W Goa to Takeover Bar and Kitchen of W Maldives

W Hotels’ 5-star resort, W Goa, is set to bring authentic Indian flavours and mixology to W Maldives in a first of its kind bar and kitchen takeover. The three-day takeover will kick off with “Taste W Goa at W Maldives” on 24 August, with W Goa’s Director of Beverage Kshitij Goel and Sous Chef […]

5° North by Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives Introduces New Dining Experience

Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives has introduced a new, exclusive dining experience at 5° North, situated on a special platform, with uninterrupted sea and sky views. The platform, located exactly 5 degrees North of the Equator over the island’s lagoon, offers a private and secluded experience for couples and families. Available for a minimum of two […]

FIRST LOOK: Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa

The world renowned Hilton Hotels and Resorts debuts its family-friendly, five-star private retreat, Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa, on a lush tropical island in North Malé Atoll! Located just 20 minutes away from Velana International Airport (VIA), the all-pool villa resort highlights a mindful approach to gastronomy, holistic wellness, and exclusive amenities for travellers […]

Sea Sports Signs Sponsorship Contracts with Seven Ambassadors

Sea Sports, the surf and swimming apparel retail outlet of Seagull Group Pvt Ltd, has announced the renewal of Ambassador sponsorship contracts to represent its outlet and the brands it carries. Sea Sports has long been associated with surfing and bodyboarding champions of the Maldives such as Ali Khushruwan, Ali Javed, Ismail Miglal, Ahmed Agil […]

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa Announces Key Appointments

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa has announced two new key appointments – Elizabeth Dass-Brown as the Cluster Director of Marketing Communications and Mouner Abou Alnour as the Assistant Director of E-Commerce. Both of these appointments commenced their roles in August 2022, and are based in Bangkok Thailand. Elizabeth will be responsible for managing Park Hyatt Maldives […]

Summer Island Maldives Nominated for Luxury Hotel Awards

Summer Island Maldives has been nominated for three Luxury Hotel Awards for the year 2022 under the categories, Luxury Beach Resort, Luxury Honeymoon Resort and Luxury Romantic Beach Resort. Established in 2006, Luxury Hotel Awards recognizes the best in the tourism industry worldwide. Winners are selected through voting from guests, travelers and industry figures over […]

Radisson Blu Resort Announces Maldives Music Festival 2022 Edition

Radisson Blu Resort Maldives has announced that the 2022 edition of the Maldives Music Festival will be held this year from 12 to 19 November. According to Radisson Blu, the week-long festival will mix rich culinary flavours and great music surrounded by the Maldives’ picturesque scenery, promising a feast for the senses. Curated events are […]

Trans Maldivian Airways Expands Fleet for High Season

Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) has added a fifty-ninth aircraft to its fleet of De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otters this Friday, just in time for the peak tourist season starting this October. Trans Maldivian Airways is the largest seaplane operator in the world, and has been expanding its fleet in line with the exponential growth of […]

Soneva starts accepting cryptocurrencies across all properties

Luxury hospitality brand Soneva, is now accepting Bitcoin and Ethereum cryptocurrencies across each of its resorts in the Maldives and Thailand. The payment channel is designed to make the transaction process easier and offer the option for guests to make secure international payments at Soneva Fushi, Soneva Jani and Soneva in Aqua in the Maldives, […]

Four Seasons Gears up for 10th Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

After a two-year hiatus, one of the world’s most luxurious surfing events has announced its return, in the stunning reef breaks near Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa. Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Championships Trophy will be hosting its 10th year of competition from 22 to 29 August, with a talented field of competitors to […]

Top 10 Source Markets as Maldives Welcomes One Millionth Tourist

Luxury travel destination, the Maldives, welcomed its one millionth tourist of the year on August 12, despite the challenges faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent geopolitical conflicts. The one millionth tourist for 2022 is a Czech Republic national named Daniela Kilnarova, aged 29. She visited the island nation for a holiday at Robinson […]

The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives Appoints Nihal Sevuk as Director of Revenue

Standard International’s first island resort in the island nation, The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives, has appointed Nihal Sevuk as its Director of Revenue. With over 15 years of successful hospitality experience, Nihal earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism Administration at Boğaziçi University in Turkey, followed by a Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Suffolk […]