Kuramathi International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Kuramathi Maldives to Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Crown & Champa Resort Managers

Crown & Champa Resorts Announces Key Appointments

The Crown & Champa Resorts collection has announced three key new appointments. Ali Navaz as the General Manager of Komandoo Island Resort & Spa. Bahauddeen as the Resort Manager of Hurawalhi Island Resort. Jorge Amaro as the General Manager of Innahura Maldives Resort. Ali Navaz – General Manager, Komandoo Island Resort & Spa:  Ali Navaz […]

Maafaru Airport Terminal Expansion

Bids Open for Maafaru Airport Terminal Expansion Project

Island Aviation Services Limited, the operator of Maafaru International Airport, invites interested and eligible bidders to submit proposals to expand the N. Maafaru Airport Terminal. To participate, bidders are required to purchase tender documents from IASL for a non-refundable amount of MVR 15,000. The deadline for submission is 23:59 Hrs on 12th February 2023. The […]

Around the World Cruise Arrived In Malé with 1,620 Tourists

The Italian cruise ship Costa Deliziosa arrived in Maldives with 1,620 tourists earlier this week. The cruise is operated by the Italian company Costa Crociere. This is the second cruise ship to arrive in Malé City this year. The ship brought 1,620 tourists of different nationalities to the Maldives. The ship is on a 128 […]

Maldivian Aero to Suspend Night Flights from Hanimaadhoo Airport

From March 1, 2023, all Maldivian flights scheduled from 20:00 hrs and 8:00 hrs from Hanimaadhoo Airport will be temporarily suspended. All flights between Hanimaadhoo and Trivandrum, India are also suspended indefinitely. The flight suspensions are due to the expansion project of Hanimaadhoo International Airport. The construction work will take place between 8 PM and […]

30% Increase Tourist Arrival Jan 2021

30% Increase in Tourist Arrivals in January 2023 Compared to 2022

Tourist arrivals in January 2023 see a 30.9% increase compared to 2022. In January, there were 178,159 arrivals compared to 136,146 arrivals in January 2022. Arrivals this year are nearly double than January 2021 with 94,261 arrivals. The growth indicates a strong post COVID-19 recovery for the industry. The top three markets are Russia, India […]

Villa Air Livery

Villa Air Unveils New Livery Inspired by Maldivian Nature

Villa Air unveils a new livery to its fleet. The livery captures a Maldivian essence with a beautiful bright blue and green hues inspired by the turquoise lagoons and lush island greenery. The spotted pattern draws inspiration from majestic whale sharks. On October 1, 2011, Villa Air began operations. Villa Airport in Maamigili, the first […]

Dr. Audrey Tang

Coco Bodu Hithi Welcomes Relaxation Officer Dr. Audrey Tang

Coco Bodu Hithi will welcome their first Relaxation Officer, Dr. Audrey Tang this February. Dr. Audrey Tang is a Chartered Psychologist (British Psychological Society), and an award-winning business author with a focus on practical tools for wellbeing. She will take up her residency at Coco Bodu Hithi resort from 11 to 15 February. “Everyone deserves […]

Shafraz Hafiz

Shafraz Hafiz to Speak at International Hotel Technology Forum 2023

Renowned Maldivian digital media professional Mohamed Shafraz Hafiz will speak at the International Hotel Technology Forum 2023. The 20th anniversary of the forum will be held in Vienna on 28 – 30 March, 2023. Shafraz will speak on the topic: Chasing travellers: A post-pandemic guide on how Maldives Hotels recreated awareness. Shafraz is the Director […]

Deepak Booneady CEO

Sun Siyam Resorts Appoints Deepak Booneady as CEO

Sun Siyam Resorts announced the promotion of Mr. Deepak Booneady from Vice President of Commercial to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As CEO, Deepak will oversee the overall operation of the company, work closely with the group general manager, the resort management teams, as well as with the head office board of directors to create, communicate, […]

Crossroads offers free transfers

CROSSROADS Maldives Offering Free Transfers for Valentine’s Day Week

CROSSROADS Maldives announced it is offering complimentary boat transfers from February 9th to 15th. For the week of Valentines Day, CROSSROADS is offering many exciting activities including music performances, pool parties, a traffic light party, magician shows, DJ dance parties and romantic dinner packages. The complimentary transfer will allow visitors to take advantage of the […]

Valentines Day in Maldives

5 Uniquely Romantic Experiences to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Maldives

Maldives is the perfect destination to celebrate your love this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy the holiday with a backdrop of stunning sunsets, soft waves and towering palms. Every day in the Maldives is romantic with exquisite dining and rejuvenating wellness treatments. But make Valentine’s Day in Maldives extra special this year with these five uniquely romantic […]