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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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The Ritz-Carlton Maldives to offers rich culinary landscape of global flavours

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives to offers rich culinary landscape of global flavours

The Ritz Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands opens on 1 June with seven incredible restaurants and two bars for guests to…

Soneva announces summer programme with exciting line-up of rare experiences

Soneva announces summer programme with exciting line-up of rare experiences

Soneva has announced a spectacular programme for Summer 2021 across its award-winning resorts in the Maldives. Running throughout July and…

Tennis ace serves up master classes at Amilla Maldives

Tennis ace serves up master classes at Amilla Maldives

Russian tennis Pro, Philipp Davydenko, will be helping guests at Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences perfect their serve at a…

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort appoints Coetzer Deysel as General Manager

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort appoints Coetzer Deysel as General Manager

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort has announced the appointment of Coetzer Deysel as General Manager. In his new role, Coetzer will…

Visit Maldives takes part in BIT virtual edition 2021

Visit Maldives takes part in BIT virtual edition 2021

Visit Maldives has taken part in BIT Digital Edition 2021. Held by Fiera Milano from May 9-14, the event takes…

Soneva welcomes Maldives surf season with new documentary release

Soneva welcomes Maldives surf season with new documentary release

Soneva, the award-winning resorts operator, is welcoming the start of the new surf season in the Maldives with the launch…

Recharge at Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives this Eid

Recharge at Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives this Eid

Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr by jetting off to Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives, a private haven where Swiss excellence meets Maldivian luxury…

Glamorous European flair lands in paradise this summer with debut of Le Méridien Maldives Resort

Glamorous European flair lands in paradise this summer with debut of Le Méridien Maldives Resort

Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa, a 154-villa resort on the island of Thilamaafushi, welcomes creative-minded travellers to experience chic…

Miss France runner-up Lou Ruat holidays at Reethi Faru Maldives

Miss France runner-up Lou Ruat holidays at Reethi Faru Maldives

The first runner-up of Miss France 2020, Lou Ruat, is enjoying her holiday experience in the Maldives at Reethi Faru,…

Sheraton Maldives introduces $130k exclusive island takeover

Sheraton Maldives introduces $130k exclusive island takeover

Travellers looking to escape the bustle of the city can now take that remote retreat one-step further. Sheraton Maldives Full…

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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…