Wellness Destinations Offer ‘Serious’ Emotional Healing Experiences Post-Pandemic

Following the mental wellness crisis from the pandemic, many wellness destinations are now moving away from the usual relaxing massages and therapies to offer something more for guests. Hotels, resorts and real estate developments are introducing ‘serious’ emotional healing solutions during post-pandemic travel, according to The Global Wellness Summit. Highlighting this new trend, the organization […]

Milaidhoo Maldives Launches Unique Collaborative Art Project

Milaidhoo Island Maldives introduced a joint contemporary art project with Russian artist and fashion illustrator Alena Lavdovskaya. During the month of July, Alena resided on the island creating classic and digital art pieces that fuse Maldivian tradition and culture with modern art. Born to an artist family in Tbilisi, Georgia, Alena is a renowned artist […]

CROSSROADS Maldives’ Restaurants Win 2021 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for Top Restaurants in the World

CROSSROADS Maldives’ restaurants Kinkao, Kebab & Kurry and Hard Rock Café Maldives have been recognised as winners of the 2021 Travellers’ Choice Awards.  This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to diners around the globe, having earned great traveller reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year […]

Latest Marketing Activities by Visit Maldives

During the past few weeks, Visit Maldives carried out marketing activities to promote Maldives in prominent source markets such as the USA and Southeast Asia. Ultra Summit 2021 Visit Maldives has participated in the Luxury Travel Advisors ULTRA Summit for 2021 to promote Maldives in the United States market. Luxury Travel Advisor’s ULTRA Summit is […]

Air Cargo Reports Strongest First Half-Year Growth since 2017: IATA

Global air cargo market posts a 9.9 per cent improvement in June compared to pre-COVID-19 performance (June 2019), as per data released by International Air Transport Association (IATA). This pushed first half-year air cargo growth to 8 per cent, its strongest first half performance since 2017. “Air cargo is doing brisk business as the global […]

Kuramathi Maldives Launches Guest Experiences App

Kuramathi Maldives has introduced the Kuramathi app, allowing guests to make the most out of their blissful holidays by presenting all the stay essentials on one compact platform. Available on mobile phones and in the IPTV format, the app revolutionizes traditional printed room compendiums, taking ease and satisfaction to the next level. Guests can view […]

Resort News Weekly Roundup

Innovative wellness specialist Domingos Folgado comes to Vakkaru Maldives Vakkaru Maldives takes guests on a unique healing journey with award-winning wellness practitioner, Domingos Folgado. His special residency from 1-31 August 2021 offers guests the extraordinary opportunity to enjoy the breadth of his knowledge surrounded by the serene and restorative beauty of Baa Atoll. A wellness […]

Qatar Airways Titled Airline of the Year 2021

AirlineRatings, the world’s only safety, product, and COVID rating website, has awarded airline of the year to Qatar Airways. The state-owned flag carrier of Qatar surpassed Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines for the top spot, followed by Qantas, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific. “Airline Ratings’ Excellence awards are aptly named, for, at every touchpoint, excellence […]

Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives Launches Cast Away Experiences

Mövenpick  Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives has launched a new exciting opportunity for their guests to have their own ‘Robinson Crusoe’ moments on a completely secluded island reserved only for their guests. Nestled in Noonu Atoll, Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives is located forty-five minutes north of Male International Airport consisting seventy-two overwater pool villas, thrity beach pool […]

The Elegant Oasis of Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Re-opens

Nestled on two equally beautiful private islands situated at one of the world’s largest and most remote natural atolls – Gaafu Alifu Atoll, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has started welcoming guests as of 16th July 2021 continuing to offer the legendary service of Raffles. The resort offers spacious thirty-eight beachfront and overwater villas spanning across two […]

Latest Marketing Updates by Visit Maldives

Visit Maldives, the national tourism body mandated with the promotion of the destination, has initiated several marketing activities during July. Hotelier Maldives brings you a roundup of the latest updates by Visit Maldives. FAM trips for Brazilian market Visit Maldives has commenced a series of familiarization (FAM) trips targeting the Brazilian market to promote the […]

UNWTO and MUST Travel & Tech Provide Digital Tools to Revitalise Global Tourism

The Maldives, and countries around the world, can greatly benefit from a World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) agreement with MUST Travel & Tech to place a digital app at the service of tourism. As the world reopens, UNWTO continues to energise the restart of tourism based on sustainability and innovation. An agreement with MUST Travel & […]