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 […]

Top Job Vacancies of the Week in Maldives Hospitality Industry

Local and Work Permit Offer by The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives

The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives has launched an exclusive package for locals and work permit holders ahead of Eid holiday. The ‘Love Thy Neighbour’ package includes a stay in one of the resort’s stunning villas, breakfast, complimentary use of snorkelling equipment and a daily 30-minute kayak or paddleboard rental. You also enjoy access to scheduled group […]

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands Launches Drone Research Project

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands has launched the first guest-collaborative drone project in conservation technology science. In partnership with British PhD researcher Melissa Schiele, this initiative creates a new standard in the tourism industry. The state-approved drone research will support a major data collection project to monitor ocean pollution of plastics, its impact on sea […]

Soneva Unveils the Itinerary for JLF Soneva Fushi

Coco Collection Offers Internship for Coral Reef Gardener

Coco Collection has opened up applications for a three-week internship as a coral reef gardener at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu. Situated in Baa Atoll, a designated UNESCO biosphere reserve that’s home to incredible marine life and reefs, Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu has been working to conserve the reefs from increasing sea temperatures, ocean acidification, coral […]

Top Job Vacancies of the Week in Maldives Hospitality Industry

Amilla Maldives Joins Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences has partnered with Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH). The 70-villa resort in Baa Atoll becomes one of only five high-end resorts in Maldives to grace SLH’s portfolio of partner hotels. SLH is an exclusive community of independently minded travellers and independently spirited properties that are able to offer […]

Christian Adrian Garcia Appointed Executive Chef at Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives has appointed Chef Christian Adrian Garcia as executive chef. The seasoned professional brings in a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role. Hailing from Argentina, Chef Christian graduated from the “Unión de Chefs Argentinos” and has worked in the Spanish cities of Valencia, Barcelona, and Ibiza. More recently, Chef […]

Subscription Services Emerge as a Travel Industry Recovery Trend: GlobalData

The popularity of subscription services could rise in the travel industry as businesses find it a compelling strategy to build brand loyalty, states the leading data and analytics company GlobalData. Hannah Free, Travel and Tourism Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “More and more businesses are moving away from the traditional product economy to the ‘subscription economy’. […]

Resort News Weekly Roundup

Seven New Islands Awarded for Resort Development

Ministry of Tourism has awarded seven new islands for resort development from the total eighteen islands that were open for bidding last year. During the Maldives Investment Forum held at Expo 2020 in Dubai, the Ministry announced the opening of bid submission for eighteen islands across ten atolls for resort development. The initial deadline of […]