MU Maniku says engaging Maldivians in tourism key to progress

Mohamed Umar Maniku, a pioneering figure in the Maldives tourism industry and Chairman of Universal, emphasised the significance of involving Maldivians in the tourism sector during a recent event. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of the fourth batch of the Universal Foundation and Villa College Discover Hospitality programme, where certificates were presented to the fifth […]

Universal Foundation launches fifth batch of Discover Hospitality programme

Universal Foundation and Villa College have marked a significant milestone with the successful conclusion of the fourth batch of the Discover Hospitality programme, followed by the commencement of the fifth batch. This collaborative effort is aimed at providing comprehensive training for Maldivians seeking opportunities in the tourism industry. During a ceremony held at the Manhattan […]

Exclusive: M.U. Maniku – Crafting a Legacy

In a career spanning several decades, M.U. Maniku has remained at the forefront of innovation and is dedicated to his vision of making the Maldives a leading international tourist destination.

Kandolhu Island names Mickaël Farina as new Head Chef

Kandolhu Island has announced the appointment of Mickaël Farina as the resort’s new head chef.