Meet Noha: First Female Manager at The Den, Soneva Fushi’s Award-Winning Children’s Club

From a casual babysitter to Den Supervisor to Manager, read on the journey of Noha Mohamed to become the first woman manager at The Den, Soneva Fushi. Soneva Fushi has appointed Noha Mohamed as the Manager of the resort’s award-winning children’s club, The Den. With this promotion from Assistant Den Manager, Noha becomes the first […]

‘Upsizing’ Could Be Among the Next Major Travel Trends: GlobalData

Amidst the financial crisis from the pandemic, consumers have incidentally become efficient savers. This trend should not be overlooked by tourism companies which need to realize that not all travelers will be wanting a budget-friendly option for their next holiday, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. With saved cash that has accumulated during […]

Grand Park Kodhipparu to Hold a Wellness Week as Part of Easter Celebrations

As part of the exciting array of Easter activities at Grand Park Kodhipparu, the resort is conducting a complimentary wellness week with Yoga Practitioner Shani Dayal, a certified yoga practitioner with over 20 years of experience. Hailing from India, Shani Dayal will be conducting a series of yoga classes from 1st to 7th April, 2021, […]

lti Maafushivaru Awarded Best Luxury Hideaway Resort in Maldives for 2021

lti Maafushivaru has been titled ‘Best Luxury Hideaway Resort in The Maldives’ at the Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2021, a global award selecting, recognizing, celebrating and promoting the best luxury goods and services around the world. The impeccable reputation and professional performance of the resort were highlighted as key contributors to this achievement. ‘This esteemed award […]

Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi Prepares for Easter

Preparations are underway at the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi for Easter. From Good Friday to Easter Sunday 2021 festivities include cooking classes, a kids’ activities programme, and entertainment shows gracing the night around the island. Dining is a sensational experience at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi and for the holidays the flagship restaurant Raha […]

Investor Interest Returning to the Maldives, Says JLL

Strong peak season trading performance attracts investors back to the world’s leading resort market. The Maldives luxury segment outperformed all other luxury resort markets across the world with a RevPAR of over $2,000 in December 2020, according to the range of luxury resorts tracked by JLL globally. This represented an incredible rise of 26% compared […]

Soneva Celebrates 25 Years of Sustainable Luxury with an Array of Exciting Activities

Rewinding through a successful quarter century; recalling on a journey of pioneering environmental and social initiatives, Soneva announces exciting new launches ahead of this year. With the opening of Soneva Fushi in 1995, the first ‘castaway’ resort in the Maldives, it founded a trend for back-to-nature luxury holidays. Along with breathtaking ‘remote but accessible’ natural […]

MACL and EIFEC Signs MoU to Implement Health Emergency Risk Compliance Management System at VIA

On 9th March, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the European Institute for Export Compliance (EIFEC) and Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) to implement the Health Emergency Risk Compliance Management System (HER-CMS) at Velana International Airport (VIA). Following this event, Velana International Airport of the Maldives, the main Gateway of the destination becomes the […]

All Eyes on New Resort Opening; Cora Cora Maldives, Raa Atoll

Cora Cora Maldives is one of the latest new five-star resorts set to open in the pristine Maamigili island in the Raa Atoll. Eagerly awaiting its launch date of 1 October 2021, the resort will replace the former Loama Resort Maldives. Under new ownership it will have a completely new design, concept and rebrand. With […]

Raffles Maldives Announces Key New Roles

Raffles Meradhoo Maldives has made two new appointments and promoted three existing staff to senior positions. Among the new appointments are Ibrahim Ayoob as chief engineer and Manuel Llamas Velasco as Assistant Director of Food and Beverage (F&B). Ayyob, a Maldivian national, joins from Oleveli beach resort where he was assistant chief engineer. He embarked […]

Veganism’s Influence on Tourism Will Grow: GlobalData

According to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, Veganism’s impact on tourism space is growing. Vegan-friendly tours, excursions and digital travel apps are emerging as another tool for travel companies to attract environmentally focused individuals. As companies across the travel and tourism spectrum look to recover from the harmful impact of COVID-19, they see […]

EHL Titled World’s Best University in Hospitality Education

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) has once again confirmed its position as the world’s leading institution in hospitality management education and is now among the top five business management institutions in Switzerland. According to the University, the fine recognitions are the result of an exceptional and caring educational environment, training the managers and enlightened citizens […]