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Maldives reserves several tourism jobs for locals

The Maldivian Cabinet has earmarked specific job sectors, especially those in the tourism industry, exclusively for locals, aiming to prioritise national recruitment efforts. In a press conference held by the President’s Office on Monday, Abdullah Nazim Ibrahim, the Principal Secretary on Public Policy, highlighted one of nine proposals presented to the Cabinet meeting on Sunday […]

Govt announces scholarship scheme for resort senior positions

During a campaign rally in Mahchangolhi ward in Male Tuesday evening, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih announced a scholarship scheme aimed at training Maldivians for senior roles within the nation’s resorts. Addressing resort employees, the president expressed the government’s commitment to exploring avenues for providing training for key positions within the tourism sector. He also mentioned […]

President allocates 300 flats for long-serving tourism workers

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has taken steps to support long-serving employees in the tourism sector by allocating 300 flats under the Gedhoruveriya social housing scheme. This move aims to provide housing for individuals who have dedicated 15 years of service to the tourism industry. Akram Kamaluddin, the State Housing Minister, confirmed this allocation, highlighting that […]

TEAM endorses President Solih for re-election

The Tourism Employees Association of Maldives (TEAM) declared its endorsement of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) candidate, in the upcoming presidential election. According to a statement released by the association on Saturday, a majority of TEAM members have thrown their support behind the president. TEAM, an organisation dedicated to advocating […]

Muizzu vows dedicated housing category, retirement scheme for tourism workers

Presidential candidate for PPM-PNC, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, announced a significant commitment on Thursday, pledging to create a dedicated housing category for employees in the crucial tourism sector. Speaking at a rally in F. Nilandhoo, Dr. Muizzu outlined the key elements of his manifesto to address the needs of those working in the tourism industry. Acknowledging […]

Muizzu proposes 4-week term break, Dec main holiday as solution to school holiday debate

Dr Mohamed Muizzu, the presidential candidate for PPM-PNC, has offered his resolution to the ongoing controversy surrounding school holidays. He announced on Thursday that the main school holidays would be shifted back to December, while an additional one-month holiday would be introduced as a mid-year term break. For years, school holidays in the Maldives have […]

Profile: Abdul Salah Hassan

Abdul Salah Hassan, is an outstanding, passionate Maldivian who has spent the last 16 years working for the hospitality industry in Maldives.