Emerging Destinations: Dhaalu Atoll

Dhaalu Atoll – Your next travel destination. Located in the central Maldives and relatively new to welcoming the hospitality industry; opening its first resort in the late 90’s. Dhaalu is a quiet corner with excellent diving and snorkelling. With its population of about 5000 spread across seven inhabited islands. How do we classify a destination […]

Hotel Review: Sun Aqua Vilu Reef

We arrived at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef early morning. My first glance at the resort took my breath away. That is, my view from the seaplane. The resort is located in Dhaalu atoll, and I had dozed off for the 45 minute journey to be woken up by my colleague and friend who was travelling […]

Kandima Maldives - Grant Jefferies -Jeremy Nordkamp

Kandima Maldives appoints new General Manager, Resort Manager

Kandima Maldives resort has appointed Grant Jefferies as General Manager and Jeremy Nordkamp as Resort Manager. Jefferies is an Australian born, seasoned international hotelier whose passion for the industry developed from an upbringing in a family who owned hotels in Southeast Queensland Australia. Jeffries’ impressive career in hospitality spans across the Pacific, USA, Europe and […]

aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise – Maldives resort draws inspiration from early days of tourism

AaaVeee Nature’s Paradise was developed to bring back the original resort concept that was the trademark of tourism industry in the Maldives when it started in the early 70s.

Culinary Delights at PER AQUUM Niyama

Niyama offers some of the most unique, and consequently awardwinning, food and beverage outlets that the Maldivian tourism industry has to offer.

RIU Hotels and Resorts set to open their first hotel in the Maldives in 2018

RIU Hotels and Resorts has embarked on a new project which will make it the first Spanish hotel chain with a presence in the Maldives. The company purchased the islets of Kedhigandu and Maafushi, located in Dhaalu atoll for the project.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts brings St. Regis brand to the Maldives

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced the signing of an agreement today with Residency Resorts Malé Private Limited, part of the Chennai-based leading property developer, Appaswamy Group, to introduce the renowned St. Regis brand in the Maldives.