Mohamed Thasleem


Founder & Managing Director

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Mr. Thasleem started his tourism career back in 1997, in the renowned Maldivian Resort group named as Villa Hotels for more than 7 years. He founded Exciting Group of companies in 2008, and has slowly but surely worked to create a strong brand of “Exciting” as it is today.

Mr. Thasleem overseas mainly the Maldives operations, due to his vast experience and strong connections in Maldives Hotels/Resorts/Guest Houses/Safari’s, the company has received special rates and conditions in Maldives. His interests mostly include traveling, meet new people & partners, soccer, movies & exploring.

Suresh Somasundram


Head of Business Operations

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Suresh’s journey with the Maldives began in 2013, and he has been deeply immersed in the industry ever since. For the past ten years, he has fostered a strong connection with the Maldives, making it his second home and familiarizing himself with its properties like the back of his palm.
Through his extensive network of hoteliers and industry leaders, Suresh plays a crucial role in Exciting Travel Holidays, overseeing operational and business development aspects.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Suresh is a dedicated traveler with an insatiable wanderlust, and he indulges in the art of DJing as a cherished hobby.
Aishath Hana


Sales & Marketing Manager

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Hana is from Maldives and is specialized in tourism marketing with an abundance of experience in sales, and implementation of marketing strategies. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Tourism Marketing from the University of Surrey in UK, and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Tourism Management, & Travel & Recreation from Taylor’s University in Malaysia.

Hana has been in the industry for many years with experience in properties such as Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts, and has also worked in the Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation on the government side. She has participated in major international Travel & Tourism events & fairs in different destinations.

Hana loves traveling and enjoys experiencing the different cultures around the world. She is also fond of the underwater world and enjoys scuba diving & snorkeling.

Assem Zein


Sales Manager

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Assem is from Kazakhstan and has been working in the tourism and hospitality field for over 7 years. She prioritizes ensuring that customers are made happy with the quality of service she offers.

Her approach to work can be summed up by the phrase “Find a job you like and you won’t have to work a single day in your life” (Confucius), as it is not simply work for her, she is doing what she loves.

Evgeniya Nikisheva


Sales Manager – Russia

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Evgenia serves as our Sales Manager for the Russian market. Based in Ekaterinburg, Russia, she comes with a rich background spanning 14 years in sales and marketing, encompassing DMCs, tour operators, agency chains, and hotels.

Her strengths lie in her proactive approach, exceptional organizational and analytical abilities, and her outstanding communication skills. Evgenia not only liaises with Russian agents but also brings with her an extensive understanding of the Maldives.

Gulnaz Temirke


Destination Expert

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Originally from Astana, Kazakhstan, I bring over 7 years of deep expertise in the tourism industry to my role for the company.

I’ve always been fascinated by the dynamic nature of tourism; it’s a realm where one continually discovers new horizons, be it countries, hotels, or resorts. This passion for continual growth and my inherent love for exploring diverse cultures and places power my professional drive.

Excited to connect and offer unparalleled travel experiences to those eager to explore the Maldives and beyond.

Daria Prokhorova


Destination Expert

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Daria is one of our Destination Experts. During her 4 years  in the Maldives, she has gained expertise on almost all aspects of the travel industry, thanks to the multitudes of jobs she’s held in the past, including snorkeling instructor, airport representative, DMC reservations specialist, etc.

Furthermore, she has previous experience working at a travel agency in Russia as well. Because of this, she is very well versed with the different aspects of the Tourism Industry. It has certainly given her confidence to resolve even the most complex issues!

Alena Dovzhenko


Destination Expert

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Meet Alyona, our Destination Expert from Ukraine, who brings over 15 years of experience in tourism to our Maldives team.

For her, tourism is more than just work, it’s a way of life. Alyona firmly believes that the Maldives is one of the most stunning destinations on earth, and her mission is to ensure that more people get to experience its wonders.

In fact, if she had the power to choose the Wonders of the World, Alyona would add the Maldives to the list without hesitation. She truly believes that this country is a masterpiece of nature that will leave you awestruck forever.

Treesha Weeratunga


Reservations Manager

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Treesha is a professional in International Travel & Tourism industry for over 10 years & have had professional experience in both Maldives & Sri Lanka. She has an advanced diploma in Travel & Tourism from the University of Colombo & has represented major International Travel & Tourism events & fairs in different destinations. Having maintained well professional relationships with different exposures & nationalities. Moreover being a personal with interests in industries such Interior Designing as well as Fashion designing while loves listening to classical music & watching movies during leisure times.
She is a simple person who gives the level best whatever the circumstances is.

Fallon Manapulle


Assistant Reservations Manager

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Fallon is a distinguished destination expert with six years of expertise specializing in the Maldives. Having explored numerous destinations across the globe, she possesses an unrivaled understanding of diverse cultures and landscapes.

Fallon’s experience guarantees unforgettable journeys and personalized recommendations for your dream getaway.

Suha Saeed


Destination Executive

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Suha, a native of the Maldives, is passionate about Travel and Tourism. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in International Tourism Management from Taylor’s University in Malaysia.

With prior experience working at various Maldivian resorts, Suha brings a fresh perspective to our team.

Misha Bei


IT & Digital Marketing Expert

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A highly skilled digital marketing expert who transforms the craft of digital marketing into an art form. Misha specializes in efficient and innovative digital marketing for the tourism and hospitality industry.

At Exciting Travel Holidays, Misha drives state-of-the-art online marketing strategies through various channels.

Tatsiana Tarakanava


Marketing Expert

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A travel enthusiast who has explored the world for over twelve years and is now certain that the Maldives is the ultimate vacation spot.

With eight years of experience working in the Maldives and visiting numerous hotels, ranging from budget to super-luxury, Tania is delighted to share her extensive knowledge and experience with travel agencies and tourists.

Zaain Areef


Senior Accounts Executive

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A Maldivian native who has spent the last three years working in the audit and finance industry as an Accounts Executive.

She leverages her expertise to support the company’s financial management and reporting requirements. Currently, Zaain is pursuing ACCA accreditation to become a fully qualified member while holding a Diploma in Accounting and Business.

When not in the office, Zaain enjoys participating in volunteer work, swimming, and curling up at home with a good book.

Zidhan Shafeeg


HR & Admin Executive

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Zidhan Shafeeq serves as our skilled Administrative Officer and is currently working toward a law degree. With a keen interest in both the legal realm and the tourism sector, Zidhan brings a unique blend of passion and expertise to our team.
Beyond his administrative and academic pursuits, he also excels in iPhone videography and photography, channeling his creativity through visual storytelling.
Mihad Hussain


Airport Manager

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Born in 03rd May 1986 capital city Male’. Graduated from Majeedhiya school in commerce field. Completed GCE O/L in 2002. Started his job career in tourism field on 23rd September 2003 as an Airport Representative (meet & greet the clients).

My motivation is to live closer to nature, make more social connections, I like traveling to see other countries. From my childhood i like sports, such as football, swim, running.

Mohamed Mukhuthar


Airport Representative – Italian Speaking

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Mohamed Mukhuthar is specializing to handle Italian speaking clients who travels with us, he is well educated and well experienced in Maldivian tourism industry and has worked with well knows Italian Tour operators as well as few well known resorts in the past.

Ahmed Ibrahim


Airport Representative

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Ahmed Ibrahim is well educated and well experienced in Maldivian tourism industry and has worked with well knows Italian Tour operators in the past, he also has worked with few resorts during his early tourism career and has gained vast experience in Maldives tourism industry.