Heidi Grimwood, Vice President, ELE I NA Spa

Heidi Grimwood, the Vice President of ELE I NA by Atmosphere shares with Hotelier Maldives her vision in steering ELE I NA towards the future of Maldivian Wellness. At the age of eighteen, Heidi first began her career training as a fitness instructor and personal trainer in New Zealand. With her experience in fitness, she […]

Local Artists Look to a Busy Festive Season

The year 2021, can be described as an overall successful year for the Maldives followed by the Covid-19 Pandemic. The dire effects of the pandemic hit the global economy, specially the Hospitality & Tourism Industry. However, along with several challenges, Maldives took the bold step and opened its official borders to tourists on 15th July […]

Silver Sands Boat Yard – Built to Precision

From Silver Sands, Sea Gear to Pure Shores More than two decades ago, Silver Sands began its journey as an inbound travel agency. As the business expanded, the company began to offer an innovative “total solution” service to resorts. Its concept of operating the dive & watersport centers, fishing activities and excursions by providing an […]

A Day in the Life of Yuki Matsutori

Yuki Matsutori began her hospitality career in 2009 at her home country Japan. She always had a strong passion to meet new people and experience the world outside Japan. In 2011, she moved to Maldives with an opportunity to work with Taj Exotica Resort & Spa. She started her international hospitality career with Taj Exotica […]

A Holiday Among Taro Fields – at Alafehi Retreat, Fuvahmulah

Alafehi Retreat is a modern holiday home built on Maadhandige (the home of the vast field) in Fuvahmulah island – the unique single island atoll located in the south of Maldives – home to an abundance of biodiversity made of freshwater lakes, mangrove species, endless taro fields, and the unique esoteric ways of life of […]

Create Your Magic and Win BBM’s Challenge 2021

In January 2021, BBM launched “BBM Chef’s Challenge 2021”. BBM team came up with an incredible opportunity for chef’s in Maldives to participate and showcase their magical talents online via social media platforms. According to BBM, the purpose of creating such a challenge is to showcase the talents of chef’s all over the county. With […]

Salah Shihab, Four Decades of Steering Voyages

In a career spanning 40 years, Salah Shihab has led Voyages Maldives, a pioneering company and industry leader in the safari (boating) industry of the Maldives. He has also diversified the business into hotel supplies and agriculture in the latter part of the company’s trajectory. One of the first Maldivian graduates in economics, from the […]

Boutique Dining Splendor at Jumeirah Vittaveli

When luxury travellers get drawn to a destination, the peculiarity of dining options available for their trip is one of the greatest excitement. Food experiences have the immense power to enhance their vacation experience and memories. Jumeirah Vittaveli has an incredible Food and Beverage Concept, perfectly fine-tuned for its guests. They offer unique boutique experiences […]

GM’s View: Tangi Le Grand, General Manager of Constance Halaveli

French-born Tangi Le Grand is the current General Manager of Constance Halaveli Maldives. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration and Management from the Institut Vatel Bordeaux, France, he ventured into exploring the Asian hospitality industry. With over a decade’s experience working in several Asian countries, Tangi is finally pursuing the dream of working in […]

Faiz Idrees, Executive Chef of Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

Faiz Idrees is a charming, fun loving man full of positive energy. He is the incredible talent behind the delightful food served at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu by Coco Collection. Before joining as the Executive Chef at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu by Coco Collection, Faiz worked for Club Med for 26 years. Within his long […]

Ahmed Saeed, General Manager, Maagiri Hotel

A PROUD VETERAN of the hospitality industry of Maldives of over 30 years, Ahmed Saeed, the General Manager of Maagiri Hotel shares his varied experiences with us. From managing resorts to hotels, he is a well-established hotelier who has been recognized by the Ministry of Tourism with an award for his distinguished service towards sustainable […]

Reethi Faru – Encompassing the Green Dream

An Insight to the Work of Riddian Davies – Group General Manager & Commercial Director – Reethi Faru Reethi Faru, is a 4 star plus bio- luxury resort situated at a private island of Raa Atoll and is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand with more than […]