ABOUT

IMAG3914_edited.jpg
Thoha Rasheed
Hospitality & Tourism Consultant

A Maldivian Hospitality & Tourism Consultant with over 20 years of experience in hospitality and tourism management. Worked at all the levels of the industry, from resort operations to policy making and implementation.

 

On the field, assisted hotels to achieve service quality and performance recognition awards including, TripAdvisor Hall of Fame and Certificate of Excellence award, HolidayCheck award, Agoda Gold Circle award and Expedia Best Overall Producer award. Also assisted the properties to receive Presidential Award for human resources development, and TraveLife Gold award for sustainable tourism and best practices.

 

Successful pre-openings and operations experience, leading multi-cultural workforce and achieving exceptional results for the properties on financial performance as well as stakeholder satisfaction through empowerment, skill development and process streamlining.

 

Well-connected with key stakeholders in the industry, including the government, the private sector as well as the civil society.  

Professional Experience

 

Managing Partner, Alpha Hoteliers LLP., www.AlphaHoteliers.com (04/19 – to date)

 

Hospitality & Tourism Consultant, www.thoharasheed.com, Maldives (03/2017 – to date)

 

General Manager, Champa Central Hotel (74 Rooms), Maldives (12/2015 – 03/2017)

General Manager, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa (184 Rooms), Maldives  (12/2012 – 11/2015)

Director of Operations, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa (184 Rooms), Maldives (11/2010 - 11/2012)

General Manager, Gasfinolhu Island Resort & Spa (40 Rooms), Maldives (11/2009 – 05/2010)

Director of Operations, Meeru Island Resort & Spa (286 Rooms), Maldives  (07/2008 - 10/2009)

Director of Operations, Herathera Island Resort & Spa - MTDC (273 Rooms), Maldives (09/2007 - 06/2008)

General Manager, Vakarufalhi Island Resort & Spa (50 Rooms), Maldives (07/2004 - 08/2007)

Executive Housekeeper, Meeru Island Resort & Spa (286 Rooms), Maldives  (05/2003 - 07/2004)

Food & Beverage Manager, Meeru Island Resort & Spa (286 Rooms), Maldives (12/2001 - 05/2003)

Resort Manager, Vakarufalhi Island Resort & Spa (50 Rooms), Maldives (04/2000 - 11/2001)

Food & Beverage Manager, Meeru Island Resort & Spa (286 Rooms), Maldives (09/1999 - 04/2000)

Food & Beverage Supervisor, Velavaru Island Resort & Spa (84 Rooms), Maldives  (01/1999 - 09/1999)

 

Education

Postgraduate Diploma with Merit in Hospitality with Tourism Management, University College Birmingham, UK., awarded by the University of Birmingham, U.K, (2011)

 

Bachelor of Philosophy in Hospitality Management, Birmingham College of Food Tourism and Creative Studies, U.K, awarded by the Birmingham University, U.K. (2003)

 

BTEC National Diploma in Hotel Catering and Institutional Operations, Birmingham College of Food Tourism and Creative Studies, UK., awarded by the Edexcel, U.K.  (1998)