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21 ambitious Maldivians set sail for new adventures with Four Seasons Explorer to Palau

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Four Seasons Resorts Maldives takes an international approach to employee career development

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives held a special ceremony on August 22 to mark the send-off of 21 adventurous Maldivians who were preparing to advance their hospitality careers in Palau. Heralding a new chapter for the floating luxury ‘resort’, Four Seasons Explorer set sail for the western Pacific island nation at the end of the month, with these young Maldivians joining the crew as part of ongoing employee initiatives by Four Seasons Resorts Maldives.

The ceremony was attended by guest of honour, His Excellency Dr Abdulla Mausoom, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Maldives. He shared inspiring words with the attendees, saying, “Embrace the opportunities that lie beyond the horizon, for it is through venturing into the unknown that we truly discover our potential. As you embark on this journey to advance your hospitality careers in Palau, remember that every experience is a stepping stone towards greatness.”

Gathered from across various departments at both resorts of Kuda Huraa and Landaa Giraavaru including F&B, Dive, Recreation and Transport, each of the 21 hospitality heroes has shown not only ambition and talent but a warm willingness to add international experience to their career development.

“It’s important to us to celebrate the ambitions of our adventurous colleagues as they head into the magic of one of the world’s last remaining natural frontiers,” comments Armando Kraenzlin, Regional Vice President & General Manager at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru. “We’re delighted to be able to give them the opportunity to enhance their careers in this way as they immerse themselves in heartfelt hospitality in a truly incredible environment.”

The hospitality initiative is part of a wider collaboration between the two island nations with the aim of broadening horizons for their young people. The Ministry of Tourism of Maldives was pleased to welcome Palauan apprentices to be trained in Four Seasons hospitality at Landaa Giraavaru, while Palau is looking forward to showing the Maldivian youngsters their customary island warmth as they learn new skills in stunning surrounds.

Hidden in a remote part of the Pacific, Palau is an untouched wilderness of over 340 emerald islands, half a million square kilometres (193,000 square miles) of protected marine territory, and a 4,000-year-old culture. 39-metre (128 foot) luxury catamaran, Four Seasons Explorer combines three decks, 10 staterooms, a PADI 5-Star Dive Centre, restaurant, bar, lounge, library  and  more  with  a  dedicated  team  ready  to  create  unforgettable  experiences.

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Embark on culinary adventure with Ifuru Island Maldives’ new Social House Theme Nights

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Ifuru Island Maldives has unveiled its latest culinary offering: Social House theme nights, inviting guests to indulge in a gastronomic journey inspired by the world’s oceans. Each night of the week, guests can immerse themselves in a feast of flavours, expertly curated to showcase the diverse cuisines found along the shores of the Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, South China Sea, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Oceans, and beyond.

Monday: Indian Ocean Extravaganza

Kick-start the week with a celebration of Indian and African culinary traditions. Dive into a rich array of fragrant curries, from creamy butter chicken to spicy vindaloo, complemented by tantalising African delicacies such as peri peri chicken and bobotie.

Tuesday: Mediterranean Sea Delights

Transport your taste buds to the shores of the Mediterranean with an array of vibrant dishes bursting with freshness. Indulge in crisp Greek salads drizzled with olive oil, succulent grilled fish seasoned with aromatic herbs, and hearty Moroccan tangines brimming with tender meats and aromatic spices.

Wednesday: South China Sea Fusion

Experience the culinary melting pot of the South China Sea with an enticing fusion of flavors from Thailand, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Delight in the zesty tang of Thai green curry, the savoury satisfaction of Chinese dim sum, the fragrant aromas of Vietnamese pho, and the bold flavours of Filipino adobo.

Thursday: Pacific Ocean Fusion

Embark on a journey across the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean, where the culinary landscapes of Peru, Japan, Hawaii, and beyond converge. Sample the freshness of Peruvian ceviche, the artistry of Japanese sushi, the vibrancy of Hawaiian poke bowls, and the eclectic flavours of North American and Chilean cuisine.

