Tourism Indicators: The Maldivian Tourism Industry – 2015 in Review

The year 2015 was an impressive year for the global tourism industry with a 4.4% growth in international tourist arrivals according to UNWTO World Tourism.

More resorts announce festive period celebrations

As the year draws to a close, more and more resorts are announcing their special calendar for the festive period.

Gili Lankanfushi earns top spot in Traveller’s Choice Award for Best Hotel

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, announced the winners of the 13th annual awards on Wednesday, January 21. According to TripAdvisor, the winners were selected based on millions of traveller reviews, opinions and ratings. Gili Lankanfushi was also named the best hotel in Asia. “TripAdvisor’s community of millions of travelers have helped us highlight some of the very best hotels from around the world,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor.