OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI gets Green Globe re-certification

OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI in the Maldives was recently re-certified by Green Globe. Initially certified in 2015, the private island has shown continuous improvement in sustainability practices, now boasting an impressive compliance score of 87%. Monica Coppetta, General Manager at the resort said, “We are thrilled to announce the successful Green Globe recertification of OZEN RESERVE […]

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Taste of Mediterranean cuisine at Kuramathi’s Palm restaurant

Indulge in exquisite culinary delights at Palm, the ultimate all-day destination at Kuramathi Maldives. From 11am to 10:30pm, guests can enjoy a variety of sensational Mediterranean creations amidst a serene al fresco dining ambiance. Palm is tailored to suit both lunch and dinner preferences, ensuring that every member of the family is catered to. For […]

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After dazzling grand opening, SO/ Maldives earns nomination for Condé Nast Traveler’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards

SO/ Maldives, the epitome of luxury and sophistication nestled in the heart of Emboodhoo Lagoon, proudly announces its nomination at the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards under the ‘Resorts’ category. This recognition comes as a testament to the resort’s commitment to excellence in hospitality and unparalleled guest experiences. Since its opening on […]

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Voting for Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024 ends with over 100,000

Hotelier Maldives, the premier publication for hospitality professionals in the Maldives, has officially closed the voting for its much-anticipated Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024 with over 104,000 votes for the shortlisted nominees. The awards, which are presented by Bestbuy Maldives (BBM), saw the voting process commence on March 27 through a dedicated website, drawing to a […]

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Hankede tourism project begins

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Hankede Integrated Tourism Development Project took place on April 15, signalling the official initiation of this pioneering project. The physical commencement of the works was inaugurated by the honorable Chief Guest, Minister of Homeland Security and Technology Ali Ihusaan, amidst the presence of Cabinet Ministers, senior government officials, and members […]

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Soneva unveils bespoke paradise: Soneva Secret opens in Haa Dhaalu Atoll

Soneva, the hospitality group synonymous with sustainable luxury, has unveiled its newest masterpiece: Soneva Secret. Nestled in the Maldives’ pristine Haa Dhaalu Atoll, Soneva Secret promises an unparalleled level of bespoke experiences. Three decades in the making, the resort elevates personalized service to new heights. Accessible by seaplane or speedboat, Soneva Secret boasts 14 stunning […]

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Sun Siyam Iru Fushi hosts Guinness world record holder Nathaniel Alapide’s sand art drawing

Dubai-based and renowned sand artist Nathaniel Alapide, Guinness World Record holder of the largest sand image, astounded guests with his latest masterpiece created at the breathtaking Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. Alapide, known for his intricate and mesmerizing sand art creations, chose the pristine shores of Sun Siyam Iru Fushi as his canvas for his latest […]

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JA Manafaru introduces ‘Wellness Your Way’ retreat packages

As part of JA Manafaru’s evolution towards wellness, the  private island resort in the serene Haa Alifu Atoll will soon launch five distinct wellness retreat  packages as an added option for guests to partake during their dreamy Maldives vacation.  Since the first announcement of the developing wellness initiatives last year with the launch of the  […]

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Tourism minister calls for financial reforms at UN debate

Debt burden hinders development of small island states Maldivian Minister of Tourism, Ibrahim Faisal, delivered a powerful message at the UN High-level Thematic Debate on Debt Sustainability and Socio-Economic Equality for All. Minister Faisal urged significant reforms to the international financial system, arguing that the current structure disadvantages Small Island Developing States (SIDS) like the […]

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VARU by Atmosphere gets Green Globe recertification

VARU by Atmosphere has secured the prestigious Green Globe Recertification for sustainable resort operations, following a rigorous audit encompassing over 44 mandatory core criteria. Located in the North-West edge of Malé Atoll in the Maldives, the 5-star resort offers a truly Maldivian experience by incorporating aspects of local traditions and cultures, structural design – fused […]

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Maldives promotes dive adventures at ADEX Ocean Mission 2024

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC / Visit Maldives), along with 6 industry partners, promoted the breathtaking underwater seascapes of the Maldives to the SouthEast Asia (SEA) market at ADEX Ocean Mission 2024. This event was held from 12 April 2024 to 14 April 2024, at the Suntec Singapore Exhibition and Convention Centre. With […]


Maldivian reconnects the Maldives’ northernmost atolls with Trivandrum, India

Maldivian, the national airline of the Maldives, has reconnected the northernmost atolls with Trivandrum, India, with the resumption of flights from Hanimaadhoo International Airport. This exciting development strengthens ties between the Maldives and India, offering seamless travel experiences for leisure and business travelers alike. “This route greatly benefits our customers and the economy of the […]