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The Wonder Women of The Standard, Maldives

To celebrate the inaugural International Women’s Day at our first island resort, we invite nine staff members, A.K.A Wonder Women, from nine countries around the world to share with us what they love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives.

Bernie, Sales Director
Hometown: Cape Town, South Africa.
What do you love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives?
“The Standard team and guests are unique, creative, interesting, diverse, travelers who enjoy experiences that life has to offer. It makes me happy to be surrounded by so many like-minded people who see the world in a non-conventional way.”

Suriyani, Therapist
Hometown: Bali, Indonesia.
What do you love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives?
“What makes me happy at The Standard is that I can explore and share my knowledge with the team. I’m happy that all the staff at The Standard are humble, friendly, colorful people, and also I’m happy because I can grow and learn something new every day.”

Milka, Executive Assistant
Hometown: Kajido North, Kenya.
What do you love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives?
“My favorite thing about The Standard is the diversity! It’s a joy interacting with people from different backgrounds and cultures, and it definitely offers a learning experience.”
Galliah, Guest Experience Supervisor
Hometown: London, Ontario, Canada but originally the Philippines.
What do you love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives?
“Guest Experience is new for me, but it’s been amazing to have these memorable experiences made with strangers-turned-to-friends and still keeping in touch with them after they leave the resort.”

Aika, Front Office Island Host

Hometown: Uralsk City, West Kazakhstan.
What do you love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives?
Cool people make me happy, and the Front Office is the coolest.

Susana, Wellness and Yoga Instructor
Hometown: Valencia, Venezuela
What do you love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives?
“There is nothing else like The Standard. Our culture is open minded and allows us all to be free. What’s better than freedom? A place where I can work with friends from all over the globe and share real experiences, being myself and feeling accepted as I am."

Ulviyya, Sales Manager
Hometown: Azerbaijan, "the Land of Fire and the Pearl of the Caucasus.”
What do you love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives?
“I’m happy that I can support different people in finding  solutions for their leisure time. At The Standard, I love to be surrounded by people who hold me to higher standards.”

Yuko, Dive Center Instructor
Hometown: Yokohama, Japan.
What do you love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives?
“When the guests are happy after the dive or courses I conducted for them, it makes my day. To see them enjoy something I love so much is more than enough.”

Ekaterine, Housekeeping Manager
Hometown: Georgia.
What do you love about The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives?
“The best part of my job is when I see humble and helpful people around me, then I am happy.”

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