Celebrity Trainer Ramona Braganza Hosts Wellness Retreat at Kandima Maldives

Kandima Maldives is collaborating with the popular celebrity trainer Ramona Braganza in an action-cation. Her life-changing seven-day wellness retreat “Strong Body, Strong Mind, Gentle Spirit” will be held from March 14 to 21, 2023 at Kandima Maldives. Ramona’s 321 training method contains a proven combination of core, cardio, and circuit exercises. She has trained dozens […]

Dining with the Stars: 8th Edition 2023 at Diamonds Resorts

Planhotel Hospitality Group and Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe (JRE) Dining with the Stars: 8th Edition 2023 at Diamonds Resorts. From December 2022 to April 2023, the gastronomic experience will feature the culinary talents of different JRE chefs, many of whom have Michelin stars. During the experience, JRE chefs will share their skills, recipes, and passion with […]

LUX* South Ari Atoll Appoints John Rogers as General Manager

LUX* South Ari Atoll has appointed John Rogers as the new General Manager. John brings with him more than three decades of experience overseeing award-winning properties across the world. He has an impressive background in business strategy and pre-opening. “I am happy to be back to The Lux Collective’s family and to lead the shining […]

Chef Lal Fonseka Launches Maldivian and Sri Lankan Cookbook

Director of Food and Beverage at OBLU NATURE Helengeli, Chef Lal Fonseka has published a ‘Maldivian & Sri Lankan Cookbook’ with inputs from local chefs. Launched in October 2022, the cookbook celebrates the common flavours of Maldives and Sri Lanka. Having been in the Maldives for seventeen years, Chef Lal Fonseka’s cookbook is a work […]

Sonu Shivdasani Awarded OBE in New Year Honours List 2023

Sonu Shivdasani has been honoured as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to tourism, sustainability and charity in the New Year Honours 2023 Overseas and International List. The Founder and CEO of Soneva resorts, and Founder of Six Senses Resorts, Sonu Shivdasani redefined tourism in the Maldives by combining […]

Chinese Airlines Set to Resume Flights to Maldives

After a three-year halt due to the pandemic, Chinese airlines are scheduled to resume flights to the Maldives. According to Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL), Hong Kong Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, and Beijing Capital will resume flights to Maldives in January 2023. Having acquired slots from 1st January till the end of March 2023, Hong […]

Taj Exotica Maldives Wins Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2023

Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives has won the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2023 in the Luxury Spas category. The resort’s Jiva Spa was recognised as Best Yoga Programme across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Oceania. The win acknowledges the profound impact of Jiva spa’s roots in ancient Indian Ayurveda traditions. The […]

Milaidhoo Maldives’ Special Valentine’s Day Offerings

Milaidhoo Maldives is set to celebrate Valentine’s day in February 2023, offering special experiences curated for individual preferences. From new treatments at the resort’s Serenity spa, to romantic dinners by the pristine white beaches, Milaidhoo Maldives has something to make honeymoons, babymoons and weddings unforgettable. ‘Couples Connect’, a new treatment at the Serenity spa is […]

Diamonds Athuruga Appoints Gilbert Steiner as Executive Assistant Manager

Diamonds Athuruga Maldives welcomes Gilbert Steiner as new Executive Assistant Manager. The dynamic hospitality specialist brings over twenty-five years of experience in the industry. His has worked in countries such as Canada, the United States, French Polynesia, Singapore, and the Maldives. Gilbert has worked in F&B at several luxury hotels and resorts, international hotel chains […]

You & Me Maldives Celebrates New Year Featuring Chef Andrea Berton

Welcoming the new year 2023, You & Me Maldives will be hosting a Gourmet Week featuring Michelin-starred Chef, Andrea Berton. Chef Andrea Berton will showcase his authentic gastronomic creations from 3rd to 7th January 2023, taking guests on a unique Michelin-star dining experience. On 3rd January 2023, guests can meet chef Andrea Berton at the […]

Over 33 International Flights Currently Operate to Maldives

Having started the year with 29 international operating flights, the country now has 33 international flights operating to the Maldives. This increase in international flight operations played a vital role in the increase of travellers to the island nation. By late January, Maldives had more than 100,000 arrivals. In 2022, Maldives saw more than 1.6 […]

Kandooma Maldives Prepares for the ‘Year of the Rabbit’

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives is set to celebrate the Lunar New Year with special programmes starting 22nd January 2023. This includes accommodation packages and fun activities for the younger guests. In Chinese tradition, each new year is characterised by one of twelve Chinese zodiac animals. The Rabbit, a symbol of good fortune, courage and […]