The Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives has been awarded membership at Virtuoso, the travel industry’s leading luxury network.
Other nominees for top tourist destination in Asia were Bhutan, Japan, Thailand, UAE, and Vietnam.
A campaign initiated by Amilla Fushi saw 21 islands and resorts come together to light up a small torch, bonfire, or laser in succession to mark Earth Hour 2015 on March 28.
A photo exhibition to promote the Maldives as a tourist destination is taking place at the Coffeemania Café in Bolshaya Nikitskaya, Russia.
Jumeirah Vittaveli has been awarded the internationally renowned Green Globe Certification (GGC) following a recent sustainability audit.
W Retreat & Spa and Sheraton Maldives will be joining millions around the world by turning off lights for Earth Hour at 8:30pm local time on March 28.
The AAA Group appointed JLL “on an exclusive basis to advise on a strategic, vacant possession disposition” of the luxury resort in Noonu atoll.
The resort is seeking 20 participants between the ages of 16 and 20 for the ‘Bandos Apprenticeship Programme,’ due to begin in August. Participants would be chosen based on their level of interest in pursuing a career in the tourism industry.
In its ‘Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Highlights H2 2014’ report released this week, the Singapore-based investment advisory firm revealed that sales activity in the region fell to US$7.5 billion in 2014 from US$9.2 billion in 2013.
Tourist arrivals increased by 8.8% last month compared to February 2014, which saw a record 110,705 visitors, the Ministry of Tourism revealed last week.
The Maldives is participating in the annual Moscow International Trade and Tourism (MITT) exhibition.
JLL has retained its place as the region’s top hotel broker since RCA began publishing data in 2011, which is based on the total number and value of transactions by real estate investment advisory firms.