Hotel Tourism and Hospitality Industry News for the Maldives


GM Forum 2019 Highlights: Presentation by Allied Insurance

At last year’s Hotelier Maldives GM Forum, Niushad Shareef, Marketing Manager at Allied Insurance, gave a fun quiz on liability claims in...

The White Fire – the plight of coral reefs

As Maldivians, our lives are closely intertwined with our environment. Most importantly and uniquely in our case, with coral reefs that we...

Saying ‘Yes’ to Minimalist and Natural Design in Hotels

Embracing minimalist and natural design has endless opportunities. From branding to architecture, furnishings, art, amenities, menus and more, the market for guests...

Scent, identity and reflections of our olfactory imprint

The wind picks up the scent of the water and its surroundings. The sea breeze catapults my memories back to my Native...

Fun and simple all-inclusivity at Sandies Bathala

Sandies Hotels and Resorts, known for its structurally clean lines, warmth and fun in enticing destinations, opened its new addition in the...

SIFANI – One Precious Gem at a time

Humans have treasured gemstones for centuries. They are often associated with beauty and great wealth. From religious, medicinal, mythical to astrological values,...



UPCOMING PROPERTIES (Updated as of December 2019)

Property Region Opening
Centara Grand Muthaafushi Resort & Spa Baa Atoll 2019
Chatwal Maaga Maldives North Ari Atoll 2019
Gran Meliá Maldives Thaa Atoll 2019
Indus Maldives Resort & Spa Thaa Atoll 2019
Radisson Blu Resort Maldives Alif Dhaalu Atoll 2019
South Palm Ismahela Hera Seenu Atoll 2019
Zazz Island Resort South Ari Atoll 2019
AVANI Fares Maldives Resort Baa Atoll 2020
Capella Maldives Malé Atoll 2020
Dream Gasveli Meemu Atoll 2020
OBLU (Four-star resort) Baa Atoll 2020
OBLU X Male' Atoll 2020
Sun Shiyam Dhigurah Noonu Atoll 2020
Address Madivaru Maldives Resort & Spa Alif Alif Atoll 2021
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Dolores Semeraro, Keynote Speaker, GM Forum 2020

Dolores Semeraro, digital marketing professional and coach, will be speaking at the upcoming GM...

Registration opens for GM Forum 2020

Registration for the Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2020 is now open as Perspective...

Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives To Host Jef Schuur To Offer Elevated Dining Experience

Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives Will Host Chef Jef Schuur from 10th – 19th...

Ooredoo Maldives; Title Sponsor, GM Forum 2020

Ooredoo Maldives has partnered with Hotelier Maldives as the Title Sponsor of GM...

Three Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts properties are awarded with Green Globe certification

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts currently operate five resorts in the Maldives and have...

Six Senses Laamu Introduces Blackwater Diving in the Maldives Discover the Deep Dwellers with Deep Blue Divers

For many guests, diving at Six Senses Laamu is a special experience because...


A Recipe for Success: Jean-Pierre ‘JP’ Tennant, Food and Beverage Manager,...

Growing up as an island boy in the serene country of Mauritius, Jean-Pierre ‘JP’ Tennant did not foresee himself working in hospitality....

Ahmed Saeed, General Manager, Maagiri Hotel

A PROUD VETERAN of the hospitality industry of Maldives of over 30 years, Ahmed Saeed, the General Manager of Maagiri Hotel shares...

Luh ‘Luhadi’ Ramiadi, Director of Spa and Wellness at Furaveri Maldives

Wellness Village at Furaveri Maldives is built around a unique local village concept. The traditional Asian holistic health care offered stimulates to...

GM’s View: Etienne Dalancon, General Manager, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Hotelier Maldives: Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is the first property that you are managing in the Maldives. How would you describe your...