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SO/ Maldives takes center stage at Liv Hospitality Design Awards

Recently opened luxury lifestyle resort SO/ Maldives has garnered a prestigious award at the Liv Hospitality Design Awards. Recognized for its captivating architectural design, SO/ Maldives was named the Winner in Architectural Design Resort – Luxury. Drawing inspiration from the world of high fashion, SO/ Maldives transforms guests into models, offering a luxurious “seen-and-be-seen” experience. […]

Maldives makes splash as top babymoon destination

Maldives has soared into the top 5 most popular babymoon destinations according to a new study by My 1st Years. Babymoons, pre-baby getaways for expecting parents, have seen a surge in popularity in recent years. The UK alone has witnessed a staggering 128% increase in searches for “best babymoon destinations” in just the past three […]

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Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon unveils Ramadan and Eid staycation package for residents and expats

Celebrate the holy month of Ramadan and Eid holidays in a paradise unlike any other at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon. This resort, where turquoise waters meet white sandy beaches, promises extraordinary experiences at every turn. A Ramadan Retreat Awaits Ellaidhoo Maldives offers a tranquil getaway for couples and families seeking a memorable Ramadan experience. This […]

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Egg-citing Easter Fun at Noku Maldives

Noku Maldives welcomes guests to enjoy a memorable Easter celebration in the stunning beauty of the Maldives. With its picturesque backdrop, Noku Maldives is the perfect destination for travelers seeking relaxation and holiday festivities with families and friends. From 29-31 March 2024, guests can partake in a range of fun and exciting activities and experiences […]


Maldives and the New Global Standard for Sustainable Tourism

Maldives, a nation heavily reliant on tourism, stands to benefit greatly from a recent breakthrough by the UN. A groundbreaking statistical framework, developed under the leadership of UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization/UN Tourism), has been adopted by all 193 UN member states. This new framework, the Statistical Framework for Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism […]

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Culinary Fusion Extravaganza: Kandolhu Welcomes Chef Begoña Rodrigo

Kandolhu Maldives has announced an exceptional culinary collaboration with renowned Spanish chef, Begoña Rodrigo. From 12th to  16th April 2024, guests at Kandolhu will have the exclusive opportunity to indulge in the extraordinary  creations of Chef Begoña Rodrigo.  Hailing from Valencia, Chef Begoña Rodrigo is not just a culinary maestro; she is a self-taught artist whose […]

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Patina Maldives Welcomes Michelin Star Chef Kazuo Harada for Exclusive Culinary Series

Prepare to tantalise your taste buds as Patina Maldives proudly announces the exclusive residency of Michelin Star-awarded Chef Kazuo Harada at KŌEN from March 12 to 16, 2024. Renowned as a culinary maestro, Chef Kazuo Harada is celebrated for his innovative fusion of Japanese tradition with Brazilian flair, bringing his unparalleled expertise to the shores […]

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Easter Jungle at InterContinental Maldives with Sharky & George and Visiting Chef Marianne Lumb

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort has announced a jam-packed and  expertly curated Easter activity programme this April. Family-favourite entertainment team, Sharky & George will be  making their debut on the island, alongside former BBC Professional Master Chef contestant, Marianne Lumb, who  will transform Maamunagau Island into a gourmet paradise. With all activities inspired by ‘The Jungle […]

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Breaking the Waves: Maldivian Women Leading the Charge in Tourism

The Maldivian tourism industry, consistently recognized as the world’s best, is experiencing a shift driven by women. While statistics reveal a historical gender gap, with women only making up 12% of the workforce, a new wave of female leaders is transforming the scene. These women are defying cultural expectations and the challenges of remote island […]

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From Baa Atoll to International Heights: Ahmed Asim’s Journey as a Leading Maldivian Hotelier

Ahmed Asim stands as an inspiration within the hospitality industry, representing a rare cohort of Maldivian hoteliers who have ventured beyond the island’s shores to carve out illustrious careers abroad. With a fervent passion for hospitality instilled from his upbringing in Baa Maalhos, Maldives, Ahmed embarked on a remarkable journey that led him to the […]

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Maldives Welcomes Record-Breaking 200,000 Tourists in a Month

Maldives has reached a historic milestone, welcoming over 200,000 tourists in a single month for the first time. As of February 26th, the Ministry of Tourism announced the arrival of the 200,000th visitor, marking a 20% increase compared to February 2023 (177,000 arrivals). This surge in tourism is attributed, in part, to a significant rise […]


Ahmed Rokka: Master of the Waves and Beyond

The turquoise waters of the Maldives have always held a certain allure, beckoning tourists and locals alike. But for Ahmed Rokka, his connection to the aquatic paradise took an unexpected turn, leading him on a remarkable journey from a hesitant receptionist to a celebrated watersports manager and trainer. Rokka’s initial foray into the Maldivian tourism […]