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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…

Maldives crowned World’s Leading Destination in historic World Travel Awards win

Maldives crowned World’s Leading Destination in historic World Travel Awards win

Maldives has received the World’s Leading Destination award at the World Travel Awards for the first time ever. This is…

UK adds Maldives to travel corridor, allows quarantine free travel

UK adds Maldives to travel corridor, allows quarantine free travel

Maldives has been added to the British government’s travel corridors list, giving Britons the option for a last-minute quarantine-free autumn…

Maldives launches ‘world-first’ loyalty programme to reward tourists with ‘border miles’

Maldives launches ‘world-first’ loyalty programme to reward tourists with ‘border miles’

Maldives on Sunday launched a loyalty programme — dubbed the first of its kind in the world — to reward…

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Where love is always in air: Pamper your valentine with romantic break at Seaside Finolhu

Where love is always in air: Pamper your valentine with romantic break at Seaside Finolhu

It’s the season of romance, so why not treat yourself and your special someone to a Valentine’s Day break at…

Emerald Maldives introduces new fun-filled, inspiring family activities

Emerald Maldives introduces new fun-filled, inspiring family activities

For months, families have been cooped up together inside, quarantined and isolated. Looking ahead to spring, and with vacations optimistically…

Qatari travel bubble holidays to Maldives extended, now all-inclusive

Qatari travel bubble holidays to Maldives extended, now all-inclusive

Qatar Airways Holidays has extended the availability of its travel bubble packages to the Maldives – and now all bookings…

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo introduces Whale Shark encounters

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo introduces Whale Shark encounters

This year, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo invites marine-life enthusiasts to marvel at the sight of whale sharks in the healthy reefs…

The Standard Maldives: Most sought out Valentine’s Day getaway

The Standard Maldives: Most sought out Valentine’s Day getaway

Planning a romantic getaway from WFH confinement? Then, there’s no better time to do it than now – and there’s…

New year, new coral project at Hurawalhi Maldives

New year, new coral project at Hurawalhi Maldives

The coral reefs of the Maldives are a national treasure; these ecosystems are home to a huge diversity and abundance…

Amilla Maldives lives up to reputation as ‘Island of Surprises’ this Valentine’s Day

Amilla Maldives lives up to reputation as ‘Island of Surprises’ this Valentine’s Day

Music truly is the food of love at Amilla Maldives this Valentine’s Day. The Baa Atoll resort has lined up…

Emirates becomes one of world’s first airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass

Emirates becomes one of world’s first airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass

Emirates has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become one of the first airlines in the world…

Visit Maldives unveils major campaign with Expedia in four key markets

Visit Maldives unveils major campaign with Expedia in four key markets

Visit Maldives has commenced a major campaign with Expedia Group to promote Maldives as one of the most secluded and…

Mӧvenpick Resort creates moments of romance for Valentine’s Day in Maldives

Mӧvenpick Resort creates moments of romance for Valentine’s Day in Maldives

In the untouched Maldivian paradise, Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives is getting ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a host of…

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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…

What are hotels doing to restore travel confidence, win customers back?

What are hotels doing to restore travel confidence, win customers back?

By Dolores Semeraro The Indian Ocean’s most coveted tropical islands are reopening their borders to international tourists as we speak,…

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…