The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort Named Five-Star Recommended Hotel in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2024 Star Awards

Forbes Travel Guide, the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, has announced its annual Awards, presenting The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort with an elite Five-Star designation for the fifth year in a row.  Located in one of the destination’s most exclusive atolls overlooking a private coral reef, The St. Regis […]

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Maldives Sets New Record for Single-Day Tourist Arrivals!

Maldives has reached a new milestone in tourist arrivals, welcoming a record-breaking 10,213 visitors in a single day. This surpasses the previous record of 9,000 set just last week, signifying a significant surge in tourist activity. “Today marks a significant achievement for the Maldives,” declared Tourism Minister Ibrahim Faisal. “I extend my heartfelt congratulations to […]


Turning the Tide Together: ELE|NA and OCEANR+ Unite for Ocean Conservancy and Wellness Innovation

ELE|NA, a leader in wellness, has announced a groundbreaking commitment to ocean conservancy through its strategic partnership with OCEANR+, a brand dedicated to ocean conservation. This collaboration unites ELE|NA’s focus on wellness with OCEANR+’s innovative approach to sustainable apparel, emphasizing a shared dedication to tackling environmental challenges and enhancing the wellness experience.   Plastic Pollution: […]

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A Fusion of Cultures: The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort Hosts Mesmerizing Lion Dance and Dragon Walk for Chinese New Year

In a mesmerizing fusion of Chinese and Maldivian traditions, The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort invited its valued Chinese guests to embark on a captivating journey with the Lion Dance and Dragon Walk, a distinctive celebration to mark the onset of the Chinese New Year. Departing from the conventional Dragon Dance, this unique event promised an […]

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Embrace the Rhythms of Nature: The Ritz-Carlton Maldives Spring Festival Unveiled

A bucket-list retreat whose very existence is a response to the natural world, from the rhythm of the ocean waves to the rising and the setting of the sun, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands continues to celebrate the seasons with its Spring Festival this half-term. A multigenerational series of experiences at will explore taste and […]

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Ahmed Zahir and Judy Ong, Exemplars of Dedication and Vision in Angsana Velavaru

Angsana Velavaru is thrilled to announce the promotions of two of its exemplars of dedication and vision. In a remarkable testament to dedication, loyalty, and transformative leadership, Ahmed Zahir has ascended from humble beginnings to become the first local General Manager within the Banyan Group, Maldives.  His success story is inspirational for the young Maldivians […]

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Oriana Migliaccio: The Marine Guardian Transforming Conservation in the Maldives

At the heart of Anantara’s commitment to tailored luxury and authentic experiences lies the passionate work of Oriana Migliaccio, a marine biologist whose devotion to oceanic preservation resonates deeply in the sky-blue waters of the Maldives. Oriana, a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer with a PhD in Life and Biomolecular Sciences, embodies the spirit of […]

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Celebrate Chinese New Year at Fushifaru Maldives – Year of the Dragon Extravaganza!

Fushifaru Maldives, a five-star Boutique Resort in Lhaviyani Atoll, invites guests to celebrate the Year of the Dragon with a series of vibrant festivities in honour of Chinese New Year. Embrace the spirit of prosperity and joy as Fushifaru Maldives hosts an array of experiences from 8th to 10th February 2024. On the 8th February […]

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Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024: Nominations Closed, Over 350 Applications Received

Hotelier Maldives, the Maldives’ leading hospitality publication, has closed the nomination window for the highly anticipated Hotelier Maldives Awards 2024. In its inaugural year, the prestigious awards program saw an impressive response, receiving over 350 nominations across 24 categories. From January 2nd to 31st, industry professionals enthusiastically submitted nominations for their colleagues who have exhibited […]

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Jalboot Marine Services Expands Luxury Yacht Charter Services with Mazarin in the Maldives

Jalboot Marine Services, a renowned leader in the marine leisure industry, has announced a significant expansion of its services, introducing spot charter offerings featuring the luxurious Mazarin motor yacht in the stunning Maldives archipelago. The Mazarin, a 66ft motor yacht meticulously crafted to perfection, promises to elevate the Maldives holiday experience to unprecedented levels. With […]

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives introduces fresh menu for refurbished overwater bar, appoints new F&B Manager

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, the pioneer of sustainable, barefoot luxury in the Maldives, is serving up a series of gourmet additions in time for the New Year. From a delicious new menu for the recently refurbished Overwater Bar to the appointment of F&B Manager Shawwaf Ismail, epicurean adventurers are in for a treat at Gili this […]

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Maldives Welcomes Surge in Chinese Tourists, Topping Arrivals

China has become the top source of tourists for the Maldives, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Tourism. This marks a significant shift, as India held the top spot at the end of last year, while China ranked third. From January to February 4th, 2024, an impressive 23,900 tourists arrived from China, representing […]