Oaga Art Resort announced the appointment of Ibrahim Inad as their Director of Sales & Marketing, signalling a promising future for the luxury property. Inad is a highly accomplished professional with a distinguished record of success in various areas including market planning, e-commerce, hotel management, and market research, with over six years of experience in luxury food and beverage operations. He studied Hospitality Management at both Taylor’s University College Malaysia & Clique College Maldives.
Inad’s hospitality industry journey began in 2004 at Huvafenfushi Maldives, where he worked in various positions in the food and beverage department. He then joined Velaa Private Island as a Sales & Reservation Coordinator and worked his way up to become the Director of Sales, a position he held for a year. Inad’s experience further expanded when he joined Milaidhoo and later Nautilus Maldives. After spending almost a year at Milaidhoo and Nautilus Maldives, Inad joined IHG Maldives, where he served as the Director of Sales at InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau and later as the Cluster Director of Sales at both InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau and Holiday Inn Kandooma Resort Maldives for almost three years.
As the new Director of Sales & Marketing at Oaga Art Resort, Inad will be responsible for developing his playbook as the head of sales, balancing multiple roles as a leader, establishing digital marketing foundations, and creating sales strategies and approaches in the new world of selling. With his strategic thinking and vast experience, Inad is expected to drive the sales and marketing efforts at Oaga Art Resort and help the property achieve its goals.
Inad is not only passionate about the hospitality industry but also a food and travel enthusiast and a football lover. He brings to the table a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role. His appointment marks an exciting new chapter for the property.
Situated in North Malé Atoll, Oaga Art Resort is 45 minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport. A small island with 60 villas with beach and overwater options, 4 dining venues and a spa inspired by Maldivian traditional healing practices, Oaga Art Resort’s artistic and creative spaces offer an immersive experience curated by local and visiting artists and craftsmen from the Maldives.