W Maldives Kicks Off “What She Shakes” Collection – Maldives Digital Tour



Beginning this December, W Maldives is all set to launch a collection devoted to giving feminine bartenders a platform to showcase their expertise and talent. Starting this initiative with a bang, the luxurious playground has invited world class mixologist, Bannie Kang from Singapore, for a unprecedented activation on December 6, 2022 at SIP, their gorgeous sundown bar, the place the ace bartender will craft 4 signature cocktails that might be served over sundowners, and thru the evening. Of the 4 creations depicting her profession journey and signatures, “Her Legacy”, a cocktail impressed by her time within the Maldives, might be left on the menu at W Maldives even after Bannie Kang departs, for a restricted time, permitting for friends to style and take pleasure in her W Maldives particular creation.

Friends on the lookout for that bucket checklist getaway, with an added twist, are in for a deal with on reserving their dream escape at W Maldives this December. Positioned on Fesdu island, friends at W Maldives can dive into top-of-the-line home reefs within the Maldives, straight from their overwater or a seaside villa and discover a wealthy, vibrant and various marine life. Other than the watersports, actions and eating experiences starting from Maldivian to Worldwide, seafood to detox salads and grills, in addition they function an inspiring cocktail tradition with drinks combined to swimsuit any and all palettes. SIP, the overwater out of doors bar, is the proper venue to deliver a day within the Maldives to a tantalizing shut with its pulsating atmosphere and breathtaking sundown views, Champagne, martinis, scrumptious cocktails and recent sushi and sashimi alternatives.

Talking on this distinctive collection, Basic Supervisor of W Maldives, Idu Ribeiro mentioned, “We’re excited to have this chance to collaborate with Bannie Kang for a one-night solely distinctive combine that includes 4 signature creations and notably ‘Her Legacy’ impressed by the Maldives and created solely for W Maldives. At W Maldives we’re centered on elevating our Beverage & Meals choices with distinctive activations and thru the What She Shakes collection we’re not solely seeking to amplify our cocktail tradition but additionally empower and showcase feminine expertise behind the bars.”

Bannie Kang 

Former World Class World Champion and Asia’s Bartender’s Bartender (2021), Bannie Kang, found her ardour for bartending again in 2010, embarking on intense bartender coaching programs earlier than becoming a member of the staff at ANTI:DOTE (Singapore) in 2013. Following her win on the World Class competitors in Singapore, Bannie flew onto the worldwide scene because the World Bartender of the 12 months 2019. Initially from South Korea, Bannie and her chef husband Tryson went on to open their very own institution MU:Taipei in Taiwan in February 2020. Extra just lately MU:Taipei was acknowledged in Asia’s 100 Finest Bars, with Bannie profitable the peer-voted accolade, the Mancino Bartenders’ Bartender 2021. A younger expertise with a ardour for introducing extraordinary innovations, Bannie will deliver along with her a set of expertise into motion to create signature cocktails, impressed by Maldivian flavors, for a memorable taking place.

On her upcoming go to to the Maldives and the activation, Bannie Kang mentioned, “I’m thrilled to be visiting the Maldives, and likewise to have the ability to actually imbibe the spirit of the dream vacation spot into a few of my creations and depart a legacy at W Maldives for everybody to pattern. It is a once-in-a-lifetime expertise for me, and I hope that sipping the curated cocktails in a paradise setting is a once-in-a-lifetime sort of expertise for all friends as effectively!”

Positioned a 25-minute seaplane journey from Male, W Maldives is a personal island playground for these searching for exclusivity and appreciation of a luxurious life-style model. The island options 77 personal escapes and suites: 27 on the seaside and 50 over water. W Maldives boasts an overwater specialty restaurant FISH®; an all-day eating venue KITCHEN®; FIRE®, a barbecue restaurant on the seaside; sundown and pool bar SIP®; WET® pool bar and deck; and Maldivian pop-up café KADA.