Tourism Indicators: Hope and Recovery amid the Pandemic

The year 2020 began with hope and positive expectations for Maldivian tourism industry, achieving a monthly growth rate of 14% in international tourist arrival for the month of January compared to January 2019. Yet, within just few weeks, the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic led to an immense global health crisis, worldwide panic, uncertainty and […]

A Tribute – Dr Ibrahim Umar Maniku 1952-2020

Main Photo: Dr Ibrahim Umar Maniku (far right) with senior members of his team at The Nautilus.  With the passing of Dr Ibrahim Umar Maniku, on 25 November 2020, Maldives has lost one of its favourite sons. Dr, as everyone knew him, was an anaesthesiologist by training and an entrepreneur in spirit. His contribution to […]

Women in Hospitality: Aminath Maeysha, Sales Manager at Mirihi Island resort

As the recently appointed Sales Manager at Mirihi, Aminath Maeysha is a great example of how hotels can achieve great things when they invest in their staff. Having worked with Crown & Champa Resorts for eight years across four different properties in the Maldives, the former Front Office Manager has a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry […]

Crossroads Maldives Set to Open the Destination’s First Ever Co-Working Space

Crossroads Maldives has announced that it is set to open the Maldives first-ever co-working space at The Marina at CROSSROADS Maldives. Located just 15 minutes away from the capital city Malé and accessible all day long with regular ferry services, ‘Your SPACE’ at CROSSROADS Maldives would be the first of its kind in the country, […]


Noise is by far the most common complaint you will hear from hotel guests. This is especially prevalent with city hotels, and less so with beach resorts. However, it is not that outlandish to receive a complaint or two about being deprived of sleep due to an unrelenting barrage of noise by an obnoxiously loud […]

Remote work mentions have tripled in Hilton’s and Accor’s 2020 filings – GlobalData

Self-isolations, quarantines and national lockdowns; the COVID-19 global pandemic has changed the way we live, work and function as a society. Accounting for over two million deaths and huge economic upheavals across the globe, this health and economic crisis has now pushed companies to resort to extraordinary measures in order to maintain operations while protecting […]

Maldives Begins Drive to Vaccinate Entire Population Within Six Months

The island nation of Maldives welcomed its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines on 20th January 2021 from the Indian government. The 100,000 doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca’s COVISHIELD vaccine produced by Serum Institute of India will be sufficient to inoculate 50,000 people; two-doses for each person which must be administered in between a gap of […]

Begin the Countdown to the Most Romantic Day of the Year at Mövenpick Kuredhivaru

Why celebrate only one day when you can make way to the Day of Lovers with a host of romantic experiences? At the untouched paradise of Mövenpick Kuredhivaru, Valentine’s Day celebrations begin more than a week ahead, with a variety of experiences to make the day exceptional for everyone – from villa privacy, adventurous aquatic […]

Create Your Magic and Win BBM’s Challenge 2021

In January 2021, BBM launched “BBM Chef’s Challenge 2021”. BBM team came up with an incredible opportunity for chef’s in Maldives to participate and showcase their magical talents online via social media platforms. According to BBM, the purpose of creating such a challenge is to showcase the talents of chef’s all over the county. With […]

Sheraton Maldives launches ‘Adopt a Coral’ program

With the growing trend of sustainable eco-travel around the world, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa takes the opportunity to allow the resort’s valued guests to give back while on their tropical escape. As part of Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy, the resort launches Adopt a Coral, joining 14 other Marriott International properties across […]

Indulge in A Dreamy, Private Escape Like Never Before at Baros Maldives

The winner of the world’s Most Romantic Resort title for eight consecutive years at the World Travel Awards, Baros Maldives is offering an idyllic retreat for couples looking to level-up celebrations this Valentine’s and make up for any lost romantic moments. Blissful and breathtaking- get ready for a secluded experience like no other. Of course, […]

Design Your Own Love Story with Noku Maldives’ Limited Time Packages

The only thing better than a romantic escape to Noku Maldives is a series of romantic offers, curated in time for Valentine’s Day. The limited-time experiential packages are sure to color up dreams of every pair of travelers, whether they’re seeking privacy, unique ways to celebrate or thrilling adventures together. The Celebration of Love package […]