Strategic Partnership

Perspective and Maldives Promotion House Announces Strategic Partnership and Appointment of Ali Naafiz as Editor of Hotelier Maldives

MALE, MALDIVES, June 1, 2023 — Perspective Pvt Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Ali Naafiz as the Editor of Hotelier Maldives, following the strategic partnership with Maldives Promotion House Pvt Ltd, publisher of Maldives Insider. This collaboration marks an important milestone in the travel media landscape of the Maldives, as it brings […]

Seara Sports Maldives

Supplier Spotlight: Seara Sports

Sports Engineering And Recreation Asia Ltd. (Seara Sports) is the regional leader in designing, developing, supplying, and installing sports, athletic, and fitness facilities in Southeast Asia and beyond. The company supplies and installs recreational solutions to the Maldivian resort market through its office in Male. Hotelier Maldives sat down with Ahmed Marzooq (Mare’), Seara Sports […]


JOALI BEING Launches Wellness Program by Visiting Master Practitioners

JOLI BEING has announced its immersive wellbeing program curated by Master Practitioners to  renew, uplift and inspire guests. The program will run until the end of the year with the Master Practitioners visiting at different times. The menu presents a hybrid of healing and restorative practices alongside alternative methods of therapy, such as Holographic Memory […]

Ritz-Carlton Maldives Eid

Celebrate a Maldivian Inspired Eid al-Adha at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, is hosting a curated program to celebrate Eid al-Adha from June 28 – July 3, 2023. The holiday program will give guests a taste of Maldivian culture. The celebrations begin with the resort’s signature Maldivian Night, serving tropical dishes fusing local ingredients, simple spices, and flavours from the north to […]

Choris Rusdiana

Women In Hospitality: Choris Rusdiana

Choris Rusdiana is the Assistant Food and Beverage Manager at Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa. With managerial F&B experience in Muscat, Oman and Bali, Indonesia, Choirs brought her rich expertise to the Le Méridien Maldives pre-opening team. Hotelier Maldives sat down with Choris to discuss her career, responsibilities, and advice for young women pursuing […]

Maldives arrivals

Are Tax Hikes Contributing to Declining Tourist Arrivals?

The Maldives has witnessed a decline in tourist arrivals in May, compared to the same period last year. Industry leaders are raising concerns that the recent increase in the Tourism Goods and Services Tax (T-GST) may be contributing factor. According to data released by the Ministry of Tourism, tourist arrivals in May fell by 5.7% […]

Vikram Singh Maldives

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Appoints Vikram Singh as Reservations Manager

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa has appointed Vikram Singh as Reservations Manager. After completing a hotel management course, Vikram went on to gain valuable industrial training with Marriott International. After receiving multiple placements from brands such as Oberoi and IHHR Hospitality, he began his career working in the front office, covering all aspects, including reception, […]

Maldives Storytellers Confrence

Visit Maldives Hosts Storytellers Conference at Crossroads Maldives

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (Visit Maldives) is hosting the first Storytellers Conference on May 30, 2023, at Crossroads Maldives. Over 70 travel writers, journalists, bloggers, and influencers from around the world will gather to experience the Maldives’ unique beauty and cultural heritage beyond the traditional sun, sand, and sea narrative. The conference aims […]

India May Soon Replace Russia as Maldives Top Source Market

India may soon replace Russia as Maldives top source market. According to the latest arrival numbers by the Ministry of Tourism, 91,587 Russian tourists and 89,619 Indian tourists have visited Maldives this year. With a difference of less than 2,000 arrivals, India could regain its position as Maldives top source market. Last year, India was […]

Martina Crkonova

Wellness Wisdom: Martina Crkonova, Master Wellness Trainer

Martina Crkonova is a passionate holistic health educator with a mission to empower others to care for themselves to reclaim their health and joy. She is deeply interested in traditional Chinese medicine, with over 27 years of experience in integrative and TCM medicine and 15 years as a therapeutic instructor and trainer. Martina worked as […]


GAGE: The Leading Safety, Security & Fire Protection Service Provider in the Maldives!

GAGE, the leading security, safety, and fire protection service provider in the Maldives, recently received the prestigious GOLD100 award for the third consecutive year. The GOLD100 award recognizes GAGE as one of the Maldives’ top 100 leading companies. Featured Image: Receiving GOLD100 Award Since its establishment in 2010, GAGE has built a strong reputation for […]

LUX* South Ari Atoll Wellbeing Week

LUX* South Ari Atoll to Host Wellbeing Week to Celebrate Global Wellness Day

LUX* South Ari Atoll is hosting a wellness week for the island’s guests and its team members from 3 – 10 June 2023. The loved annual tradition is a week for wellness-boosting activities leading up Global Wellness Day 2023. This year, LUX* South Ari Atoll invites Wellness Week Champions Olivia Jarvis and Mason Caton-Brown from […]