Marriott International Expected to Open Nearly 100 Properties in 2021

75 Properties Opened Across Asia Pacific in 2020 Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) continues to expand its portfolio, expecting to open 100 properties in Asia Pacific in 2021, bringing more brands and experiences to new destinations for guests across the region. In 2020, the company celebrated its 800th milestone hotel opening in the region with […]

Tourist Arrival in Maldives

‘Naturally Isolated,’ Maldives Reopens Borders

After almost four months since the suspension of on-arrival tourist visas, Maldives tourism industry has reopened with enhanced precautionary measures against COVID-19. The first tourists arrived Wednesday morning, 15th July 2020,  onboard Qatar Airways that landed at the Velana International Airport (VIA).  Connecting from various countries, 107 foreigners and 24 Maldivians arrived on the first […]

Coca-Cola Long Run 2017 to see higher number of international runners

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Coca-Cola Long Run 2017 has been launched with a special emphasis on attracting international runners. The  annual event – organized by Total Fitness Group (TfG) – will be held on April 14 in Hulhumalé. The event was introduced in 2013 with 210 runners; with 50 runners participating in the country’s first half marathon. “The […]

Outrigger Resorts Invites Travellers to Escape Ordinary with new Signature Experiences Series

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From arrival to departure, today’s travellers seek authentic, enriching experiences that create a deeper connection with the people and the place that they visit. To help guests experience the culture at each of Outrigger Resorts iconic destinations, the brand has introduced a collection of Outrigger Resorts Signature Experiences, an array of destination-specific amenities, cultural programs […]

W Maldives scoops top prize at FHAM International Culinary Challenge

Demi Chef de Partie of W Maldives, Sujith Premalal, has won the top prize at the FHAM International Culinary Challenge held in Male from August 21st to 24th.

Destination PR Agencies appointed for Maldives

The main objective of hiring PR agencies in these markets is to strengthen the destination’s image
and increase the number of arrivals to the destination

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.

Maldives awarded third best exhibitor at ITB trade show

The Maldives has won the third best exhibitor award at the ITB Berlin Convention 2015