Govt initiates resort development bidding in Sh. Nalandhoo

As pledged by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the government officially opened the bidding process for the development of a resort in Sh. Nalandhoo, a location known for its stunning natural features. President Solih had made this commitment during his visit to the atoll in January last year as part of the MDP presidential primary campaign. […]


Maldives faces $1.7b annual economic loss from 88 unfinished resorts

The Maldivian tourism industry is grappling with a substantial setback as 88 resorts designated for development remain incomplete, resulting in an annual economic loss of $1.7 billion, as per the Finance Ministry’s fiscal statement for 2024-26. Maldives, heavily reliant on tourism, considers these unfinished resorts a linchpin of its economic prosperity. However, these 88 islands, […]

Sri Lankan conglomerate Hayleys Group announces first resort in the Maldives

HAYLEYS Leisure, part of Sri Lanka’s conglomerate Hayleys Group, will invest US$65 million in a new property in the Maldives.

The Maldives invites Sri Lankan investment in the tourism industry

The Maldives has invited Sri Lankan and other regional developers to invest in the financing of the tourism industry.

Profile: Yuji Yamazaki

The Japanese-American architect who designed the five-star Club Med Finolhu in the Maldives, a landmark green resort opened for business in late January.