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 […]

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 […]