Olive Ridley Project Launches Sea Turtle Photo-Identification Campaign

Olive Ridley Project, an NGO working to protect sea turtles and their habitats, is launching a digital campaign called “Become a Citizen Scientist”, to encourage sea-turtle photo-identification submissions in the Maldives. The campaign will be conducted on ORP’s social media and via training events for stakeholders and the public. An open event titled ‘The Turtle […]

Marriott International Maldives, MNU Launches LIVE FULLY Activation

Marriott International Maldives has launched the Live Fully activation as a collaboration with Maldives National University (MNU). According to Marriot International, the objective of this collaboration is to nurture and create the future talent pipeline for Leadership roles focused on the local talents within the company. The key aim of this event was to highlight […]

Five Fabulous Spa Therapies at OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi

OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi is offering a multi-level spa that is one of the largest in the Maldives. ELE | NA, an acronym for the Elements of Nature, taps into the elemental energies for a healing spa experience. From traditional massages to a fully equipped hair and beauty salon — there’s something for everyone, be it […]

JOALI Maldives Supports Ungoofaaru School to Enhance Educational Facilities

JOALI Maldives has opened a Reading Park and Special Education Needs (SEN) classroom at Ungoofaaru School, in Raa Atoll, to enhance the schools’ educational facilities. According to the resort, a total of USD 20,000 was donated to Ungoofaaru School to finance the project. This included building one of the largest Reading Parks in Maldives, inclusive […]

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Offers ‘Exotic’ Suite Package

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives is offering a special suite package for newly-wed couples and families, inviting guests to indulge in their very own grand suites with all manner of amenities. The limited-time suite package, valid until March 31, 2023, includes exclusive surprises and benefits inclusive of breakfast, complementary speedboat transfers from and to […]

Experience the Creations of Chef Janice Wong at Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is inviting guests to embark on a sensorial journey of edible art with international culinary artist, Chef Janice Wong this October. From the 3rd of October to the 6th, Chef Janice will be unveiling her world-renowned edible art installation inspired by the resort’s ‘Defining Moment’ sunset ritual that includes a […]

Villa Hotels & Resorts Appoints Hassan Shifau as Paradise Island’s HR Director

Villa Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Hassan Shifau as Director of Human Resources at Paradise Island Resort & Spa in the Maldives. According to the brand, Hassan Shifau will support the brand to deliver outstanding hospitality and enhance the overall guest experience, in alignment with the Villa Hotels & Resorts transformative journey. […]

LUX* South Ari Atoll Launches Training Programmes with Technogym

Highlighting the signature LUX* ME concept, a holistic approach to wellbeing, LUX* South Ari Atoll has partnered with Technogym to launch the latest advanced fitness equipment. The resort also invited its guests for a series of innovative trainings, where the new cardio collection with combined bio-circuit workout programmes is introduced. “At Technogym, we design unique […]

Manta Air Begins Daily Charter Service to Hoarafushi Airport

Under agreement with JA Manafaru, Manta Air has started charter service to Hoarafushi Airport, and will be operating daily flights between Hoarafushi Airport and Velana International Airport. The new service will be carried out on Manta Air’s newly introduced Beechcraft 1900D aircraft. The 18-seater aircraft comes with a high ceiling cabin that has a standing […]

Oaky, Silver Sponsor, GM Forum 2022

The number one hotel upselling software Oaky has partnered with Hotelier Maldives as a Silver Sponsor for GM Forum 2022.  Priya Ragavachari Sales Manager and Isaac Yap Customer Success Operations Manager at Oaky will be attending the event this year. Oaky is a hyper-personalized and automated upsell engine that helps hotels boost revenue through enriched guest […]

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Opens First Zuma Restaurant in the Indian Ocean

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi adds the globally acclaimed Zuma restaurant to its collection of 11 distinctive culinary experiences. Founded in London in 2002 by creator and co-founder Rainer Becker, and now present across 20 locations worldwide, Zuma offers a sophisticated twist on the traditional Japanese Izakaya style of informal eating and drinking. Zuma has garnered international […]

Government Opens Nominations for President’s Tourism Gold Award

The Ministry of Tourism of Maldives has opened nominations for ‘President’s Tourism Gold Awards’, given to commemorate 50 years to the tourism industry of the island destination. According to the ministry, the award aims to recognize and honour the hospitality industry’s stakeholders for their services and contributions to the Maldives’ tourism sector. The award will […]