Siyam World

Siyam World: Endless Experiences on the Island Playground

Set on Dhigurah within the unspoiled waters of Noonu Atoll, Siyam World is one of the largest island resorts in the Maldives. The fifty-four-hectare island boasts lush greenery, with four kilometers of pristine beaches and six kilometers of a mesmerising house reef. Siyam World offers a carefree playground for those seeking endless adventures. At Siyam […]

Mohamed Imthiyaz

Interview with Resort Manager Mohamed Imthiyaz

Mohamed Imthiyaz (Inthi) is the Resort Manager of You and Me by Cocoon. He began his career in the hospitality industry in 2004 as a billing clerk. Over the past 18 years, he has gained extensive knowledge of and experience in hospitality. Mohamed Imthiyaz sat down with Hotelier Maldives to share his expertise to inspire […]

Jean-Micheal Costeau, a Voice for the Ocean and Future Generations

Born in France in 1938, Jean-Michel Cousteau spent his life exploring the depths of the deep blue ocean, rich marine life and nature-connectedness. Jean-Michel’s love for the ocean began at the age of seven when he started diving using the Aqua-Lung that his father, Jacques Cousteau co-invented. After a lifetime dedicated to ocean conservation through […]

Ausy Waseem

Ausy Waseem, One of the Industry’s Youngest Resort Managers

Hailing from the southern island of Fuvamulah, Ausy Waseem is making his mark in the tourism industry as one of the youngest resort managers. A modern outlook matched with unique ideas and a brilliant mind, Ausy handles the operations of one of the largest island resorts in the Maldives; Siyam World. Inspired by his father’s […]

Amma's Kitchen LUX* South Ari Atoll

Amaa’s Kitchen: An Immersive Traditional Maldivian Dining Experience

The traditional flavours of authentic Maldivian cuisine are far from new for travellers to the Maldives. However, the concept of an exclusive Maldivian dinner at a luxury resort, where guests can witness the traditional way of cooking, is a brand-new experience. This is precisely what Amaa’s Kitchen offers! LUX* South Ari Atoll is known for […]

Maldives Tourism Sector Overview, 2022

Marking fifty years in the hospitality industry, Maldives celebrated its golden year of tourism in 2022. A total of 1,321,937 tourists arrived to the Maldives in 2021. However, surpassing the budget forecast for 2022, the country has seen 1,566,083 arrivals from across the globe as of 14th December 2022. With the festive season right around […]

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