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Thai developer Singha Estate to invest $311.5 mln in Maldives integrated tourism facility

Thai developer Singha Estate to invest $311.5 mln in Maldives integrated tourism facility

A total of USD 311.5 million will be invested in developing Emboodhoo Falhu in Maldives as the largest integrated tourism facility…

Indian low-cost carrier GoAir mulls starting Maldives flights

Indian low-cost carrier GoAir mulls starting Maldives flights

Indian low-cost carrier GoAir is expected to begin flights to Maldives this year as it secured the licence to begin international…

Maldives, Indonesia seek closer cooperation in tourism

Maldives, Indonesia seek closer cooperation in tourism

Maldives and Indonesia has agreed to improve bilateral relations, especially in tourism. After meeting his Maldivian counterpart Mohamed Asim in Jakarta…

Park Hotel Group’s first Maldives resort Grand Park Kodhipparu opens

Park Hotel Group’s first Maldives resort Grand Park Kodhipparu opens

Grand Park Kodhipparu, Singapore-based Park Hotel Group’s first property in the Maldives, has opened. Located in North Male Atoll and a…

Maldives posts growth in tourist arrivals despite summer low

Maldives posts growth in tourist arrivals despite summer low

Maldives has posted a slight growth in tourist arrivals in May despite the traditionally low summer season. Official figures for the month…

MATATO, Highrise launch Maldives Showcase to promote tourism, trade globally

MATATO, Highrise launch Maldives Showcase to promote tourism, trade globally

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has teamed up with leading local event management company Highrise to…

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Festival paves way for hot air balloon excursions in Maldives

Festival paves way for hot air balloon excursions in Maldives

Maldives’ first ever hot air balloon festival concluded Tuesday with much fanfare, as organisers announced plans to start providing commercial hot air…

St. Regis Maldives Vommuli wins three stars in World’s Best Wine Lists awards

St. Regis Maldives Vommuli wins three stars in World’s Best Wine Lists awards

The wine collection at the newly opened The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort has won the highest honour in the World’s Best Wine…

US, Brazil world champions to compete in Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

US, Brazil world champions to compete in Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

An American and a Brazilian world champion have confirmed to compete alongside defending champion Taj Burrow at the seventh annual Four Seasons…

Thai developer Singha Estate to invest $311.5 mln in Maldives integrated tourism facility

Thai developer Singha Estate to invest $311.5 mln in Maldives integrated tourism facility

A total of USD 311.5 million will be invested in developing Emboodhoo Falhu in Maldives as the largest integrated tourism facility…

Unwind in Maldives with Outrigger Konotta’s Solo Traveller Rejuvenation Package

Unwind in Maldives with Outrigger Konotta’s Solo Traveller Rejuvenation Package

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort has teamed up with UK-based tour operator Barefoot Traveller to offer a seven-night Solo Traveller Luxury…

Four Seasons Maldives Landaa Giraavaru named Best Hotel in Indian Ocean

Four Seasons Maldives Landaa Giraavaru named Best Hotel in Indian Ocean

Gallivanter’s Guide, the world-renowned privately published travel advisory, has listed Four Seasons Maldives Resort at Landaa Giraavaru as the Best Hotel in…

Adaaran Resorts Maldives awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Adaaran Resorts Maldives awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Resorts run in the Maldives under the Adaaran brand have achieved the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor. In an announcement, Adaaran Resorts…

Maldives looks to defend Indian Ocean Best Spa Destination title at World Spa Awards

Maldives looks to defend Indian Ocean Best Spa Destination title at World Spa Awards

Maldives is vying to defend the Indian Ocean Best Spa Destination title, as voting for the annual World Spa Awards opened Friday….

TTM promoted in London

TTM promoted in London

Organisers have hosted promotional activities in the UK ahead of Travel Trade Maldives (TTM), the first ever international travel trade show…

Atmosphere Kanifushi’s vegetarian restaurant Just Veg wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Atmosphere Kanifushi’s vegetarian restaurant Just Veg wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Just Veg by Atmosphere, the gourmet vegetarian restaurant at Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives, has won the Certificate of Excellence 2017 by…

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For the families at Soneva Jani

For the families at Soneva Jani

Soneva Jani, the newest bare-foot luxury hideaway from Soneva, has established itself as a playground for the imagination for the…

Four Seasons Private Island Maldives: untouched design, voyage of discovery

Four Seasons Private Island Maldives: untouched design, voyage of discovery

Conceived as a natural extension of its Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve location – an area recognised for its unique…

Coral colonies of hope: Gili Lankanfushi leads in coral preservation

Coral colonies of hope: Gili Lankanfushi leads in coral preservation

At Gili Lankanfushi, a special Coral lines Project has been initiated to recover coral reefs. By growing small fragments of coral on…

Milaidhoo Maldives invites guests to swim with manta rays

Milaidhoo Maldives invites guests to swim with manta rays

In the southern Baa atoll of the Maldives, the summer months of June to November mean only one thing; manta ray…

Embracing Maldives rainy season

Embracing Maldives rainy season

Lying close to the equator and within the doldrums, the Maldives rarely experiences any severe weather events. However, the world…

Great night life in Maldives with ‘Bodu Beru’

Great night life in Maldives with ‘Bodu Beru’

By Niuma Ugail It so happens that Lisa from North Yorkshire, England was browsing through various holiday brochures. For her…