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Eid Al-Adha at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands From 8th -11th July, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari invites guests to awaken all their senses in the exquisite luxury of the design masterpiece resort, from the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. The perfect setting for an Eid escape, guests will be immersed in a curated […]

Antonio Saponara Appointed General Manager at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands has appointed seasoned hospitality professional Antonio Saponara as its new general manager. With an impressive track record of managing flagship hotels for luxury brands including Aman, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Jumeirah and Ritz-Carlton; the Neapolitan will use his extensive experience, clarity of vision and sure-footed mastery of hotel operations to shape […]

Dutch Docklands Maldives to Go Ahead with Floating City Development

Dutch Docklands Maldives has received permission from the Ministry of Tourism to run Floating City Development based on the Integrated Tourism Model. The company acquired the last necessary signatures on 23 June 2022, after completing a million dollar alternating payment fee. Dutch Docklands Maldives is a Public Private Partnership between Dutch Docklands International BV and […]

Majority of Global Tourists Unconcerned by Pandemic: GlobalData

Maldives Tourism Association Concludes AGM, Plans to Celebrate Golden Jubilee

The Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) held its 32nd Annual General Meeting at Kurumba Maldives on 23 June 2022. During the AGM, MATI unveiled celebratory activities organized to mark the Golden Jubilee of Tourism in the country. Planned activities include the Chevening / Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) Scholarships partnership; release of coffee table books and a Gala Dinner […]

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SEARA Sports, Wellness Partner, GM Forum 2022

Sports Engineering And Recreation Asia Ltd. (SEARA) has partnered with Hotelier Maldives as the Wellness Partner of GM Forum 2022. SEARA is the regional leader specializing in the design, development, equipment supply and installation of international standard sports, recreation, and fitness facilities in Southeast Asia and beyond. The company supplies fitness equipment to the majority […]

Top Job Vacancies of the Week in Maldives Hospitality Industry

Villingili Resort & Spa Open for Acquisition

Villingili Resort & Spa, located on one of the largest islands in Addu Atoll and the Maldives, has been opened for acquisition. Pre-pandemic, the resort was operated as Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa until it was closed in April 2020. Seventy minutes from Velana International Airport via seaplane and a five-minute speedboat ride from Gan […]

Maldives’ Gastronomy Tourism Discussed at UNWTO Summit

Representatives from nineteen UNWTO member states, affiliate members as well as those from international and regional organisations, gathered in the Maldives last week to participate in the UNWTO Global Summit on Community based Tourism. The events were organised in collaboration with the Maldives government as part of golden jubilee celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary […]

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#PlayWell with Manta Rays at The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, located in Baa Atoll, the first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the Maldives, offers guests the chance to get up-close-and-personal with manta rays at one of the world’s largest natural manta feeding destinations. Guests have the rare opportunity to snorkel with […]

Kandima Maldives Hosts Football Camp with Italian Football Stars

Kandima Maldives, Dhaalu Atoll, has recently hosted Italian football stars Davide Calabria and Patrick Cutrone for a football camp with players from the Maldives National U19 football team. Organised in collaboration with Manta Air and Plankton Maldives, the camp proved to be an excellent opportunity for the talented under 19 players in the Maldives to […]