Where art meets paradise: Memorable story awaits at Oaga Art Resort

Recently opened Oaga Art Resort transcends the concept of a mere luxury escape. It’s a canvas woven with the rich tapestry of Maldivian heritage, folklore, and contemporary art, offering guests a truly immersive experience. Here, your villa isn’t just a place to stay; it’s a story with art and culture waiting to be discovered. Upon […]

Catamaran Sailing - Kandolhu

Discover Unforgettable Adventures with Noovilu Sports at Kandolhu Maldives

Nestled in the pristine beauty of the Maldives, Kandolhu is renowned for its Maldivian inspired villas with  modern interiors, stunning beaches, and vibrant house reef filled with a myriad of marine life. Noovilu Sports at Kandolhu has been offering exciting activities for guests giving even more reasons to immerse themselves  in the breathtaking surroundings to […]

The Standard brings back One Night Standard app

The Standard, one of the world’s leaders in lifestyle driven hospitality, has announced the return of One Night Standard, the brand’s cutting edge last minute booking app, One Night Standard, once again offering spontaneous, same-night reservations, at the lowest available rates, across The Standard portfolio: The Standard, High Line and The Standard, East Village in […]

Coco Collection

Coco Bodu Hithi and Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu Reopening on 1st August

Coco Collection has announced that the two resorts operated by the brand; Coco Bodu Hithi and Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, will reopen to guests on August 1st, 2020. The islands have enhanced their already rigorous cleaning and disinfecting protocols for the reopening to ensure the health and safety of all guests. These new operational standards […]

Reopening the Maldives, what it means for hoteliers

The Maldives Ministry of Tourism recently announced that the country will begin in July a phased reopening of the country’s borders to international visitors. For hoteliers, that means the race to regain market share shrunken by COVID-19 is about to begin.  In the pre-pandemic world, Maldives was one of the top global markets for generation […]

Cash-stressed Maldives hotel sector set to evaluate over reliance on wholesalers

Hotel owners and operators in the Maldives are learning the hard way how quickly disruption can turn cash flow negative. One key trend in global leisure destinations is a severe liquidity crunch of wholesalers and travel intermediaries, which in turn has created a domino impact on hotels. This has created difficulties for the tourism dependent […]

Maldives Resorts: Commandeered for Quarantine Facilities

As a matter of light conjecture, the Maldives is reported to offer the best quarantine facilities – fully functional tourist resorts.  As we all know, the Maldives is under a public health emergency since 12 March 2020. That was a step taken in reaction to the first positive Covid-19 case in a visiting Italian tourist […]

Maldives Capital on Lockdown

The government of Maldives has imposed a 14-day lockdown in Male’ City area which includes Male’ City, Hulhumale’ and Vilimale’. Initially a 24 hour lockdown was imposed on Wednesday, 15th april 2020, following the first positive case of COVID-19 identified in Male’. The lockdown was extended for another 24 hours on Thursday and then for […]

Maldives brings ‘Sunny Side of Life’ to London

With destination’s largest outdoor advertising campaign in the UK, Maldives has brought the ‘Sunny Side of Life’ to the grey skies of London—with the launch of the advertising campaign this autumn on London buses and bus stops and at Waterloo train station. The campaign which was run by JCDecaux, an outdoor advertising corporation, ran from […]

Overview of tourist accommodation facilities in the Maldives: Hotels and guesthouses

The unique and natural beauty of the Maldives coupled with the one-island-one-resort concept attracts droves of tourists to the luxury destination, but it is not solely dedicated for the affluent traveller—the country offers various types of accommodation options catering to a diverse range of preferences; from luxury to budget travellers and backpackers, etc. These facilities […]

Average stay constant for February despite positive growth in tourist arrivals

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Maldives achieved a 19 percent hike in tourist arrivals in February while guest stay durations remained the same, according to figures gathered by the Ministry of Tourism. More than 144,286 guest arrivals were recorded for February, which is a growth of 19 percent over the same period last year. Statistics across occupancy also offered strong […]

Meeru Island Resort & Spa wins prestigious TUI HOLLY AWARD 2018

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Meeru Island Resort & Spa grabbed the prestigious TUI HOLLY AWARD 2018 at ITB 2018 which was held in Berlin, Germany from 7 to 11 March 2018, Meeru was acknowledged of being among the top three hotels worldwide in TUI’s long-haul destinations. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”18168″ img_size=”full” onclick=”link_image”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a press release, Meeru’s General Manager, Walter […]