24 Hours with Ms Friday
24 Hours with Ms Friday
PHOTOS BY: Alvin Toh
24 Hours with Ms Friday 02. February 2017, Photos by Alvin Toh
A bevy of the most dedicated and attentive individuals works round the clock to make sure everything ticks at Gili Lankanfushi, attending to every need of their guests—from arranging excursions and reservations to snorkelling with guests and entertaining little ones with storytelling sessions. They are known as Mr and Ms Friday, aptly named after Robinson Crusoe’s loyal assistant and dear friend.

Hpaper spends a day with Nana, a Ms Friday, and discovers what goes on behind the scenes and how this affable young lady makes Gili Lankanfushi her home away from home too.

0700 hrs Nana starts her day bright and early
0900 hrs Today, two of Nana’s guests are getting married at the resort’s over-water chapel.
1130 hrs Nana lives in the host village with her colleagues and friends
1415 hrs Mealtimes are opportunities for Nana to catch up with her colleagues.
1445 hrs Nana preps the bride outside her villa.
1530 hrs Nana waits as her guests exchange their wedding vows.
1630 hrs During her break, Nana catches up on the latest ongoings in the resort.
1715 hrs Against the backdrop of a Maldivian sunset, Nana prepares for the arrival of a new guest.
1800 hrs Recreational activities help build team spirit among staff.
2130 hrs No matter the hour, Nana works round the clock to make sure her guests feel at home.