In a significant step towards fostering sustainable development and enhancing collaboration between the private sector and local communities in the Maldives, Administrator Samantha Power of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Marriott Maldives Business Council, an affiliate of Marriott International, Inc. The agreement, part of the […]
Eco-minded escape: A look at Velaa Private Island Maldives’ groundbreaking sustainability initiatives
When Radka & Jiří Šmejc first dreamed up Velaa Private Island Maldives, they envisioned an ultra-luxury playground that was in harmony with its environment. Situated in the untouched Noonu Atoll, a 45-minute seaplane ride from Male, this tropical hideaway is grounded in a deep respect for the planet, from the eco-minded architecture and design, to […]
Pullman Maldives Maamutaa has announced its recent achievement of the Green Globe certification, marking another milestone in the resort’s commitment to sustainable practices and responsible hospitality. Garnering an 85% score, above the average of 50%, this certification proves the resort’s continuous dedication to environmental stewardship and sustainable operations, notably the first time Pullman Maldives Maamutaa […]
Soneva Namoona, in partnership with the Baa Maalhos Council, held “Israafu Madhu Misraabu – Fen Edition,” a water filter expo aimed at creating awareness about the environmental and health benefits of installing a water filter, and to familiarise the community with water filteration solutions available in the Maldivian market.The expo was held on B. Maalhos […]
The inauguration of the Banyan Tree Marine Lab in 2004 marked a significant milestone as the first resort-based establishment in the Maldives dedicated to safeguard the natural environment and marine ecosystem. Operating under the guiding philosophy of conservation, restoration, education, and research while catering to both Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and Dhawa Ihuru, formerly known as […]
Cathay Pacific Airways has launched its latest Sustainable Development Report, which outlines the various sustainable development measures undertaken by the airline and the Cathay Pacific Group’s subsidiaries based in Hong Kong.