Tote bags with purpose at EarthCheck Gold-certified Angsana Velavaru

In the heart of Angsana Velavaru, an all-inclusive premium and an EarthCheck Gold Certified resort in South Nilandhe Atoll, a remarkable tale of sustainability, creativity, and the inherent purpose of everything unfolds. It is a story that begins with a simple idea conceived from the commitment to protect the all-natural, beautiful surroundings, “SustainLinen – Tote […]

Bandos Maldives hosts annual Blood Donor Camp 2023

In a remarkable display of commitment to community health, Bandos Maldives successfully organised its annual blood donor camp. This event, a hallmark in the resort’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, has become a tradition that underscores the resort’s dedication to giving back to the community. This year’s event, held on Tuesday, saw 51 dedicated employees […]

Baa Maalhos hosts Alun Balun Resale Market to celebrate World Tourism Day

Women’s Development Committees (WDCs) of six islands in Baa. Atoll hosted a special edition of the Alun Balun Resale Market on Friday at Baa. Maalhos to commemorate World Tourism Day, marked on September 27th every year. This Alun Balun Resale market was led by the Women’s Development Committees (WDC)’s of Baa Maalhos, Dharavandhoo, Kihaadhoo, Dhonfanu, […]

Sun Siyam Vilu Reef organises tree planting in F. Magoodhoo

Sun Siyam Vilu Reef, in line with its commitment to sustainable and eco-conscious practices, organised a tree planting project in F. Magoodhoo on the 25th of October, 2023, planting a total of 155 trees. The initiative primarily focused on areas designated for the construction of an airport, with the core objective of enhancing the ecological […]

Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2023: Lessons from Soneva Namoona on making CSR meaningful, strategic, sustainable

Katarzyna ‘Kash’ Izydorczyk, Director of Operations and Community Engagement at Soneva Namoona, shared her insights and experiences on how to create meaningful corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives that go beyond token gestures and address the real needs of communities. She was speaking at the Hotelier Maldives General Managers (GM) Forum 2023, which took place at […]

Anantara Hotels rolls out ‘Dollar for Deeds’ CSR programme globally

Adding another layer to its sustainability pledge, luxury hospitality brand Anantara Hotels and Resorts is rolling out its signature CSR programme ‘Dollar for Deeds’ at all of its properties worldwide. First introduced almost a decade ago at select hotels in Thailand, Anantara’s home base, the initiative has been integrated into the growth strategies of the […]

Kurumba Maldives celebrates International Children’s Day

Kurumba Maldives welcomed some 30 children from the ‘Kudakudhinge Hiyaa’ orphanage in Vilimale to celebrate Children’s Day on the luxury resort for a fourth consecutive year. The children, aged 9 to 16, were greeted by a special performance from a Bodu Beru team and treated to a delicious buffet lunch and sweet treats prepared by […]

Managing property resources through EarthCheck results in significant savings, study finds

New research has shown that hotels and resorts that systematically manage their resource use through the EarthCheck Certified program can save tens of thousands of dollars from their bottom line annually.

The Manta Trust and Four Seasons hold marine education event for local school

The Manta Trust and Four Seasons Marine Discovery Centre (MDC) teamed up for a two-day marine education event at Bodu Huraa School.

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