Meet the Icon Behind the Fashion Label Raidhas Maldives

Raidhas Maldives is a Maldivian fashion label specialising in women’s clothes. From ‘ready to wear’ to party dresses, vibrant collections are a direct reflection of owner/designer Raidha Shafeeg. Her philosophy poetically combines her appreciation for the traditional and classic with the modern fashion needs of today’s woman of style. And her creations particularly appeal to females who […]

A Maldivian Culinary Journey

Pullman Maldives Maamutaa provided an enviable platform to showcase local Maldivian cuisine at their International Food Week that took place in August 2021. The event invited two guest Maldivian Chefs to reveal the hidden secrets from both Traditional and Modern Maldivian Cuisine. Chef Mode, who specialises in traditional Maldivian cuisine, teamed up with Pastry Artist […]

Ni Ketut Ariani, Spa Manager at Reethi Faru Resort

Ni Ketut Ariani is the spa manager at Reethi Faru Resort’s Coconut Spa. We interviewed the experienced hotelier from Indonesia to learn about her role at the resort, her advice to aspiring hoteliers and discover more about the Balinese-specialised Coconut Spa. Hotelier Maldives: Tell me a bit about yourself and your career. How did you […]


Paul Elliot King Appointed Executive Chef at Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives has appointed British chef Mr Paul Elliot King as the resort’s new executive chef. In his new role, Chef Paul will lead an exciting new era of culinary creativity at Dusit Thani Maldives’ renowned restaurants. Chef Paul brings to his role more than thirty years of experience leading culinary teams for luxury […]

Manta Air Launches Manta Wings Apprenticeship Program

Manta Air has opened applications for its first batch of the Manta Wings Apprenticeship Program.  The program is applicable for locals between the age of 18 and 25 who have completed GCE O’ Level Examination. During the six months of the program, apprentices will receive paid on-the-job training, dedicated mentorship as well as four classroom […]

Mark Eletr Appointed General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives has appointed Mark Eletr as general manager. In his new role, Mark will continue to drive the resort’s commercial growth, strengthen the resort’s positioning as a leading family resort in the Maldives through continued operational excellence and will lead the resort’s sustainable initiatives in 2022. Mark brings in  over twenty-four […]

Abdulla Thamheed Appointed General Manager at Siyam World

Siyam World, Maldives has appointed Abdulla Thamheed as the resort’s general manager. Thamheed is also the group general manager for Sun Siyam Resorts and the general manager at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. Throughout over twenty years in the industry, Thamheed has worked as an F&B assistant, operations manager as well as assistant resort manager. Thamheed […]

Resort News Weekly Roundup

Vakkaru Maldives Named #1 Favourite Family Hotel Vakkaru Maldives has been named the No. 1 Favourite Family Hotel (International category) in the Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards 2021. This is the fourth prestigious award the luxury resort has received this year, after winning three accolades at the World Travel Awards 2021. The […]

Jeffry Tan Appointed Resort Manager at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has appointed Jeffry Tan as its new resort manager. Jeffry will be in charge of the resort’s overall operations, ensuring that guests continue to receive unique and extraordinary experiences. Jeffry brings in more than fourteen years of executive experience in the hospitality industry. He took on the role of rooms division head […]

Agoda Partners with Maldives Border Miles Loyalty Program

Agoda, one of the fastest-growing online travel booking platforms has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maldives Border Miles, the world’s first destination loyalty program for tourists. The online signing ceremony took place on 22nd November 2021 and was honoured by Controller General of Maldives Immigration, Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Hussain; Deputy Minister of Tourism, […]

SO/ Maldives Officially Launched by S Hotels & Resorts Public Company Limited

S Hotels & Resorts Public Company Limited has held the official launching ceremony of SO/ Maldives, the vibrant new beachfront resort situated on the third island of CROSSROADS Maldives. Set to open in 2023, this exciting new project is a joint venture between S Hotels & Resorts and Wai Eco World Developer (WEWD), in partnership […]


