The Emerald Collection Opens Second Luxury Property: Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa

The Emerald Collection announces the opening of its second Maldivian 5-star luxury property in Raa Atoll: Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa. Aldo Scarapicchia, Partner and Managing Director of The Emerald Collection, expressed that they are “thrilled to consolidate our presence in the Maldives with the opening of Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa.” “The new property […]

Music and Michelin Stars to Celebrate Siyam World’s First Birthday

Siyam World is celebrating its first birthday in all its grandeur with a string of anniversary events that will be held from the 28th to the 31st of October this year. The celebrations will commence with a stage show and will end with a Resident Evil-themed Halloween party that will be held with a series […]

Island Adventure Filled Christmas at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives

Embark on an island adventure filled with the joy of Christmas at Ritz–Carlton Maldives this festive season! While most of the island festivities begin on 24th December, the joyful season activities at Ritz-Carlton start on 22nd December stretching into the New Year till 8th January 2023. The resort offers traditional festive activities for families and […]

Hotelier Maldives announced Official Media Partner for Hotel Asia Exhibition 2022

Hotel Asia Exhibition has partnered with Hotelier Maldives, as the Official Media Partner for the upcoming 16th edition of Hotel Asia Exhibition & International Culinary Challenge. With this partnership, all exhibiting parties will be entitled to 30% off on all advertising services at Hotelier Maldives, the market leading B2B brand for the region’s hospitality industry. […]

Planhotel Diamonds Resorts Organizes FAM Trip for Russian Travel Agents

Planhotel Diamonds Resorts have organized a familiarization trip (FAM) for 11 Russian travel agent partners to two of their Maldives properties, with the aim of promoting Maldivian tourism in the Russian markets. The trip was designed to familiarize the agents with the brand architecture of the resorts and to give them the opportunity to experience […]

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 […]

Hotel Review: Sky Beach Hotel, K. Dhiffushi

Sky Beach Hotel is located on the Northern side of Dhiffushi, an island in central Kaafu Atoll where guests can witness the slow, idyllic, Maldivian lifestyle in all its authenticity. Rising above the green foliage and tin roofs of quaint residences, the sleek, contemporary hotel stands out in all its grandeur – an intimate haven […]

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 […]

Wellness Tourism – Balm for Frustrated Travellers, Boon for Investors

As globetrotting numbers begin to resume pace two years after COVID19 unceremoniously locked the world down, industry experts say, the collective human experience is effectively rewriting the hospitality story – with one’s physical and mental well being now placed firmly at the center of the plot. It has taken terms like ‘conscious’ and ‘mindful’ – […]

Ahmed Jihad, Butler, St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

Ahmed Jihad’s 25-year long journey in the hospitality industry started as most journeys do – with a life changing spark of interest. As a young boy living in an island on the south, he was fascinated by the stories he heard from the resort workers from his neighbourhood. They would return to the island on […]

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 […]

Starlit Dining with Two Starred Michelin Chef Nick Brill at Patina Maldives

Patina Maldives treated invited guests to experience the gastronomic delights Two-star Michelin chef Nick Brill had devised to launch the new menu at The Fari Beach Club proving a rare treat for any food lover. With sand underfoot, and stars above, the diners were treated to a sumptuous selection of palette pleasing flavours, textures and […]