Investors Sought for Development of New Resorts

Government of the Maldives is inviting bids from eligible parties, local and foreign, to submit their interest to develop tourist resorts in three uninhabited islands – Alidhuffarufinolhu in Haa Alifu Atoll, Kudalhaimendhoo in Shaviyani Atoll, Kunnamalei in Noonu Atoll and a 15 hectare plot of land from Vaikaradhoo in Haa Dhaalu Atoll.  According to an […]

Hilton grows to milestone 1 million rooms

In a year when the travel industry faced challenges like never before, Hilton weathered the storm by staying true to its founding purpose – to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality. As the COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented challenges for the travel and tourism industry, Hilton developed industry-leading guest innovations, reached significant […]

Peloton to acquire fitness equipment maker Precor

The leading interactive fitness platform Peloton has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Precor, one of the largest global commercial fitness equipment providers, in a transaction valued at $420 million USD. With the acquisition, Peloton plans to establish U.S. manufacturing capacity, boost research and development capabilities with Precor’s highly-skilled team, and […]

Reinvent launches Wellness Maldives

Reinvent Maldives Pvt Ltd has opened a small showroom in Male’ displaying a range of certified cleaning products, protective gear and lifestyle products as well as a range of agricultural products including seeds, organic fertilizers and pesticide. The outlet also displays a range of COVID-19 disinfection equipment and related products.  Reinvent is also the exclusive […]

The Laundry to run COVID relief promotion until March 2021

The Laundry, the only professional commercial laundry service provider in the greater Male’ area offering dry/wet cleaning, pressing and stain removal services, is to run a COVID relief promotion from 20th December until 31st March 2021. With processes designed to meet ISO 9001:2015 guidelines, The Laundry has one outlet in Male’ (Alikilegefaanu Magu) and a […]

Update: Approved Opening Dates of Resorts, Transit Facilities, etc.

Maldives Ministry of Tourism has published an updated list of approved opening dates of tourist resorts, yacht marinas, tourist hotels, tourist vessels, guest houses and transit facilities on 14th December 2020. According to the list, a total of 138 resorts have been approved for opening by 25th december 2020, with one more resort approved for […]

Milaidhoo Island Maldives to showcase “The Story of Raajje” over the festive season

Milaidhoo Island Maldives is preparing to celebrate this year’s yuletide with a “Dhivehi” twist by telling ‘The Story of Raajje,’ meaning ‘the story of the Maldives’ in Dhivehi. Milaidhoo Island Maldives is a luxury boutique resort with 50 Maldivian-style thatch-roofed pool villas set within the tropical splendour of Baa Atoll. This festive programme encourages guests […]

Skydiving to be introduced in the Maldives; first Drop Zone to be set up in Dhaalu Atoll

Thanks to game changing local airline MantaAir & local sky diving champions Skydive Maldives Islands Pvt Limited, along with Skydive Qatar and Reollo Travel has joined together to embark on a journey to establish sky diving operations in the Maldives. With the arrival of the specially modified Cessna 208 at Dhaalu Airport earlier in the […]

Aisha Faiz Appointed CEO at Sun Siyam Group

Sun Siyam has appointed Ms. Aisha Faiz as Chief Operating Officer for its group of companies.  Aisha has over two decades of experience in Finance and Business. She completed her Bachelor of Science (Honors) (Magna Cum Laude) in Business Management from Marymount Manhattan College in New York, USA. She also went on to complete her […]

Metalsigns; Two Decades of Innovation and Creativity

Metalsigns celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, achieving a major milestone in their long history as one of the most familiar and trusted brands in creative crafts, signage design and production. The company celebrated their 20th anniversary with a hosted dinner at the Seahouse Café to mark their extraordinary journey of two decades in the […]

FIRST LOOK: Kagi Maldives Spa Island

Located at the northern end of Male’ atoll, Kagi Maldives is the newest addition to Crown and Champa’s expansive resort portfolio, one of the leading local hotel chains in the country. Within close proximity to the capital city and Velana International Airport, guests can choose between a 60-minute scenic speedboat ride or a quick 15-minute […]

Christian Pedersen is the new Executive Chef at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has appointed Christian Pedersen as the new Executive Chef of the twin island resort featuring 151 luxury beach and over water villas. Chef Christian brings with him a wealth of international experience, having most recently been Executive Chef at Six Senses Zil Pasyon in Seychelles. Over the years, Christian has held […]