Emerging Destinations: Raa Atoll

The first tourism development master plan’s vision was for the Male’ region to be the sole gateway and hub for tourism, but just for a short period. This was to be followed by the establishment of hubs in the north and south.

A Passion for Developing People: Helene Ireland of Training Works

Helene is the Managing Director and Lead Facilitator of Training Works, a locally registered training consultancy company that began providing services in the Maldives this January.

Industry Expert: Storytelling – A key to hotel marketing success

Here’s how to get more than your fair share of business in your market.

Industry Expert: Take the service elevator to the top floor

Here’s how to get more than your fair share of business in your market.

world tourism day 2016

UN declares 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

International Tourism Exports Reach USD1.5 Trillion

International tourism receipts rose by USD48 billion in 2014, reaching a record of USD 1.25 billion, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has revealed.

Loama Resort Maldives launches new over-water spa

Developed by Barry Warrington of IS Wellness, the Spa is built on land with the treatment rooms extending out over – water and stretches over an area of 469m².

Insurance solutions for the hospitality sector

The hospitality sector is en­hancing customer experience by providing a risk free and safe service. Therefore, uninterrupted services and operations are of utmost importance.

Suriya by Suriyasena – An Indulgent Affair

Composed in the serenity of the Indian Ocean on one end and the gushing Gin Oya on another, is Suriya, an 11-acre hav­en of luxurious comfort and rejuvenation.

Profile: Yuji Yamazaki

The Japanese-American architect who designed the five-star Club Med Finolhu in the Maldives, a landmark green resort opened for business in late January.

Panchshil Realty to develop high-end resort in Maldives

Indian real estate company Panchshil Realty has announced plans to develop an 82-room high-end luxury resort in the Maldives. According to media reports, the Pune-based developer of luxury hotels has reached an agreement with Marriot International to use their Bulgari brand for the new resort property.