Özgür Cengiz is to lead the awaited opening of JOALI BEING is the Maldives

Özgür Cengiz is to lead the awaited opening of JOALI BEING is the Maldives

JOALI BEING is the first and only nature immersive wellbeing island retreat of its kind in the Maldives. With 68 villas, each with its own butler or “Jadugar”, the island aims to create wellbeing experiences tailored to individual lifestyles and goals and the man tasked to deliver this concept is the General Manager Ozgur Cengiz.  No stranger to the JOALI brand, he has been in post since February, however, he was the resort director of JOALI Maldives and resort manager before that since 2016. Prior to this, he was director of Spa in charge of wellness at One and Only Reethi Rah.

Before landing in the Maldives, he took on wellness roles and led pre-opening processes at Jumeirah and Ritz Carlton abroad and in his native Turkey. Ozgur holds a diploma from Marmara University in Turkey with a Bachelor degree in Physical Education and Sports Academy, and his passion to wellbeing also made him chosen as a Global Wellness Day Ambassador for the Maldives. As JOALI BEING gets closer to its launch later this year, he looks forward to utilising his vast background at the world’s top immersive retreats.

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