Meet the Icon Behind the Fashion Label Raidhas Maldives

A Maldivian Culinary Journey

Pullman Maldives Maamutaa provided an enviable platform to showcase local Maldivian cuisine at their International Food Week that took place in August 2021. The event invited two guest Maldivian Chefs to reveal the hidden secrets from both Traditional and Modern Maldivian Cuisine. Chef Mode, who specialises in traditional Maldivian cuisine, teamed up with Pastry Artist […]

A.J. Enterprises Pvt Ltd, Leaders in Commercial Security Services

AJ Enterprises Pvt Ltd was registered in 2001 as the first local commercial security service provider in the Maldives. Since then, for the past two decades, A.J. Enterprises has been providing excellence in the contract security industry, earning a reputation as the leading security provider in the country. A.J. Enterprises offers quality security programs and […]

Ausy Waseem and Sara Siyam, Management Couple at Siyam World

The newly opened Siyam World in Noonu Atoll is an island filled with wonders and behind this is an amazing team like no other. Ausy Waseem is the Resort Manager at Siyam World, who brought together a great management team of locals ahead of its successful opening on 28 October 2021. His real-life partner, Sara […]

Meet Kunchok Yeshi, Fitness Supervisor at Pullman Maldives Maamuta

Kunchok Yeshi, who first joined Pullman Maldives Maamutaa as a fitness and wellness ambassador in 2019, is also the fitness supervisor at the resort. He shared his passion for fitness and wellness exclusively with Hotelier Maldives. When asked about what fitness meant to him, he said “I spent my whole life engaging in fitness one […]


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 […]

Māzŭ Resortwear – Luxury Swim Wear Born from Hong Kong’s Rich Traditions

Inspired by Hong Kong’s rich maritime history, Adam Raby founded a luxury men’s swim wear brand that celebrates the country’s unique relationship with water. Combining traditional colours, local motifs, and unique fabrics, Māzŭ creates classic swim shorts for the man who understands quality and comfort. With an impressive range of more than forty designs, each […]

Good Food Maldives: Bringing Healthy Food Brands from around the World

Amidst the rising global trend of healthy eating and conscious consumerism, a passionate team of locals in the Maldives began sourcing organic grocery product lines from markets such as Australia and Europe. Good Food Maldives (GFM) offers high-quality organic and natural food products by renowned brands around the world. From baking products like gluten-free flours […]

Aqua Vita Residency – Setting the Standard for Excellence

An evolution of Modernist Architecture designed with both purpose and intention to create a sublime experience of space and light, Aqua Vita is not just a home, but an extraordinary lifestyle choice. The luxury residential complex developed by NPHD- a joint venture by  Ayenka Holdings Pvt Ltd, Sri Lanka, and NPH Investments Pvt Ltd, Maldives, […]

Ocean Group Introduces LIFT e-Foil and LIFT Surf Foil to the Maldives

The first to bring SEABOB, CROWNLINE boat, PARITET glass bottom boats, MASTERCRAFT wakeboarding boat, X-JETBLADE and X-JETPACK to the island nation, Ocean Group has now expanded their water sports equipment range with the innovative LIFT e-Foil. This electric hydrofoil surfboard lets you fly above any body of water, even without wind and waves. LIFT e-Foil […]

Villa Hakatha – Fueling the Future

Through sheer perseverance and a commitment to excellence, Villa Hakatha Pvt. Ltd (VHPL) has become a powerhouse in the energy sector as well as a prominent leader in the field of construction material suppliers in the country. With a 20-year-old legacy, VHPL is a subsidiary entity of Villa Shipping and Trading Company Pvt. Ltd, that […]


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 […]

ILAA Maldives Pvt Ltd Celebrates 30 Years of Service

ILAA Maldives Pvt Ltd, a one-stop engineering solution provider for resorts, celebrated its 30th anniversary on 22 August 2021. Along with a joyous staff party to mark the occasion, ILAA also carried out social media giveaways and collaborated with Maldives Blood Services to conduct a blood donation camp. Throughout the past three decades, ILAA has […]

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