Zamani Islands Opening in 2026 to Mark a Paradigm Shift as the First Fully...

Atoll Estates has revealed the ambitious Zamani Islands, the first fully Integrated Resort in the Maldives, spanning eight islands in an expansive...

Maldivian Introduces First Direct Seaplane Flight to Local Island

Maldivian has successfully launched its eagerly awaited seaplane service to a local island, becoming the first airline to offer direct flights from...

Global Halal Industry worth $3.66 trillion

The strength and the prosperity of the global halal industry has been trumpeted all over the news. The rise of Generation M - formally...

LUX* South Ari Atoll Maldives receives prestigious International Travelife Gold Certification

LUX* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives has received international recognition for its sustainable tourism ef-forts by being awarded prestigious Travelife Gold Certification. Travelife...

Maldives named number 1 in the Condé Nast Traveler’s list of ‘25 Best Island...

Maldives has been named the number 1 spot in the Condé Nast Traveler’s list of ‘25 Best Island Beaches for Swimming and Snorkeling'. "It's no...

Malahini Kuda Bandos has finally arrived

Malahini Kuda Bandos, a medium ranged 4-star resort developed on the former picnic island has welcomed the first tourists last week. Malahini Kuda Bandos resort offers well...

Rogue One’s newest planet, Scarif, is based on Maldives

Scarif, one of the new environments that will appear in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, was based on "paradise," director Gareth Edwards announced. During a...

CORPORATE MALDIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – MR. HUSSAIN AFEEF

by Ruba Ali Mr. Hussain Afeef is a pioneer businessman and entrepreneur, responsible for both the instigation and expansion of several key industries in the...

Mr. A U M Fawzy | Chief Executive Officer of Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA)

Mr. A U M Fawzy is the Chief Executive Officer of Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA), home to the world’s largest fleet of seaplanes. TMA’s...

Dhigufaru Island Resort to open in August

Dhigufaru Island Resort in Baa Atoll has been set to open on August 15th. This will be the second opening this year after "Finolhu"...

Dolce & Gabbana Announces Luxury Hospitality Project in Maldives

Italian luxury fashion group Dolce & Gabbana has announced a new hospitality project in the Maldives. They also announced two residential projects...

Sri Lanka’s Hayleys buys Maldivian resort “Kudarah” for US$23mn

Sri Lanka’s Hayleys PLC has acquired a Maldivian resort named Kudarah Island Resort through their subsidiary Luxury Resort private limited for 23 million US...

World’s Largest Underwater Restaurant nears Completion

The underwater restaurant “Under” located near to the southernmost tip of Norway under five meters is the first of its kind in...

SriLankan Airlines starts flights from Oman to Gan International Airport

SriLankan Airlines has started operating flights to Gan island in Maldives from Oman. With the beginning of four flights per week, SriLankan Airlines has...

Heritance Aarah Resort’s ‘Open Day’ set to launch in 6 islands of Raa atoll

Heritance Aarah has decided to launch their ‘Open Day’ in 6 islands of Raa Atoll in the hopes of creating a pathway for new job...

THE MALDIVIAN ECONOMY IN 2016: TOURISM SECTOR

Report by: Shifneen Rasheed & Daha Shuaib The year 2016 was a year of ups and downs for the Maldivian economy. While some sectors experienced...

Atmosphere Core Announces Strategic Management Moves & Hires

Atmosphere Core, a dynamic hospitality company, announced key new hires and redeployments within its team of General Managers for a strategic leadership shuffle...

Cocoon Maldives now open

Cocoon Maldives has opened its doors for the visitors on 26 December 2016, over a month ahead of schedule. Alessandro Azzola, Managing Director of Cocoon Investment...

Pulse Hotels & Resorts appoint new General Manager and Resort Manager for Kandima Maldives

Pulse Hotels & Resorts has appointed new General Manager and Resort Manager for Kandima Maldives opening in December 2016. Grant Jefferies is an Australian born,...

Online and SMS voting is now open for Maldives Travel Awards 2016

Maldives Travel Awards 2016 has officially opened for voting. Voters could cast their vote through the official website: www.travelawards.mv and also via SMS which...

Maldives first Travel Trade Show to be held in July 2017

Maldives first travel trade show is scheduled to be held in July 2017. Travel Trade Maldives will be a platform that connects the travel trade...

The Transcending Indian Outbound Travel Market

Recently, Indian economy portrayed a boom demonstrating a growth in the rising middle class and disposable income of the Indian population. The trend emulated a...

Average expenditure $528, 58% travel for medical purposes – Maldivians Traveling Abroad Survey

The Central Bank of Maldives, Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA), published a survey 'Maldivians Traveling Abroad' conducted by the Statistics Division of MMA with the assistance...

Ace Travels Maldives Marks 18 Years in the Travel Industry

Ace Travels Maldives (ATM) celebrated its 18th anniversary, reaffirming its position as a prominent figure in the travel sector.

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