An Issue of Connectivity: AUM Fawzy, Trans Maldivian Airways

99% water and 1% land is how we often describe the Maldives; not only to ourselves but also to visiting tourists. Stories of long voyages on sea by sail, sometimes drifting to far away lands by the wind and current, are the stuff of folklore. Then came George Corbin and decided Kurumba was paradise; which […]

Eatoll’s living coral map – an artistic message!

A group of creative and artistic youth came together inspired by Google Maps. When the map of Malé incorporated in the Google Maps was outdated and inaccurate, this clique brainstormed on creating a much updated and an accurate map of Malé. Hence, Eatolls was formed. They began as an experimental online project, providing free geo-location-based […]

Riyaz Mohamed, Head of Transportation Services, One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

One&Only Reethi Rah is designed as a hallmark of excellence, located in one of the most spectacular destinations around the world. Its guests are offered a service distinctive in style and inspired by the local culture, genuine hospitality and lively energy. The passion for travelling, discovering new culture and traditions guided Riyaz Mohamed to step […]

Ali Naseer, Airport Manager, Soneva

With unforgettable 23 years of service in the Hospitality Industry, Ali Naseer has been a part of Soneva team for almost 20 years now. Ali joined the team as an Airport Representative back in 1999. Today, he is the Airport Manager of this admired team. Hotelier Maldives: Would you share with us how you developed […]

Hotel Asia 2019 wraps up!

Maldives Exhibition and Conference Services (Pvt) Ltd (MECS) wrapped up Hotel Asia 2019 – the largest hospitality tradeshow in South Asia. Together with the Sri Lankan Exhibition and Conference Services (LECS) and the Indian Exhibition and Conference Services (IECS), MECS organised the fifteenth edition of Hotel Asia! The four-day exhibition concurrently running the International Culinary […]

Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives opens

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts opens its fourth property in the Maldives in the pristine Vaavu Atoll, a spectacular seaplane ride away from Velana International Airport (VIA). The Atoll being one of the lowest concentrations of tourist resorts in the Maldives, Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives debuts as an ideal destination for leisure holidaymakers, setting a fresh standard […]

Surfing the waves with Ryan Thoyyib

Is a holiday in the Maldives all about relaxing in the sun? Well, this tropical paradise is not just a popular destination among leisure holidaymakers. But these dotted islands across the vast ocean makes it the ideal destination for recreational holiday-makers such as people who love surfing. Surrounded by numerous coral reefs, the islands feature […]

Ahmed Shaheen, Director of Sales & Marketing, Crown & Champa Resorts

Crown & Champa Resorts (CCR) is one of the pioneers of the hospitality industry in the Maldives. Offering varied tastes and choices for guests to fancy, CCR’s plate keeps on growing. The dedicated and enthusiastic team at CCR is the pillars behind its success. One of the names that are instrumental in the progress of […]

W Maldives celebrates 13th anniversary!

The Maldives is a luxurious bucket list destination and we are conveying this vision through fashion, fuel, music, and design activations. W Maldives targets a hip and young at heart vibe that delivers moments. Initiating approachable luxury through fun-filled healthy lifestyle choices like sunrise yoga, private dinners, and celebratory once in a lifetime events. On […]

DELI UNITED: Top-quality tropical fruits and vegetables

The Maldives is synonymous with luxury, and since the brand-name is reputable amongst the top premium hotel brands, what is expected from its hospitality industry in terms of products and services should be nothing but perfection. While the juiciest of fruits and healthiest of vegetables are a vital part of this product, and when suppliers […]

3D Laser Scanning – a reality capture technology

Water Solutions (WS) – the specialists in environmental consultancy and surveying, fascinate us with the selection of their refined tools. These are the contributors to the advanced solutions to their esteemed clients in the Maldives and abroad. Let’s review 3D Laser Scanning carefully to understand its functioning? WHAT IS LASER SCANNING? 3D Laser Scanning is […]

The BULLEIT Bar at Kuredu; First-ever speakeasy bar in the Indian Ocean

Sensory experiences and the ambience are the spotlights when you walk into a bar to drink and chill. Those concealed speakers playing mood-setting music, the mesmeric lighting and yes, the perfectly placed crafts on walls and ceilings will definitely stimuli your experience. KUREDU BAR-SCENE – Mixed, Shaken & Stirred! For a memorable holiday, the dash […]