First Look: Rahaa Maldives

Located in the untouched Laamu atoll – one of the sets of Star Wars Rogue One – Rahaa Maldives is a resort that appeals to a wide range of travellers, from honeymooners and families to groups of friends and adventurers. Evenly spread across two natural islands lush with vegetation, wide stretches of dazzling white beach, […]

Hop into Easter Celebrations at Maldives Resorts

(with additional writing by Naza Nazeem) Easter festivities in the tropics are underway as several resorts in the Maldives curate a unique, unforgettable vacation. For a spring break with a difference, fly to the Indian Ocean archipelago where an array of egg-citing activities awaits your arrival in the Maldives. Celebrate Easter Moments with Movenpick Resort […]

Top 4 Resorts for Women in the Maldives

Women around the world are eagerly anticipating traveling again, once it is safe to do so. According to recent research from, after spending extended time at home, 65 percent of women globally have pledged not to take travel for granted again. In fact, 1 in 2 (55%) women have revealed the recent travel restrictions […]

Taking it Easy in Paradise: Innahura Maldives

Affordable adventure and laid-back experiences coexist in perfect harmony within a tropical island resort surrounded by natural luxury. Described as an ‘unpretentious gem’ this island has an emerald centre, fringed by pure white beaches and bright aqua lagoon plus charming Maldivianstyle beach bungalows. Whether playing beach sports, gliding over the water on a tandem sea […]

All Eyes on New Resort Opening; Cora Cora Maldives, Raa Atoll

Cora Cora Maldives is one of the latest new five-star resorts set to open in the pristine Maamigili island in the Raa Atoll. Eagerly awaiting its launch date of 1 October 2021, the resort will replace the former Loama Resort Maldives. Under new ownership it will have a completely new design, concept and rebrand. With […]

Maldives Fitness Trainer to the Stars Shares Her Secrets

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day today, read on the journey of an inspiring woman from the Maldives, a fitness trainer proving that dreams do come true- big or small, male or female. Kai is a fitness trainer from the Maldives who helps celebrities keep in shape and improve their fitness. Based in Male, […]

GM’s View: Srikanth Devarapalli of Emerald Maldives

(with additional contributions by Ruby Amir) Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa is a natural lush island in the beautiful Raa Atoll, offering all-inclusive service that exceeds expectations without limitations. Within this newest addition to the prestigious Italian-owned Emerald Collection portfolio, unique design elements have been carefully chosen, resulting in a contemporary concept of accentuating the […]

Women Hoteliers lead the way at THE OZEN COLLECTION

Leadership dynamics in the hospitality industry in the Maldives have seen more leading ladies at the top of resorts in a world of brilliant turquoise views, ultra-sophisticated service, and effortless perfection. The Ozen Collection has placed the reins of its two flagship resorts in the capable hands of women managers. Maria Luisa Lalli and Henar […]

Find out what potential guests like and dislike about your resort with Brand Auditor

According to a 2019 survey, over 80 per cent of first time Maldives travellers see resorts to be ‘mostly similar’. The same survey suggests that most travellers choose to book a resort with attractive product presentation, clear differentiation, and straightforward marketing communication. Despite the Maldives having over 130 unique resorts, this perception simply cannot be […]

A bridge between Milano-Bicocca and the Maldives for the protection of coral reefs

A signing ceremony of the agreement between the University of Milano-Bicocca and the Government of the Republic of Maldives will take place on 24 February 2021, at 10am Italian time. The ceremony will be live streamed ( The University of Milano-Bicocca (Italian: Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, UNIMIB) is a public university located in Milan, Italy, providing […]

Atmosphere Group announces trio of executive appointments in Maldives

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts has appointed three new executive appointments across the group in the Maldives. Philippe Claverotte becomes Vice President Operations for The White Label Set by Atmosphere and General Manager of VARU By Atmosphere. Meanwhile Monica Suri will be the General Manager of OBLU SELECT at Sangeli and the group has also appointed […]

Women in Hospitality: Aminath Maeysha, Sales Manager at Mirihi Island resort

As the recently appointed Sales Manager at Mirihi, Aminath Maeysha is a great example of how hotels can achieve great things when they invest in their staff. Having worked with Crown & Champa Resorts for eight years across four different properties in the Maldives, the former Front Office Manager has a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry […]