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Nova Maldives: bright new star in Maldives invites guests for ‘good soul days’

Nova Maldives: bright new star in Maldives invites guests for ‘good soul days’

Pulse Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of its newest addition to its portfolio, Nova Maldives. A bright new…

Hilton’s flagship brand makes highly anticipated debut in Maldives

Hilton’s flagship brand makes highly anticipated debut in Maldives

Leading global hospitality company Hilton on Friday announced the opening of Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa, marking the expansion…

COLOURS OF OBLU’S newest resort OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi opens

COLOURS OF OBLU’S newest resort OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi opens

OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi, the second COLOURS OF OBLU resort to open this year, began welcoming visitors on Thursday with a…

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…

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Maldives’ 2022 tourist arrivals cross 1 million

Maldives’ 2022 tourist arrivals cross 1 million

Maldives on Friday welcomed the one millionth visitor of 2022. At an event held at Velana International Airport Friday morning,…

Oaga Art Resort appoints Nazim Mohamed as Operations Manager

Oaga Art Resort appoints Nazim Mohamed as Operations Manager

Oaga Art Resort has announced the appointment of Nazim ‘Naadhu’ Mohamed as its Operations Manager. Nazim, an enthusiastic and skilled…

Atmosphere Foundation supports Maldives’ first TVET centre for children

Atmosphere Foundation supports Maldives’ first TVET centre for children

Atmosphere Foundation, the philanthropic arm of leading Indian Ocean hospitality group Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts, has supported the establishment of…

Soneva begins accepting cryptocurrency payments at Maldives resorts

Soneva begins accepting cryptocurrency payments at Maldives resorts

Pioneering luxury hospitality brand Soneva has announced it will now accept Bitcoin and Ethereum cryptocurrencies across its resorts in the…

Nova Maldives: bright new star in Maldives invites guests for ‘good soul days’

Nova Maldives: bright new star in Maldives invites guests for ‘good soul days’

Pulse Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of its newest addition to its portfolio, Nova Maldives. A bright new…

The Standard Huruvalhi Maldives appoints Nihal Sevuk as Director of Revenue

The Standard Huruvalhi Maldives appoints Nihal Sevuk as Director of Revenue

The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives, Standard International’s first island resort that breathes new life into paradise, has appointed Nihal Sevuk as…

JEN Maldives Malè by Shangri-La touches hearts of children in orphanage

JEN Maldives Malè by Shangri-La touches hearts of children in orphanage

JEN Maldives Malè by Shangri-La’s team took out a day off from work life to bring a little festive cheer…

Vakkaru Maldives adds new Padel Tennis Court

Vakkaru Maldives adds new Padel Tennis Court

Timeless sanctuary Vakkaru Maldives has announced the launch of their brand-new padel tennis court. Located in the heart of the…

Soneva Soul launches London Wellness Specialist Network

Soneva Soul launches London Wellness Specialist Network

Luxury resorts pioneer Soneva has announced the launch of the London Wellness Specialist Network as part of its new, transformative…

By Atmosphere, Colours of OBLU offer fun family holidays in Maldives

By Atmosphere, Colours of OBLU offer fun family holidays in Maldives

By Atmosphere and Colours of OBLU resorts in the Maldives are offering hassle-free family vacation during the upcoming Saudi National…

QUICK HITS
Gunter Pauli: Visions of a blue economy

Gunter Pauli: Visions of a blue economy

By Shamman Zahir The man nicknamed as the Steve Jobs of sustainable development, Gunter Pauli designs and implements businesses by…

Mohamed Yamany: Bringing local touch to butler training in Maldives

Mohamed Yamany: Bringing local touch to butler training in Maldives

By Shamman Zahir Meet the president and the principal trainer at the Maldives Butler Academy, Mohamed Yamany. The first-ever local…

Meet Mohamed ‘Kudu’ Ibrahim: man behind Maldives’ premier production coordinator Blue and White

Meet Mohamed ‘Kudu’ Ibrahim: man behind Maldives’ premier production coordinator Blue and White

By Shamman Zahir A global franchise such as Star Wars is known by many. For a part of such a…

Mohamed Solah: Globalising Maldivian talent

Mohamed Solah: Globalising Maldivian talent

By Shamman Zahir Prior to being the Cluster General Manager for Zaya Hospitality in Dubai, Mohamed Solah has held notable…

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…