OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi Opening 19th May

OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi is set to make its debut on 19th May 2022, becoming the second COLOURS OF OBLU resort to open this year. Ailafushi, translating to ‘Family Island’ from local Maldivian language, is just a 15-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport (VIA). Unlike its sister resort OBLU SELECT Lobiligi, which opened on 24 […]

Finolhu Baa Atoll to Rejoice Platinum Jubilee Weekend with New Royal Cocktails

New UAE Campaign to Boost MICE Tourism in Maldives

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has officially launched a MICE-tourism focused campaign ‘Redefining MICE’ in the UAE. A special press conference was held with the Embassy of Maldives in the UAE on 10th May 2022 at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Arabia. The press conference was hosted by the Chief Executive Officer & […]

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Dusit Thani Maldives Partners with Local Brand Ogaa

Dusit Thani Maldives has partnered with local soap brand Ogaa as part of the resort’s commitment to support local products and culture. The collaboration will offer guests handcrafted soaps, shampoo, and bath bombs as a welcome gift. Ogaa takes its name from the Dhivehi word “Ogaatherikan,” which means caring, and follows its Founder Azu’s vision […]

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives Makes Key Leadership Appointments

The soon-to-open Alila Kothaifaru Maldives has appointed Alexandre Glauser and Kiran Sonawane as the resort’s general manager and director of sales and marketing. As general manager, Swiss national Alexandre Glauser oversees the highly anticipated official debut of the 80-villa luxury resort. Alexandre brings a wealth of expertise in hotel openings and operations in various markets, […]

International Visitation to Maldives Rebounds Strongly: CBRE

Resort News Weekly Roundup

Nine Maldives Resorts Awarded Forbes 5 Star Rating 2022 Nine Maldives resorts have earned the Forbes Five-Star accolade. The resorts include Cheval Blanc Randheli, Four Seasons Maldives at Kuda Huraa, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, JOALI Maldives, Kudadoo Maldives Private Island, One&Only Reethi Rah, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, Velaa Private Island […]

Global Search Illustrates Strong Recovery in 2022: Expedia

Scuba Schools International Launches New Diving App

Maldives Marketed in the US

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has taken part in AdventureELEVATE 2022 to promote the Maldives in the US market. The event took place from 3rd to 5th May in Oregon, United States, and is hosted by Adventure Travel Trade Association’s (ATTA). AdventureELEVATE 2022 is an intensive educational and networking conference that brings together […]

Gili Lankanfushi Celebrates Island-Grown Produce with New Menu and Chef’s Table

Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives has launched a new plant-based menu and Gili Garden dining experience. Led by Executive Chef Harinath Govindaraj, the new menu is a celebration of the organic produce grown in the resort’s organic Gili Garden, where guests can now experience a full Chef’s Table tasting experience. Chef Hari has been an instrumental member […]