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Marriott introduces The Ritz-Carlton Maldives Fari Islands

Marriott introduces The Ritz-Carlton Maldives Fari Islands

At The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands opening on June, there are 100 villas, all embodying the true spirit of the…

2021 year for luxury travel?

2021 year for luxury travel?

After a year that left us locked down and staring at the same four walls at home, Tripadvisor’s latest research…

Maldives revises 2021 tourist arrivals target to 1.5 mln

Maldives revises 2021 tourist arrivals target to 1.5 mln

The Maldivian government has revised tourism arrival projections from one million to 1.5 million in 2021 due to the island…

Most anticipated hotel openings in Maldives in 2021

Most anticipated hotel openings in Maldives in 2021

If a singular place on Earth deserves to be called a “picture-perfect postcard destination”, it has to be Maldives. Its…

Maldives welcomes 500,000th tourist, achieves 2020 arrival target

Maldives welcomes 500,000th tourist, achieves 2020 arrival target

Maldives on Thursday marked the arrival of the 500,000th tourist for the year. The 500,000th tourist was identified at a…

Atmosphere Hotels opens OZEN Reserve Bolifushi expanding uber-lux resort portfolio

Atmosphere Hotels opens OZEN Reserve Bolifushi expanding uber-lux resort portfolio

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts on Thursday opened its newest property in Maldives, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi. The second resort in Atmosphere…

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Escape beckons: New destination sales, marketing team to elevate Marriott Bonvoy’s Maldives portfolio

Escape beckons: New destination sales, marketing team to elevate Marriott Bonvoy’s Maldives portfolio

With an escape from our homes being on everyone’s mind over the past months, Marriott Bonvoy Portfolio in the Maldives…

New Soneva Academy offers educational courses for children

New Soneva Academy offers educational courses for children

Soneva, the award-winning luxury resort operator, recently launched Soneva Academy, offering a series of educational courses for older children and…

Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami rejuvenates at Kandima Maldives ahead of cricket season

Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami rejuvenates at Kandima Maldives ahead of cricket season

Mohammad Shami was at Kandima Maldives recently, and seen enjoying his Maldivian vacation with some of the coolest lifestyle activities…

Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives unveils island buyout package

Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives unveils island buyout package

Renting an island in the Maldives is now possible with this million-dollar island buyout package. The five-star resort Mövenpick Resort…

Visit Maldives takes part in Moscow Dive Show

Visit Maldives takes part in Moscow Dive Show

Visit Maldives has participated in Moscow Dive Show, the largest exhibition for water-based activities in Russia. Maldives is promoted as…

Amilla Maldives sets up in-house Covid testing facility

Amilla Maldives sets up in-house Covid testing facility

Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences has made further strides in protecting the resort from Covid-19, while simultaneously improving the guest…

Direct from Mumbai to Maldives: Vakkaru Maldives’ effortless escape package makes weekend escape easier

Direct from Mumbai to Maldives: Vakkaru Maldives’ effortless escape package makes weekend escape easier

Figuratively, the clamour of Mumbai and the calmness of the Maldives may seem a million miles away, but with Vakkaru…

Journey across hemispheres at Park Hyatt Maldives

Journey across hemispheres at Park Hyatt Maldives

A secluded and remote island showcasing the best of tropical wonders and the glory of Mother Nature, Park Hyatt Maldives…

Centara guests rediscover Maldives

Centara guests rediscover Maldives

Centara Hotels & Resorts is inviting travellers to escape to the Maldives, with a choice of resorts that combine breath-taking…

Sun Resorts sells Kanuhura Maldives to Singapore’s HPL

Sun Resorts sells Kanuhura Maldives to Singapore’s HPL

Mauritian hotelier Sun Limited has sold Kanuhura, its only property in the Maldives, to allow it to focus more attention…

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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…