JOALI Maldives, the country's largest integrated ultra-luxury destination developed and first immersive art resort, has appointed Semiha Askin as Global Director of Sales & Marketing for the complex, with responsibilities encompassing its two resorts: JOALI Maldives. and soon to open, JOALI Being.

Semiha Askin comes to Maldives to continue a successful career which has focused on Hotel Sales and Marketing with internationally recognised hospitality companies such as Radisson Edwardian Group, The MayFair Hotel, Taj Hotel, London, and most recently, with Four Seasons Hotel London.

Joali is located on the island of Muravandhoo in the unspoilt Raa Atoll just 45 minutes away from Male by private seaplane. Launched in late 2018, Joali truly embodies the joys of life that are woven through its focus on art and sustainable luxury, gastronomy, family and wellbeing. Joali stands out from the crowd of luxury resorts in the region with its focus on the human story and nature, preserving and protecting the place that the team love the most by shining the spotlight on sustainability. Joali’s experiential works of art and dynamic design, including a Manta Ray Treehouse and underwater coral reef sculpture, all reflect the beauty of nature with sustainability at their core.