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Bountylab Hospitality set to redefine travel and tourism standards in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

creme de la creme of exotic holiday destinations Bountylab Hospitality set to redefine travel and tourism standards in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

The South Asian tropical paradise islands of Sri Lanka and the Maldives are the creme de la creme of exotic holiday destinations.

Tourism and water: protecting our common future

World Tourism Day Tourism and water: protecting our common future

Centered on the theme “Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future,” World Tourism Day (WTD) 2013 will underline tourism´s responsibility and needed commitment to preserving the world´s ...

Centara Ras Fushi Maldives open only 6 weeks and voted no. 1 resort in North Male Atoll

adult-focused resort Centara Ras Fushi Maldives open only 6 weeks and voted no. 1 resort in North Male Atoll

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives, which opened only on April 15 of this year, is ranking number one on TripAdvisor among a total of 31 resort hotels in North Male ...

Indian Ocean “Oscars of the Travel Industry” named

World Travel Awards held in Maldives Indian Ocean “Oscars of the Travel Industry” named

Hilton Hotels, Air Mauritius, Sun Island Resort & Spa, Seychelles, and Lux Resorts were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Indian Ocean ceremony, held at the ...

Oscars of the travel industry sets down in Maldives

Gala Ceremony at Paradise Island Resort & Spa Oscars of the travel industry sets down in Maldives

The "Oscars of the Travel Industry" has arrived in the Maldives for what promises to be a glittering Gala Ceremony at Paradise Island Resort & Spa on May 12, 2013.

Exclusive inclusives in the Indian Ocean

Ultimate All-Inclusive takes off in a big way Exclusive inclusives in the Indian Ocean

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand’s fast-rising star on the international hospitality horizon, it all began in the Maldives.

Centara to open third Maldives resort

Centara Hudhufushi Resort and Spa to meet international four-star standards Centara to open third Maldives resort

Centara Hotels & Resorts will open its third resort in the Maldives during the latter half of 2014, following the signing of a management contract with Maldivian company RPI Private Ltd.

Inner Maldives Holidays launches innovative Anaglyph 3D Maldives resorts brochure at ITB Berlin

Grand promotion of Maldives tourism Inner Maldives Holidays launches innovative Anaglyph 3D Maldives resorts brochure at ITB Berlin

Inner Maldives Holidays announces the launch of its first ever Anaglyph 3D tourism hotels brochure of the Maldives at ITB Berlin this year.

Mauritius and Maldives sign new air accord

bilateral air services agreement signed Mauritius and Maldives sign new air accord

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The two Indian Ocean island states have earlier this week signed a new bilateral air services agreement, commonly referred to as BASA, allowing the national airlines of the two countries ...

Go cashless in luxury with Centara Maldives Ultimate All-Inclusive

enjoy a dream destination without cash Go cashless in luxury with Centara Maldives Ultimate All-Inclusive

The Maldives is one of the world’s dream destinations and can be enjoyed without taking cash with you by reserving an Ultimate All-Inclusive rate at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa ...

Maldives Tourism announces amendment to Request for Proposal for Herathera Island

Proposals being accepted Maldives Tourism announces amendment to Request for Proposal for Herathera Island

The Maldives Tourism Development Corporation PLC (MTDC) has extended the deadline for submission of Proposal for Herathera Island on or before 1400 hours on January 21, 2013.

Online bookings now begin as Centara’s new Ras Fushi Maldives Resort schedules opening for February 15

Introductory rates on offer Online bookings now begin as Centara’s new Ras Fushi Maldives Resort schedules opening for February 15

Accommodation at the new Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives is available for booking online from now onwards for stays beginning from February 15, 2013, when the resort will open.

agoda.com providing sunny winter deals on Maldives hotels

See the stunning beauty of this colorful country agoda.com providing sunny winter deals on Maldives hotels

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing sunny winter deals on hotels in the Maldives, one of the most ...

Centara Grand Island Maldives named Leading Family Resort in Travel Agent Awards

Award organized by Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators Centara Grand Island Maldives named Leading Family Resort in Travel Agent Awards

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives has been named Leading Family Resort in the GMR Maldives Travel Awards organized by the Maldives Association of Travel Agents & Tour Operators ...

Maldives accepting proposals for management of Herathera Island on Seenu Atoll

Herathera Island Resort Maldives accepting proposals for management of Herathera Island on Seenu Atoll

Maldives Tourism Development Corporation Plc (MTDC) requests both Maldivian and foreign parties to submit written proposals under the Request for Proposal (RFP) dated October 16, 2012 (REF no: ...

Former Maldives president urges tourists to be more politically aware

Maldives Former Maldives president urges tourists to be more politically aware

Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the Maldives, has called on tourists visiting the Indian Ocean island nation to "be more aware" of its political problems.

Maldives accepting requests for management of Vodamulaa island

resort development in Gaafu Alifu Atoll Maldives accepting requests for management of Vodamulaa island

The Maldives Tourism Development Corporation Plc (MTDC) announced that they are accepting requests from Maldivian and foreign individuals, partnerships, and companies to submit written proposals, ...

Maldives police arrests former president Mohamed Nasheed

Maldives Maldives police arrests former president Mohamed Nasheed

NEW DELHI, India - Police in the Maldives arrested the Indian Ocean nation's former president Mohamed Nasheed on Monday after he didn't show up for a trial over accusations against him of abuse of ...

Centara launches Facebook campaign: The Ultimate Life – Cashless Castaway on a Tropical Island

to promote its new Ultimate All-Inclusive package in the Maldives Centara launches Facebook campaign: The Ultimate Life – Cashless Castaway on a Tropical Island

Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched a Facebook campaign in which participants are asked to list three items for their luxury and ultimate lifestyle if they were castaway on a tropical ...

Ultimate all-inclusive just keeps getting better and better

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives Ultimate all-inclusive just keeps getting better and better

In conjunction with a new all-inclusive concept launching at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives in November, the resort will further enhance its beverage offering at the same time and ...

Maldives: Nasheed fights back

Former President pushes for protection of popular tourist destination Maldives: Nasheed fights back

Rita Payne, eTN London

LONDON, England (eTN) - In February, 2012, Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically-elected President of the Maldives, was ousted from power and replaced by his Vice President, Mohammed Waheed ...

Centara Hotels and Resorts announces promotion of Voytek Klasicki to Area Manager of the Maldives

Also named GM of Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives Centara Hotels and Resorts announces promotion of Voytek Klasicki to Area Manager of the Maldives

Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of Voytek Klasicki from General Manager of Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives ...

Centara upgrades to a cashless island experience at Maldives

taking all-inclusive to the ultimate level Centara upgrades to a cashless island experience at Maldives

Guests arriving at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives from November 1, 2012 can leave both their shoes and their cash behind, because from that date the resort begins its Ultimate ...

Tourism assessment of the Indian Ocean region

Kenya, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles Tourism assessment of the Indian Ocean region

eTN Staff Writer

(eTN) - Much is being discussed on an ongoing basis on the state of tourism in the world and this also covers the Indian Ocean region.

Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Resort in Maldives re-certified by Green Globe

Exceeding sustainability improvements Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Resort in Maldives re-certified by Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Resort in the Maldives.

Win a luxury holiday in Maldives in Sun Holiday photo contest

Centara Hotels and Resorts offers fun travel photo contest Win a luxury holiday in Maldives in Sun Holiday photo contest

Holidaymakers eager to show off their sun-soaked photographs of family and friends having fun, have the chance to share their favorite pictures on the Facebook fan page of Centara Hotels & ...

Maldivian opposition hijacks tourism slogan to highlight rights abuses

Maldives tourism promotion sabotaged Maldivian opposition hijacks tourism slogan to highlight rights abuses

The Maldivian opposition has hijacked the tourism slogan "sunny side of life" to highlight alleged rights abuses after failing to secure a boycott of the luxury destination, an official said on ...

Tourists urged to visit Maldives despite calls for boycott

Tourism To Maldives Tourists urged to visit Maldives despite calls for boycott

This week Mohamed Nasheed, the nation’s first democratically elected leader, advised Britons to steer clear of its idyllic beach resorts, the owners of which, he claims, financed the military ...

Reethi Beach Resort goes for and wins the gold in sustainability

Maldives resort recognized for environmental efforts Reethi Beach Resort goes for and wins the gold in sustainability

For several years now, Reethi Beach Resort (RBR) has been consciously pursuing environment-friendly actions and policies, but as is usual with all good things, it took a long time for these ...

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