Friday: Night of the Atlantic Oceans

Experience the best of the Atlantic Oceans with a sumptuous spread of hearty meats and traditional dishes from France, Argentina, Brazil, the UK, and Spain. Indulge in sizzling steaks from Argentina, tender coq au vin from France, feijoada from Brazil, comforting shepherd’s pie from the UK, and flavourful paella from Spain.

Saturday: International BBQ – White Party

Join us for a lively International BBQ featuring a white-themed party, where guests can indulge in a variety of grilled specialties from around the world, set against the backdrop of Ifuru Island’s breathtaking scenery. Indulge in an array of grilled delights from around the globe, from smoky American ribs and juicy Australian prawns to succulent South African braai and tender Argentine asado, all while dressed in your finest white attire.

Sunday: Maldivian & Seafood Extravaganza

Wind down the week with a leisurely afternoon by the pool, accompanied by a feast of Maldivian specialties and fresh seafood delights. Enjoy an array of freshly caught fish, grilled lobster, and savory tuna dishes, alongside traditional Maldivian favorites like mas huni and garudhiya.

“We are thrilled to introduce our Social House theme nights, offering guests a culinary voyage across the world’s oceans where guests can explore the vibrant tastes of the oceans without ever leaving the island,” said Rochelle Kilgariff, General Manager of Ifuru Island Maldives.

“Each evening promises a unique journey that celebrates the rich tapestry of flavors from around the world,” said the Executive Chef of Ifuru Island Maldives.

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Canareef Resort Maldives receives Schauinsland Reisen Awards 2023

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Canareef Resort Maldives has announced its recent recognition as a top hotel partner and Partner of Excellence 2023 by Schauinsland Reisen, one of Germany’s leading tour operators.

The Partner of Excellence award places Canareef Resort Maldives among the top 25 hotel partners of SLR worldwide. Additionally, the Top Hotel Partner award signifies the resort’s status as one of the most sought-after destinations in the SLR portfolio, recognised for excellence in hospitality on a global scale.

As the 5th largest German flight tour operator, Schauinsland Reisen boasts a rich history of pioneering spirit, creativity, and fairness. Their dedication to quality and fairness extends to both customers and partners, making them a trusted name in the travel industry.

Nestled in the breathtaking southern-most atoll of Addu, Canareef offers an unparalleled escape to paradise. Accessible by domestic flight or direct flight to Gan International Airport, the resort boasts turquoise waters, freshwater lakes, and unspoiled nature.

With its own private picnic island and one of the longest beaches in the Maldives, Canareef is a haven for relaxation and adventure. Guests can choose from 271 spacious beach villas, each featuring open-air bathrooms and stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Indulge in delectable cuisine at two restaurants, enjoy personalised in-villa dining experiences, and explore 25 unique dive spots teeming with marine life. From historical sites to protected areas, Canareef offers a diverse range of activities to cater to every traveller’s preferences.

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Slip into summertime state of mind with 20% off at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives

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Bringing unforgettable holiday adventures a step closer, an enticing new offer reveals the blue-hued magic of Four Seasons Resorts Maldives for less this summer. Maldives Summer Escapes offers 20 percent off all room category Bed and Breakfast rates for stays of five or more nights for selected dates between April 30 and September 30, 2024 in Four Seasons Kuda Huraa and Landaa Giraavaru.

Overwater hammocks, infinity pools, expansive al fresco living spaces and endless horizons are just some of the perks in the Resorts’ oceanic villas. Set within the unparalleled natural beauty of the Maldives, two Four Seasons Resorts unite pure serenity with world-class luxury. A private spa island and flower gardens meet traditional village charm and legendary home-away-from-home service at Forbes Five-Star rated Four Seasons Resort Kuda Huraa. Conservation, community and connection set the tone for perfect escapism in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve surrounds at Four Seasons Resort Landaa Giraavaru.

From swimming with the world’s largest population of manta rays to rehabilitating injured sea turtles at the onsite Turtle Rehabilitation Centre; mastering the perfect backhand with elite tennis coaching to divine dining, superlative diving, innovative wellness, and more, Four Seasons Resorts Maldives are committed to immersing every guest in a sense of oceanic wonderment.

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