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Singapore’s Chip Eng Seng to develop second Maldives resort

Singapore’s Chip Eng Seng to develop second Maldives resort

Singaporean construction giant Chip Eng Seng has announced plans to develop its second resort in Maldives. Chip Eng Seng, through…

Blackstone to acquire three Anantara resorts in Maldives, reports say

Blackstone to acquire three Anantara resorts in Maldives, reports say

US venture capital firm Blackstone is set to acquire the leasehold rights of at least three resorts in Maldives from…

Michal Kapral breaks second world record in Maldives

Michal Kapral breaks second world record in Maldives

Maldives on Friday played host to a third world record attempt, with Canadian joggler Michal Kapral breaking the world record…

Man City boss Pep Guardiola in Maldives for league break getaway

Man City boss Pep Guardiola in Maldives for league break getaway

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is in Maldives for a much-needed getaway, as English Premier League breaks for the upcoming…

Centara Hotels begins fifth resort development in Maldives

Centara Hotels begins fifth resort development in Maldives

Leading Thai hospitality group Centara Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday kick-started the development of its fifth resort in Maldives. Centara…

Maldives announces halal tourism push, to develop two Muslim-friendly resorts

Maldives announces halal tourism push, to develop two Muslim-friendly resorts

Maldives has announced plans to develop facilities to tap into the halal tourism market, with at least two dedicated Islamic…

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Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort celebrates one-year anniversary

Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort celebrates one-year anniversary

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, which opened in October 2018, is thrilled to reflect on a memorable first year whilst…

Singapore’s Chip Eng Seng to develop second Maldives resort

Singapore’s Chip Eng Seng to develop second Maldives resort

Singaporean construction giant Chip Eng Seng has announced plans to develop its second resort in Maldives. Chip Eng Seng, through…

Velaa Private Island crowned  world’s leading luxury private island resort

Velaa Private Island crowned world’s leading luxury private island resort

Velaa Private Island Maldives has been crowned the leading ‘Luxury Private Island Resort’ in the world. The ‘Global’ level award…

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives to host vegetarian week in Jan 2020

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives to host vegetarian week in Jan 2020

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives has announced plans to host its first JUST VEG Week in January 2020. From January 20-26, Italian…

Award-winning photographer Double Dot to host ‘The White Fire’ interactive photography exhibition

Award-winning photographer Double Dot to host ‘The White Fire’ interactive photography exhibition

Award-winning Maldivian photographer Mohamed ‘Double Dot’ Azmeel has announced an exclusive photography exhibition on the threats faced by our marine…

Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives named Indian Ocean’s leading luxury water villa resort

Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives named Indian Ocean’s leading luxury water villa resort

Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives has been named the best ‘Luxury Water Villa Resort’ in Indian Ocean. The ‘continent’ level award…

W Maldives to host bar takeovers with David Ong, Victoria Chow

W Maldives to host bar takeovers with David Ong, Victoria Chow

W Maldives has announced plans to host two bar takeovers, in leading with W’s cocktail culture. Inspired by Director of…

JA Manafaru organises clean-up to support Parley Maldives

JA Manafaru organises clean-up to support Parley Maldives

JA Manafaru Maldives has collaborated with a local school and their ocean activity partner, Best Dives Private Limited, to collect…

Angsana Velavaru unveils new look, offerings after multi-million dollar renovation

Angsana Velavaru unveils new look, offerings after multi-million dollar renovation

Angsana Velavaru Maldives, part of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts’ collection of private island resorts, has completed a multi-million dollar…

India Expo 2019 to link Indian-Maldivian businesses

India Expo 2019 to link Indian-Maldivian businesses

SME Entrepreneurs Federation of Maldives (SEFM) has announced plans to host India Expo 2019, an exclusive business forum for Indian…

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Five hidden gems of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Five hidden gems of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi opened in July to great acclaim for its breathtaking views, myriad dining options and glorious seascapes….

Aimy: from Cambridge University’s Brilliance in Maldives to disrupting hospitality marketing

Aimy: from Cambridge University’s Brilliance in Maldives to disrupting hospitality marketing

Maldives has made significant progress on gender equity and equality in recent years. But there is still a lot has…

Soneva’s loos, bathtubs with views

Soneva’s loos, bathtubs with views

Soneva is known for its signature outdoor bathrooms that come with lush gardens or expansive water features. Whilst these are…

‘An island to call your own’, exclusive private retreats at Naladhu Private Island Maldives

‘An island to call your own’, exclusive private retreats at Naladhu Private Island Maldives

The setting: a boutique hideaway of poetic beauty – white sands, coconut palms, the jewel-toned colours of the Indian Ocean….

Anantara celebrates flourishing coral gardens in Maldives

Anantara celebrates flourishing coral gardens in Maldives

In the sparkling azure seas of South Male Atoll, the coral gardens surrounding Anantara’s three Maldivian islands are beginning to…

CROSSROADS: Opening up Maldives for perfect family getaways

CROSSROADS: Opening up Maldives for perfect family getaways

Maldives has long been romanticised as the world’s most coveted honeymoon destination. This year, the tropical paradise beckons multi-generational travellers…