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Amaa’s Kitchen: An Immersive Traditional Maldivian Dining Experience

The traditional flavours of authentic Maldivian cuisine are far from new for travellers to the Maldives. However, the concept of an exclusive Maldivian dinner at a luxury resort, where guests can witness the traditional way of cooking, is a brand-new experience. This is precisely what Amaa’s Kitchen offers! LUX* South Ari Atoll is known for […]

Development of Emboodoo Lagoon, AIMA Construction’s Landmark Project

For the 100% Maldivian owned and family operated business, AIMA Construction Pvt Ltd, winning the Crossroads Project at Emboodhoo Lagoon was a catalyst for change on an unprecedented scale. AIMA Construction moved mountains in completing the project that grew from one package to three packages, valued at USD 80 million, within a remarkable 16-month timeframe […]

Island Living with Island Bazaar

Island Bazaar, the island lifestyle brand has released a collaborative collection of embroidered tote bags in partnership with a talented local artist Rauha “Rau” Ali, Girl from a Thousand Isles. The collection features intricate designs and vibrant colors that capture the essence of the island living, patterns of Maldivian art, as well as the island’s […]

Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa – Recreation in the Tropics

If you love outdoor activities, adventure, fun, and games, a holiday at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa will not disappoint you. The resort offers a host of fitness and sports options throughout your holidays.  From playing a barefoot beach volleyball game right on the soft white sandy beach, life at Hideaway is made up of […]

Sushi-zu: New Japanese Restaurant Opens in Male’ City

“Sushi-Zu” teppanyaki and sushi restaurant is the latest edition to the dining scene in Male city and is already making its mark as one of “the” places to dine! Located within Salt Café and Restaurant in the Shinetree Building, Sushi-Zu occupies part of the 6th floor, cleverly hidden behind typical Japanese styled latticed sliding doors […]

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 […]