Sun Siyam Resorts has appointed Deepak Booneady as the new Group Director of Business Development. Deepak brings over 20 years of experience and success in the luxury leisure industry.

As Group Director of Business Development, Deepak will oversee relationships with key partners, develop sales growth strategies together with revenue management, and enhance brand development for all the properties of Sun Siyam Resorts; The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives, Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Maldives, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives, Sun Aqua Iru Veli Maldives and Sun Aqua Pasikudah Sri Lanka. He will also head the travel agency arm of the group, Sun Travels & Tours.

Deepak has been associated with leading premium brands, such as LUX* Resorts & Hotels as Regional Director of Sales & Marketing, where he has been a key person in driving sales and product positioning. An avid reader and an idealist, he looks at broadening his knowledge through education. He has completed a few Executive Programmes at Harvard Business School (USA).

“I am really excited about this new challenge. And it does not feel completely new, I am surrounded by familiar faces and long-time industry friends. This is going to be a thrilling journey for all of us at Sun Siyam Resorts,” said Deepak, commenting on his new appointment. With the attainments, steady growth and massive plans for the future, Sun Siyma Resorts is excited as much in having Deepak steering the group to greater success.

“We are confident in building a much stronger business relationship with our partners and enhance the growth of the group with his charismatic personality, and the energetic team behind him,” says Sun Siyam Resorts in a statement. For more information, visit www.sunsiyam.com.