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Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo begins Maldives service

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo begins Maldives service

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has launched flight operations to the Maldives, directly connecting Indian cities of Kochi, Bangalore and Mumbai to…

Planhotel Hospitality Group takes over Bathala, to reopen in 2019 under Sandies Hotels after upgrade

Planhotel Hospitality Group takes over Bathala, to reopen in 2019 under Sandies Hotels after upgrade

Planhotel Hospitality Group has taken over Bathala Island Resort, with plans to reopen the resort in 2019 under the Swiss…

Conrad Maldives opens world’s first undersea residence, THE MURAKA

Conrad Maldives opens world’s first undersea residence, THE MURAKA

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has officially opened THE MURAKA, world’s first undersea residence. Now welcoming guests to dive into an extraordinary experience both…

Maldives main Velana International Airport crowned Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport

Maldives main Velana International Airport crowned Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport

Velana International Airport has been crowned the best airport in Indian Ocean. At the African and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony…

Mövenpick Hotels debuts in Maldives with opening of Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

Mövenpick Hotels debuts in Maldives with opening of Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has debuted in Maldives with the opening on Thursday of Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives. Nestled on a…

Oman Air resumes Maldives service

Oman Air resumes Maldives service

Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, resumed its service to the Maldives on Sunday. With a…

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Maldives exhibits at China International Travel Mart

Maldives exhibits at China International Travel Mart

Maldives has exhibited at the China International Travel Mart (CITM) in Shanghai. Officials from the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations…

Jumeirah Vittaveli recognised as world’s leading beach villa resort

Jumeirah Vittaveli recognised as world’s leading beach villa resort

Jumeirah Vittaveli has been recognised as the leading beach villa resort in the world. The resort’s beach villas received the…

Maldives adds two new promotional events for 2019, to participate in 19 global travel fairs

Maldives adds two new promotional events for 2019, to participate in 19 global travel fairs

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has announced plans to participate in 19 international travel fairs next year, adding…

Nika Island, Parley come together to raise awareness about ‘the ocean that used to be’

Nika Island, Parley come together to raise awareness about ‘the ocean that used to be’

Nika Island Resort has hosted a new edition of its Nostalgia series, raising awareness about plastic pollution and the state…

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island named amongst top resorts at Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island named amongst top resorts at Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has been named amongst the top resorts in Indian Ocean. At the 31st annual Condé Nast…

Ooredoo Maldives launches exclusive Digital Resorts platform

Ooredoo Maldives launches exclusive Digital Resorts platform

Telecom giant Ooredoo Maldives has launched a digital platform exclusively for the tourism industry. Digital Resorts by Ooredoo Business is…

Kandima Maldives announces special deal for UAE National Day holidays

Kandima Maldives announces special deal for UAE National Day holidays

Kandima Maldives has announced a special package for the upcoming long holidays in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Oh-so Kool…

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo begins Maldives service

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo begins Maldives service

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has launched flight operations to the Maldives, directly connecting Indian cities of Kochi, Bangalore and Mumbai to…

W Maldives to host culinary experience with world-renowned Chef Mads Refslund

W Maldives to host culinary experience with world-renowned Chef Mads Refslund

W Maldives has announced plans to host an exclusive culinary experience with Chef Mads Refslund, co-founder the two Michelin-starred Noma restaurant….

Six Senses Laamu named amongst top resorts at Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Six Senses Laamu named amongst top resorts at Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Six Senses Laamu has been named amongst the top resorts in Indian Ocean. At the 31st annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’…

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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…

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…