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Heidi Grimwood, Vice President, ELE I NA Spa

Heidi Grimwood, the Vice President of ELE I NA by Atmosphere shares with Hotelier Maldives her vision in steering ELE I NA towards the future of Maldivian Wellness. At the age of eighteen, Heidi first began her career training as a fitness instructor and personal trainer in New Zealand. With her experience in fitness, she […]

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives Unveils New Nikkei Cuisine Restaurant

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives has revealed the latest addition to its expansive dining experiences. Located by the beachfront, Mar-Umi Restaurant and Bar officially opened to guests late December and offers Peruvian-Japanese Sensation. Mar-Umi is helmed by Chef Rodrigo Serrano, whose culinary experience spans three continents and trainings with S. Pellegrino awarded Chefs in South America. […]

Top Job Vacancies of the Week in Maldives Hospitality Industry

Senior Director, Marine Biology – Soneva Soneva is looking for a Senior Director, Marine Biology, who will be responsible for all R&D functions and (guest) activities related to marine biology in all of Soneva’s resorts. Key Duties You will manage the team of hosts involved in marine research and guest services and be responsible for […]

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Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives Unveils New Nikkei Cuisine Restaurant

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives has revealed the latest addition to its expansive dining experiences. Located by the beachfront, Mar-Umi Restaurant and Bar officially opened to guests late December and offers Peruvian-Japanese Sensation. Mar-Umi is helmed by Chef Rodrigo Serrano, whose culinary experience spans three continents and trainings with S. Pellegrino awarded Chefs in South America. […]

Top Job Vacancies of the Week in Maldives Hospitality Industry

Senior Director, Marine Biology – Soneva Soneva is looking for a Senior Director, Marine Biology, who will be responsible for all R&D functions and (guest) activities related to marine biology in all of Soneva’s resorts. Key Duties You will manage the team of hosts involved in marine research and guest services and be responsible for […]

Resort News Weekly Roundup

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Debuts the First Zuma Restaurant in the Indian Ocean Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi unveils the latest addition to its collection of 10 distinctive culinary experiences at the iconic resort paradise with the debut of the world-renowned Contemporary Japanese concept Zuma at the resort in the archipelago. With breathtaking views of the […]

The Nautilus Maldives Launches Innovative Wellness Experience with Ananda in The Himalayas

The Nautilus Maldives has partnered with the world’s top ranked destination spa and wellness retreat, Ananda in The Himalayas, to offer a first of its kind wellbeing experience. The collaboration begins in January 2022 and combines the confluence of the majestic Himalayas and the expansive Indian Ocean. Ananda, located in the tranquil Himalayan foothills, is […]

Bryce Seator Appointed General Manager at Kanuhura Maldives

Kanuhura Maldives has appointed Bryce Seator as general manager. Bryce brings in over seventeen years of experience in senior management roles in international luxury hotels and resorts. Prior to joining Kanuhura Maldives, Bryce served as resort manager in Amanyara in Turks and Caicos and in Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles. Previously, he held the […]

Universal Resorts Management Appoints Chief Operating Officers

Universal Resorts Management (URM) has appointed Visha Mahir and Sanjay Maniku as chief operating officers of the company. Visha brings in over twenty years of experience in the Maldives tourism industry and has served as executive director at Universal Enterprises since 2002. Meanwhile, Sanjay has served as executive director for Development and Joint Ventures at […]

Ministry of Tourism Amends Guidelines on Quarantine Duration

Following the rise in the number of cases, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) published a circular in the Government of Maldives Gazette to revise the Quarantine/ Isolation period effective from 13th January 2022. According to this publication, changes have been brought to the isolation period for those identified as a positive case of Covid-19 as […]

Adam Clive Lockwood Appointed Director of Culinary at Siyam World

Siyam World has appointed Chef Adam Clive Lockwood as its new director of culinary. Chef Adam will oversee the overall food and beverage department and craft innovative menus that reflects the resort’s 24hrs premium all-inclusive dining experiences. Chef Adam graduated from The University of Huddersfield in England and brings in over twenty-five years of experience in […]

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Sarocha, Sustainability Manager and Resident Marine Biologist at Grand Park Kodhipparu

Junaid Ahmed, Front Office Manager, Grand Park Kodhipparu

Located in North Male’ Atoll, a 20-minute launch ride from the Velana International Airport, Grand Park Kodhipparu is a place where time flows at a slow pace, where guests can soak in the hypnotic views, the white sand beaches, a magnificent crystal clear lagoon and astoundingly mesmerizing sunsets. Grand Park Kodhipparu is also known for […]

A Day in the Life of Yasith Keshan

Yasith Keshan Kokuhennadi is the learning and development manager at Cinnamon Velifushi. Yasith has worked with the management to create a great learning environment throughout all the departments. He is responsible of effectively and efficiently implementing the full learning cycle at Cinnamon Velifushi, starting from the development of TNA (training need analysis) to carrying out […]

