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Maldives tourist arrivals post second consecutive month of decline

Maldives tourist arrivals post second consecutive month of decline

Maldives on Tuesday reported a decline in tourist arrivals for the second consecutive month, as the destination recovers from a…

One&Only Reethi Rah to host Maldives Travel Awards People’s Edition 2018 launching

One&Only Reethi Rah to host Maldives Travel Awards People’s Edition 2018 launching

Maldives Travel Awards People’s Edition 2018 will be launched on June 20 at One&Only Reethi Rah resort, organiser Maldives Association…

New Maldives domestic airline Manta Air to launch in October

New Maldives domestic airline Manta Air to launch in October

Brand new airline Manta Air is set to launch in Maldives in October, with both domestic flights and seaplane operations….

Maldives posts slight decline in tourist arrivals in April

Maldives posts slight decline in tourist arrivals in April

Maldives on Tuesday reported a slight decline in tourist arrivals, as the destination recovers from a wave of domestic political…

Maldives remains top destination for 15th year, Kuoni says

Maldives remains top destination for 15th year, Kuoni says

Maldives remains Kuoni’s biggest selling destination for a staggering 15th consecutive year, the world-leading tour operator has announced. In its Travel Trends…

Maldives central bank projects ‘firm growth’ in tourism in 2018

Maldives central bank projects ‘firm growth’ in tourism in 2018

Performance in the Maldives tourism industry is expected to firm up during the year despite the current political instability, the…

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SATA 2018 evaluations conclude in Maldives, jury heads to Sri Lanka

SATA 2018 evaluations conclude in Maldives, jury heads to Sri Lanka

Evaluation of nominees from Maldives for South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2018 concluded on Saturday. A jury evaluated Maldives based…

Test flights to new intl airport in Maldives north set for July

Test flights to new intl airport in Maldives north set for July

Test flights will begin next month to a brand new international airport in the northern atoll of Noonu, government has…

Veligandu Island Resort introduces eco-friendly paper straws

Veligandu Island Resort introduces eco-friendly paper straws

Veligandu Island Resort and Spa has replaced plastic straws with eco-friendly paper straws. The new initiative will reduce the use…

International Maldives Travel Market 2018 kicks off

International Maldives Travel Market 2018 kicks off

International Maldives Travel Market (IMTM) 2018 kicked off on Saturday. Finance minister Ahmed Munawar inaugurated the travel trade show, which…

Here come the mantas! Dusit Thani Maldives begins trips to Hanifaru Bay

Here come the mantas! Dusit Thani Maldives begins trips to Hanifaru Bay

The manta season is underway in Baa atoll as Hanifaru Bay opens for visitors to have the chance to see…

LUX* Resorts recognised for sustainable tourism initiatives

LUX* Resorts recognised for sustainable tourism initiatives

LUX* Resorts and Hotels has been recognised for its initiatives in sustainable tourism. The Award for Sustainable Tourism was presented…

MATATO launches Maldives Travel Awards People’s Edition 2018

MATATO launches Maldives Travel Awards People’s Edition 2018

Maldives Travel Awards People’s Edition 2018 has been launched at One&Only Reethi Rah resort. A cocktail reception for media and partners…

World Cup fever kicks off at Coco Collection resorts

World Cup fever kicks off at Coco Collection resorts

Coco Collection has introduced a host of activities and promotions for the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. As part of…

MATATO partners with MyBump Media to promote Maldives in Malaysia

MATATO partners with MyBump Media to promote Maldives in Malaysia

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) on Tuesday announced a partnership with MyBump Media to promote Maldives…

Vilamendhoo Island Resort celebrates World Environment Day, Oceans Day

Vilamendhoo Island Resort celebrates World Environment Day, Oceans Day

Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa has celebrated World Environment Day and World Oceans Day 2018. World Environment Day and World Oceans Day, two of the…

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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…

Baa Atoll Summer Festival: six resorts come together to promote destination

Baa Atoll Summer Festival: six resorts come together to promote destination

Six resorts, all located in the central Baa atoll, have come together ahead of summer holidays to host a joint promotional…

Fun for all the family at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort

Fun for all the family at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort

With some of the most spacious, luxury villas in the Maldives, a superb kids club, a huge choice of activities…

Vakkaru Maldives: from parrotfish to paradise

Vakkaru Maldives: from parrotfish to paradise

Within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa atoll in the Maldives lies a reef island composed entirely of sediment produced…

From swimming with whale sharks to writing workshops: English author Imogen Edwards-Jones shares her love for Maldives

From swimming with whale sharks to writing workshops: English author Imogen Edwards-Jones shares her love for Maldives

For a scuba diving enthusiast, Maldives is undoubtedly an underwater paradise! Known internationally as one of the world’s best scuba…

First turtle hatchlings of 2018 at Dusit Thani Maldives

First turtle hatchlings of 2018 at Dusit Thani Maldives

During the night of March 5, new life was born at Dusit Thani Maldives as the last turtle nest of…