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Jumeirah to open stunning new Maldives resort on Oct 1

Jumeirah to open stunning new Maldives resort on Oct 1

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, today announced a new international resort, Jumeirah…

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts lands in Maldives with signature glamorous European spirit

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts lands in Maldives with signature glamorous European spirit

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, along with Singaporean developer Chiu Teng…

S Hotels to bring Accor’s avant-garde lifestyle brand SO/ to Maldives

S Hotels to bring Accor’s avant-garde lifestyle brand SO/ to Maldives

S Hotels and Resorts Public Company Limited, the flagship hospitality arm of Thailand’s Singha Estate PCL, continues to expand its…

Carlyle takes over Trans Maldivian Airways from Bain Capital

Carlyle takes over Trans Maldivian Airways from Bain Capital

Carlyle Group Inc said on Thursday it has taken a majority stake in Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA), the world’s largest…

Veligandu Island Maldives crowned world’s best beach

Veligandu Island Maldives crowned world’s best beach

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa has won the title of world’s best beach. The resort won all four rounds of…

Hilton signs fourth Maldives resort, Amingiri to open end 2021

Hilton signs fourth Maldives resort, Amingiri to open end 2021

Hilton, one of the world’s fastest-growing hospitality companies, has announced the signing of a management agreement with Amingiri Holdings, a…

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Innahura Maldives Resort expands organic vegetable, herb garden

Innahura Maldives Resort expands organic vegetable, herb garden

Innahura Maldives Resort, part of Crown & Champa Resorts, has recently expanded its organic vegetable & herb garden. Accessible by…

Reethi Beach Resort awarded Green Globe certificate

Reethi Beach Resort awarded Green Globe certificate

Reethi Beach Resort in the Baa Atoll Maldives was recently recognised by Green Globe for its dedication to environmentally friendly…

TTM Travel Summit, pre-scheduled meetings to be held at Meerumaa Events Conference Facility

TTM Travel Summit, pre-scheduled meetings to be held at Meerumaa Events Conference Facility

Travel Trade Maldives announces that the TTM travel summit and pre-scheduled meetings will be held at Meerumaa Events Conference Facility…

Fushifaru Maldives hosts ‘Kulafihin Dhivehi Raajje’ art competition

Fushifaru Maldives hosts ‘Kulafihin Dhivehi Raajje’ art competition

Fushifaru Maldives hosted its much-anticipated art competition, Kulafihin Dhivehi Raajje on Saturday, October 9, 2021 to celebrate World Tourism Day….

Visit Maldives takes part in TTG Travel Experience 202

Visit Maldives takes part in TTG Travel Experience 202

Visit Maldives along with Industry partners takes part in the TTG Travel Experience 2021 to maintain destination momentum in Italy….

Say ‘I do’ in paradise: LUX* South Ari Atoll launches zero waste weddings

Say ‘I do’ in paradise: LUX* South Ari Atoll launches zero waste weddings

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas has announced its latest sustainability initiative — The Zero Waste Weddings. Part of…

Villa Hotels’ Paradise Island, Sun Island get new beach pool villas

Villa Hotels’ Paradise Island, Sun Island get new beach pool villas

Villa Hotels & Resorts has introduced beach villas with private pool at two of its resorts: Paradise Island Resort &…

Marriott Bonvoy resorts in Maldives offer hard-to-miss festive packages

Marriott Bonvoy resorts in Maldives offer hard-to-miss festive packages

As travel continues to resume and with the island destination being on everyone’s ‘Must Visit’ list, be it first-timers or…

Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives enhances guest experience with curated library

Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives enhances guest experience with curated library

No need to bring a book from home on your holiday at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives. The resort has partnered…

Top plant-based chef to visit Amilla Maldives

Top plant-based chef to visit Amilla Maldives

Amilla Maldives Resort and Residence is set to host vegan culinary wizard, Kirk Haworth, from November 11th to 25th. He…

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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…