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Beyond the lobby: Women crafting careers in hospitality at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

In the heart of paradise at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort and Spa, where each smile is a welcome and every detail contributes to a memorable experience, there exists a cadre of remarkable women who are crafting more than just careers – they are shaping the very fabric of the hospitality industry. The resort invites […]

Minor Hotels Drives Record Profit Growth, Owning Seven Luxury Resorts in Maldives

International hotel giant Minor Hotels, operating seven luxurious resorts in the Maldives, reported a stellar year in 2023, with record revenue and a massive 450% profit surge. Key Highlights: Full-year revenue: THB 121.4 billion (approx. USD 3.4 billion), up 25% from 2022. Core net profit: THB 4.95 billion, 450% increase compared to 2022. Europe and Thailand: Led group-wide growth in Average […]

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Exploring the Dynamics: Analysis and Projection of Employment Ratio in the Maldivian Tourism Sector

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to present the research paper titled “Exploring the Dynamics: Analysis and Projection of Employment Ratio in the Maldivian Tourism Sector,” which offers a meticulous examination of workforce dynamics in the Maldivian tourism industry, shedding light on local and expatriate employment ratios. This study, led by Ahmed Ibrahim, Aishath Thashkeel, Dr. […]

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Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024: Nominations Closed, Over 350 Applications Received

Hotelier Maldives, the Maldives’ leading hospitality publication, has closed the nomination window for the highly anticipated Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024. In its inaugural year, the prestigious awards program saw an impressive response, receiving over 350 nominations across 24 categories. From January 2nd to 31st, industry professionals enthusiastically submitted nominations for their colleagues who have exhibited […]

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Ali Ashfag, Front Office Manager at Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives

Introducing Ali Ashfag, the Front Office Manager at  Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives. With over a decade of experience across five internationally  recognized brands and two local establishments, Ashfag brings a wealth of industry knowledge.  Commencing his career at the age of 18 as a waiter, Ashfag transitioned to the front office eight years  ago, […]

Chef Hari Nayak joins Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa for enchanting culinary journey

In a sublime union of culinary craftsmanship, the iconic Baraabaru restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa is set to embark on a year-long gastronomic journey with Chef Hari Nayak, the celebrated master of modern Indian cuisine. From October 5 to 10, 2023, Baraabaru will host its first visit from the visionary chef, restaurateur, author and culinary […]

DERBAL: Your premier hotel supplier and leading China resort products manufacturer

In the ever-evolving universe of hospitality, where every moment shapes cherished memories, DERBAL TECHNOLOGY CO., LIMITED (DERBAL) has been a visionary force for eight remarkable years. Committed to crafting perfection, DERBAL has emerged as an industry luminary, defining the pinnacle of hotel supply services. As we celebrate this monumental milestone, we invite you to embark […]

OBLU SELECT Sangeli: Ultimate eco-friendly travel destination in Maldives

Dreaming of an idyllic vacation that leaves behind not only beautiful memories, but also positive impacts? Then, look no further than the breathtaking OBLU SELECT Sangeli Resort, an eco-friendly, paradise awaits your exploration. With a commitment to sustainability, a revolutionary conservation initiative and the Sangeli Muraka Project, this resort offers travellers an unforgettable experience, all […]

VARU By Atmosphere’s Resort Manager Abdul Ghafoor Ali drives success in hospitality industry

Abdul Ghafoor Ali, a highly experienced and accomplished hotelier, is known for his exceptional leadership and service-oriented approach. He is the Resort Manager at VARU By Atmosphere, a popular ‘Naturally Maldivian’ five star resort by hospitality company, Atmosphere Core. He joined Atmosphere Core in 2021, as a part of the pre-opening team member of OBLU […]

New tax on diving threatens growth of Fuvahmulah’s infant tourism

Fuvahmulah City Council has introduced a new tax on diving activities. This historical decision marks the first time that both locals and foreigners will be required to make an additional payment apart from the charges on the services provided by dive centres, for accessing the Maldivian waters. While dive schools have been charging fees for […]

Nika Island Resort’s Jacopo Doria: Championing eco hotel management

Jacopo Doria is no stranger to the Maldives. A native of Milan, Italy, he set foot on Male’s sandy roads in 1990 and was amazed by the country’s beauty upon arrival. He witnessed the Republic’s development into one of the most iconic destinations on Earth. Jacopo’s background in economic studies aligned with his passion for […]

Austrian Tennis Legend Jurgen Melzer at Cheval Blanc Randheli

The Austrian tennis legend Jurgen Melzer is returning to Cheval Blanc Randheli this festive season. From 10th to 16th November, the world-class tennis player will be serving at the Maakurandhoo Island, Randheli’s jungle island. The retired professional tennis player has recorded 5 career titles, holding a Top 10 place in the ATP rankings. The list […]