Sports activities Engineering And Recreation Asia Ltd. (Seara Sports activities) is the regional chief in designing, creating, supplying, and putting in sports activities, athletic, and health services in Southeast Asia and past. The corporate provides and installs leisure options to the Maldivian resort market by means of its workplace in Male.
Hotelier Maldives sat down with Ahmed Marzooq (Mare’), Seara Sports activities Maldives Nation Supervisor, to be taught extra in regards to the firm’s merchandise, providers, and rising leisure traits in Maldives.
Featured Picture: Mare’ at Hotelier Maldives GM Discussion board 2022
HM: How lengthy has Seara Sports activities been offering leisure options within the Maldives?
Mare’: Seara has been doing initiatives in Maldives for the previous 18 years. Seara’s company headquarters is in Bangkok, Thailand. There are 15 places of work and 10 showrooms in 9 international locations throughout the Indo-China and East Asia area. The Maldives nation workplace was established in 2017.
HM: How does Seara Sports activities distinguish itself from rivals?
Mare’: Our workplace and crew primarily based in Maldives provides Seara an edge over rivals. Our crew has native data of gross sales, distribution, and logistics within the Maldives. If a resort has any points with their gear, our crew is on name 24/7 and may journey to a property the subsequent day if vital.
At Seara Sports activities, we’re dedicated to defending a property’s funding in leisure options. As a licensed distributor of all of the merchandise we promote, we will present spare components with fast-moving spares in inventory in Male. Our educated technicians can go to the property for gear restore and upkeep.
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HM: What kinds of services does Seara Sports activities Maldives supply?
Mare’: Sports activities engineering is exclusive within the health and sports activities business. We broadly focus on industrial health and shopper health not as a single model provider however as a multi premium model provider. Our main model is Life health which incorporates Hammer Power. However we’re additionally approved distributors for Escape, Torque, Balanced Physique, Energy Plate, and plenty of specialty model merchandise. We will help our shoppers select one of the best merchandise based on their chosen positioning between well being and talent services.
Seara’s Sports activities Development is specialised in surfacing indoor and outside sports activities services with Laykold acrylic and artificial grass. Our crew makes a speciality of surfacing tennis, padel, pickle ball, futsal, and mini soccer courts. In addition to different outside multi-purpose services for friends and employees. Indoor services embody specialty flooring for gyms, multi-purpose halls, jiu-jitsu, yoga, squash, and dance.
Featured Picture: Patrick Dean, Government Director, SEARA Sports activities at GM Discussion board 2022
HM: What providers does Seara Sport Maldives present?
Mare’: We’re dedicated to forming a long-term relationship with resorts. We are able to help with design, buying, set up, coaching, and servicing.
If a property will get in contact with us on the designing stage, we will advocate a design and optimum gear for his or her wants. With almost twenty years of expertise offering leisure options to Maldivian resorts, Seara has the data to advocate gear primarily based on a property’s variety of rooms, visitor profile, and resort branding.
Our crew supplies set up and trains health club employees on the way to use and keep the brand new gear. After this course of, we strongly advocate resorts signal a Service Degree Settlement with us to keep up the gear. As I discussed beforehand, we’re dedicated to defending our consumer’s investments. At present, we have now round 24 resorts with Service Degree Agreements. Relying on the package deal, the Seara Sports activities Maldives crew will journey to the resort a few instances a 12 months to verify and repair the gear.
HM: How did the pandemic impression enterprise?
Mare’: Earlier than the pandemic, we by no means did retail enterprise in Malé. Nonetheless, with everybody caught at dwelling, many wished high-quality train gear at dwelling to remain energetic. We additionally started to produce gear to gyms in Malé.
Through the lockdown, enterprise undoubtedly slowed down, however as soon as resorts reopened, we had been very busy. Think about all of the gear left untouched for months. Our service technicians had been servicing all of the gear to organize for friends’ return.
Regardless of the sluggish tempo of enterprise, we didn’t lay off or scale back the wage of our employees through the pandemic. Our employees could be very helpful to us.
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HM: What health traits have you ever seen in Maldives?
Mare’: The health business was once all about spectacular gear, however now shoppers are extra concerned with free weights, power, and purposeful coaching. After the pandemic, individuals are extra inclined to follow motion outside. Resorts are putting in outside purposeful gyms to satisfy this demand.
Resorts are additionally investing extra in employees recreation. Increasingly resorts are offering employees with state-of-the-art health club services and sports activities courts to maintain their physique and minds energetic. To retain employees from going to work for rivals, resorts are offering leisure facilities as a perk. Curiously, the employees recreation space is usually greater than the friends’, because it experiences considerably extra visitors.