Blonde island resort raises eyebrows
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“We welcome any serious innovations and investment for discussions so long as it is backed by serious finance with a robust and realistic business plan,” Simon Hawkins, director of the Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation, said.
He underlined “realistic.” However, he didn’t appear to see the blonde requirement as a major hurdle for employees from the Maldives, saying “perhaps they could work behind the scenes, or dye their hair?”
No need, Ms Anuseviciute says. “Staff who are not blonde will wear a blonde wig to make everyone look similar.”
About 65 per cent of the staff will be women, she said.
The resort plans are still in their infancy – the tentative launch date is 2015 – but Ms Anuseviciute insisted Olialia already has secured financing for the project. Read more …