Mr Ahmed Siyam, owner of Sun Siyam resorts has received the Tourism Life Time Achievement Award this year at the Maldives Travel Awards.
The function itself was also held at Olhuveli resort a video profile about Siyam’s career and his company were shown to the attendees. He started off with only $900 in 1990 opening a travel agency and in 1998 opened the first resort. The report also showcased many of his company’s successes throughout the years and he thanked and showed his appreciation to all his staff during the report.
Previous winners of the award include Chairman of the Universal Group Mr. M.U Manik and the owner of Villa group of companies, Mr. Gasim Ibrahim.
Mr. Siyams company operates 3 resorts in the country and 1 in Sri lanka. He mentioned plans for expansion and establishing resorts in other countries as well.