Resort News Weekly Roundup

Nine Maldives Resorts Awarded Forbes 5 Star Rating 2022

Nine Maldives resorts have earned the Forbes Five-Star accolade. The resorts include Cheval Blanc Randheli, Four Seasons Maldives at Kuda Huraa, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, JOALI Maldives, Kudadoo Maldives Private Island, One&Only Reethi Rah, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, Velaa Private Island and Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.

Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent, global rating system. “Travel has come back strongly, and the resilient hospitality industry is creatively rallying to accommodate the increased occupancy demand for most regions,” says Hermann Elger, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide. “While the industry faces some lingering issues, the 2022 award winners proved ready for those challenges and more, demonstrating the best that luxury hospitality has to offer.”

Four resorts from the list celebrates their very first Forbes 5-star rating – Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, JOALI Maldives, Kudadoo Maldives Private Island and Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.

Amilla Maldives Achieves ‘Considerate Collection’ Green Status


Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences has been accepted into Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s Considerate Collection. This makes the Amilla the only resort to become a member of the Considerate Collection – an ethos-driven standard for boutique hotels that go the extra mile to be greener.

Amilla Maldives Resort’s elevation to Considerate Collection status comes within weeks of the announcement of its joining SLH, a group which handpicks partner hotels that demonstrate an independent spirit.

Amilla’s Sustainability and Wellness Mentor, Victoria Kruse, says: “This is such incredibly good news for us, especially as no other resort in the Maldives is in this collection. It is a culmination of the hard work of our whole team in reaching for and achieving the sustainability goals we enacted over two years ago.” Around thirty different sustainability projects have been launched at Amilla Maldives, ranging from home-grown organic ingredients for the kitchens to regenerating the house reef and protecting nesting sites of the beautiful long-tailed tropicbirds.

Featured Image: Waldorf Maldives Astoria Ithaafushi

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