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‘Upcycling’: Growing Trend in Aviation

Taking aircraft materials from trash to fresh and waste to worth, airlines around the world have come up with their own creative ideas to deal with discarded aircraft parts. Creative artworks, lifestyle furniture and backpacks – who knew that one day, all these items will be created from old aircraft parts. Over the past decade, […]

CNN’s Richard Quest Discovers a World of Wonder in Maldives Resorts

CNN anchor Richard Quest recently visited the Maldives and discovered how these islands have become a role model for the world. While other countries have been locking down, this Indian Ocean archipelago is being hailed as one of the world’s safest destinations. As such, it is becoming a magnet for the ultra-wealthy with private jets, […]

Maldives Resorts Embrace Environmental Endeavours on Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event held on April 22 to pledge support environmental protection, where millions unite in a global movement to raise awareness of ways to conserve the planet. The Maldives is particularly susceptible to climate change since its low-lying islands mean it will be one of the first nations to be affected by […]

Luxury Watchmaker’s New Maldives Inspired Watch Sales Help to Preserve Manta Rays

Horology meets environmental conservation as the Patravi ScubaTec Maldives dive watch applauds Carl F. Bucherer’s long-standing partnership with the Manta Trust. The newest member of the Patravi ScubaTec family, the Maldives watch, was created to raise awareness of the Manta Trust and its outstanding commitment to preserving endangered manta rays in the Indian Ocean nation. […]

Iftar in Male’, this Ramadan

This Ramadan, the prospect of finding a place for the traditional iftar while staying within the HPA guidelines of small social gatherings and social distance requirements is a challenge. The eagerly awaited anticipation of a quick speedboat trip to a nearby resort for a tantalising array of delicacies to satisfy even the pickiest eater, is […]

Husband and Wife Team Explain the Secrets of Running An Island Paradise During Lockdown

A husband-and-wife have navigated the tough waters of lockdown to invent new ways of operating their island resort. From making their land fertile enough to grow their own produce during the quarantine period to introducing a new chicken shed called ‘Cluckingham Palace,’ Amilla Maldives has become a sustainable paradise ‘full of surprises” in Baa atoll. […]

23 New Islands Up for Grabs! Massive Expansion Plan On the Way

The Maldivian government has recently announced 23 islands across 16 atolls to be developed as tourist facilities. This is part of the government’s efforts in initiating tourism development projects in the North and South of the country, closely in line with the government’s strategic action plan to deliver 35,000 new tourism beds by 2023. As […]

Destination Focus: Lhaviyani Atoll

Lhaviyani Atoll, also known as “Faadhippolhu” since the early 12th century, is a well-known executive division of Maldives. The atoll is formed of 52 islands including four inhabited islands; Hinnavaru, Naifaru, Olhuvelifushi and Kurendhoo with a total population of more than 12,000. “Faadhippolhu” Your Next Travel Destination The past few years have brought in a […]

Opinion: Getting the Right Exchange Rate Critical to Sustain Tourism Industry

The value of one currency against another is indicated by the foreign exchange rate and it is believed by economic experts that attaining the right exchange rate is a crucial component in achieving economic stability and growth, especially for developing countries. The two most common exchange rate regimes adopted by countries in establishing foreign exchange […]

TripAdvisor Goes Down by A Billion in 2020

The world’s largest travel platform had suffered a whopping billion dollars due to the pandemic. Apart from cost cutting, the company has used recalibration and diversification as recovery measures. With strict border controls and restrictions on global mobility, the entire tourism industry was brought to a complete standstill by the pandemic. Suffering tremendous losses, the […]

Pandemic and ‘The New Normal’

The onslaught of Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on businesses around the world, affecting all sectors to some extent. No one and nowhere has been spared. The pandemic has reached all corners of the globe and united people in a collective fight against an unknown enemy. Social media and the ever-increasing web of rumour, […]

Paradise Skin: A Tropical Luxury Skincare Brand Inspired by Maldives

A new skincare range that uses unique ingredients found in the Maldives is taking the world by storm. It is fair to say that in the Maldives, you need skincare that is specialised in tropical weather conditions. PARADISE SKIN is a homegrown innovative brand that sets new standards in progressive skincare. Inspired by the sea […]

Flying High to the Maldives with Exclusive Packages on Jets and Villas by AeroJet Me and Avinax

In the new COVID-19 world, travelling by jet provides an all-in-one solution for those who require flexibility and convenience. This is especially important in challenging times, with so many limitations and restrictions to travel. A recent signing between private jet charter company AeroJet Me and Avinax Maldives, brings a breath of fresh air to the […]

Isle of Horses

A world of islands engulfed by a vast ocean of blue. Palm fringed shorelines embraced by rings of sand white as snow. The Maldives has always been well known for their tropical beauty, their rich marine ecosystems and the ultra-exclusive addresses where travelers can indulge in luxury lifestyle experiences. Now, the Maldives is adding a […]