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South African Airways begins direct service to Maldives south

South African Airways begins direct service to Maldives south

South African Airways has begun direct flight operations to the Maldives. The inaugural flight of South African Airways arrived at the…

Sheraton Maldives unveils $20 mln renovation with sophisticated design, local feel

Sheraton Maldives unveils $20 mln renovation with sophisticated design, local feel

Marriott has announced the completion of a USD 20 million renovation to Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa in…

Crown & Champa Resorts’ Kudadoo Maldives Private Island opens

Crown & Champa Resorts’ Kudadoo Maldives Private Island opens

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island by Hurawalhi, the latest addition to the portfolio of leading hospitality group Crown & Champa Resorts,…

Baglioni Resort Maldives to open in March 2019

Baglioni Resort Maldives to open in March 2019

Baglioni Hotels will officially open its first Maldivian resort, Baglioni Resort Maldives in March 2019. The resort, set on the…

Maldives says 140 new resort islands in development

Maldives says 140 new resort islands in development

A total of 132 tourism projects involving 140 islands are being carried out across the Maldives, new government has announced….

Revolutionising Maldives’ domestic flying experience, Manta Air launches brand

Revolutionising Maldives’ domestic flying experience, Manta Air launches brand

Manta Air, the new flying experience in the skies of the Maldives, has officially launched its brand. A special ceremony…

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Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa introduces all-new Park Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa introduces all-new Park Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa has introduced a brand new overwater accommodation option, the Park Sunset Ocean Pool Villa. The 115…

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef scores hat-trick with ‘Leading Water Villa Resort’ title at World Travel Awards

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef scores hat-trick with ‘Leading Water Villa Resort’ title at World Travel Awards

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef has has won the title of the ‘World’s Leading Water Villa Resort’ for the third consecutive…

Shhhhh….It’s Silent Disco party at Kandima Maldives

Shhhhh….It’s Silent Disco party at Kandima Maldives

Kandima Maldives has once again proven its trend-setter status in the island nation by launching its very first Silent Disco…

Baros Maldives named world’s most romantic resort for sixth year

Baros Maldives named world’s most romantic resort for sixth year

Baros Maldives has won the ‘World’s Most Romantic Resort’ title for the sixth year in a row. At the World…

Outrigger Konotta Maldives to host culinary creations with Michelin-starred Chef James Mackenzie in Jan 2019

Outrigger Konotta Maldives to host culinary creations with Michelin-starred Chef James Mackenzie in Jan 2019

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort has announced plans to host a series of culinary creations in January 2019 with Michelin-starred Chef…

Hurawalhi Maldives scores three stars at World’s Best Wine Lists Awards

Hurawalhi Maldives scores three stars at World’s Best Wine Lists Awards

Hurawalhi Maldives has won the highest honour in the World’s Best Wine Lists Awards. In its first entry into the awards,…

Christmas cheer at Coco Bodu Hithi, Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

Christmas cheer at Coco Bodu Hithi, Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

Coco Collection has announced the 2018/2019 festive line-up at its resorts, Coco Bodu Hithi and Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu. As…

Amilla Fushi becomes only Maldives resort on Condé Nast Traveller Gold List 2019

Amilla Fushi becomes only Maldives resort on Condé Nast Traveller Gold List 2019

Amilla Fushi has become the only resort in Maldives to be featured in the Gold List 2019 by Condé Nast Traveller….

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island named best luxury beach resort in Maldives

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island named best luxury beach resort in Maldives

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has been named the best luxury beach resort in Maldives. The country level award was presented…

MMPRC opens registration for ITB Berlin 2019

MMPRC opens registration for ITB Berlin 2019

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has opened registration for ITB Berlin 2019. MMPRC asked those interested in taking part…

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Soneva makes luxury Maldives getaways with whole family in mind

Soneva makes luxury Maldives getaways with whole family in mind

Soneva has reported a 30 percent increase in families booking holidays at its resort since 2016. This is largely due to…

The Marina @ CROSSROADS: Maldives’ first integrated lifestyle destination

The Marina @ CROSSROADS: Maldives’ first integrated lifestyle destination

CROSSROADS, the first integrated lifestyle destination in the Maldives, is set to open in early 2019. The development by leading Thai…

Arabia Travel & Tourism Services: Experts in Maldives honeymoon, luxury holidays

Arabia Travel & Tourism Services: Experts in Maldives honeymoon, luxury holidays

A leading luxury travel brand and holiday company specialising in luxury resorts in the Maldives, Arabia Travel and Tourism Services…

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…