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Sun Siyam Group owner receives top honour

MALE, Maldives, October 6, 2022

As Maldives marks its 50 years of tourism, Maldivian-owned Sun Siyam Group is celebrating a milestone achievement of its own. 
 
At the Gala held on October 3 to celebrate the Maldives Tourism Golden Year, the owner and visionary behind Sun Siyam Group, Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, received the President’s Tourism Gold Award for his exemplary contribution to the development of tourism in Maldives. 
 
Renowned for being one of the visionary businessmen in the country, Mohamed is also one of the youngest resort developers in the industry. Since the inception of his first company, Sun Travels & Tours, he has carefully developed his business to create a thriving resort chain in just over three decades.
 
For his sustainable leadership in the Maldivian tourism industry, he has been recognised both locally and internationally as an icon of the hospitality industry. He has won the prestigious National Award from the President of the Maldives for distinguished services rendered towards the sustainable development of tourism in Maldives. He also received the ‘Sustainability professional of the Year’ award at the World Sustainability Congress held in Dubai in 2016; Tourism Pioneer award at the World Travel Awards 2016 and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Maldives Travel Awards 2016. 
 
He has served as an executive board member of Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) since 2004.  
 
He is committed to building a strong employable work force within the tourism industry to continue the legacy of Maldives as the frontrunner in global tourism, said a statement. -TradeArabia News Service
 



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