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Alila Kothaifaru Maldives opens in scenic Raa Atoll

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives opens in scenic Raa Atoll

Hyatt announced today the opening of Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, a private island retreat located in the picturesque Raa Atoll at…

Maldives scraps PCR requirement for fully vaccinated travellers

Maldives scraps PCR requirement for fully vaccinated travellers

Tourists visiting Maldives and locals returning home are no longer required to present a COIVD-19 negative PCR result upon arrival…

As Maldives’ tourism celebrates 50 years, Corbyn sees ‘phenomenal’ progress

As Maldives’ tourism celebrates 50 years, Corbyn sees ‘phenomenal’ progress

George Corbyn, an Italian tour operator who had been instrumental in introducing tourism to the Maldives 50 years ago, said…

Notify: Modern, total solution for job seekers, employers launched

Notify: Modern, total solution for job seekers, employers launched

Next Media Group on Tuesday launched a state-of-the-art platform called ‘Notify‘, which provides information to the public, such as employment,…

Rihiveli Maldives Resort reopens after major renovation

Rihiveli Maldives Resort reopens after major renovation

Rihiveli, the iconic barefoot resort in Maldives, has reopened under a new management. Rebranded as Rihiveli Maldives Resort and having…

Noo Raajje releases 2020 Maldives Coral Reef Assessment Report: Findings include recovering coral populations, reefs still facing challenges

Noo Raajje releases 2020 Maldives Coral Reef Assessment Report: Findings include recovering coral populations, reefs still facing challenges

The Noo Raajje scientists write that the apparent recovery in the amount of coral may be due in part to…

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Accor Maldives Collection unveils new wellness experiences to mark Global Wellness Day

Accor Maldives Collection unveils new wellness experiences to mark Global Wellness Day

Five-star resorts across the Accor Maldives Collection are launching a range of new wellness experiences in celebration of Global Wellness…

MMPRC participates in Riyadh Travel Fair to market Maldives in Middle East

MMPRC participates in Riyadh Travel Fair to market Maldives in Middle East

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC / Visit Maldives) participates in the Riyadh Travel Fair to market the destination…

MOPA, partners ramp up PET Plastic collection initiatives across Maldives

MOPA, partners ramp up PET Plastic collection initiatives across Maldives

The Maldives Ocean Plastics Alliance (MOPA) and its partners have expanded the NGO’s flagship PET collection projects to include more…

Lily Beach again crowned ‘Best of the Best’ All-Inclusive Resort in Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

Lily Beach again crowned ‘Best of the Best’ All-Inclusive Resort in Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

Lily Beach continues to prove it is the ‘best of the best’ for a safe, stress-free, and unforgettable vacation. Due…

LUX* South Ari Atoll awarded South Asia’s most sustainable wedding resort

LUX* South Ari Atoll awarded South Asia’s most sustainable wedding resort

Thanks to its innovative and restorative approach to celebrations, the luxury resort in the Maldives was recognised by the LUXlife…

Afrah Ismail, Co-Founder of Zero Waste Maldives, shares thoughts and learnings from visit to Sri Lanka

Afrah Ismail, Co-Founder of Zero Waste Maldives, shares thoughts and learnings from visit to Sri Lanka

Afrah Ismail, Co-Founder of Zero Waste Maldives, visited Sri Lanka to witness first-hand the plastics collection and recycling infrastructure and…

Kandima Maldives brings everyday live entertainment at the heart of its guest experience

Kandima Maldives brings everyday live entertainment at the heart of its guest experience

Seeking that perfect tropikal Maldivian getaway with an exciting mix of active lifestyle and entertainment all day, every day of…

Gan International Airport becomes Maldives’ first Aviation Fuel Joint Inspection Group member

Gan International Airport becomes Maldives’ first Aviation Fuel Joint Inspection Group member

Gan International Airport has become the first airport in Maldives to become a member of the Aviation Fuel Joint Inspection…

JLF Soneva Fushi celebrates literature, music, culture in Male

JLF Soneva Fushi celebrates literature, music, culture in Male

JLF Soneva Fushi held a special festival day in Male’ Wedneday, bringing literature, music and culture to the capital city…

Centara invites travellers on summertime family getaway or romantic couple’s escape to Maldives

Centara invites travellers on summertime family getaway or romantic couple’s escape to Maldives

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is inviting guests to enjoy a quintessential island holiday in the Maldives…

QUICK HITS
Women hoteliers lead The OZEN Collection

Women hoteliers lead The OZEN Collection

Maria Luisa Lalli and Henar Gil Rios – the General Managers of OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI and OZEN LIFE MAADHOO respectively…

Remembering Dr Ibrahim Umar Maniku

Remembering Dr Ibrahim Umar Maniku

By David Keen With the passing of Dr Ibrahim Umar Maniku, on 25 November 2020, Maldives has lost one of…

From CNN: How the Maldives became the biggest 2020 international tourism success story

From CNN: How the Maldives became the biggest 2020 international tourism success story

By Lilit Marcus, CNN (CNN) — In most destinations, being a million tourists short over the previous year would be…

Patina Maldives venerates horizon with biophilic design concept

Patina Maldives venerates horizon with biophilic design concept

Scheduled to launch in Q2 2021, Patina Maldives, Fari Islands is a radical new example of biophilic design from renowned…

Escape to kaleidoscope of fun on Seaside Finolhu’s island playground

Escape to kaleidoscope of fun on Seaside Finolhu’s island playground

With its focus on fun activities and a relaxing ambiance, Seaside Finolhu has long modelled itself as an island playground….

Maldivian tourism is spluttering back to life, here’s how to make it roar

Maldivian tourism is spluttering back to life, here’s how to make it roar

By Sonu Shivdasani The border has reopened, guests have started to return, our resorts have sprung back to life — and…