HIGHLIGHTS
The Coralarium by Jason deCaires Taylor opens at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

The Coralarium by Jason deCaires Taylor opens at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

The Coralarium by Jason deCaires Taylor has opened at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi resort. Touted as the first ever…

Maldives central bank says tourism revenue up 88 percent in Q1-2018

Maldives central bank says tourism revenue up 88 percent in Q1-2018

Maldives tourism receipts recorded an increase of 88 percent in the first quarter of the year, a survey by the country’s…

Oman Air to resume Maldives service in October

Oman Air to resume Maldives service in October

Oman Air on Sunday announced plans to resume its service to the Maldives this October. In a statement, the national carrier…

Maldives opens bidding for three more islands for resort development

Maldives opens bidding for three more islands for resort development

Maldives on Monday opened closed bidding for another three uninhabited islands for resort development. In an announcement, tourism ministry said…

Joint forum aims to boost Chinese tourist arrivals to Maldives

Joint forum aims to boost Chinese tourist arrivals to Maldives

Top officials from Maldives and China gathered on Tuesday to seek ways on expanding tourism ties between the two countries…

You&Me by Cocoon, Maldives’ newest adults-only romantic escape to open in December

You&Me by Cocoon, Maldives’ newest adults-only romantic escape to open in December

You&Me by Cocoon, a brand new adults-only resort for honeymooners and couples, is set to open on December 1. The…

RECENT
LUX* South Ari Atoll hosts Super Chef competition to select team for Hotel Asia culinary challenge

LUX* South Ari Atoll hosts Super Chef competition to select team for Hotel Asia culinary challenge

Chefs at LUX* South Ari Atoll showcased their skills on Sunday as they once again competed for a chance to represent…

Kanuhura Maldives’ Kokaa Spa named best Luxury Island Resort Spa in Indian Ocean

Kanuhura Maldives’ Kokaa Spa named best Luxury Island Resort Spa in Indian Ocean

Kokaa Spa at Kanuhura Maldives has been named the best Luxury Island Resort Spa in Indian Ocean. The continental award was…

Triple win for Grand Park Kodhipparu at 2018 World Luxury Spa Awards

Triple win for Grand Park Kodhipparu at 2018 World Luxury Spa Awards

The Spa at Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives has won three awards at the World Luxury Spa Awards. At the 2018 World…

The Coralarium by Jason deCaires Taylor opens at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

The Coralarium by Jason deCaires Taylor opens at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

The Coralarium by Jason deCaires Taylor has opened at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi resort. Touted as the first ever…

Centara Ras Fushi’s Spa Cenvaree crowned world’s best Luxury Island Resort Spa

Centara Ras Fushi’s Spa Cenvaree crowned world’s best Luxury Island Resort Spa

Spa Cenvaree at Centara Ras Fushi Resort and Spa Maldives has been crowned the best Luxury Island Resort Spa in…

COMO Maalifushi to host wellness retreat with fitness expert Amy Buck, nutritionist Eve Persak

COMO Maalifushi to host wellness retreat with fitness expert Amy Buck, nutritionist Eve Persak

COMO Maalifushi is set to host a wellness retreat in September with fitness expert Amy Buck and nutritionist Eve Persak….

Maldives takes part in Online Travel Mart to attract more Russian travellers

Maldives takes part in Online Travel Mart to attract more Russian travellers

Maldives has participated in Online Travel Mart (OTM) Indian Ocean and Africa 2018 in Russia. This online fair is being…

Six Senses Laamu formalises partnership with Olive Ridley Project

Six Senses Laamu formalises partnership with Olive Ridley Project

Six Senses Laamu has established an official partnership with Olive Ridley Project. Although Six Senses Laamu has been working together…

Win a trip to Maldives with #IHeartVilamendhoo competition

Win a trip to Maldives with #IHeartVilamendhoo competition

How well do you know Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa? Enter the#IHeartVilamendhoo competition from now and until July 20, subscribe to the…

Voting begins for World Travel Awards Indian Ocean nominees

Voting begins for World Travel Awards Indian Ocean nominees

World Travel Awards (WTA) has announced the nominees and opened voting for its Indian Ocean regional segment. Set to take…

QUICK HITS
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…

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…