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Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives Wins Leading All-inclusive Resort at 2019 SATA Awards

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives Wins Leading All-inclusive Resort at 2019 SATA Awards

Centara’s adult-only 5-star Maldives resort captures top honors across SATA’s six member nations Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa ... Read More

Guinness World Record for largest free dive broken at Baros Maldives

Guinness World Record for largest free dive broken at Baros Maldives

On Tuesday, October 1, Baros Maldives worked in collaboration with the Maldivian Ministry of Tourism to break the Guinness ... Read More

Dusit Thani Maldives appoints a German General Manager

Dusit Thani Maldives appoints a German General Manager

Dusit International appointed  Mr Thomas Weber  as the new General Manager of Dusit Thani Maldives. Mr Weber brings with ... Read More

Curio Collection by Hilton debuts in South East Asia with SAii Lagoon Maldives

Curio Collection by Hilton debuts in South East Asia with SAii Lagoon Maldives

Hilton announced today the opening of SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton, a free-spirited tropical escape that offers ... Read More

First Hard Rock Hotel opens in the Maldives

First Hard Rock Hotel opens in the Maldives

Hard Rock International and S Hotels & Resorts introduced memorable music-inspired stays to the Maldives for the first time ... Read More

Centara Invites Besties To Hang Out At Its Two Resorts In The Maldives In New “BFF Breaks” Initiative

Centara Invites Besties To Hang Out At Its Two Resorts In The Maldives In New “BFF Breaks” Initiative

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is inviting groups of friends to create magical memories together in ... Read More

Baros named “Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort” for seventh time

Baros named “Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort” for seventh time

Baros, the Maldivian-owned boutique island resort, has been awarded as the “Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort” for the seventh ... Read More

Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

Premier Maldives part of the Premier Destinations brand won Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards ... Read More

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also ... Read More

S Hotels & Resorts appoints General Managers for new resorts at CROSSROADS Maldives

S Hotels & Resorts appoints General Managers for new resorts at CROSSROADS Maldives

S Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of two highly-skilled and experienced general managers for its two new ... Read More

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has just opened two hotels in the Maldives. Riu Atoll and Riu Palace ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease ... Read More

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

The Maldives has announced an impressive 10.2% year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, ... Read More

Centara Invites Guests to Experience the “Best in Travel” in the Indian Ocean in 2019

Centara Invites Guests to Experience the “Best in Travel” in the Indian Ocean in 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality group, is inviting guests to experience the “Best in Travel” in the ... Read More

Plastic Pollution Maldives: All-Female ‘Stand Up For Our Seas’ Expedition raises awareness

Plastic Pollution Maldives: All-Female ‘Stand Up For Our Seas’ Expedition raises awareness

Maldives, Coco Collection, is sponsoring an unprecedented stand-up paddle boarding campaign in the Maldives that aims to raise awareness ... Read More

Up in flames: Maldives private island luxury resort burns, tourists evacuated

Up in flames: Maldives private island luxury resort burns, tourists evacuated

A top-notch ultra-luxury secluded private island resort in the Maldives was devastated by giant inferno that engulfed the property ... Read More

PATA reveals growth hacking techniques to industry professionals in Maldives

PATA reveals growth hacking techniques to industry professionals in Maldives

In response to the success of the first PATA Human Capacity Building Program in the Maldives on July 12-17, ... Read More

Soneva Resorts to unveil new private seaplane

Soneva Resorts to unveil new private seaplane

A DHC-6 Twin Otter, which normally seats 19, has been completely overhauled by the IKHANA Group in Canada, custom-painted ... Read More

Travel professionals in Maldives will explore growth hacking techniques

Travel professionals in Maldives will explore growth hacking techniques

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to stage its second ‘PATA Human Capacity Building Programme’ in the ... Read More

The Maldives launches holiday competition at World Travel Market 2018

The Maldives launches holiday competition at World Travel Market 2018

The Maldives is offering one lucky travel agent the chance to win a five-night accommodation prize with MO Hotels ... Read More

Nasheed: Defending democracy from exile

Nasheed: Defending democracy from exile

If Mohamed Nasheed, former President of the Maldives, had been a cat. he would have used up his nine ... Read More

Injecting new life into Male International Airport

Injecting new life into Male International Airport

Malé International Airport, gateway airport of Maldives, has an annual throughput of only 4 million passengers. Read More

Crossroad Maldives: The First Integrated Tourist Lifestyle Destination

Crossroad Maldives: The First Integrated Tourist Lifestyle Destination

The first integrated lifestyle destination in the Republic of Maldives: CROSSROADS by Singha Estate, is set to open in early ... Read More

LUX* Resorts & Hotels: Best sustainable practices

LUX* Resorts & Hotels: Best sustainable practices

Eight audited LUX* properties have secured the Green Globe status. LUX* Resorts & Hotels does business sustainably and in ... Read More

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa: Luxury island resort recertified

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa: Luxury island resort recertified

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa in North Huvadhoo is a large natural atoll with a white beach, azure lagoon and ... Read More

Largest Integrated Destination in the Maldives: Marina Collaboration at CROSSROADS

Largest Integrated Destination in the Maldives: Marina Collaboration at CROSSROADS

Singha Estate Public Company Limited, a property development and investment holding company, has announced a collaboration with Jalboot Holdings ... Read More

Green Globe Certification awarded to LUX* Resorts & Hotels

Green Globe Certification awarded to LUX* Resorts & Hotels

Green Globe congratulates LUX* Resorts & Hotels on earning certifications at 8 properties in Mauritius, La Réunion & Maldives. Read More

Maldives: UK tourist numbers up 11.2 percent

Maldives: UK tourist numbers up 11.2 percent

The Maldives show that the destination saw an 11.2% increase in the number of UK travelers who visited in ... Read More

Foreign tourists ignore crackdown on political dissent, flock to Maldives

Foreign tourists ignore crackdown on political dissent, flock to Maldives

Foreign visitors are flocking to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers despite an outcry abroad over the crackdown on political ... Read More

Baros Maldives launches brand new website

Baros Maldives launches brand new website

The first edition of a new website promoting the boutique resort of Baros Maldives has just been launched. Baros ... Read More

Travel Trade Maldives concludes largest annual travel fair

Travel Trade Maldives concludes largest annual travel fair

The largest annually held travel trade fair in the Maldives, Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) officially concludes its second year ... Read More

Day 1 of TTM pre-scheduled meetings concludes with over 200 visitors

Day 1 of TTM pre-scheduled meetings concludes with over 200 visitors

The largest tourism travel fair held in the Maldives, Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) concludes the first day of pre-scheduled ... Read More