TripAdvisor® names five Maldives’ resorts in Top 25 Hotels in Asia list

Five luxury hotels in the Maldives have been named winners amongst the Top 25 Hotels in Asia in the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice® Awards. Gili Lankanfushi, Baros Maldives, Soneva Fushi, Mirihi Island Resort and JA Manafaru were named in the Top 25 Hotels in Asia list by TripAdvisor®, the travel site that helps find the latest […]

Two Maldives’ resorts named amongst Top 25 Hotels in the World by TripAdvisor®

Two luxury hotels in the Maldives—Baros Maldives and Gili Lankanfushi—have been named winners amongst the Top 25 Hotels in the World at the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice® Awards. TripAdvisor®, the travel site that helps find the latest reviews and lowest prices, determined the winners based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single […]

Jean-Christophe Nager to represent TSMIC at GM Forum 2018

The Small Maldives Island Co. (TSMIC) has confirmed Jean-Christophe Nager, the General Manager of Huvafen Fushi, to represent the brand at the GM Forum 2018. The third edition of the GM Forum will be held on April 18, 2018, at Kurumba Maldives. Jean-Christophe will represent Huvafen Fushi, Amilla Fushi and Finolhu, operated by TSMIC, at […]

Soneva Jani has the “World’s sexiest bedroom”, according to Mr & Mrs Smith

Soneva Jani has been awarded the World’s Sexiest Bedroom by The Mr & Mrs Smith Hotel Awards 2018. The Mr & Mrs Smith Hotel Awards unveiled the “very best of the very best” lodgings around the world for 2018, naming two resorts in the Maldives. “As a travel club, we like to do things a […]

GM Forum 2018 to feature discussions on a myriad of hotel industry issues

April is set to see extensive discussions on the status of and major challenges facing the country’s tourism industry today at the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum—the only dedicated event in the Maldives for resort general managers. The third edition of the GM Forum will be held on April 18, 2018, at Kurumba Maldives. Since inception […]

Emboodhoo Lagoon: CROSSROADS project sees first open house for investors

Singha Estate, the developer of the Emboodhoo Lagoon: CROSSROADS project, has held an open house event on the business investment opportunities available in the project. More than 15 local and international investors attended the event held at the National Art Gallery. The CROSSROADS project is the country’s first multi-island integrated leisure and entertainment destination in […]

JA Resorts & Hotels welcomes William Harley-Fleming as Cluster General Manager

JA Resorts & Hotels, Dubai-based international hospitality group, has appointed William Harley-Fleming as Cluster General Manager for Dubai and the Maldives. William, who is an Advisory Committee member of the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum, will oversee operations at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort in Dubai and JA Manafaru in the Maldives as the new Cluster […]

Maldives welcomes 2018’s first visitor, announces MVR100m on destination marketing

The Maldives warmly welcomes the first visitor of 2018, as the government announces plans to spend over MVR100 million on destination marketing this year. Tourism Minister Moosa Zameer made the announcement speaking at a special countdown show held to welcome the New Year. “The government, in collaboration with tourism industry stakeholders, will conduct a number […]

360 virtual reality map of Maldives to enhance destination marketing

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) partners with PT Gecko Digital Indonesia to create a 360 virtual reality map of the Maldives. The partnership with PT Gecko Digital Indonesia, a leading multimedia provider, was made as part of efforts to advance promotion of the Maldives as a top tourist destination. PT Gecko Digital Indonesia […]

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru offers romance and exploration

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is offering guests with the chance to revel in romance and exploration all through next year. The luxury resort, boasting wide beaches on a circular island and is popular with couples, has a number of offers specially designed to elevate the sense of love and romance for its guests, while also offering […]

Hotelier Maldives becomes monthly, as Perspective launches an all-new Supplier Directory

Hotelier Maldives, a dedicated bi-monthly publication for hospitality professionals in the Maldives, has been relaunched as a monthly magazine, as Perspective Pvt Ltd – the publisher of the magazine – launches an all-new Hotelier Maldives Supplier Directory. Hotelier Maldives will be published as a monthly magazine starting January 2018, as the first issue of the […]

Fighting online hotel booking scams that have cost consumers over US$4 billion

Online hotel booking scams have increasingly become more prevalent and are affecting millions of consumers who book hotels online. According to the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), some 55 million online hotel booking scams occur every year. According to AHLA, with all the great opportunities and conveniences of booking a hotel room online today, […]

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