NewsMay 27, 2021

Countdown for Opening: The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands to Unveil Sangu Stories on Clubhouse Tonight!

As part of the much anticipated opening on June 1, 2021, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, will be unveiling Sangu stories on the social media app Clubhouse tonight, Wednesday May 27th, 6 pm (Malé time).

The first Clubhouse session by The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands will be with guests Jacqui Gifford, Editor-in-Chief, Travel + Leisure (US magazine), and Donna McNamara, Vice President & Global Brand Leader – The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts: Link to the event: Clubhouse.


The resort has also introduced their Sangu podcasts’ Season 4, Episode 2: Future of Tourism in the Maldives on 23rd May 2021. The Sangu podcast series are created as the voice of the island, inspired by the ceremonial blowing of Sangu, conch shell, in the ancient Maldives to announce special news in the island communities.

Over the years, the tourism industry in the Maldives has become one of the leading destinations in the world and one of the global success stories in 2020. In their latest episode, the Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom was as a guest speaker. The Minister shared a wealth of interesting insights on recovery, the journey of innovation and sustainability-driven tourism, integrated resort developments, and the industry’s promising future.

The Sangu podcast is available on channels: It is also available on your favourite podcast app (Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast and TuneIn).


In addition to this, as part of the countdown for the opening day, The Ritz- Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands will also be releasing a series of videos around architecture, culinary, wellness and exclusive experiences.

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives is ideally located at Fari Islands, in the North Malé Atoll of the Maldives, which is a 45- minute journey by speedboat or a 10-minute seaplane flight from Malé International Airport. The resort features white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons and coral reefs with marine life. Shaped by the Maldivian sun and shored by the Indian Ocean, guest villas at The Ritz Carlton Maldives, Fari Island are expected to range in size from one to three bedrooms, featuring the refined elegance and legendary service that define The Ritz-Carlton brand.

The property is also expected to offer a choice of outstanding culinary venues serving an array of international and local cuisines, in addition to a full suite of fitness and recreational facilities including a signature Ritz-Carlton Spa. The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is part of Fari Islands, an archipelago that features three world-class hospitality brands inclusive of The Ritz-Carlton. The guests are expected to have access to a picturesque Fari Marina – the archipelago’s communal beating heart. Built around a vibrant Beach Club, Fari Marina features charming boutiques and a handpicked selection of dining options. Spaces have been designed by the renowned Kerry Hill Architects, to bring about a delicate balance of serene and social.