Latest

Kandooma Maldives Gets in Festive Spirit

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives prepares for an exotic festive season. Gearing up for the Christmas, special accommodation packages will be available with the choice of Half Board, Full Board, and All-inclusive options. During the festive holidays, a variety of fun-filled activities have been prepared for the young and older guests at Kandooma Fushi. The […]

Secret Paradise in ‘Top 10 Sustainability Initiatives, Tour Operations’

Secret Paradise Maldives has been included in the Wanderlust Travel Media’s ‘Top 10 Sustainability Initiatives, Tour Operations’ category for 2022. UK’s travel magazine, Wanderlust has been at the forefront of sustainable travel for almost thirty years.  Three new Sustainability Categories were included in this year’s awards which allowed Tourist Boards, Tour Operators and Accommodation providers […]

Fari Islands Presents First Fari Festival

Patina Maldives and Ritz-Carlton Maldives held its first Fari Festival on 20th November 2022. A few minutes speedboat ride from the Ritz-Carlton lies the Fari Marina Village where the first Fari Festival was hosted. Decorated with warm lights, the venue was filled with excitement as the artists set up their pop-up shops and the chefs […]

News

Kandooma Maldives Gets in Festive Spirit

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives prepares for an exotic festive season. Gearing up for the Christmas, special accommodation packages will be available with the choice of Half Board, Full Board, and All-inclusive options. During the festive holidays, a variety of fun-filled activities have been prepared for the young and older guests at Kandooma Fushi. The […]

Secret Paradise in ‘Top 10 Sustainability Initiatives, Tour Operations’

Secret Paradise Maldives has been included in the Wanderlust Travel Media’s ‘Top 10 Sustainability Initiatives, Tour Operations’ category for 2022. UK’s travel magazine, Wanderlust has been at the forefront of sustainable travel for almost thirty years.  Three new Sustainability Categories were included in this year’s awards which allowed Tourist Boards, Tour Operators and Accommodation providers […]

Fari Islands Presents First Fari Festival

Patina Maldives and Ritz-Carlton Maldives held its first Fari Festival on 20th November 2022. A few minutes speedboat ride from the Ritz-Carlton lies the Fari Marina Village where the first Fari Festival was hosted. Decorated with warm lights, the venue was filled with excitement as the artists set up their pop-up shops and the chefs […]

Gili Lankanfushi Unwraps Christmas and New Year Festivities

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives has unwrapped its Christmas and New Year line up. From cricket on the beach to gingerbread water villa crafting along with a series of festive feasts, Gili Lankanfushi prepares for the holiday season. Themed ‘On the Borders of the Laccadive Sea’, the festivities are inspired by the Maldivian and neighbouring Indian and […]

MMPRC Invites Nordic Media Team to Experience the Maldives

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporate (MMPRC) has invited a team of media officials representing various world-class publications from the Nordic region to experience the Maldives. The purpose of this trip is to promote the island destination and strengthen its presence in the Nordic region. From 25th November till 1st December 2022, the team will […]

ROBINSON NOONU Appoints New General Manager

International club holiday provider ROBINSON has announced the appointment of Jan-Hendrik Karliczek as new general manager at ROBINSON NOONU, Maldives. Jan-Hendrik brings many years of expertise in the hospitality industry along with more than ten years in the club hotel industry. Jan-Hendrik has held various positions at club holiday provider ROBINSON since 2012. He successfully […]

Nova Maldives Set to Launch Maldivian Flora and Fauna Workshops

Nova Maldives is set to launch Maldivian Flora and Fauna workshops to celebrate the World Wildlife Conservation Day on 4th December 2022. The workshop aims to raise awareness about the live coral reef and underwater garden surrounding the island, as well as share insights about the island creatures and plants. As part of Nova’s weekly […]

Le Meridien Maldives Appoints New Spa Manager

Le Meridien Maldives has appointed Ary Haryani as the new Spa Manager at the stunning Explore Spa on the island resort. Having worked at some of the leading resorts across Asia, Ary will bring her vast knowledge and expertise to the Explore Spa at Le Meridien. She started her career with Banyan Tree Bintan in […]

People

Laurent Sung DJI Reynieix, Director of Operations, The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort

Ahmed Jihad, Butler, St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

Ahmed Jihad’s 25-year long journey in the hospitality industry started as most journeys do – with a life changing spark of interest. As a young boy living in an island on the south, he was fascinated by the stories he heard from the resort workers from his neighbourhood. They would return to the island on […]

Chef of the Month: Mariyam Risma, Demi Chef de Partie, at W Maldives, North Ari Atoll

