New Appointments at Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa

Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa welcomes three new key members to its senior management team – Airika Sirak as director of sales & marketing,  Priti Pandey as director of revenue management, and Sivakumar Gopalakrishnan as executive sous chef. A passionate and result-oriented professional, Airika Sirak brings over twenty-five years of industry knowledge and expertise.The […]

Pankaj Pandey Appointed Sales Manager – Indian Market at Villa Hotels & Resorts

Villa Hotels & Resorts has appointed Pankaj Pandey as sales manager for the Indian market. In his new role, he will be leading the Indian market and strategic development in alignment with the company’s new chic and contemporary vison. Joining the resort at a pivotal stage in the Villa Hotels & Resorts new elevated transformation, […]

Marine Conservation at Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru Resort

Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru Resort is playing a key role in gathering and sharing information on whale sharks, manta rays and sea turtles with conservation groups in the Maldives. The tracking and reporting process, led by the resort’s marine biologist, Lynn Jula Kessler, shows that populations of whale sharks and manta rays in the South Ari […]

Maldives Marine Expo Returns for Seventh Edition

Maldives Marine Expo 2022 is set to take place from 11th to 13th August 2022 at Central Park, Hulhumale’ City. The annual event is the official exhibition of the National Boating Association of Maldives (NBAM), organized by MEDIUM Pvt Ltd. Over the past six editions, Maldives Marine Expo has welcomed over 8,400 visitors, hosted over […]

Applications Open for Training Programme by Universal Foundation and Villa College

Applications are now open for the fourth batch of ‘Discover Hospitality’ training programme, a partnership between Universal Foundation and Villa College. The programme is applicable for anyone above the age of sixteen and has completed basic education up to seventh grade. The four-month training provides passionate individuals the right knowledge and hands on experience to […]

Manta Air to Reissue Inflight Magazine, Rays

Manta Air is to reissue Rays, the inflight magazine of the carrier. Initially released in 2019 and continuing to three editions, the magazine was discontinued with the Covid-19 outbreak and ensuing disruption to the Maldives hotel industry. The magazines are placed in the seat pockets of Manta Air flights and are distributed throughout the complete Manta […]

Hotel Asia to Host Exhibition and Culinary Challenge this October

The sixteenth edition of Hotel Asia Exhibition & International Culinary Challenge is set to take place from 10th to 12th October 2022 at Dharubaaruge, Malé City. “The year 2022 is a very special year for the Maldivian Tourism Industry as it is the Golden Jubilee Year. We hope to bring together the entire Maldivian Tourism […]

Baros Maldives Elevates Dining Experience

Baros Maldives introduces a new grill house concept to its Cayenne Restaurant and new menus to its iconic Lighthouse Restaurant. The new Cayenne Grill dining concept features a sophisticated grill menu inspired by the Maldives’ fiery sunsets. Led by Cluster Executive Chef Ken Gundu, the new concept offers every dish an element of grilling – […]

Registration Opens for GM Forum 2022

Registration for GM Forum 2022 is now open as Perspective Pvt Ltd—the publisher of Hotelier Maldives—prepares for the event scheduled for 15th September 2022 at Kurumba Maldives. Inaugurated in 2016, the GM Forum is an annual event dedicated to managers of hospitality establishments in the Maldives and industry stakeholders including developers, investors and hotel suppliers. […]

Siyam World Introduces Seabreachers to the Maldives

Siyam World, Noonu Atoll, has introduced exciting new additions to its range of activities, including the adrenaline-pumping Seabreachers. Guests can also experience the new fleet of custom Mini Mokes and the world’s first hydrofoil e-bikes. With the aerodynamic lines of a fighter jet and a sculpted shark-like body, the Seabreacher represents a dramatic breakthrough in […]

Audra Arul Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives in Baa Atoll has appointed marketing professional Audra Rohini Arul as the Director of Sales and Marketing. Ms Arul brings to the role more than 20 years of experience in the high-end hospitality space, working for leading brands in Asia and beyond. Audra has served as Director of Sales and Marketing for […]

Leading Travel Agents from India in Maldives for FAM Visit

Travel agents from leading travel agencies from India has arrived in the Maldives by invitation from Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporations (MMPRC / Visit Maldives) for a familiarization trip. The team will stay in the Maldives from 16th to 22nd July 2022. This trip is conducted with the aim to maintain the Maldives’ position […]