Midweek Interview

Midweek Interview with The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo GM

This week, we went out to the Maldives to watch Brendan Corcoran manage The Westin property. And by that, we mean we emailed him and looked at pictures of the Maldives for an hour.

The challenge for the industry is…

Keeping pace with a rapidly changing landscape.

The things I like about my job…

The high level of human interaction it allows.

And the frustrations are…

Administration.

If I didn’t work in travel I would be…

Bored…

Favourite airline?

Aer Lingus… Always feels like home.

My proudest moment was…

Hosting my parents on their first overseas trip together.

The naughtiest thing I ever did was…

Hard to recall.

I try to relax by…

Hiking, yoga, music.

The last time I feared for my life was…

Locked in a windowless room in a carpark basement with two policemen.

If I can, I always try to avoid…

Negativity.

I really wish I had…

Worried less.

The best advice I’ve ever received was…

Be kind.

I don’t understand why people…

Are obsessed with selfies.

My greatest weakness is…

Tarte Tatin.

And my greatest strength is…

Resilience.

If I won a $1 million lottery (aside from travelling), I would…

Invest in third world education.

If I was prime minister I would…

Resign.

If I could be someone else for one day I would be…

A pilot.

I’ve always wanted to travel to…

Cuba.

My favourite holiday was…

Juan les Pins / Cap d’Anitbes with great friends.

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