Paul Elliot King Appointed Executive Chef at Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives has appointed British chef Mr Paul Elliot King as the resort’s new executive chef. In his new role, Chef Paul will lead an exciting new era of culinary creativity at Dusit Thani Maldives’ renowned restaurants. Chef Paul brings to his role more than thirty years of experience leading culinary teams for luxury […]

Manta Air Launches Manta Wings Apprenticeship Program

Manta Air has opened applications for its first batch of the Manta Wings Apprenticeship Program.  The program is applicable for locals between the age of 18 and 25 who have completed GCE O’ Level Examination. During the six months of the program, apprentices will receive paid on-the-job training, dedicated mentorship as well as four classroom […]

Mark Eletr Appointed General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives has appointed Mark Eletr as general manager. In his new role, Mark will continue to drive the resort’s commercial growth, strengthen the resort’s positioning as a leading family resort in the Maldives through continued operational excellence and will lead the resort’s sustainable initiatives in 2022. Mark brings in  over twenty-four […]

Abdulla Thamheed Appointed General Manager at Siyam World

Siyam World, Maldives has appointed Abdulla Thamheed as the resort’s general manager. Thamheed is also the group general manager for Sun Siyam Resorts and the general manager at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. Throughout over twenty years in the industry, Thamheed has worked as an F&B assistant, operations manager as well as assistant resort manager. Thamheed […]

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Vakkaru Maldives Named #1 Favourite Family Hotel Vakkaru Maldives has been named the No. 1 Favourite Family Hotel (International category) in the Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards 2021. This is the fourth prestigious award the luxury resort has received this year, after winning three accolades at the World Travel Awards 2021. The […]

Jeffry Tan Appointed Resort Manager at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has appointed Jeffry Tan as its new resort manager. Jeffry will be in charge of the resort’s overall operations, ensuring that guests continue to receive unique and extraordinary experiences. Jeffry brings in more than fourteen years of executive experience in the hospitality industry. He took on the role of rooms division head […]

Agoda Partners with Maldives Border Miles Loyalty Program

Agoda, one of the fastest-growing online travel booking platforms has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maldives Border Miles, the world’s first destination loyalty program for tourists. The online signing ceremony took place on 22nd November 2021 and was honoured by Controller General of Maldives Immigration, Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Hussain; Deputy Minister of Tourism, […]

SO/ Maldives Officially Launched by S Hotels & Resorts Public Company Limited

S Hotels & Resorts Public Company Limited has held the official launching ceremony of SO/ Maldives, the vibrant new beachfront resort situated on the third island of CROSSROADS Maldives. Set to open in 2023, this exciting new project is a joint venture between S Hotels & Resorts and Wai Eco World Developer (WEWD), in partnership […]

Marriott International Resorts in Maldives Sign MoU with The Maldives National University

The seven Marriott International resorts in Maldives and The Maldives National University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 16th November 2021. This represents a significant step towards enhancing the existing relations between Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Studies (FHTS) and the tourism industry towards human capacity development. The MoU was signed by the Vice […]

Jad Frem Appointed Commercial Director at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has appointed Jad Frem as its new commercial director as the iconic twin-island resort prepares to unveil an expansive renovation in Q1 2022. The property is part of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s global luxury hotel brands. Frem joins Conrad Maldives Rangali Island from Six Senses, where he held […]

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Milaidhoo Island Maldives Awarded for Sustainability and Green Practices Milaidhoo Island Maldives has been titled ‘Best for Green Practices & Sustainability’ at the annual Condé Nast Johansens Award for Excellence. Situated in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Milaidhoo ensures that the protection of our fragile environment is at the forefront of everything they […]

Coco Collection Releases Compelling Festive Programmes

Coco Bodu Hithi and Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu have curated an incredible selection of memorable experiences, delightful activities, and epicurean adventures that promise an unforgettable festive season. The celebrations begin with the traditional lighting of the Grand Christmas Tree and goes on till New Year’s Eve Gala dinner and party. Situated in North Malé Atoll, […]