Lux* Resorts appoints Afeef Hussain as new Regional Director of Training, Dev. & Quality Assurance

Lux* Resorts & Hotels has appointed Afeef Hussain as the new Regional Director for Training, Development, and Quality Assurance. Prior to the promotion, he served as the Director of Training, Development and Quality Assurance. In his new post, Afeef will be responsible for the overall strategy and execution of all training, team and organisational development […]

Finolhu and Amilla Fushi host ‘visiting hero’ from ORP

Finolhu and Amilla Fushi – operated by The Small Maldives Island Co. – has collaborated with Ibrahim Shameel from the Olive Ridley Project (ORP) and held special turtle conservation programmes. As part of the programme, Shameel was welcomed to the two properties as a visiting hero, and held special turtle excursions, said TSMIC. During his […]

Sun Siyam Resorts unveils ‘Uncover Asia’ featuring value-added deals

Sun Siyam Resorts has unveiled ‘Uncover Asia’ – offering travellers 5% off on all room types when a Sun Siyam Resort in Maldives is booked together with Sun Aqua Pasikudah in Sri Lanka. The Uncover Asia package is valid for guests travelling anytime between May 9 and November 1. In addition, guests booking with the […]

W Maldives unveils ‘Eid al-Fitr Escape’ for guests from GCC countries

W Maldives has unveiled the ‘Eid al-Fitr Escape’ – a special holiday packages for the Eid al-Fitr season exclusively designed for its GCC guests, offering complimentary nights for every three or five nights booked. Guests booking the package can pay for three nights and get a fourth night complimentary, while guests who pay for five […]

Maldives named ‘Best International Island Destination’ at Outlook Traveller Awards 2017

The Maldives has been named the ‘Best International Island Destination’ at the Outlook Traveller Award 2017. The award was conferred to the Maldives at a function held in New Delhi, India, said Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC). The annual Outlook Traveller Awards is currently in its tenth Edition. The awards facilitates the best in […]

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi to be named ‘Best Spa Hotel in Maldives’ at Int’l. Hotel Awards 2017

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives is set to be named the ‘Best Spa Hotel in Maldives’ at the International Hotel Awards 2017 and has also confirmed receipt of the International Five Star Standard. The announcement of the National and Regional winners and awarding will be held at The Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park Bangkok, Thailand […]

Soneva Fushi named amongst World’s Greenest Hotels of 2017

Digital magazine Green Hotelier has named Soneva Fushi amongst the World’s Greenest Hotels of 2017. Soneva Fushi, operated by The Soneva Group, was named the world’s most eco-friendly and sustainable hotel in the Asia Pacific region in the Green Hotelier Awards. The annual Awards invite applications from hotels of any size anywhere in the world; […]

The Residence by Cenizaro launches spa and wellness offerings designed for men

The Residence by Cenizaro responds to a dramatic increase in men requesting for spa treatments and services, with the introduction of new treatments and wellness offerings specially designed for men. The offerings are available at the collection’s ocean facing hotels in the Maldives, Mauritius, and Zanzibar. The Residence Maldives – located on Falhumaafushi in Gaaf […]

Patrick de Staercke named new General Manager at Kuredu

Patrick de Staercke has been named the new General Manager of Kuredu Island Resort & Spa. Prior to his new appointment, Patrick served as the pre-opening General Manager at Hurawalhi Island Resort – also operated by Crown and Champa Resorts. Patrick’s professional background and excellent people skills have been a winning mix for bringing all […]

Soneva Jani bags Best Over-The-Top Luxury award by Jetsetter

Soneva’s newest property, Soneva Jani, has been named the winner of the Best Over-The-Top Luxury category in the 2017 Jetsetter Best of the Best Hotel Awards. The primarily overwater resort is where the Soneva story continues, and comprises 24 water villas and one island villa situated in a 5.6km lagoon, one of the largest in […]

“Sunny Side of Life” on show at Arabian Travel Market 2017

The Maldives is being showcased as the “Sunny Side of Life” at the 24th Annual Arabian Travel Market. The event is being held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from April 24 to 27. Maldives is represented at the fair by Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) and industry stakeholders. A total of 59 companies […]

MMPRC hosts meeting with industry partners attending ATM 2017

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has held an information session for the industry partners who are participating in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017.  The main objective of this meeting was to share important information about ATM 2017 fair and how the industry partners can make the most from event. More than 100 […]