Crossroads Maldives Celebrates Second Anniversary

Crossroads Maldives, the country’s first extraordinary multi-island and fully integrated leisure destination marks its second anniversary. Crossroads Maldives opened its doors to guests in September 2019 featuring two lifestyle resorts – Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives – Curio Collection by Hilton®. Both resorts offer direct access to extensive facilities at The Marina […]

Air Astana to Resume Flights from Kazakhstan to Maldives

The flag carrier of Kazakhstan, Air Astana will resume direct flights from Almaty to Velana International Airport (VIA) from 9 October 2021,  as reported in eTurboNews. The route will be operated with Airbus A321LR and Boeing 767 aircraft four times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The airline initially resumed flights to the […]

Vakkaru Maldives’ Festive Programme Honours 2022 Golden Jubilee Year of Tourism

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Maldives tourism, Vakkaru Maldives will launch its end-of-year festive celebrations with a ‘Glitter and Gold’ themed programme. Running from 21 December 2021 until 7 January 2022, the celebrations reflect the rich heritage, culture and environment of the Indian Ocean. Guests are invited to share the joy of the holidays […]

Maurice Van Den Bosch Appointed General Manager at Coco Bodu Hithi

Coco Collection has appointed Maurice Van Den Bosch as general manager of Coco Bodu Hithi, Maldives. The Australian-Dutch citizen brings in over twenty years of experience in hotel management. Maurice most recently led the pre-opening team at Le Meridian Maldives Resort & Spa. His experience in managing resorts in the Maldives began in 2017 as […]

GM Forum ‘21 Keynotes and Panel Discussions

GM Forum 2021, scheduled for 23rd September at Paradise Island Resort will feature three keynote speeches, three panels discussions and two presentations. The first keynote will be by Dr Abdulla Mausoom, Maldives Minister of Tourism, followed by a keynote by Emilio Fortini, general manager of Sheraton Maldives Fullmoon Resort & Spa and chairman, Marriott Business […]

Latest Marketing Updates by Visit Maldives

Over the past week, Visit Maldives has conducted several marketing activities for different source markets. These activities aim to promote Maldives as one of the most desired and safe destinations for travellers. Campaign with Easy Market, Italy Visit Maldives has launched a month-long campaign with Easy Market targeting travel trade consumers in Italy. The campaign […]

ILAA Maldives Pvt Ltd Celebrates 30 Years of Service

ILAA Maldives Pvt Ltd, a one-stop engineering solution provider for resorts, celebrated its 30th anniversary on 22 August 2021. Along with a joyous staff party to mark the occasion, ILAA also carried out social media giveaways and collaborated with Maldives Blood Services to conduct a blood donation camp. Throughout the past three decades, ILAA has […]

Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) Holds 31st Annual General Meeting

The Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) has held its 31st Annual General Meeting virtually. A total of 78 members participated in the AGM. The Chairman of MATI, Hon. Mohamed Umar Maniku initiated the AGM by giving the official opening remarks, followed by a statement from the Secretary General of MATI, Hon. Ahmed Nazeer. Mr. […]

New Appointments in the Hospitality Industry

Featured Image: Elise Rimbaud, Director of Spa and Wellness, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi Maldives hotel industry has seen some exciting new movements this week. Hotelier Maldives brings you a round-up of the latest appointments. Elise Rimbaud, Director of Spa and Wellness, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi OZEN Resevre Bolifushi has recently appointed Elise Rimbaud as the director of […]

Jumeirah Group Announces Opening of New Property in Maldives

Jumeirah Group has revealed the opening of its new address in Maldives. Located in North Male’ Atoll, the 67-villa property is set to welcome its first guests from 1 October 2021. Jumeirah Maldives’ surprising panoramic architecture and calming interiors are the work of sophisticated Singaporean design studio, Miaja, who have created an elegant contemporary ethos […]

Vistara Resumes Flights to Maldives from India

Vistara, an Indian full-service career and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines (SIA), has resumed flights to Velana International Airport from 2 September 2021. The airline had initially resumed operations on 3 March 2021 with non-stop flights between Mumbai, India and Malé. The airline operated flights three times a week on the […]

MACL to Issue License to Operate Executive Lounges at New Sea Plane Terminal Building in VIA

Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) has opened up to submit applications for license to operate executive lounges in its New Sea Plane Terminal Building (NSPT) at Velana International Airport (VIA). As per the announcement made by MACL, only businesses having a license to operate a resort/sea plane or tour in the Maldives are eligible to […]