CROSSROADS; an epoch of midscale tourism in the Maldives

The development of the Emboodhoo Lagoon multi-island integrated resort project, known as “CROSSROADS”, is the most comprehensive and expansive tourism project undertaken in the Maldives, ushering in a new wave of investment opportunities. The project, a game-changer that will transform the face of the Greater Malé Region and expand Maldives’ appeal as a multifaceted tourism […]

Hospitality & Retail Systems (HRS) signs as a Platinum Sponsor of GM Forum 2018

Hospitality and Retails Systems (HRS) has signed as the Platinum Sponsor of Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2018. HRS is an international company and market leader in IT for the hospitality and retail industries and the largest Oracle Hospitality Platinum partner worldwide. With a regional head office in Singapore, HRS covers 39 countries and has an impressive […]

Aishath Hamid, Business Development Manager, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo

Four years after working in Traders Hotel Malé, now Hotel Jen – the seventh Traders property to adopt the ‘Jen’ brand by Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd – Aishath Hamid started a family and settled in Sri Lanka. Despite it being a foreign country and the challenges associated with the change in her personal life, […]

The art of being an invisible attendant: Butler training in the Maldives

Above all else, the Maldives is known as the quintessential holiday destination. The name itself incites images of pristine beaches, turquoise lagoons and luxurious resorts. What makes these resorts so tempting for guests is not just their aesthetic appeal but also the sense of being indulged and pampered, a well-deserved get away from their routine […]

Registration opens for GM Forum 2018

Registration for the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2018 is now open as Perspective Pvt Ltd—the publisher of Hotelier Maldives—prepares for the event to be held at Kurumba Maldives on April 18, 2018. The GM Forum, an annual gathering of general managers and hospitality industry stakeholders, consists of keynote speeches from industry leaders and interactive panel […]

Vakkaru Maldives – A timeless sanctuary

In the pristine waters of Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with bountiful marine life, Vakkaru Maldives opened in December 2017 to cater to guests from around the globe with personalised service and authentic experiences. The island, with its pearl shores and vast lagoon, is just a 25-minute seaplane ride from Velana International Airport. The […]

Careers: Ibrahim Waheed, Director of F&B at Velaa Private Island

From a life of deprivation to the vineyards and wineries of France, Ibrahim Waheed has had quite a journey, overcoming some austere challenges in life to become what he is today. As Director of Food and Beverages at Velaa Private Island, one of the highest rated properties in Noonu Atoll, Ibrahim now caters to the […]

Hotelier Maldives, IDeaS conclude second Revenue Management Concept Workshop of 2017

The second edition of the Revenue Management Concept Workshop organised by Hotelier Maldives and IDeaS Revenue Solutions, has come to a successful close. The two-day workshop was held on December 4 and 5 at Champa Central Hotel. “Platforms providing comprehensive knowledge and expert advice on important topics such as revenue management are not readily available […]

Swimsol to host workshop on Solar Energy Technologies for Chief Engineers

Swimsol, a leading provider of solar energy solutions, has announced that it is hosting a workshop on solar energy technologies targeting engineers working in the hotel industry. The workshop dubbed the “Chief Engineer Workshop: Solar Energy Technology”, will be held on November 20 at The Beehive Maldives Hotel. Chief Engineers, Environmental Officers and Marine Biologists […]

International hotel brands to grace Dhaalu Atoll in 2018

Dhaalu Atoll is expected to see new hotel openings in 2018, with two properties by RIU Hotels & Resorts and one by Baglioni Hotels. The Spanish Hotel Chain, RIU Hotels & Resorts will make an entrance into the Maldivian Tourism Industry with Kedhigandu and Maafushi. And the atoll is scheduled to be graced with Baglioni […]

Baros Maldives unveils upgraded Deluxe Villas

The Deluxe Villas at the award-winning resort, Baros Maldives, have recently been upgraded to new levels of comfort and luxury. This upgrade is yet another move to persistently stay ahead of guests’ expectations in Baros Maldives’ endeavour to deliver the absolute best of hospitality. The 24 Deluxe Villas are standard accommodation at Baros Maldives but […]

Kandima Maldives reveals string of activities for festive season

This Christmas, Kandima Maldives is inviting guests to celebrate their holiday barefoot and on the white shores of their beach while revelling in a string of festive activities. The events are designed to accommodate not just honeymooners or couples but also families, groups of friends and solo travellers of all ages. Christmas Day will start […]