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Hard Rock’s first Maldives resort in Emboodhoo lagoon to have Cafe Del Mar beach club

Hard Rock’s first Maldives resort in Emboodhoo lagoon to have Cafe Del Mar beach club

Popular Spanish club operator Cafe Del Mar is to setup its flagship Indian Ocean beach club in the integrated resort…

Maldives launches new seaplane terminal project

Maldives launches new seaplane terminal project

Maldives has kickstarted a project to develop a brand new seaplane terminal at the country’s main airport, making it the…

Maldives to build bizjet-focused airport in north to boost luxury tourism

Maldives to build bizjet-focused airport in north to boost luxury tourism

Maldives has awarded a project to develop an airport with extensive facilities for private jets in the northern Noonu Atoll,…

Shangri-La capitalises on Gan flights, announces combined Colombo-Maldives package

Shangri-La capitalises on Gan flights, announces combined Colombo-Maldives package

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has announced an exciting opportunity for guests to enjoy a two-destination holiday in Sri Lanka and…

Maldives tourism posts moderate performance

Maldives tourism posts moderate performance

Maldives tourism industry posted a moderate performance in the first quarter of the year, according to data released by leading global…

Maldivian adds 10th seaplane, plans further expansion

Maldivian adds 10th seaplane, plans further expansion

Maldives flagship carrier Maldivian has expanded its seaplane operations, adding a 10th aircraft to its fleet. The new DH-6 Twin…

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MATATO opens registration for customer service, social media marketing training

MATATO opens registration for customer service, social media marketing training

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has opened registration for two highly sought after training programmes on…

Maldives to introduce first ever tourism and hospitality doctorate programme

Maldives to introduce first ever tourism and hospitality doctorate programme

Maldives National University has announced plans to introduce the country’s first ever PhD programme in hospitality and tourism. In a…

Soneva Fushi named most eco-friendly hotel in Asia Pacific

Soneva Fushi named most eco-friendly hotel in Asia Pacific

Soneva Fushi in Maldives has been named the most eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable hotel in Asia Pacific by Green Hotelier….

Hard Rock’s first Maldives resort in Emboodhoo lagoon to have Cafe Del Mar beach club

Hard Rock’s first Maldives resort in Emboodhoo lagoon to have Cafe Del Mar beach club

Popular Spanish club operator Cafe Del Mar is to setup its flagship Indian Ocean beach club in the integrated resort…

Maldives launches new seaplane terminal project

Maldives launches new seaplane terminal project

Maldives has kickstarted a project to develop a brand new seaplane terminal at the country’s main airport, making it the…

Kuredu appoints Patrick de Staercke as General Manager

Kuredu appoints Patrick de Staercke as General Manager

Kuredu Island Resort and Spa has named Patrick de Staercke as its new General Manager. In a statement on Thursday, Kuredu hailed Patrick’s management…

Burrow set to return to defend Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

Burrow set to return to defend Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

The 2017 Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy has got off to a flying start with Australian aerial innovator Taj…

Kanuhura Maldives sponsors Condé Nast Party at Arabian Travel Market

Kanuhura Maldives sponsors Condé Nast Party at Arabian Travel Market

Maldives was featured at the Condé Nast Party of the ongoing Arabian Travel Market (ATM) as Kanuhura Maldives co-sponsored the…

Underwater marriage proposal at OZEN by Atmosphere celebrates love

Underwater marriage proposal at OZEN by Atmosphere celebrates love

Minus Six Meters (M6m), the underwater fine dining restaurant in OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo, has hosted an exciting celebration…

Robinson Club’s second Maldives resort to open in November

Robinson Club’s second Maldives resort to open in November

Robinson Club’s second resort in Maldives, the Robinson Club Noonu will open in November. The German resort operator’s Managing Director Bernd Mase…

QUICK HITS
Keeping it simple, Glenn on a mission to ‘surprise’ guests at LUX* South Ari Atoll

Keeping it simple, Glenn on a mission to ‘surprise’ guests at LUX* South Ari Atoll

For a young boy from a small country town in New Zealand, an opportunity to travel to the United States…

So Starstruck at Soneva Jani, Maldives’ first overwater observatory

So Starstruck at Soneva Jani, Maldives’ first overwater observatory

For a truly ‘out of this world’ experience, Soneva Jani is inviting aspiring astronomers to try out its observatory, the first…

Maldives Travel Awards: telling stories, recognising change

Maldives Travel Awards: telling stories, recognising change

When Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) embarked on the task of creating a platform to recognise…

Millzero Nishan: photographer-cum-artist on a social mission

Millzero Nishan: photographer-cum-artist on a social mission

When Ali Nishan — known by his pet name of Millzero — joined the mandatory military service after his O-Levels in the…

Maldives lays ground work for medical tourism

Maldives lays ground work for medical tourism

Medical tourism — where patients struggling to afford or find the right treatment at home head overseas — is booming…

Taste of Maldives: an Italian-Maldivian love story told through food

Taste of Maldives: an Italian-Maldivian love story told through food

Unrivalled luxury, stunning white-sand beaches and an amazing underwater world make the Maldives an obvious choice for a true holiday…