Growing up on AA Thoddoo, Risma loved the atmosphere created through food at large community gatherings and dreamt of being able to recreate the ambience when she was older. Leaving school at 16 she worked in local shops and restaurants but felt unfulfilled, so when her brother suggested she apply for the apprenticeship program at […]

Young Hotelier: Ibrahim Rasheed, Assistant Director of Human Resources, Kandima Maldives

Ibrahim Rasheed (Ebbi) is the Assistant Director of Human Resources at Kandima Maldives, located on the largest island in Dhaalu Atoll, boasting 264 studios and villas. Starting from humble beginnings, Ebbi paved his way to a managerial position before he turned 30. Hotelier Maldives interviewed him for an insightful look at his journey, the path […]

Chef of the Month: Abdulla Shareef, Senior Chef De Partie, Adaaran Select Meedhupparu

Abdulla Shareef grew up in a small island community, in the island of R. Meedhoo, known for its carpentry and boat building. These trades that required creativity and dexterity provided Shareef with genes that would serve him well. Now a seasoned chef with over 20 years in the industry, Hotelier Maldives spoke with Shareef to […]

Products

Iceto by Cidee’s Kitchen – A Premium Frozen Dessert Brand from the Maldives

There is a new icecream in town for you to satisfy your sweet tooth! Cidee’s Kitchen has introduced the first premium gelato crafted in the Maldives, Iceto. Iceto gelato is currently available in their signature flavour of Coconut and Bondi. The rich and creamy Coconut and Bondi Gelato is made with two types of homemade […]

LANALA – Eco-Swimwear Meets Maldivian Beauty

With Additional Writing by Naza Nazeem, Loolua Mohamed and Shahudha Mohamed Built upon Hussen Abdulla and his family’s shared understanding of the dire need for environmentally-friendly products, LANALA is a pioneering swimwear brand founded on a praiseworthy pursuit. The brand’s aim is to create eco-conscious swimwear with recycled materials, and consequently draw attention to the […]

Kitchen Hood and Exhaust Degreasing by Arsen

Cosmopolitan Introduces Arun® Icecreams to the Maldives

Cosmopolitan – a leading food and beverages supplier in Maldives, is adding Ice-cream as a new category into their scrupulously selected list of items. Arun Icecreams is made of milk and cream by the reputed group called Hatsun Agro Product Ltd (HAP) founded in 1970. It’s a well-known Indian brand who first introduced its ice […]

Six Dazzling Home-Grown Jewellery Brands in Maldives

Elevate Your Guest Experiences with Eleanor

Kaishi Fuvahmulah: Wholly Natural Maldivian Coconut Oil

Renowned as the third largest atoll in Maldives and a diver’s nirvana, Fuvahmulah is one of the most popular inhabited islands in the Maldives. This southern island, blessed with lush vegetation; freshwater lakes and a stunning reef, is also home to ambitious and hardworking locals. A noteworthy story is of a family that began a […]

Luxury Brand Balmain Paris Hair Couture Arrives to the Maldives

Galleries

Fushifaru Maldives Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Fushifaru Maldives has celebrated five years of operation with “Fabulous #5” theme on 24th of October 2022. Since the opening in 2017, the resort has attained the reputation among the best authentic Maldivian boutique resorts in Maldives. To commemorate the occasion, the resort offered a full week of celebrations starting with a series of sports […]

Medi Spa Meets Holistic Wellness at ELE I NA Spa, OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI

The ELE I NA Medi Spa at OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI recently wrapped up a five-day skin therapy programme at the resort, held from 26th April to 12th May 2022. The ‘Harmonious 5 Day Skin Therapy Journey’ elevated guests’ fully inclusive holiday experience with immersive healing therapies, alternative medicine treatments and exclusive vegan dining options. Each […]

Velana International Airport Unveils New Passenger Terminal

Velana International Airport (VIA) has revealed the renders of its new passenger terminal, projected to be complete next year. The design of the terminal is inspired by the country’s history, culture and local craftmanship, as per Maldives Airports Company Ltd (MACL).  The outer walls have been designed to depict ocean waves and feature a pattern […]

Upcoming Properties

Property Region Opening
Bulgari Resort Ranfushi Raa Atoll 2025
Maniya Faru Resort South Male Atoll 2022
Amari Kudakurathu Maldives Raa Atoll 2022
Madifushi Private Island Meemu Atoll 2022
Avani + Fares Maldives Baa Atoll 2022
Six Senses Kanuhura Lhaviyani Atoll 2022
ZAZZ Island Maldives South Ari Atoll 2022
Show