Dust Thani Maldives has appointed Federico Catalioto as the new Corporate Social Responsibility Manager at the resort. At his new role Catalioto will contribute to the resort’s mission to have a positive impact on its community and the environment.
The Italian born Sustainability Specialist has extensive experience from working at leading hotels and resorts focusing on holistic sustainability. He has completed double bachelor’s degrees in Hospitality Management from world-renowned hospitality institutes Glion and Les Roches in Switzerland prior to kicking off his career in the Sales and Marketing department of Marriott International.
Catalioto has always enjoyed utilizing his passion and expertise to bring positive difference in the lives of others. In this regard, he has made great difference in Maringi Eco Resort, a vocational school on the Indonesian island of Sumba. He specialized in the efforts of reducing the resort’s carbon footprint, monitoring sourcing and consumption, and contributing to sustainability.
Federico Catalioto said, “I am honoured to be able to continue the resort’s existing projects, and I look forward to developing many new projects and ideas too.”
Catalioto will be taking over the ongoing CSR initiatives and curating it to leading meaningful and educational activities for both staff and guests on the island. He will further leverage his connections with SUMAS to invite students to design special projects for the island and activities focused on raising sustainability awareness. Dusit Thani will be soon seeing changes in their sustainable initiatives with the input from Catalioto.