Fourth Outlet of Authentic Maldives Opens in Kuda Villingili Resort

4th October 2021 marked the official opening of the fourth outlet of Authentic Maldives in Kuda Villigili Resort. Authentic Maldives is a chain of boutique shops initiated by the Ministry of Economic Development and operated by Business Center Corporation (BCC). The inauguration event was attended Minister of Economic Development, Fayyaz Ismail; Ambassador of Japan to […]

Mohammed Shihab Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at Siyam World

Siyam World, Maldives has appointed Mohammed Shihab as director of sales & marketing. Shihab will lead the sales team at the resort, which is set to open on 28th of October 2021. He will also be responsible for creating and overseeing global relationships with key partners as well as develop sales growth strategies and actions […]

Resort News Weekly Roundup

Niyama Private Islands Maldives to Host Surf Week 2021 Niyama Private Islands Maldives is launching its 2021 Surf Week from 1 to 7 November, hosting Josh Kerr and Matt Parker, two big names in the world of surf, and with a full programme of surfing and socialising for participants. Josh Kerr, former Australian pro surfer […]

Latest Marketing Updates by Visit Maldives

Have a look at a round-up of the latest marketing activities by Visit Maldives, the national tourism body mandated with the promotion of the destination. Media Team from South Africa Arrives to Maldives Journalists from Independent, Getaway Magazine, and Sunday Times have arrived in Maldives for a familiarization trip until 2nd October 2021. These magazines […]

Monika Adlakha Appointed Marketing and PR Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas has appointed Monika Adlakha as the resort’s new marketing and public relations manager. With a broad spectrum of experience across media and communication, Monika brings in over 18 years of experience to the role. Based at the island, she will be responsible for planning, developing and implementing the […]

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 […]