President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has pledged to establish a dedicated fund that will provide concessional loans for the construction of guesthouses in the islands. The announcement was made during his four-day tour of Haa Alif Atoll, following a two-day campaign visit to 10 islands of Shaviyani Atoll. Addressing a rally at Barah Island’s harbour area […]
The burgeoning guesthouse industry has opened up the Maldives to backpackers and budget travelers for the first time.
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.