Aquaventure Dive

Aquaventure Tec Center offers TDI Decompression Diver Course Package

Calling all adventurous divers in the Maldives! Are you ready to push your diving limits and explore the incredible underwater world of Addu Atoll on a technical level? Aquaventure Tec Dive Center, the only TDI center in the Maldives, is offering a unique opportunity to take your first steps into technical diving with their TDI […]

Resort Construction

Maldives to expedite stalled resort developments

The Maldives government is taking a two-pronged approach to deal with islands allocated for resort development that have seen no progress, according to Tourism Minister Ibrahim Faisal. These unbuilt islands represent a significant missed opportunity for the tourism industry, with the Ministry of Finance estimating a loss of $1.7 billion annually due to stagnant development. […]

So Maldives

SO/ Maldives takes top honors at Asia Pacific Property Awards for architectural flair

SO/ Maldives has struck a pose and strutted its way to the prestigious Asia Pacific Property Awards, winning the coveted title of Best Hotel Architecture (5-star award) for the Maldives. Inspired by the dazzling world of fashion, SO/ Maldives isn’t just a place to stay, it’s an immersive experience. Guests transform into models, taking center […]

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John Bendtsen honored with T+L’s Best Resort General Manager in the Maldives award

After five years of dedicated service to the Pullman and Mercure resorts in the Maldives, Mr. John Bendtsen has been recognized with the prestigious Travel + Leisure’s Best General Resort Manager in the Maldives award. This accolade celebrates his exceptional contributions to the luxury resort industry and his unwavering commitment to creating a world-class destination. […]

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Yoonus Ibrahim: From dreams to distinction in hospitality

Yoonus Ibrahim’s story is one of ambition, resilience, and a deep-seated love for the hospitality industry. Recently crowned the Young Hotelier of the Year at the Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024, Yoonus’s path is an inspiration to aspiring hoteliers around the world. Yoonus’s passion for hospitality stemmed from childhood dreams. Inspired by his successful uncle in […]

Tawi Lush

TAWI LUSH unveils comprehensive hospitality solutions for luxury brands

Simmi and Satyeash Pai, hospitality veterans with a combined 30 years of experience, announce the launch of TAWI LUSH, a one-stop-shop for all things hospitality. TAWI LUSH offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to empower luxury hospitality brands and destinations, aiming to become a trusted partner for success. A Multi-Faceted Approach to Hospitality TAWI […]

Heritance Aarah

Heritance Aarah, Maldives recognized by Forbes as a top family-friendly all-inclusive resort

In a recent accolade that highlights the epitome of family-friendly luxury, Heritance Aarah, Maldives has been included in Forbes’ prestigious list of “The 20 Best All-Inclusive Resorts For Families.” Notably, it stands as the sole representative from the Maldives, earning the distinguished title of “Best Beachfront All-Inclusive Resort For Families.” Forbes’ selection criteria for the […]

Shape the future of aviation: Why you should attend the Air Service World Congress 2024 in the Maldives

The Air Service World Congress (ASWC) 2024 descends upon the idyllic Kurumba Maldives from July 9th to 11th, 2024, and promises to be a landmark event for the aviation industry. This premier gathering, known for fostering collaboration, is the ideal venue to connect with industry leaders and shape the future of air travel. Why Attend? […]

Tekkers Resort Cup kicks off in July

Tekkers has announced that Tekkers Resort Cup is set to commence on the 15th of July 2024 at the CROSSROADS Maldives. With a total prize pool of USD 7,500, the champions of the Tekkers Resort Cup will walk away with a handsome reward of USD 5,000, while the runners-up will claim a commendable sum of […]

World Oceans Day: A critical celebration for the Maldives and tourism

This Saturday, June 8th, the world unites for World Oceans Day 2024. This global celebration serves as a powerful reminder of the immense value our oceans hold, and the critical role they play in the health of our planet. Here in the Maldives, an island nation where turquoise waters lap at pristine shores, World Oceans […]

Why World Environment Day matters for Maldives, tourists

Maldives is synonymous with pristine beaches, turquoise lagoons, and breathtaking marine life. This idyllic paradise, however, faces a very real threat: climate change and environmental degradation. World Environment Day, observed annually on June 5th, takes on a particular significance for the Maldives, with the 2024 theme – Land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience – striking […]

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Mohamed Sobah: Orchestrating excellence at COMO Maalifushi

In the kaleidoscope of the Maldives’ hospitality panorama, Mohamed Sobah shines as a leader with passion and dedication. As the General Manager of COMO Maalifushi, he embodies the ethos of excellence and service that defines this luxurious retreat in Thaa Atoll. Sobah’s journey from a young aspirant to a seasoned leader is a testament to […]