Bandos Maldives marks 45th anniversary

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Bandos Maldives, the second private island resort to open in the Maldives, has celebrated its 45th anniversary. The stunning coral island resort opened its shores to guests in December 1972 following the construction of just 28 rooms – regarded at the time as an iconic development in the Maldives hospitality industry. Now it is a […]

Park Hyatt Hadahaa offers marine aficionados dive package into Southern Maldives

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa has introduced the Dive & Explore Huvadhoo Atoll Maldives package offering guests the opportunity to explore the unbelievable marine biodiversity of one of the most conserved atolls in the Maldives, Huvadhoo Atoll, from a unique viewpoint. Guests booking the Dive & Explore Huvadhoo Atoll Maldives package will be offered the opportunity […]

Tourist arrivals set to surpass record set in 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With the peak season beginning in December, tourist arrivals to the Maldives could surpass the record of 1,286,135 set in 2016. Tourist arrivals to the Maldives exceeded 1 million during October, reaching 1,125,995 visitors in 2017. As of October, Maldives recorded a 6 percent increase in tourist arrivals, compared to the January to October period in […]

Maldives wins big at the World Travel Awards and World Spa Awards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Maldives has been recognised as the World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination and the World’s Leading Dive Destination at the 24th annual World Travel Awards and Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination at the 3rd annual World Spa Awards. Hosted at the five-star JW Marriot Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in Vietnam, the event was attended by hospitality […]

Exclusive: David Feinberg, CEO (fmr) of Crown & Champa Resorts

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]David Feinberg has been the Chief Executive Officer of Crown & Champa Resorts (CCR) for the past 17 years. With seven resorts and one city hotel, Crown & Champa Resorts is one of the largest hospitality companies in the country. A true veteran of the hospitality field, Feinberg describes himself as an hotelier and has […]

Vossen to succeed Feinberg as CEO of Crown & Champa Resorts

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Crown & Champa Resorts has appointed Martin Vossen as Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2017, succeeding David Feinberg, the current CEO. Vossen currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. Feinberg will continue until October 31, 2017, after which he retires. According to Feinberg, a succession planning process is important as it focuses on maintaining leadership […]

Maldives Investment Forum 2017 to take place in December

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The fourth edition of the Maldives Investment Forum (MIF), the premier investment promotion event of the Government of Maldives, is due to take place in Dubai, UAE, on December 18 at the Dubai Trade Centre. More than 400 visitors from across the globe are expected to attend MIF this year, including international and local investors, government […]