Radisson Blu Resort Maldives has announced Arushidh Aboobakuru as the first intern to complete the resort’s 6-month internship program.
A highly motivated talent, Arushidh Aboobakuru (Allu) began his internship on 11 December 2020 and completed it on 11 June 2021. He received his certification after he delivered a presentation of his internship experience and perspective in the Front Office Department in the presence of the resort management and associates.
Originating from Noonu Atoll, Allu graduated from Maldives National University in International Hospitality Management. He then worked at the Corporate Service Department in the Ministry of Education. Despite this promising career in the government institution, Allu decided to pursue his passion in the hospitality industry. His hotelier journey began by joining the internship program in the resort.
As a part of the program, Allu has been posted to all sections of the Front Office, including reception, guest service, bellman, phone operator, and boat crew. With his eagerness to learn and positive attitude, he received continuous support and acknowledgement from his supervisor and colleagues. Upon the completion of this internship, Allu joins the resort as a full time employee as a Guest Service Agent.
Radisson Blu Resort Maldives provides internship programs for selected students, recent graduates, and young local talent as a learning opportunity aimed for those who wish to apply their knowledge and skills gained in school to real-life situations and even for those who decide to switch their career path to the hospitality industry, giving the opportunity of working alongside professional peers.
As a 5-Star International brand in the Maldives, the resort continues its Responsible Business initiatives in all areas. Radisson Blu Resort Maldives believes in conducting business ethically and wants to be a thriving, sustainable and responsible business for people, the community and the planet.