The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives Welcomes Wellness Practitioner Ranjith Saj

Veteran wellness practitioner Ranjith Saj has arrived at The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives for an exclusive month-long residency. From 15th October to 15th November, Ranjith will share his knowledge of global holistic philosophy and fifteen years of expertise in integrative medicine with specialized workshops and treatments that address the fundamentals of health and well-being. “Wellness is […]

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Fushifaru Maldives Hosts “Kulafihin Dhivehi Raajje” Art Competition Fushifaru Maldives hosted its much-anticipated art competition, “Kulafihin Dhivehi Raajje” on 9th October 2021 to celebrate World Tourism Day. This was an endeavour from the resort to nurture and empower local talents and to revive and preserve the rich inimitable Dhivehi culture. Eight participants from four different […]

Kuramathi Maldives Appoints New Learning & Development Manager and Marine Biologist

Kuramathi Maldives warmly welcomes the newest additions to its dynamic team: Harrish ‘Harry’ Manggaring Aniceto as learning & development manager and Michaela ‘Michi’ Richter as resident marine biologist. Hailing from the Philippines, Harry holds vast experience in the hospitality industry spanning thirteen years with exposure across various areas such as Food & Beverage, Front Office, […]

The Nautilus Maldives to ‘Celebrate Togetherness’ this Festive Season

For this festive season, The Nautilus’ team of House Masters promise bespoke, memory-of-a-lifetime holiday experiences for young and old alike and have curated a dazzling array of options from which to choose. Young guests can expect to be spoilt for choice with their own activities including an Elf Zumba dance party, Mocktail Competition and a […]

Trans Maldivian Airways Awarded ‘Seaplane Company Global Winner’ at World Luxury Travel Awards

Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) has been titled ‘Seaplane Company Global Winner’ at the 2021 World Luxury Travel Awards. The World Luxury Awards recognizes and epitomizes establishments for world-class service excellence, and awards are presented on a country, regional, continental and global basis. Winners are selected by votes from guests, travellers and industry players. This year’s […]

Grand Park Kodhipparu Launches a Curated Library

Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives has partnered with Ultimate Library, UK to add a curated library to the resort’s Beach Club. The book collections displayed at the Beach Club range from marine life, islands and the sea with illustrated editions on wildlife to lifestyle and luxury living. Another collection can be found at Little Explorer’s Kids […]

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Radisson Blu Resort Maldives Prepares for Festive Season Radisson Blu Resort Maldives has arranged a wonderful array of festivities, from family-fun Christmas to romantic New Year getaway. Starting from 23rd December, guests are invited to participate in the candy cane treasure hunt and join the chefs to craft and decorate their own gingerbread house for […]

Tourism Updates from the Maldives – September 2021

Maldives welcomed 870,862 tourists at the end of September 2021.  There are thirty-nine scheduled and chartered airlines operating to the country. 885 tourist accommodation facilities resumed operations from a total of 1102 registered facilities. During September 2021, there were 114,896 tourist arrivals, a 2.3 decrease compared to September 2019. India remains the top source market […]

Oevaali Art Shop Opens Brand New Showroom in Male’ City

A fine arts studio featuring Maldivian art and design, Oevaali Art Shop has moved to a new location. The store is now situated in Sosun Magu, Male’ City and officially opened to the public at 16:00 on 9th October 2021. Imagined and conceptualised by the Oevaali Art Shop partners, the new showroom was built by […]

Fourth Outlet of Authentic Maldives Opens in Kuda Villingili Resort

4th October 2021 marked the official opening of the fourth outlet of Authentic Maldives in Kuda Villigili Resort. Authentic Maldives is a chain of boutique shops initiated by the Ministry of Economic Development and operated by Business Center Corporation (BCC). The inauguration event was attended Minister of Economic Development, Fayyaz Ismail; Ambassador of Japan to […]

Mohammed Shihab Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at Siyam World

Siyam World, Maldives has appointed Mohammed Shihab as director of sales & marketing. Shihab will lead the sales team at the resort, which is set to open on 28th of October 2021. He will also be responsible for creating and overseeing global relationships with key partners as well as develop sales growth strategies and actions […]

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Niyama Private Islands Maldives to Host Surf Week 2021 Niyama Private Islands Maldives is launching its 2021 Surf Week from 1 to 7 November, hosting Josh Kerr and Matt Parker, two big names in the world of surf, and with a full programme of surfing and socialising for participants. Josh Kerr, former Australian pro surfer […]