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The Residence by Cenizaro to open second Maldives resort in 2019

The Residence by Cenizaro to open second Maldives resort in 2019

The Residence by Cenizaro has announced the launch of its second Maldivian property, The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah. The resort,…

Maldives inaugurates new intl runway with historic Etihad Airways A380 flight

Maldives inaugurates new intl runway with historic Etihad Airways A380 flight

A newly developed runway at the Maldives’ main airport welcomed its maiden flight on Tuesday, as an Etihad Airways A380…

Crown & Champa Resorts unveils two innovative resorts in Maldives

Crown & Champa Resorts unveils two innovative resorts in Maldives

Leading hospitality group Crown & Champa Resorts is set to introduce two new resorts in the Lhaviyani atoll of Maldives in…

Maldives welcomes one millionth visitor of 2018

Maldives welcomes one millionth visitor of 2018

Maldives on Sunday welcomed the one millionth visitor of 2018. At a media event held at Velana International Airport Sunday…

Maldives Travel Awards recognises top guesthouses

Maldives Travel Awards recognises top guesthouses

Top establishments in the Maldives booming guesthouse industry have received recognition, as Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators…

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort gears up for October 2018 opening

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort gears up for October 2018 opening

Marriott International has announced the forthcoming debut of Westin Hotels and Resorts in the Maldives with the opening of The Westin…

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New F&B complex at Maldives main airport opens with intl fast food outlets

New F&B complex at Maldives main airport opens with intl fast food outlets

A new F&B complex at Maldives main Velana International Airport opened on Wednesday with several outlets of popular international fast food…

Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race 2018 to take place in November

Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race 2018 to take place in November

Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race 2018, the largest annual run held in the Maldives, is set to take place in November….

Maldives showcased at Japan’s largest travel fair Tourism EXPO Japan

Maldives showcased at Japan’s largest travel fair Tourism EXPO Japan

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) together with tourism industry representatives have taken part in Tourism EXPO Japan. The Maldives…

Mirihi Island Resort launches Manta Ray Safari

Mirihi Island Resort launches Manta Ray Safari

Mirihi Island Resort is inviting guests to enjoy exhilarating days out swimming with one of the most impressive and elusive…

The Residence by Cenizaro to open second Maldives resort in 2019

The Residence by Cenizaro to open second Maldives resort in 2019

The Residence by Cenizaro has announced the launch of its second Maldivian property, The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah. The resort,…

Hurawalhi Maldives opens new overwater Kashibo Restaurant

Hurawalhi Maldives opens new overwater Kashibo Restaurant

Hurawalhi Maldives has opened a new overwater restaurant, Kashibo Restaurant and Bar. The contemporary Kashibo Restaurant (kashibo is Dhivehi for…

Maldives inaugurates new intl runway with historic Etihad Airways A380 flight

Maldives inaugurates new intl runway with historic Etihad Airways A380 flight

A newly developed runway at the Maldives’ main airport welcomed its maiden flight on Tuesday, as an Etihad Airways A380…

St. Regis Maldives Vommuli appoints Dominic Scoles as Resort Manager

St. Regis Maldives Vommuli appoints Dominic Scoles as Resort Manager

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort has appointed Dominic Scoles as its Resort Manager. No stranger to life by the beach,…

Kuramathi Maldives introduces new flavours at Duniye restaurant

Kuramathi Maldives introduces new flavours at Duniye restaurant

Kuramathi Maldives has made changes to the menu of its Duniye restaurant. Honouring the art of epicurean dining, Duniye is…

Soneva partners with Michelin Guide for 20 culinary events in Maldives

Soneva partners with Michelin Guide for 20 culinary events in Maldives

Soneva has announced a unique partnership with the Michelin Guide for 20 dinner events which will be hosted at its resorts in the…

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Jonas Amstad on enhancing, enriching guest experience at LUX* South Ari Atoll

Jonas Amstad on enhancing, enriching guest experience at LUX* South Ari Atoll

As a curious young boy of just seven years old, Jonas Amstad had his first stint in the service industry….

Through transformation, Kurumba Maldives’ young Operations Manager Ali Farooq sets the bar high

Through transformation, Kurumba Maldives’ young Operations Manager Ali Farooq sets the bar high

Like many young Maldivians, Ali Farooq thought he would end up doing a desk job like an accountant after graduating…

How to keep good staff from leaving

How to keep good staff from leaving

My friend at Ryanair appears to be in hot water again. Having narrowly averted a strike over the busy festive…

Sonu Shivdasani: the ‘dream maker’ redefining luxury

Sonu Shivdasani: the ‘dream maker’ redefining luxury

It was 1986, and a 21-year-old Sonu Shivdasani was reading for an MA in English Literature at Oxford University when…

Ron Kaufman on building distinctive service culture in Maldives’ saturated hospitality sector

Ron Kaufman on building distinctive service culture in Maldives’ saturated hospitality sector

Maldives hospitality industry is becoming more and more saturated, with at least a dozen new openings every year. But in…

Get your sporting fix at Anantara Maldives

Get your sporting fix at Anantara Maldives

Think the Maldives is all about lying prone on a sun lounger? Think again! Step forward, Anantara with three luxury…