Kuramathi Island Resort introduces sky-high dining

Blending privacy and luxury sky high, Kuramathi Island Resort has opened the “Sky Bar” perched 7 metres above sea-level. Sky Bar is a special venue purely designed for sheer privacy melded with comfort and luxury, according to the resort. Currently guests can select from six different packages for a tailor-made evening with a group of […]

Four Seasons Private Jet Itinerary to stopover in the Maldives

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts have announced a third private jet itinerary for the coming year, of which the “International Intrigue 2018” features the Maldives as a stopover. According to a statement, the “International Intrigue 2017” itinerary this September has sold out, and bookings for 2018’s “Timeless Encounters” and “International Intrigue” are moving quickly, which […]

Three Crown and Champa Resorts named TUI Environmental Champions

Three resorts operated by Crown and Champa Resorts have been awarded the TUI Environmental Champion Award 2017 for the third consecutive year. The three resorts which won the award by TUI – the leading global tour operator, are Komandoo Island Resort & Spa, Kuredu Island Resort & Spa and Meeru Island Resort & Spa. “These […]

Maldives Marine Expo 2017 to be held in September

The fourth edition of Maldives Marine Expo is set to be held in September. The three-day event, held under the banner “Mapping a Sustainable Future”, will take place from September 9 to 11 in Dharubaaruge, Malé. The official exhibition of the Liveaboard Association of Maldives (LAM) is organised by BLAK Pvt Ltd – a multidisciplinary […]

The exquisite flavours of Love me Tea and Red of Africa Tea by TWG Tea

The TWG Tea collection, possibly the largest in the world with numbers well over 800, includes different single-estate, fine harvests and exclusive tea blends from all over the world. Committed to offering teas directly from source gardens, TWG Tea understands the evolving tastes of the modern tea drinker and has developed special varieties in collaboration […]

Kuredu Maldives announces discounted spa treatments for couples

Kuredu Maldives has announced discounted spa treatments for couples. It is offering 15% discount on couple treatments for both land and over water treatments at the Duniye Spa in the resort. “The couple’s treatments have been specifically designed to add a little romance to the relaxation, as you and your partner experience the magic together,” […]

Three Maldives properties named in the Top 100 Hotels list by Elite Traveler

Three properties in the Maldives have been listed in the Top 100 Hotels in the World list by Elite Traveler – the global luxury lifestyle guide to the best hotels, restaurants, travel, fashion, watches, jewellery, jets, yachts and motoring. The three properties from the Maldives are Soneva Fushi, Cheval Blanc Randheli and One & Only […]

Minor Hotels concludes third successful Explorer apprenticeship programme

Minor Hotels Group has concluded the third edition of its annual Explorer apprenticeship programme and welcomed new enrolments. The ceremony held at Hotel Jen saw the graduation of six explorers from Anantara Maldives Resorts and Spa & Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, with a further four explorers graduating from Niyama Private Islands. The twelve-month programme was […]

W Maldives, World Pastry Champion Julien Alvarez to host culinary week

W Maldives has partnered with World’s Best Pastry Chef Julien Alvarez to host a series of culinary events in September. The culinary week will start with a pastry Masterclass at KITCHEN restaurant on September 19 followed by an afternoon tea at KADA Café and a dessert menu takes over at the FISH over-water speciality restaurant. […]

Veligandu Island Resort awarded Loved by Guests Golden Award

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa has been awarded the Loved by Guests Golden Award 2017 by hotels.com making the resort one of the best around the globe, after achieving an average guest review rating of 4.7 or higher. “The hotels.com Loved by Guests Awards are based on authentic, trusted reviews left by guests and we could […]

Taste: a new magazine featuring food and drink stories

Taste, a new magazine featuring food and drink stories, has been launched. The first issue of the bi-monthly magazine was launched this July, presenting local eateries, recipes and stories covering the creative minds behind the most popular gourmet experiences the country has to offer. The magazine is published by MarComms Pvt Ltd, a creative marketing […]

John Jacob Astor Estate at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli listed amongst top 100 suites

The John Jacob Astor Estate at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort has made it to the prestigious list of the Top 100 Suites in the world by global luxury lifestyle guide Elite Traveler. The John Jacob Astor Estate is one of the largest three-bedroom over-water villas in the Maldives, with a total size of 1,540 square […]