India May Soon Replace Russia as Maldives Top Source Market

India may soon replace Russia as Maldives top source market. According to the latest arrival numbers by the Ministry of Tourism, 91,587 Russian tourists and 89,619 Indian tourists have visited Maldives this year. With a difference of less than 2,000 arrivals, India could regain its position as Maldives top source market. Last year, India was […]


GAGE: The Leading Safety, Security & Fire Protection Service Provider in the Maldives!

GAGE, the leading security, safety, and fire protection service provider in the Maldives, recently received the prestigious GOLD100 award for the third consecutive year. The GOLD100 award recognizes GAGE as one of the Maldives’ top 100 leading companies. Featured Image: Receiving GOLD100 Award Since its establishment in 2010, GAGE has built a strong reputation for […]

LUX* South Ari Atoll Wellbeing Week

LUX* South Ari Atoll to Host Wellbeing Week to Celebrate Global Wellness Day

LUX* South Ari Atoll is hosting a wellness week for the island’s guests and its team members from 3 – 10 June 2023. The loved annual tradition is a week for wellness-boosting activities leading up Global Wellness Day 2023. This year, LUX* South Ari Atoll invites Wellness Week Champions Olivia Jarvis and Mason Caton-Brown from […]

Baron Online Enviornmental Hub

Baros Maldives Launches Online Sustainability Information Hub

Baros Maldives recently launched a new online section to supplement the resort’s sustainable tourism program. The online section aims to raise awareness about the fragile marine environment. The Divers Baros Maldives team, known as the “Baros Underwater Ambassadors,” are sharing their favourite underwater stories, the island resort’s sustainability initiatives and other valuable insights through the […]

MATATO Collaborated with Korean Tourism Organisation for Roadshow Event at Maagiri

Yesterday, the Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) partnered with the Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) for a roadshow event in Male’ at Maagiri Hotel. The roadshow aimed to promote bilateral tourism between the Maldives and Korea. This event was a platform to introduce KTO to MATATO members, stakeholders, and the media. In […]

Maldives 5th Master Plan

Ministry of Tourism Launches 5th Tourism Master Plan

On May 25, 2023, the Maldives Ministry of Tourism launched the destination’s 5th Tourism Master Plan (5TMP) at a ceremony held at Maldives National University. The document sets out the vision, policy priorities, and strategies for the Maldives tourism industry over the next 5 years. The 5TMP is a long-term plan to address the challenges […]

Four Seasons Landaa Giraavrau Hosted Marine Biology Internship for Local Students

Four  Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru hosted the first Marine Biology Internship Program in collaboration with the Baa Atoll Council to inspire young students to take a proactive role in protecting the oceans for  generations to come. Running from May 18 to 20, 2023, the three-day program was attended by 12 students from 12 islands […]

Flights from Abu Dhabi to Maldives

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Offering Special Summer Fares to Maldives from $103

Budget airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has announced special summer fares to a number of destinations, including the Maldives. Passengers can fly from Abu Dhabi to the Maldives daily for rates starting at AED 379 (approximately USD $103.21). The special summer fares are now available for booking. Passengers are encouraged to make booking well in […]

11 Maldives Resorts Top-Rated in Tripadvisors Travelers’ Choice 2023 Awards

Tripadvisor revealed the winners of the 2023 Travelers Choice Best of the Best Hotel Awards. The 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Hotel Awards are decided through an analysis of the quantity and quality of hotel reviews from real travelers over a 12-month period (January 1 and December 31, 2022). Eleven resorts in the […]

Maldives Rural Tourism

UNWTO Report Shows Potential of Tourism on Rural Development

At the 118th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the organization launched the report Tourism and Rural Development: A Policy Perspective. The aim of the report is to determine the status of rural tourism in UNWTO Member States and identify the key challenges and opportunities of tourism as a driver […]

Hotelier Maldives LinkedIn

Hotelier Maldives LinkedIn Followers Surpass 40,000

Hotelier Maldives’ LinkedIn Page has received over 40,000 followers. The Maldives leading B2B hospitality magazine utilizes LinkedIn to share industry news, insights, appointments and relevant product reviews. With the Maldives remote geography, LinkedIn is an essential platform to keep industry leaders informed and connected. Over the past 10 years, Hotelier Maldives has amassed a readership […]

Maldives Sleep tourism

China Predicted to be a Major Market for Sleep Tourism In Maldives

Sleep tourism, also known as “dream tourism” or “sleepcations,” is a relatively new trend that has emerged in the travel industry. It revolves around the concept of traveling with the primary purpose of achieving high-quality sleep and rejuvenation. In a fast-paced and stressful world, sleep tourism offers individuals an opportunity to escape their daily routines […]