Vakkaru Maldives Unveils New Padel Tennis Court

Vakkaru Maldives has announced the launch of their brand-new padel tennis court, located in the heart of the island, surrounded by tropical greenery. As per the resort, the new court is ideal for those looking for a fun, sociable sport or fitness enthusiasts who need a serious workout and will be open daily from 07:00 […]

Visiting Master from Ananda to bring ‘Taste of Ayurveda’ to The Nautilus

Ultra-luxury private island resort, The Nautilus, has announced that Mr. Sudheesh VV, senior trainer and Ayurveda expert at Ananda in the Himalayas, will conduct an exclusive six-day ‘Taste of Ayurveda’ Programme at the resort from August 30 to September 24. The programme, held as part of The Nautilus’ partnership with Ananda in the Himalayas, will […]

Increase in GST will Result in Less Tourist Arrivals, MATATO

The Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has engaged with international and domestic stakeholders, including the Maldivian government, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), tourism associations and other relevant institutions, regarding the impact of the proposed tax increases and other proposed measures by the government to address the national deficit. “MATATO calls on […]

The Nautilus Launches New Spa Journey with Maison Caulières

Private luxury resort, The Nautilus Maldives, has launched an all-new spa experience at its Solasta Spa, co-created with French brand Maison Caulières. According to The Nautilus, the spa journey infuses Maison Caulières’ art of living with all-natural products with Solasta Spa’s ultra-luxe bohemian philosophy, to provide guests with a luxury wellness experience. In the midst […]

MMPRC to Promote Maldivian Tourism in Germany

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) is collaborating with Dotcom Arabia to promote the Maldives in Germany through a campaign scheduled for August 2022. According to MMPRC, the campaign aims to boost the brand visibility of the Maldives in the German market, increase destination awareness, and ultimately increase the arrival figure from the German […]

LUX* South Ari Atoll Announces Four F&B Promotions

The Lux Collective’s resort LUX* South Ari Atoll announces its recent internal promotions in Culinary and Food & Beverage teams – Hussain Niyaz as Assistant Director of F&B, Ishan Mark Anthony Perera as Executive Chef, Sangeeth Ambadi as Food & Beverage Manager and Daminda Sanjeewa Hereth Bandarage as Assistant Food & Beverage Manager. Born and […]

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JLL to Release Market Update at GM Forum 2022

JLL has come on board as the Hospitality Asset Management, Investment and Advisory Partner for GM Forum 2022. The firm is set to release the JLL Indian Ocean Market Update at this year’s event scheduled for 15th September 2022 at Kurumba Maldives. Julien Naouri, Vice President, Investment Sales Asia, Hotels & Hospitality Group will present on the latest Hospitality […]

Planhotel Hospitality Group Resumes Seventh Edition of Lifestyle Food Event

Planhotel Hospitality Group and Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe (JRE) have partnered once again to celebrate the second part of Dining with the Stars 2022. It takes place in August 2022 at both of the Planhotel Diamonds properties – Diamonds Athuruga and Diamonds Thudufushi. This year marks the seventh edition of Dining with the Stars, which was […]

10 Solutions to Challenges the Hotel Industry Faces in 2022

Summer 2022 has seen tourism soar once more, as wanderlust returns to holidaymakers and travellers eager to make up for lost time during the pandemic-induced periods of lockdown and travel restrictions. Many challenges in the hotel industry remain, though. However, with an informed strategic approach, hotel managers can meet these challenges head on and drive […]

Cocoon Collection Resorts Accorded with Agoda’s Customer Review Award

The Cocoon Collection resorts Cocoon Maldives and You & Me Maldives has been awarded Agoda’s Customer Review Award 2022. Every year, millions of Agoda customers travel to properties around the world and proudly share their experience and views through informative reviews on the Agoda website. These verified reviews act as guidance for other travelers in booking their next […]

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