Applications Open for Training Programme by Universal Foundation and Villa College

Applications are now open for the fourth batch of ‘Discover Hospitality’ training programme, a partnership between Universal Foundation and Villa College. The programme is applicable for anyone above the age of sixteen and has completed basic education up to seventh grade. The four-month training provides passionate individuals the right knowledge and hands on experience to […]

Hotel Asia to Host Exhibition and Culinary Challenge this October

The sixteenth edition of Hotel Asia Exhibition & International Culinary Challenge is set to take place from 10th to 12th October 2022 at Dharubaaruge, Malé City. “The year 2022 is a very special year for the Maldivian Tourism Industry as it is the Golden Jubilee Year. We hope to bring together the entire Maldivian Tourism […]

Baros Maldives Elevates Dining Experience

Baros Maldives introduces a new grill house concept to its Cayenne Restaurant and new menus to its iconic Lighthouse Restaurant. The new Cayenne Grill dining concept features a sophisticated grill menu inspired by the Maldives’ fiery sunsets. Led by Cluster Executive Chef Ken Gundu, the new concept offers every dish an element of grilling – […]

Siyam World Introduces Seabreachers to the Maldives

Siyam World, Noonu Atoll, has introduced exciting new additions to its range of activities, including the adrenaline-pumping Seabreachers. Guests can also experience the new fleet of custom Mini Mokes and the world’s first hydrofoil e-bikes. With the aerodynamic lines of a fighter jet and a sculpted shark-like body, the Seabreacher represents a dramatic breakthrough in […]

Audra Arul Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives in Baa Atoll has appointed marketing professional Audra Rohini Arul as the Director of Sales and Marketing. Ms Arul brings to the role more than 20 years of experience in the high-end hospitality space, working for leading brands in Asia and beyond. Audra has served as Director of Sales and Marketing for […]

Leading Travel Agents from India in Maldives for FAM Visit

Travel agents from leading travel agencies from India has arrived in the Maldives by invitation from Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporations (MMPRC / Visit Maldives) for a familiarization trip. The team will stay in the Maldives from 16th to 22nd July 2022. This trip is conducted with the aim to maintain the Maldives’ position […]

50 Years of Tourism Celebrated with MATI Awards

The Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) has concluded the “50 Years of Tourism Awards by MATI” on 17th July at Kurumba Maldives with chief guest HEP Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. The event honored organizations and individuals that have contributed to the Tourism Industry of Maldives for the past 50 years. The 50 Years of Tourism Awards […]

Glen Cooper appointed Executive Chef at Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands has appointed Glen Cooper as the new Executive Chef. Chef Cooper joins The Ritz-Carlton Maldives with over 18 years of culinary experience at luxury hotels across the globe. Originally from New Zealand, Chef Cooper has a background working at hotels in Russia, Bhutan, Singapore, and the Maldives. In the Maldives, […]

The Immersive Culinary Repertoire at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Experience a well-crafted culinary journey infused with Maldivian culture during your island escape at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives. The resort’s all-day dining beachside main restaurant, Seasalt, serves coastal Mediterranean cuisine with Middle Eastern influences. The restaurant features salt-baked fish dishes featuring homemade sea salt produced by the culinary team. The sea salt is produced from the […]

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort to Unveil Major Renovations 16th July

The award-winning five-star property, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort announces the unveiling of new, exquisite experiences as it resumes operations on July 16, following a brief 45-day closure for a property rejuvenation. The highly anticipated reopening of the Vommuli Island resort welcomes guests back to Maldives’ with highest standard of luxury hospitality. With the […]

7 Days, 7 Ways; a Signature Cocktail Menu at Westin Maldives

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort has joined hands with seven sister Westin Hotels & Resorts from around the world to launch a beverage menu featuring each hotel’s signature cocktail. The “Seven Days, Seven Ways” will be available at Sunset Bar, until October 2022. Based on the idea of having a recommended daily cocktail coming from […]

The Vilu Bar at Kandolhu Island

Kandolhu Island presents the authentic Maldivian hospitality paired with luxury and intuitive service. Fringed by a house reef offering underwater adventures and a plethora of dining options, this tiny island is ideal for visitors seeking a private hideout. Located by the waterfront, Vilu Bar is a prime spot to get your fix anytime from its […]