Japanese mail-order firm opening Westin resort in Maldives

Catalog shopping giant Belluna is building a resort hotel in the Maldives under the Westin brand to tap the rise in Japanese, Chinese and...

SATA Awards concludes with Maldives taking home 18 awards

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Chinese Yuan at an 8 year low

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“Maldives Travel Conference” to be held on 19th November

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Dhiraagu Provides Free Conference Calling Services to The Blind and Visually Impaired Society of...

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Government earnings at 888 million last month

With Rf 888.4 million earned from different taxes in the previous month, the government has earned Rf 12.3 billion this year. Statistics released by Maldives...

MATATO urges government to spend more on destination marketing

Maldives tourism industry is demonstrating immense growth in terms of bed capacity, and we have seen this figure almost double in the last ten...

Automatic check clearance has started

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Sri Lanka imposes tax on online bookings

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Customs earnings at 215 million in October

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M7 Print signs as Print Partner for TTM 2017

M7 Print has signed a MOU with Maldives Getaways Pvt Ltd to become the Print Partner for first International Travel Trade Show of Maldives...

Mega Maldives to organize India launch event at New Delhi on the 24th November

MEGA Maldives Airlines are launching direct non-stop flights to Delhi and Mumbai. To commemorate this, Mega Maldives have organized a launch event at Shangri-La Eros Hotel in New...

Maldives promoted at WTM London & CITM Shanghai

Maldives participated in the 37th edition of the WTM together with the partners from Tourism Industry. Minister of Tourism, Hon. Mr. Moosa Zameer heads...

The Government launches website to keep public informed of the Budget 2017

A booklet and a website to convey the information regarding the budget for the next year was launched today by the government. In a function...

Current 500 and 1,000 rupee bills of India ceased being legal tender

In a surprise announcement Tuesday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India will replace its largest-denomination bank notes with newly designed ones, a move...

Abdul Majeed | CEO of Bison Maldives Pvt Ltd

by Mohamed Khoorsheed and Zakwaan Asim Mr Abdul Majeed, CEO of Bison Maldives Pvt Ltd, has been a veritable pillar in the construction industry of...

Father Of Fibre Optics

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Muslim Business Travel Segment at $22 Billion

New study on the growing Muslim travel indicated a staggering $22 billion worth Muslim business travel segment. It is further projected to reach $22...

Rf 13 billion allocated for development projects

In the estimated budget for 2017 Rf 13.2 billion is to be allocated for the development projects planned for the year. this is over...

Aitken Spence faces loss from Maldivian resorts despite overall profit

Aitken Spence has made huge profits; 50% increase this year. However when the figures are broken down, they have face major losses from the...

Dhiraagu to stop use of plastic bottles

Single us plastic bottles have been boycotted by the staff of Dhiraagu as part of their for the oceans campaign. Under their corporate social responsibility,...

BML to stop using the old check books

Due to the automation of the check clearance process to be implemented by MMA, Bank of Maldives has planned to stop the use of checkbooks...

Trump triumphs

Donald J. Trump elected to be the 45th president of the United States of America. With 276 electoral votes he would be the first...

Dhiraagu launches online educational platform

Dhiraagu launches an online educational platform allowing Maldivians to undertake internationally accredited free online courses, in collaboration with Shaw Academy. Youth Development is a key...

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