Why Pricing Does Not Equal Revenue Management for Hotels

When Dynamic Pricing was first introduced to revenue management the idea of managing transient pricing for hotels on a day to day basis was considered quite new – even radical. Even as recently as a few years ago, many hotels continued to sell at predefined rate levels, and did not manage rates dynamically. Today, however, […]

Women in Hospitality: Elza Artiaga

We speak to Elza Artiga, who hails from a family of hospitality professionals, but has made a career of her own, working for big names like the Ritz-Carlton and now Outrigger.

Hotel Review: Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort

Located in Gaaf Dhaalu atoll, away from boat and plane traffic, with no neighbouring islands in the visible vicinity, Outrigger Konotta is a true away-from-it-all holiday destination.

Emerging Destinations: Raa Atoll

The first tourism development master plan’s vision was for the Male’ region to be the sole gateway and hub for tourism, but just for a short period. This was to be followed by the establishment of hubs in the north and south.

Careers: Ibrahim “Shark” Shakir

Ibrahim Shakir is a surveyor by profession. He was not always interested in the field. In his boyhood, as a student of Majeediyya School, his preferred field was that of football.

Feature: Revenue Management in a Time of Weak Demand – Strategies for Avoiding a Price War

How do you intelligently counter aggressive competitors with a strategy that no price is too low to win business?

Gaaf Alif Mahaddhoo Island to be sold by JLL, announces Bank of Maldives

Bank of Maldives Limited (BML) has announced that it is putting Gaaf Alif Atoll Mahaddhoo up for sale. The island has been handed over to the famous Jones Langes LaSelle Incorporated, who will decide on the sale of the island.

Suriya by Suriyasena – An Indulgent Affair

Composed in the serenity of the Indian Ocean on one end and the gushing Gin Oya on another, is Suriya, an 11-acre hav­en of luxurious comfort and rejuvenation.

Gasfinolhu – A Pioneer’s Quest Continues

A tiny island resembling a teardrop, surrounded by swathes of clear blue green sea, Gasfinolhu is probably the world’s first tourist resort to completely source power from renewable means.

75 new Deluxe Beach Villas with Pools unveiled at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi resort.

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi resort, located in Noonu atoll, has introduced a new category of beach villa, complete with private pool. The upgrade follows a period of thorough refurbishment of the deluxe beach villas, further elevating the resort’s beach accommodation experience.

Marketing and Differentiation: How do you choose?

That is the most common question I get asked about planning a trip to the Maldives. With more than 100 resorts to choose from and more coming on line every month, the question gets harder and harder to answer.

Can we really create Wealth from Waste?

Soneva Fushi, on the island of Kunfunadhoo, is one of the largest Maldivian resorts at 1400 metres in length. As you approach from either sea or air, Soneva looks less like an established resort and more like an uninhabited or agricultural island.