Jawakara Maldives Opening

Jawakara Islands Maldives Opening August 1

Jawakara Islands Maldives, the newest addition to the Crown & Champa Resorts portfolio, is anticipated to open August 1, 2023. Jawakara is a two island, family friendly resort in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll. Experience the islands’ untouched nature and brilliant lagoons with your loved ones. The two islands, Mabin and Dheru, are connected by a […]

Nova to Host Asian-Pacific Community Street Food Festival

Nova is hosting a “Community Street Food Festival” on May 1, 2023 on the beach for guests to enjoy authentic dishes and delights from up to eight Asian-Pacific cuisines. The inspiration for the “Community Street Food Festival” is from over 5,000 years ago when the Maldives was a key port for traders sailing from Indonesia, […]

Thai Maldives Business Matching 2023

22 Exhibitors Attend 5th Thailand-Maldives Business Matching Event

The fifth Thailand-Maldives Business Matching event was held on March 14, 2023 at Manhattan Business Hotel. The event was organized by the Thai Trade Center Chennai, Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) and the Ministry of Commerce, Thailand. The purpose of the event is to match relevant Thai manufacturers and suppliers to Maldivian distributors and […]

Rosewood Ranfaru Resort Maldives

Rosewood Ranfaru Resort to Open in 2025

Estithmar Holdings, a Qatari investment company, announced the development of Rosewood Ranfaru Resort in Maldives. The resort is projected to be one of the world’s most luxurious resorts and will be developed by Royal Resorts, a subsidiary of Estithmar Holdings. Rosewood Ranfaru Resort is anticipated to open in the first quarter of 2025. This will […]

JoinUp Fiyavalhu Resort Maldives

Fiyavalhu Resort Maldives Concludes Marketing Campaign with Join Up

Fiyavalhu Resort Maldives has concluded a joint marketing campaign with one of the leading tour operators offering a wide range of tours to over 40 countries worldwide. Join Up kick started the marketing campaign “Exotic Mood” during December 2022, which concluded at the end of February 2023. The key target markets of this campaign were […]

Risha Rasheed

Women In Hospitality: Risha Rasheed

Risha Rasheed is a Maldivian hotelier with over 10 years of experience, starting as a Guest Relations Officer and rising up lastly serving as Duty Manager at Jen Singapore Tanglin by Shangri-La. Hotelier Maldives interviewed Risha about her experience working abroad, outside of the Maldives hospitality industry and her advice for young female hoteliers looking […]


World Travel Monitor® Identifies Maldives as Most Popular Travel Destination in 2022

In 2022, Maldives was identified as the most popular travel destination by  The World Travel Monitor® by IPK International. The Destination Performance Index (DPI) asked travelers if they were satisfied with their trip, would recommend it to others and whether they would return, Maldives earned the top place followed by Dubai and Cyprus. In 2022, […]

Maldives Safety & Security Expo

Maldives Safety & Security Expo to be held on 18-20 March 2023

Maldives Safety & Security Expo 2023 will be held at Dharubaaruge on 18 – 23 March 2023 from 14:00-18:00 and 20:00 – 23:59. The Maldives Police Board is hosting the trade show and career fair to bring together businesses and individuals involved with safety, security and crime prevention. It is the only dedicated exhibition on […]

Maldives world sleep day

The Nautilus Maldives Launches The Slumber Ritual on World Sleep Day

On 17th March 2023, the world celebrates World Sleep Day with a global call to action to  organize sleep health awareness activities. This year’s theme, “Sleep is Essential for Health”,  aims to promote the global message of how vital sleep is to overall health. Without good sleep,  one’s mental and physical health, as well as […]

Maldives ITB Berlin 2023

Top 5 Travel Trends at ITB Berlin 2023

The ITB Berlin 2023 Convention returned after a three-year hiatus. The three-day convention is held at Messe Berlin on March 7-9. The convention is considered the travel industry’s leading think tank. Over 400 experts will share knowledge on the latest trends and challenges facing the tourism industry. This year’s motto “Mastering Transformation” celebrates the rebound […]

SkyRock Band Maldives

Exclusive: Maldivian Band SkyRock on New Single and Success

The Maldivian band SkyRock formed in 2017. The current lineup has been together for the last couple of years and consists of Insha on vocals, Faffu on vocals and rhythm guitar, Husen on keyboard, Inan on bass guitar, Faizan on drums and Zayaan as the lead guitarist. The band’s name was conceived on a beautiful […]

Maldives ITB Berlin 2023

A Taste of Maldives at ITB Berlin

The bright tropical flavors of Maldives make an appearance at ITB Berlin. Visitors to the beautiful two-story Maldives stand can delight in a taste of Maldives. The flavor profile is fresh and tangy but is balanced with a mild sweetness. Maldivian cuisine emphasizes locally sourced ingredients. Coconut, fish, and starches are prepared in countless ways […]