Progression and Growth with Banyan Tree
Back in October 1996, teenager Abdulla Simaad was welcomed to Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru as a Telephone Operator. For a year, Simaad was responsible for maintaining the bridge between Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and the rest of world using a traditional desktop telephone and a fax machine. Simaad took the chance of observing the functions of various departments of the resort and found an interest in the role of a Night Auditor. As he watched and learnt, he was given the chance to take on that position the following year – and for the next six years.
In February 2003, Simaad took on a new challenge as a Resort Host and held the role for five years. Simaad progressed to become the Assistant Front Office Manager, Front Office Manager (with supervision of the Rooms Division), Rooms Division Manager and now the Executive Assistant Manager for Angsana Ihuru.