Mr. Mohamed Riyaz
CEO / Founder
Mr. Mohamed Riyaz is one of the most accomplished, successful, knowledgeable and experienced person in the inbound tourism business in the country with more then 20 years experience in the industry.
He achieved success through vision, hard work, personal relationships, travel trade network, determination, and innovative approach to business, philanthropic work and his passion for going to the extra mile.
Furthermore, he has earned the trust and respect of owners and operators of resorts, hotels, private islands, picnic islands, diving safaris, sailing cruise, transport providers (Seaplane and Speedboats).
Due to his success, professionalism, friendliness and high standing in the travel and tourism industry, he is able to maintain excellent relationships with all the concerned government authorities in the country, such as, the Ministry of Tourism, The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC), The Department of Civil Aviation, Department of Immigration and Emigration, Maldives Airports Company, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Maldives Customs Services.
As a result he is among the leading, most admired, most respected and reputable person in Maldives tourism industry.
Mr. Mohamed Riyaz started his career with the National Bank of the country ‘ Bank of Maldives where he had worked for over 13 years in various jobs of which the last was as a Manager for one of the banks branches.
After leaving the bank in 1996, he then joined the tourism industry and worked as a travel consultant for an inbound travel company. Then in 1999, he founded Inner Maldives Pvt. Ltd., with a partner, which became a successful inbound tour operator.
After 6 years with this company, he realised that his expertise, knowledge and experience could be better utilised in a new venture, thus in 2005 came the new company Lets Go Maldives Pvt. Ltd.
By utilising his expertise, knowledge, experience and industry network, he is determined to make Lets Go Maldives the most professional, reliable and high quality service-oriented tourism business in the country.
Mr. Mohamed Riyaz is also:
Founder & President – MAYA (Maldives Association of Yacht Agents).
Founder & President – ATA (Association of Travel Agents Maldives.
The owner of Lets Invest in Maldives Pvt.Ltd., Lets Coffee Maldives Pvt.Ltd., Charters Maldives Pvt.Ltd., Tuna World Maldives Pvt.Ltd.