Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) Holds 31st Annual General Meeting

The Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) has held its 31st Annual General Meeting virtually. A total of 78 members participated in the AGM. The Chairman of MATI, Hon. Mohamed Umar Maniku initiated the AGM by giving the official opening remarks, followed by a statement from the Secretary General of MATI, Hon. Ahmed Nazeer. Mr. […]

New Appointments in the Hospitality Industry

Featured Image: Elise Rimbaud, Director of Spa and Wellness, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi Maldives hotel industry has seen some exciting new movements this week. Hotelier Maldives brings you a round-up of the latest appointments. Elise Rimbaud, Director of Spa and Wellness, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi OZEN Resevre Bolifushi has recently appointed Elise Rimbaud as the director of […]

Jumeirah Group Announces Opening of New Property in Maldives

Jumeirah Group has revealed the opening of its new address in Maldives. Located in North Male’ Atoll, the 67-villa property is set to welcome its first guests from 1 October 2021. Jumeirah Maldives’ surprising panoramic architecture and calming interiors are the work of sophisticated Singaporean design studio, Miaja, who have created an elegant contemporary ethos […]

Vistara Resumes Flights to Maldives from India

Vistara, an Indian full-service career and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines (SIA), has resumed flights to Velana International Airport from 2 September 2021. The airline had initially resumed operations on 3 March 2021 with non-stop flights between Mumbai, India and Malé. The airline operated flights three times a week on the […]

MACL to Issue License to Operate Executive Lounges at New Sea Plane Terminal Building in VIA

Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) has opened up to submit applications for license to operate executive lounges in its New Sea Plane Terminal Building (NSPT) at Velana International Airport (VIA). As per the announcement made by MACL, only businesses having a license to operate a resort/sea plane or tour in the Maldives are eligible to […]

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Launches New Golf Centre

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa has unveiled its brand-new Golf Centre, featuring a state-of-the-art Golf Simulator (two cabins). The Golf Simulator offers guests an open field golf experience by using sensors to capture every detail of the ball being hit. Apart from playing with friends/family, guests can also get coached by the resort’s in-house Golf […]

Helen Malmgren Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at St Regis Maldives

Helen Malmgren has joined St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort at as the resort’s new director of sales and marketing. Malmgren most recently led the sales and marketing department at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi from 2018 to 2020 as commercial director. Prior to the Maldives, she served as director of luxury sales for Hilton Hotels & […]

Resort News Weekly Roundup

Opening of Arabesque at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands The Ritz Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands has opened its first restaurant, Arabesque. A tribute to traditional Bedouin tent, Arabesque invites diners on a journey from Lebanon to North India. The restaurant is led by Chef Mohammed Negm Eldin, who has previously served at Landaa Giraavaru in […]

Members from Vagabond Magazine, Sweden Arrive in Maldives for FAM Trip

Editor Per J. Andersson and Photographer Pernilla Sjöholm from Vagabond travel magazine has arrived in Maldives for a familiarization trip targeting the Swedish market. Vagabond is a leading travel magazine in Sweden, published in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The magazine is one of the oldest and renowned travel magazines in Scandinavia and publishes travel related […]

The Marina at Crossroads to Reopen to Public in September

The Marina at Crossroads Maldives is scheduled to reopen to the public on September 1st 2021, in accordance with the latest guidelines by Health Protection Agency (HPA). For the grand reopening, The Marina at Crossroads has further strengthened its safety measures and protocols to ensure the safety and wellbeing of everyone. This includes automated temperature […]

Siyam World Launches Indian Oceans’ Biggest Floating Water Park

The highly anticipated Siyam World, Maldives is set for its grand opening on 28 October 2021 after installing the Indian Ocean’s biggest floating water park at the resort. Located in Siyam World’s northeast lagoon, Siyam Water World is one of the ever-expanding experiences included in Siyam World’s revolutionary all-inclusive concept. Inspired by a passion for […]

Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives Hosts Kite Festival for In-house Guests

Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives recently completed the resort’s annual Kite Festival for its in-house guests, with over fifty traditional and modern kite designs brightening up the coast and skies of the island. The Kite Festival offered guests the opportunity to experience art and local culture coupled with world-class entertainment. Guests participated in kite-making and flying competitions […]