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Top Job Vacancies of the Week in Maldives Hospitality Industry

JLL Advises Maldives’ First Hospitality Portfolio Transaction

Maldives’ Adventure Tourism Promoted to Indonesian Market

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC / Visit Maldives) is promoting adventure and dive experiences to Indonesian market with a familiarisation trip. The media team, consisting of representatives from prominent Indonesian publications, are staying in the Maldives from 23rd to 28th June 2022 at Kuramathi Maldives, Pullman Maldives Maamutaa and Mercure Maldives Koodoo. The […]

Resort News Weekly Roundup

Eid Al-Adha at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands From 8th -11th July, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari invites guests to awaken all their senses in the exquisite luxury of the design masterpiece resort, from the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. The perfect setting for an Eid escape, guests will be immersed in a curated […]

Antonio Saponara Appointed General Manager at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands has appointed seasoned hospitality professional Antonio Saponara as its new general manager. With an impressive track record of managing flagship hotels for luxury brands including Aman, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Jumeirah and Ritz-Carlton; the Neapolitan will use his extensive experience, clarity of vision and sure-footed mastery of hotel operations to shape […]

Dutch Docklands Maldives to Go Ahead with Floating City Development

Dutch Docklands Maldives has received permission from the Ministry of Tourism to run Floating City Development based on the Integrated Tourism Model. The company acquired the last necessary signatures on 23 June 2022, after completing a million dollar alternating payment fee. Dutch Docklands Maldives is a Public Private Partnership between Dutch Docklands International BV and […]

Majority of Global Tourists Unconcerned by Pandemic: GlobalData

Maldives Tourism Association Concludes AGM, Plans to Celebrate Golden Jubilee

The Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) held its 32nd Annual General Meeting at Kurumba Maldives on 23 June 2022. During the AGM, MATI unveiled celebratory activities organized to mark the Golden Jubilee of Tourism in the country. Planned activities include the Chevening / Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) Scholarships partnership; release of coffee table books and a Gala Dinner […]

People

Lucie Mohelnikova, Founder, Other Way Holiday Travel Company

Chef of the Month: Chef Mahmoud Adel, OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI

Nalin Praboda, Assistant Bar and Pool Operations Manager, The Standard Huruvalhi

On the occasion of World Cocktail Day on 13th May, Hotelier Maldives interviewed some of the most creative mixologists in Maldives resorts. Nalin Praboda hails from a small village called Polgahawela, a three-hour train journey from the capital city of Colombo in Sri Lanka. He is a beverage specialist at The Standard Huruvalhi in Raa […]

Chef of the Month: Mariyam Lahufa, Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island

GAGE Embarks on a New Era in Maldives’ Security and Safety Industry

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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

Digitalising Marine Transportation in Maldives – Odiapp

In the island nation of Maldives, an astounding 99 per cent is water and only one per cent is land, which are islands scattered across 26 atolls. This unique geographical feature makes marine transportation the main source of travel between the islands since the ancient times. Even after the introduction and progress of air transportation, […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Crossroads Maldives Launches New Art Gallery

Crossroads Maldives has launched a new art space at The Marina called “The Gallery”, a home to a variety of masterpieces from local community as well as international artists of all levels and genres. The Gallery aims to increase guest’s awareness on Maldivian culture and understanding on various arts, but also to give opportunity to […]

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