The Vilu Bar at Kandolhu Island

Kandolhu Island presents the authentic Maldivian hospitality paired with luxury and intuitive service. Fringed by a house reef offering underwater adventures and a plethora of dining options, this tiny island is ideal for visitors seeking a private hideout. Located by the waterfront, Vilu Bar is a prime spot to get your fix anytime from its […]

First Edition of Leading Ladies Concluded by Ritz-Carlton Maldives

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives has successfully concluded the first edition of Leading Ladies with guest Chef Tala Bashmi joined by the women of hospitality industry in the Maldives. Further in attendance were the Director of Marketing Arianna Calcaterra, Director of Human Resources Deanne Garling and Marketing Manager Cana and Resort Manager Julianna for Ritz-Carlton Maldives. Panelists […]

Amilla Maldives Residences Revamped to Accommodate Group Vacations

As demand grows for family holidays and group holidays in the Maldives, Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences has upgraded their super-sized accommodation to adapt and cater to the need of its guests. Amilla Residences feature huge villas with four, six and eight bedrooms alongside its portfolio of 59 Water Villas, Treetop Villas and Beach Villas. […]

Authentic Maldivian Eid Al Adha celebrations at Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives prepares for a weekend of festivities for visitors to experience authentic local celebrations this Eid Al-Adha. The events begin on Friday 9 July with prayers at the football ground led by the resort’s resident Imaam and a complimentary trip to a neighboring island. The Recreation Manager will lead a Dhivehi language class […]

“Fit Inspired Stay” holiday experience at Kuramathi Maldives

Kuramathi Island Maldives has introduced a “Fit Inspired Stay” experience for visitors looking to maintain their robust lifestyle during their holidays. Kuramathi Maldives offers various programs and a range of group exercise classes that caters to every level and ability under the guidance of professional trainers. Some programs in the itinerary include trainings in the […]

Timing not optimal to increase GST and TGST – MATATO

The Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has expressed concern over government plans to increase the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the Tourism Goods and Services Tax (TGST). In a press statement issued Tuesday, 6 July 2022, the Association acknowledged the challenges faced by the Government, especially due to the impacts […]

Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru Resort Titled Maldives’ Best Luxury Hideaway Resort

Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru Resort in Alifu Dhaalu Atoll has received the “Best Luxury Hideaway Resort in Maldives” at Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2022. “Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru sparkles with breathtakingly beautiful nature alongside elegant accommodations. We are so proud that our delightful hideaway has already been recognised by the experts from Luxury Lifestyle Awards,” said John Allanson, […]

Four Ways to Unleash Your Brand’s Full Potential – Madworks

Madworks is a creative digital agency in Maldives offering ‘out of the box’ marketing solutions for clients. Their services include brand development, social media marketing, content development, website designing and many more. Here are four ways Madworks can help clients unleash their brand’s full potential: An effective Brand ID Without a properly thought-out ID, it […]

Maldives Hotel Pipeline

Global Hotel Pipeline at the end of 2019 was at an all time peak, which was reflected in the Maldives. However, the pandemic caused a slow down or complete halt to many of these projects across the globe. This report will highlight global hotel construction trends, overview of the Maldives tourism sector, current and upcoming […]

First Look: Rahaa Maldives

Located in the untouched Laamu atoll – one of the sets of Star Wars Rogue One – Rahaa Maldives is a resort that appeals to a wide range of travellers, from honeymooners and families to groups of friends and adventurers. Evenly spread across two natural islands lush with vegetation, wide stretches of dazzling white beach, […]

Top 4 Resorts for Women in the Maldives

Women around the world are eagerly anticipating traveling again, once it is safe to do so. According to recent research from, after spending extended time at home, 65 percent of women globally have pledged not to take travel for granted again. In fact, 1 in 2 (55%) women have revealed the recent travel restrictions […]

A Fair Game

An Intervention As shock waves from the pandemic started being felt all over the globe, just as any other country in the world we weren’t spared from the devastation caused by this modern-day pestilence. As the entire tourism industry shut down almost overnight, state intervention was a necessity to safeguard our local economy. Countries have […]