Maldives Eco-Resort of the Year – Six Senses Laamu

The leading Eco-Resort title was taken by Six Senses Laamu at the Maldives Travel Awards 2018. The award was presented to Six Senses Laamu by the Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) The resort operations include a corporate sustainability guideline which targets to optimize energy efficiency, reduce water consumption, limit chemical usage, […]

Coral Restoration Project Held in AA. Ukulhas

Workshops have been conducted about Coral Restoration and Propagation in AA. Ukulhas from 18th to 21st March 2019 by the Coral Doctors. Their mission is to transfer knowledge about coral propagation and restoration to local communities in Maldives. The workshops are held in association with the German Oceanographic Museum. They empower Maldivians to protect their underwater […]

Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) to Promote Local Island Tourism in Maldives

Guesthouses will be given the opportunity to exhibit at the 3rd edition of Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) to promote local island tourism in Maldives. TTM is organized by Maldives Getaways and scheduled to be held from 11th to 13th June. Furthermore, to showcase local island tourism in Maldives on an international level, Maldives Getaways will […]

30-day Visa Exemption for Maldivian Tourists in Thailand

From 14th april, onwards all valid Maldivian passports holders will be eligible for a 30-day visa exemption to Thailand as announced by the Royal Thai Embassy. All holders of valid passports or travel documents issued by Maldives are eligible for visa exemption when entering Thailand for tourism purposes. The decision was made in a meeting with […]

Ibrahim Inaz appointed as the Resort Manager at SAii Lagoon Maldives

Ibrahim Inaz has been appointed as the Resort Manager at SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio by Hilton. He was previously working at Huvafen Fushi Maldives as the Director of Operations. He is a CIMA certified Accountant with over 9+ years of experience in the hospitality industry. He also holds an ABE Diploma in Business Management. “I […]

Airbnb Considering Investment Proposition with OYO

Airbnb is reportedly looking into the possibility of entering into a deal with OYO with a potential investment of $100 million to $200 million in order to emerge in the hotel business in India. The news comes to a matter of weeks after Airbnb acquired US hotel booking startup HotelTonight for more than $400 million. “One […]

Amilla Fushi debuts new SkyHouse Bubble

Amilla Fushi is setting a luxury resort trendsetter by introducing the very first Skyhouse Bubble tent concept in Maldives. It was officially opened by the Maldives tourism minister Ali Waheed, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at ITB Berlin on March 6. The Skyhouse is located at a tranquil treetop eyrie with an own private transparent Bubble, […]

Hande Erçel Seen Relaxing at Ayada Maldives

World-renown Turkish actress and model Hande Erçel is now on vacation at Ayada Maldives. The 25-year old actress gained fame through the famous Turkish drama, Aşk Laftan Anlamaz as the lead female. Though she has Aşk Laftan Anlamaz to thank the most for her fame, Hande has appeared in various Turkish movies and dramas such […]