GM Forum 2019 now open for sponsorship

The fourth edition of the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum is now open for sponsorship. Scheduled to take place on April 3, 2019 at Bandos Maldives, the event will feature keynote speeches, presentations, and panel discussions on a myriad of topics including hotel safety and security, skills gap in the hospitality industry and how this challenge […]

New members appointed to GM Forum Advisory Panel

Mariya Shareef, the Resort Manager at Summer Island Maldives and Marc Gussing, General Manager at JW Marriot Maldives Resort & Spa (scheduled to open in 2019) have been appointed as new members to the Advisory Panel of the annual Hotelier Maldives GM Forum. The fourth edition of the forum is scheduled for April 3, 2019, […]

Women in Hospitality: Anusha Zubair, Sales & Marketing Manager at Fushifaru Maldives

Anusha Zubair is known to her family, friends and colleagues at Fushifaru Maldives as Anu. Having completed her A’ levels in Malé, Anu packed her bags for an adventure in the land of the Hobbits, New Zealand, and signed up for a Degree in Design from the University of Massey. Returning from New Zealand with […]

Voting open for World Spa Awards 2018, Maldives seeks to defend Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination title

The World Spa Awards 2018 has been opened for voting. Launched in 2015, World Spa Awards is a dynamic awards programme designed to drive up standards within spa and wellness tourism, by rewarding the organisations that are the leaders in the field. World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony 2018 will be staged at The St. Regis […]

Conrad Maldives announces world’s first undersea villa at the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has announced the development of THE MURAKA – what is believed to be the world’s first undersea residence. The new level of accommodation, which is expected to be open in November, was officially announced in the Maldives at the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2018, in the presence of over 150 hotel industry […]

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas voted Most Instagrammable Hotel in the World

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas has been named the World’s Most Instagrammable Hotel. The upscale resort located in Baa Atoll, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas defeated Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve 45,385 – 30,143, taking home the crown in Luxury Travel Advisor’s inaugural Most Instagrammable Hotel in the World contest. To reach the finals, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas […]

Maagiri Hotel: Simplicity delivered in style

Maagiri Hotel, a new luxury hotel offering panoramic views of the north-eastern waterfront of Malé, is now open. Conveniently located opposite Hulhumalé Ferry Terminal, the nine-storey hotel offers 52-rooms.The hotel, operated by Maagiri Investments Pvt Ltd, offers accommodation in four categories with elegant interiors, luxurious comforts and panoramic views. It also features a coffee shop, […]

SIMDI Group, Cyprea Air & Holidays named partners of GM Forum 2018

SIMDI Group and Cyprea Air & Holidays have come on board as partners of the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2018. SIMDI came on board as the Beverage Partner of the GM Forum, as Cyprea Air & Holidays has been appointed as the Airline Partner of the annual event.With over 40 years of service, SIMDI Group […]

Keynote speakers confirmed for GM Forum 2018

Ibrahim ‘Bandhu’ Saleem, a founding member of Cyprea Group and Chairman of Solarelle Insurance; and Daniel Welk, the Vice President Operations, Luxury and Lifestyle, Asia Pacific, of Hilton have been confirmed as keynote speakers of the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2018. The third edition of the GM Forum would be held on April 18 at […]

Allied Insurance becomes a Platinum sponsor of GM Forum 2018

Allied Insurance, one of the largest financial institutions and most prominent insurance brands in the country, has partnered with Perspective Pvt Ltd as a Platinum Sponsor of the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2018. With over 33 years of experience in the insurance industry, the 100% Maldivian-owned Company aims to help its customers harness a healthy, […]

Kohler signs as a Platinum Sponsor of GM Forum 2018

Kohler-authorised distributor, ALIA Investments Pvt Ltd, has partnered with Perspective Pvt Ltd as a Platinum Sponsor of the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2018. With over 50 years of experience under its belt, ALIA Investments is the authorised-distributor of Kohler bathroom and kitchen products in the Maldives. The GM Forum, which would be held on April […]

2017 was a positive year for tourism industry, says MATI

Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) states that 2017 had been a positive year for the association and the Maldives’ tourism industry as a whole. MATI recently held its 28th Annual General Meeting, which saw the appointment of its Executive Board for the year 2018. The meeting was held in Kurumba Maldives this year. “Reflecting […]