EDEN: The Overwater Champagne and Gin Bar at Hilton Maldives Amingiri

From the gilded age of drinking to the modern day, Champagne and Gin have stood the test of time and their popularity continues to grow making the EDEN one of the most popular evening locations for the discerning guests of Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa, providing a perfect place to take in the panoramic […]

The Nautilus Maldives – An Ultra-Luxe Island for Yourself

With Additional Writing by Rawha Waheed and Meera Moosa The Nautilus, an ultra-luxury hideaway set within the pristine waters of the renowned Baa Atoll, offers the ultimate private island experience. The full island buyout is perfect for hosting private events, from corporate retreats with colleagues to all-out parties surrounded by family and friends. Designed for […]

Maldives Tourism Sector Overview, 2022

Marking fifty years in the hospitality industry, Maldives celebrated its golden year of tourism in 2022. A total of 1,321,937 tourists arrived to the Maldives in 2021. However, surpassing the budget forecast for 2022, the country has seen 1,566,083 arrivals from across the globe as of 14th December 2022. With the festive season right around […]

Marco Cavallero from Caffé Vergnano Discusses its History and Heritage

The renowned Italian coffee brand Caffé Vergnano, which was first offered in the Maldives in 2014, has experienced rapid growth in recent years. Providing coffee offerings at resorts like Jumeirah Maldives, OBLU Ailafushi/Lobigili, Diamonds Athuruga, and Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, to mention a few. Recently, we met with Marco Cavallero, Export Business Development Manager from Caffè […]

Kleventi – Affordable Luxury Timepieces and Accessories for All

Established in 2018, founder Ibrahim Zimam wished to provide the Maldivian market with radiant high-quality accessories at an affordable price. Zimam’s concept for Kleventi is innovative as never before has a local brand designed beautiful demi-fine watches and divine fragrances. Kleventi prioritizes craftsmanship, quality and a feeling of luxury in all their products. Kleventi is […]

BBM Sustainable Coffee Brand Caffè Vergano to the Maldives

Located in the Maldives, the tourism hotspot of the Indian Ocean, Bestbuy Maldives is one of the leading importers and distributors of premium international brands. Bestbuy Maldives supports the Maldivian hospitality industry by serving their customers with products from around the world with their signature high-level service. They have built ties with partners from all […]

Adaaran Select Meedhupparu Hosts VIP Wedding for Czech Celebrities

Adaaran Select Meedhupparu hosted the wedding of  Czech film producer Michaela Bastien and musician, actor, and singer, Alan Rudolf Bastein on 10th October 2022. While Alan was dressed in a white linen shirt and matching pants, Michaela was seen looking lovely in a long white dress. Michaela and Alan’s two children, were also spotted wearing […]

From Trash to Treasure – Soneva Art and Glass

If we take a closer look at the waste-management process of countries, there is no lack of stories from around the world about how our overproduction and overconsumption habits are taking a toll on our planet. To tackle this, communities and businesses alike are increasingly leaning towards the practice of repurposing or upcycling items, and […]

The Tranquil Treetop Spa at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Explore health and beauty rituals that will leave your inner nature aligned with the natural world at Spa Alila, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives. Nestled just above the treetops, Spa Alila features four double treatment suites, all with a private bathroom, shower, and a floor-to-ceiling window offering views for days. Entwined with the lush surroundings, there is […]

Hotel Budget Season: Are you Ready for 2023?

A hotel budget is a plan that explains how revenue will be generated and spent each month for the upcoming year to reach the goals and objectives. It also helps hotels to make sure there’s enough money every month to pay the bills and reserve money for other expenses such as investments. In other words, the […]

ILAA Maldives Pvt Ltd – The Exponential Success of a Family Business

With a candid company ethos: “To be the leader in providing effective engineering solutions, quality products and excellent services to achieve total customer satisfaction in the region,” ILAA Maldives Pvt Limited has bolstered its reputation for three decades by representing quality workmanship in the engineering sector of the Maldives. Founded in 1991, ILAA Maldives Pvt […]

Wellness & Wellbeing at The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort

The global pandemic sparked an awareness of the importance of health and wellbeing which in turn provided a catalyst for tourism providers to look deeper into their wellness offerings and introduce elements that were more than “just” the traditional therapeutic Spa. A hotel brand that is already ahead of the pack is The Westin Hotels […]