Premgeeth P Nair, Chief Engineer, Grand Park Kodhipparu

At Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives, one of the most noted sustainable projects conducted is the solar power installation, whereby the chief engineer overseeing the project was Premgeeth Nair, more fondly known within the resort as Prem. Prem began his journey at Grand Park Kodhipparu in the year 2018, as the assistant chief engineer. He then […]

Making of a Hotelier

Hassan Shihab is the resident manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives. For Hassan Shihab, time has been a teacher, friend and foe that made his years at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives an adventure, an epic journey in the making. For the past twenty years, he has grown alongside the resort, collecting stories of a lifetime. Joining the […]

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HamacLand Concept – An Innovative Beach Solution for Maldives Resorts

At La Seyne-sur-Mer on the Mediterranean’s Provencal coast, an extensive team of professionals had founded a state-of-the-art solution to increase the beach area of island resorts with eco-friendly extensions. Since then, the HamacLand Concept has expanded into Dubai, Oman, Bahamas, Qatar, Seychelles, Turks & Caicos and the Maldives, offering a dedicated space on water. A […]

Kampos, Italy’s Luxury Sustainable Swimwear Brand Arrives at Diamonds Resorts Maldives

Kampos redefines luxury by creatively transforming marine pollution into high quality swimwear. The Italian brand recently opened boutiques at Diamonds Thundufushi Island Resort and Diamonds Athuruga Island Resort, marking its entry into the Maldives. The founder and CEO of Kampos, Alessandro Vergano grew up at the seaside on the Mediterranean, which created a strong passion […]

Brotherhood Introduces Thailand’s Premium Coconut Oil to Maldives

Coco-1 is a brand of Thai Kana Interfoods Co., Ltd, a company specialised in coconut oil production since 2013. Their range of coconut oil products includes extra virgin coconut oil and coconut oil beauty products. Coconut oil in general is proven to have many benefits, including energy, healthy skin, hair protection and antioxidants. To offer […]

Luxurious Toiletries for Royal Treatments -Duck Island Maldives

(with additional contribution by Naza Nazeem) Bringing London’s famous luxury toiletry brand to the island nation, Duck Island Maldives offers a one stop solution for all that your hotel needs. Duck Island is inspired by part of one of England’s oldest Royal Parks, located in the heart of London. The story dates back to 1963, […]

Aries Enterprises Brings Rasarco to the Maldives!

Rasarco, is the leading provider of food colouring and flavouring in Sri Lanka, catering to discerning chefs and home bakers for over 50 years, continually adding flavours and colours to their range. Today they offer 34 Food Colours and 40 Food Flavours. Originally known as the Ceylon Essence & beverage Co. LTD, the company was […]

An Ideal Supplier You Must Know – DERBAL

Derbal Technology Co.,Ltd is a one-stop resort and hotel supply business based in China, serving the globe. Since its establishment in 2010, Derbal Technology has been ensuring that their customers around the world are delivered the latest standard in hotel supply. From manufacturing to customer service, Derbal Technology aims to ‘be the expert of hotel […]

IFS – A Pioneering Market Leader in Food Service Distribution

With its inception in 2013, International Food Solution Pvt Ltd (IFS) set out on an ambitious journey to become a ‘one-stop solution provider’ for food service distribution to the HoReCa and Retail sectors in Maldives. The company specializes in the distribution of premium food and non-food products from internationally recognized brands, in addition to serving […]

Suppliers You Should Know: Deli United

Deli United is a leading exporter of tropical first Grade fresh fruits, and vegetables, a wide array of foodstuff, bakery, flowers, and a large array of Hotel Equipment to Hotels and Resorts throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Established in 2010, with its head office in Bangkok, Deli United offers an unsurpassed selection of seasonal and year-round […]

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Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives Unveils New Nikkei Cuisine Restaurant

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives has revealed the latest addition to its expansive dining experiences. Located by the beachfront, Mar-Umi Restaurant and Bar officially opened to guests late December and offers Peruvian-Japanese Sensation. Mar-Umi is helmed by Chef Rodrigo Serrano, whose culinary experience spans three continents and trainings with S. Pellegrino awarded Chefs in South America. […]

Siyam World Holds First Graduation of Sun Thari Apprenticeship Program

Siyam World, the highly anticipated resort in Noonu Atoll, has held the graduation of the first batch that took part in Sun Thari Apprenticeship program. This new program by Siyam World was launched to develop, train and prepare young locals for the tourism and hospitality industry. During the graduation ceremony held on 21st October 2021, […]

The Floating Spa at South Palm Resort Maldives

South Palm Resort Maldives, Addu Atoll, features unique floating spa rooms. Perched over the island’s natural lake, the Kurumba Spa offers a tailored wellness experience with treatments focused on a renewed self after the session, body and skin care programs for a youthful and glowing self. Treatments range from special massages to Balinese sessions to […]

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