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Emirates, Qatar, Singapore — which airlines are resuming Maldives flights and when?

Emirates, Qatar, Singapore — which airlines are resuming Maldives flights and when?

Last updated: July 5 The Maldives is preparing to reopen its borders on July 15. Maldivian officials say that a majority of…

Maldives resorts get year-long lease rent deferral

Maldives resorts get year-long lease rent deferral

Lease rent payable by resorts in Maldives for the rest of the year will be deferred for a year, the…

Maldives confident most airlines will resume scheduled flights in July-Aug

Maldives confident most airlines will resume scheduled flights in July-Aug

A majority of international airlines that operated scheduled flights to the Maldives before the coronavirus pandemic will resume their operations…

Maldives to reopen borders on July 15 with no restrictions

Maldives to reopen borders on July 15 with no restrictions

Maldives will reopen its borders to international visitors on July 15, the island nation’s president announced Tuesday. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih…

Timeline of post-coronavirus Maldives resort reopening

Timeline of post-coronavirus Maldives resort reopening

Last updated: July 6 Maldives is gearing up for the reopening of its borders after three long months — the…

Atmosphere Hotels to relaunch Vittaveli as uber-luxe OZEN Reserve Vittaveli

Atmosphere Hotels to relaunch Vittaveli as uber-luxe OZEN Reserve Vittaveli

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of OZEN Reserve Vittaveli in South Male Atoll, Maldives; establishing its uber-luxe…

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Maldives tourist arrivals may see 74 per cent drop in 2020, take two years to recover: study

Maldives tourist arrivals may see 74 per cent drop in 2020, take two years to recover: study

Tourist arrivals to the Maldives may fall as much as 74 per cent this year, with arrival numbers from many…

New Sun Siyam Cares programme strives to offer safe, healthy Maldives holidays

New Sun Siyam Cares programme strives to offer safe, healthy Maldives holidays

Sun Siyam Resorts has launched a new health and safety programme ahead of the reopening of its resorts over the…

Reollo Enterprises introduces disinfection, sanitisation products for ‘new normal’

Reollo Enterprises introduces disinfection, sanitisation products for ‘new normal’

Reollo Enterprises has introduced a range of disinfection and sanitisation products to support businesses and service providers to implement safety…

Fujitsu to halve office space in three years citing ‘new normal’

Fujitsu to halve office space in three years citing ‘new normal’

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Fujitsu Ltd (6702.T) said on Monday it would halve its office space in three years as…

EU Commission approves 150 million euro subordinated loan for Austrian Airlines

EU Commission approves 150 million euro subordinated loan for Austrian Airlines

VIENNA (Reuters) – The European Commission has approved a 150 million euro ($170) million) subordinated loan to compensate Lufthansa’s Austrian…

Vistara in talks with planemakers, lessors to delay taking delivery of some aircraft

Vistara in talks with planemakers, lessors to delay taking delivery of some aircraft

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian airline Vistara is in talks with planemakers and leasing companies to delay taking delivery of…

Uber scoops up Postmates for $2.65 billion in ‘everyday’ delivery push

Uber scoops up Postmates for $2.65 billion in ‘everyday’ delivery push

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc on Monday said it would acquire Postmates Inc for $2.65 billion to expand its food…

United Airlines adds more international routes for September

United Airlines adds more international routes for September

CHICAGO (Reuters) – United Airlines (UAL.O) said on Monday it was further expanding its international schedule in September by bringing…

Don’t forget us! Paris tour guides protest outside Louvre

Don’t forget us! Paris tour guides protest outside Louvre

PARIS (Reuters) – Several dozen Paris tour guides wearing masks and holding Mona Lisa portraits protested outside the Louvre museum…

Greece to resume direct flights with Britain from July 15

Greece to resume direct flights with Britain from July 15

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece is allowing direct flights from Britain on July 15, the Greek government said on Monday, as…

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Spectacular dining experiences in Maldives for couples

Spectacular dining experiences in Maldives for couples

Pristine white beaches, crystal clear waters and a sense of romance are the lucky charms which naturally catapult the Maldives…

Tourism and Covid-19: An opportunity to rebuild better

Tourism and Covid-19: An opportunity to rebuild better

By Michelle Kovacevic Scenarios by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) suggests that tourism could decline by 60-80 per cent this…

Asian hotels owners look for financing solutions amid coronavirus uncertainty

Asian hotels owners look for financing solutions amid coronavirus uncertainty

Faced with unprecedented challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic, hotels owners across Asia are turning to creative financing solutions to ride…

How can you stay safe on your post-coronavirus trip?

How can you stay safe on your post-coronavirus trip?

The global coronavirus pandemic has left several of us distressed as we are forced to hit pause on our travel…

Solah on Komandoo’s ‘champions’

Solah on Komandoo’s ‘champions’

Komandoo Resort Maldives is one of the best-ranking resorts for romance and a firm favourite to anyone looking for an…

Niyama’s Explorers Kids Club: Catering to the imaginations of all ages

Niyama’s Explorers Kids Club: Catering to the imaginations of all ages

Niyama Private Islands offers more than a luxury retreat in the Maldives. Going beyond conventional concepts of lavish accommodation, sumptuous…