Ismail Ali , CEO, Oneclick
No situation or financial status is a hindrance to attaining a feat like success. All that requires is passion, determination, perseverance, and the courage to dare to grab opportunities and stand on your own legs. That's exactly what Ismail Ali proved when he took the helm of Oneclick in 2013. He comes from a humble family background that has totally no experience in the business world. But despite this, he still dare to pursue his dream of starting his own business and persevered until it became a reality and a success. His journey demonstrates and proves that with hard work and unwavering belief in oneself, anything is possible.
Maldives Has a Plan
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This sense of newfound freedom in the aftermath of the pandemic feels like a second opportunity to live our lives. It encourages people to
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Top 10 Leaders In Maldives - 2023
Visit to Magnificent Maldives for Making Mesmerizing Memories
Maldives is a south Asian country which is situated in the middle of Indian Ocean, having a narrow chain of 1200 islands consisting of coral reefs and atolls. The scenic beauty of this island country is inexpressible in words and anybody wants to abscond amidst such a bewildering beckoning of nature. Being surrounded by ocean the temperature remains stable throughout the year of this country ranges between, with highs around 30°C and lows around 25°C and the Maldivian sea remains warm all year round.
Economy of Maldives: Maldives is truly blessed with its serene landscape and one of the prime tourist destinations around the globe. As the country lacks in robust industry the economy is mainly dependent on Tourism & Hospitality and Fisheries. Maldivian Rufiyaa is nearly more than 5 times of the INR and the present per capita income of Maldives is $13000 as per the data of 2020, whereas India’s per capita income is $6100. Tourism covers around more than 28 percent of the GDP and 60 percent foreign exchange. Besides the tourism, the infrastructure has also developed here attracting a whole chunk of tourist for exploring a wide realm of marine life through snorkeling, scuba- diving, see-walk, kayaking, para-sailing and so on. After the recovery of the gigantic pandemic, the tourism of Maldives has been showing a steady growth with considerable development in construction. The country has to depend on import for daily consumable commodities because it lacks in cultivable lands.
Business Leaders from Maldives: Among 1200 islands, only 198 are inhibited and maximum people are scattered around the capital city of M ale. The development of this country majorly tourism-centric which flourishes the tertiary sectors, transport, distribution, real estate, and government. There are more than 100 private islands which are exclusively transformed into resorts using the scenic landscape wisely and lavishly. Being one of the costliest travel destinations, Indian trailblazer business leaders like Taj, Marriot, ITC, LUX have already stepped there and earning a lucrative profit. Surrounding by the Tourism industry, the food and beverage industry are also flourishing in leaps and bounds and making hefty turnover. Tata Group has invested in projects in Maldives and in coming few years we might have a shinning and refreshing resort there giving millions a perfect employment opportunity.
Revenue: The Hospitality Industry in Maldives has been measured at $511.29 million in 2022, and is expected to touch $864.81 million by 2028, with CAGR of 9.15%.
CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 Leaders in Maldives - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Arushad Ahmed ,Co-Founder & CTO||Javaabu||A full-stack developer and systems architect with a decade of experience in designing and developing web-based information systems, mobile applications, websites and IoT backends|
|Deepak Booneady ,CEO||Sun Siyam Resorts||A dynamic leader with over two decades of illustrious experience in effectively driving the sales & marketing of reputed brands of the hospitality industry|
|Fathimath Shafeega ,Founder||Maldives Capacity Development and Governance Institute||A training provider for corporate governance and capacity development in the maldives market, with expertise in leadership and management|
|Ibrahim Hameez ,Managing Director||Riyan||A passionate leader with seventeen years of experience, with expertise in business planning & strategic planning, financial analysis and many more|
|Dr.Ibrahim Waheed ,Founder & CEO||Academy of Intellects||A dynamic leader in advanced knowledge of teaching, curriculum design, technology management and leadership development|
|Ismail Ali ,CEO||Oneclick||A professional leader committed to offer a wide range of high-quality food and beverage products, as well as other fastmoving consumer goods, through his company|
|Mohamed Hamza ,Managing Director||Explore Maldives||An incredible leader with more than a decade of experience in the field with expertise in hotel management & hospitality management, revenue analysis, customer service and others|
|Raf Rahmathullah ,Co-Founder & CTO||Solid Tree||A visionary leader with technical expertise and product knowledge across a wide range of industries, skilled in marketing & advertising, E-commerce and others|
|Shanoon Khalid ,CEO & Founder||Adore Maldives||A luxury tourism expert using his expertise to provide first-hand knowledge of resorts to the most demanding travellers, skilled in hotel management, tourism, resorts and more|
|Shahid Ali ,CEO||Maldives Ports||A pioneering leader with rich academic background with extensive in-depth knowledge of different aspects of management and administration and more|