HIGHLIGHTS
Flyme to begin seaplane operations with ‘Flying Yellowfin Tuna’ floatplanes

Flyme to begin seaplane operations with ‘Flying Yellowfin Tuna’ floatplanes

Villa Air’s Flyme has announced plans to begin commercial seaplane operations. In a Facebook announcement, the airline said it will offer seaplane…

Maldives elected chair of UNWTO Commission for South Asia

Maldives elected chair of UNWTO Commission for South Asia

Maldives has been elected as chair of World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) Commission for South Asia for the forthcoming biennium. The…

The Residence by Cenizaro’s second Maldives resort, The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah opens

The Residence by Cenizaro’s second Maldives resort, The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah opens

The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah, the second resort in Maldives by Singaporean hotel chain Cenizaro Hotel & Resorts, has opened….

New analysis says Maldives challenges short-term, will remain highest rate-yielding Asia Pacific market

New analysis says Maldives challenges short-term, will remain highest rate-yielding Asia Pacific market

Despite increased pressure on the resort market due to a large influx of new supply, Maldives will remain as one of…

Germany’s Seaside Hotels acquires Finolhu Maldives

Germany’s Seaside Hotels acquires Finolhu Maldives

has acquired Finolhu Maldives in a USD 90 million deal. The transaction completed in April, with JLL Hotels & Hospitality…

Sri Lanka’s John Keells to open fourth ‘Cinnamon’ resort in Maldives

Sri Lanka’s John Keells to open fourth ‘Cinnamon’ resort in Maldives

Sri Lankan conglomerate John Keells has announced plans to open its fourth resort in Maldives under its Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts…

RECENT
First Nespresso showroom in Maldives opens

First Nespresso showroom in Maldives opens

Liquid Private Limited has opened the first ever Nespresso showroom in Maldives. The outlet, located at M. Dhoores on Orchid…

Komandoo Maldives announces winter 2019/2020 offer

Komandoo Maldives announces winter 2019/2020 offer

Komandoo Maldives has announced a fantastic discount on stays in winter 2019/2020. In an announcement, the resort said a 20…

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma defends Indian Ocean’s Leading MICE Hotel award

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma defends Indian Ocean’s Leading MICE Hotel award

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives has defended Indian Ocean’s Leading MICE Hotel award at World Travel Awards. The resort won…

Flyme to begin seaplane operations with ‘Flying Yellowfin Tuna’ floatplanes

Flyme to begin seaplane operations with ‘Flying Yellowfin Tuna’ floatplanes

Villa Air’s Flyme has announced plans to begin commercial seaplane operations. In a Facebook announcement, the airline said it will offer seaplane…

Taj Exotica Maldives enters TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

Taj Exotica Maldives enters TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives has been inducted into the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. The resort…

Travel Trade Maldives 2019 wraps up with eventful gala

Travel Trade Maldives 2019 wraps up with eventful gala

Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) 2019 has concluded with an eventful gala celebration. The TTM Awards & Gala Night was held…

Jumeirah Vittaveli celebrates Global Wellness Day

Jumeirah Vittaveli celebrates Global Wellness Day

Jumeirah Vittaveli has celebrated Global Wellness Day. On June 8, Jumeirah Vittaveli joined millions of people across the globe to celebrate…

Velaa Private Island secures two regional titles at World Travel Awards

Velaa Private Island secures two regional titles at World Travel Awards

Velaa Private Island has won two regional accolades at World Travel Awards 2019. At the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian…

MMPRC teams up with AirAsia to host first Visit Maldives Travel Expo in Malaysia

MMPRC teams up with AirAsia to host first Visit Maldives Travel Expo in Malaysia

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has announced plans to host the first ever Visit Maldives Travel Expo. In a…

Baros Maldives defends Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort award for seventh year

Baros Maldives defends Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort award for seventh year

Baros Maldives has once again won Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort title at World Travel Awards. The award was presented…

QUICK HITS
Anantara celebrates flourishing coral gardens in Maldives

Anantara celebrates flourishing coral gardens in Maldives

In the sparkling azure seas of South Male Atoll, the coral gardens surrounding Anantara’s three Maldivian islands are beginning to…

CROSSROADS: Opening up Maldives for perfect family getaways

CROSSROADS: Opening up Maldives for perfect family getaways

Maldives has long been romanticised as the world’s most coveted honeymoon destination. This year, the tropical paradise beckons multi-generational travellers…

Turn your dream romantic celebration into reality at Hideaway Beach Resort

Turn your dream romantic celebration into reality at Hideaway Beach Resort

Weddings, renewal of vows and honeymoons are romantic milestones to enjoy and look back on with cherished memories for the…

Where was Maldives first overwater villa built?

Where was Maldives first overwater villa built?

If you think Maldives has always been synonymous with luxury island paradise, you are mistaken! Four decades ago, this remote…

Meet the brains behind Cocoon Maldives

Meet the brains behind Cocoon Maldives

Daniele Lago, Simona Fabini, Tomaso Schiaffino and Gian Luca Innocenzi together with Vito Di Bari, are amongst the most notable…

S Hotels & Resorts invites world to SAii Lagoon Maldives, opening summer 2019

S Hotels & Resorts invites world to SAii Lagoon Maldives, opening summer 2019

S Hotels & Resorts is set to launch SAii Lagoon Maldives, the new island resort that will open its doors…