Wayne Milgate Appointed Velaa Private Island’s New General Manager

Velaa Private Island, one of the most exclusive private island resorts in the world, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Milgate as its new General Manager to oversee daily operations and manage all aspects of the guest experience. Having started his career as an assistant manager at five-star Gold Coast International Hotel, Australia, […]

Peter Rabbit at Conrad Maldives

Celebrate Easter break at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island with a special Peter Rabbit themed festivities calendar. The action-packed seasonal programme of activities begins on March 29 complete with mouth-watering food, arts and crafts, games and unforgettable live entertainment, culminating in an extravagant Easter Carnival on April 5. Younger guests will look forward to a fun-filled […]

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives Wins Best Luxury Beachfront Resorts Award

The two resorts at CROSSROADS, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives grab the title of Best Luxury Beachfront Resorts at the Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2021. CROSSROADS Maldives rejoices as its two resorts, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives – Curio Collection by Hilton, grab The Best Luxury Beachfront Resorts in Maldives […]

Unravel Your Senses at Varu Spa, Kandolhu Maldives

Set in swathes of blue, Kandolhu is an escapist’s haven with 30 villas dotting the lush patch of land and over water and distinctly curated dining options. At the heart of this island, the wellness hideaway is where all worries drift away in the hands of skilled therapists; experts of bliss and transporting you to […]

Carlo Di Nunzio Appointed Executive Chef at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa has appointed Chef Carlo Di Nunzio as Executive Chef of the 5-star luxury resort. Originally from Torino, Italy, Chef Carlo brings with him an impressive skillset and over 32 years of experience, expertise, and management. The long-held belief that cooking brings out positive emotion in others is what had driven […]

Sun Siyam Iru Veli and Olhuveli Introduce Free Quarantine Offer for Indian Market

Sun Siyam Resorts has introduced a first-of-its-kind free quarantine offer for Indian travellers staying at Sun Siyam Iru veli and Sun Siyam Olhuveli. For stays between April and May 2021, the resorts will provide free accommodation on the Full Board meal plan throughout the mandatory 14-day quarantine.  Further, these Sun Siyam properties will be covering […]

Meet Noha: First Female Manager at The Den, Soneva Fushi’s Award-Winning Children’s Club

From a casual babysitter to Den Supervisor to Manager, read on the journey of Noha Mohamed to become the first woman manager at The Den, Soneva Fushi. Soneva Fushi has appointed Noha Mohamed as the Manager of the resort’s award-winning children’s club, The Den. With this promotion from Assistant Den Manager, Noha becomes the first […]

‘Upsizing’ Could Be Among the Next Major Travel Trends: GlobalData

Amidst the financial crisis from the pandemic, consumers have incidentally become efficient savers. This trend should not be overlooked by tourism companies which need to realize that not all travelers will be wanting a budget-friendly option for their next holiday, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. With saved cash that has accumulated during […]

Grand Park Kodhipparu to Hold a Wellness Week as Part of Easter Celebrations

As part of the exciting array of Easter activities at Grand Park Kodhipparu, the resort is conducting a complimentary wellness week with Yoga Practitioner Shani Dayal, a certified yoga practitioner with over 20 years of experience. Hailing from India, Shani Dayal will be conducting a series of yoga classes from 1st to 7th April, 2021, […]

Investor Interest Returning to the Maldives, Says JLL

Strong peak season trading performance attracts investors back to the world’s leading resort market. The Maldives luxury segment outperformed all other luxury resort markets across the world with a RevPAR of over $2,000 in December 2020, according to the range of luxury resorts tracked by JLL globally. This represented an incredible rise of 26% compared […]

MACL and EIFEC Signs MoU to Implement Health Emergency Risk Compliance Management System at VIA

On 9th March, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the European Institute for Export Compliance (EIFEC) and Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) to implement the Health Emergency Risk Compliance Management System (HER-CMS) at Velana International Airport (VIA). Following this event, Velana International Airport of the Maldives, the main Gateway of the destination becomes the […]

Raffles Maldives Announces Key New Roles

Raffles Meradhoo Maldives has made two new appointments and promoted three existing staff to senior positions. Among the new appointments are Ibrahim Ayoob as chief engineer and Manuel Llamas Velasco as Assistant Director of Food and Beverage (F&B). Ayyob, a Maldivian national, joins from Oleveli beach resort where he was assistant chief engineer. He embarked […]