Accor Maldives Collection Launches Festive Experiences for 2022

The Accor Maldives Collection is inviting guests to experience the festivities of Christmas and New Year at their luxury five-star resorts for an ideal year-end retreat. Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort Guests at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort are invited to join the countdown to Christmas and New Year with the resort’s 18-day line-up of festive experiences. […]

Sun Siyam Celebrates President’s Golden Award

Maldivian-owned Sun Siyam Group is celebrating a milestone achievement of its own at the Gala held on the third of October 2022 in Male to celebrate the Maldives Tourism Golden Year. The owner and visionary behind Sun Siyam Group, Hon. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed received the “President’s Tourism Gold Award” for his exemplary contribution to the […]

18 Girls Successfully Complete #CodeforClimateMV Funded by JOALI Maldives

18 Girls of Raa Atoll School have completed Women in Tech Maldives’s #CodeforClimateMV programme funded by JOALI Maldives.  The programme was designed to spread climate awareness through code and it introduced the participants to Python and Machine Learning. 18 girls from grade 7 to 10 participated in the hybrid, online and face-to-face training sessions held […]

The Emerald Collection Opens Second Luxury Property: Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa

The Emerald Collection announces the opening of its second Maldivian 5-star luxury property in Raa Atoll: Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa. Aldo Scarapicchia, Partner and Managing Director of The Emerald Collection, expressed that they are “thrilled to consolidate our presence in the Maldives with the opening of Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa.” “The new property […]

Music and Michelin Stars to Celebrate Siyam World’s First Birthday

Siyam World is celebrating its first birthday in all its grandeur with a string of anniversary events that will be held from the 28th to the 31st of October this year. The celebrations will commence with a stage show and will end with a Resident Evil-themed Halloween party that will be held with a series […]

Planhotel Diamonds Resorts Organizes FAM Trip for Russian Travel Agents

Planhotel Diamonds Resorts have organized a familiarization trip (FAM) for 11 Russian travel agent partners to two of their Maldives properties, with the aim of promoting Maldivian tourism in the Russian markets. The trip was designed to familiarize the agents with the brand architecture of the resorts and to give them the opportunity to experience […]

Brennia Kottefaru Awarded ‘Best Hotel’ by Voyage Prive

Brennia Kottefaru has received the “Best Hotel” award for the year 2022 by Voyage Prive, a luxury travel club that specializes in premium holidays. The award is given to the hotel with the most room nights, marking Brennia Kottefaru as one of the most desired holiday destinations worldwide this year. Ali Zahir, Chairman of Brennia […]

Villa Hotels & Resorts Offers Benefits for Visa Cardholders

Visa and Villa Hotels & Resorts have signed a partnership agreement to offer exclusive benefits to Visa cardholders when booking holidays at their resorts. With this partnership, Visa cardholders can benefit from exclusive stay offers at the villas and suites of Villa Hotels & Resorts, with additional rewards including dining and spa amongst others. To […]

Secret Paradise Joins Forces with K. Guraidhoo for World Clean-Up Day

Local tour company Secret Paradise, joined forces with the community of K Guraidhoo to recognise World Clean-Up Day. World Clean-Up Day is a global social action program that is held annually to tackle the global solid waste problem. Each year on the 17th of September volunteers from across the world in over 191 countries come […]

Diana Vergara Appointed Resident Marine Biologist at Vakkaru Maldives

Vakkaru Maldives Resort has appointed Diana Vergara as the new resident marine biologist to enhance guest experiences and the private island’s marine biology programs. Diana’s role includes raising environmental awareness among guests and researching and monitoring the house reef and the coral around the island. She will also lead snorkeling excursions and give informational lectures […]

The Westin Maldives Appoints Sergey Elkin as the Director of Sales & Marketing

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort has announced the appointment of its new Director of Sales & Marketing, Sergey Elkin, who will use his passion for luxury brand travel to further enhance to the success of the 70-room wellness-focused resort. In his role, Sergey will be responsible for overseeing all sales and marketing initiatives and maintaining […]

6th Edition of GM Forum Hosted at Kurumba Maldives

The 6th Hotelier Maldives GM forum brought together a veritable who’s who of tourism leaders, befitting both the occasion and location. Held at Kurumba Maldives in tribute to the 50 Golden Years of Tourism, the event was attended by two of the people accredited as pioneers of Tourism, Mr MU Maniku and Mr Hussain Afeef. Featured […]