in Male’, as well as overseas institutions for Undergraduate Degrees. The sponsorship include course fees, accommodation, meals and study materials, while the employee earns the monthly salary that they would be earning.


In the past year, over 18 staff from the various Resorts have been enrolled into Scholarship programs to further their qualifications in the hospitality and tourism industry. Over 20 students are set to graduate in the course of the year.


Take a look at our TOP 5 reasons why our staff is happy and chooses to continuously grow with us.




Environmental Champion Resorts in the Maldives

July 20, 2017

One of the largest tour operators globally, TUI has awarded Komandoo Island Resort & Spa, Kuredu Island Resort & Spa and Meeru Island Resort & Spa with the coveted TUI Environmental Champion Award 2017 for the 3rd consecutive year.

TUI is a keen enthusiast for environmentally responsible hotels and the award is limited to a select group of TUI Germany Hotels and Resorts, worldwide, whose performance achieves exemplary sustainable tourism.

To qualify for the Environmental Champion Award, TUI Germany guests must rate a Resort more than 8 of 10 in the Environment section. The Hotel or Resort must also hold a Global Sustainable Tourism Council recognized certificate, such as Travelife, which all Crown & Champa Resorts hold the Travelife Gold.

These awards honor the extraordinary guest satisfaction and exemplary sustainable tourism enjoyed by all our guests.

It is an awareness and commitment towards preserving the Maldives environment that Crown & Champa Resorts uses various green and sustainable operations. These Resorts consistently ensure efficiency in energy and water consumption.

Crown & Champa Resorts is dedicated towards a greener approach to hospitality and tourism.


Add some fun and adventure to your Maldives holiday

July 18, 2017
Vilamendhoo Maldives Excursion

Guests at any of our Resorts in the Maldives can customize their holiday activities to suit their needs, from beach Volleyball to Local Island Excursions and a range of nighttime entertainment. Enjoy the adventures of the Ocean or host your special event on a rooftop with a beautiful city view.


Want to learn more about the majestic Manta Rays on an excursion? Hurawalhi Island Resort’s qualified Resident Marine Biologist, Lisa Bauer accompanies guests on designated Manta Ray snorkeling and diving excursions and provides a wealth of knowledge about the 400+ identified Lhaviyani Atoll Manta Rays.


Komandoo Island Resort & Spa offers fantastic opportunities to explore the beauty of this untouched area of Maldives with various Excursions to choose from. Other insightful activities include the guest favorite, Back of House Tour.


Excursions Supervisor, Abdul Wahhab Abdul Rahman has been with Kuredu Island Resort & Spa for over 27 years in total. He ensures the smooth running of all excursions that guests take part in, whether it is a romantic excursion, fishing venture, luxury sailing aboard the Britt and Muna yachts or island hopping trip. Wahhab also supervises Kuredu’s Golf Club, which boasts a full size driving range and a large putting green to perfect your skills.


Meeru Island Resort & Spa guests will occasionally see Zaid Mohamed Didi on excursions as a guide or hosting special events and nighttime entertainment. As Sports, Entertainment & Activities Manager, Zaid and his team seek to tailor each guest’s experience of the Maldives and meet their expectations with every activity, including Driving Range, Putting Green and 9-hole Pitch & Putt activities on Meeru’s sizable Golf Course, to Robinson Crusoe and Kagi Excursions.


The Ocean Sports Center provides state of the art equipment and lessons for guests to start their Indian Ocean adventures. Veligandu Island Resort & Spa’s Ocean Sports Instructor, Imran Mohamed has turned his passion into a profession with the fun motto, ‘If we’re not wet, we’re not working!’


The most popular activity at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is the Whale Shark Excursion. Sports Entertainment & Activities Manager, Husnee Ibrahim and his team organize a range of full-day or half-day activities for guests and even Inter-Departmental Sports Tournaments for staff.


Assistant Events Manager, Mariyam Sukaina turns your event idea into an unforgettable occasion at Champa Central Hotel. Be it a Wedding, a Birthday Banquet or a Corporate affair, Suki and her team ensure a unique experience for each guest and at any of the suitable venues of the Hotel.


Book at any of our Resorts by clicking on the name and customize your holiday experience with any of the activities, events, sports and excursions that we offer.