Hotel Tourism and Hospitality Industry News for the Maldives


Young Hotelier: Mohamed Shaan, Security Manager, JOALI Maldives

We’re excited to introduce a new segment – ‘Young Hotelier’, seeking out passionate and dedicated young hoteliers who are making waves in the industry....

Plankton Engineering: Reliable long term engineering solutions

Plankton Engineering is a subsidiary company with deep roots and ancestry in the engineering industry that has gone on to become one of the...

Maldives hotel performance flattens in 2018

Recent performance developments in Maldives should provide further evidence that data benchmarking is essential to your property’s or portfolio’s success. In this constantly-evolving business...

Keiretsu will be Technology Partner for GM Forum 2019

The Maldivian company leading the wave of technology in the hotel industry, Keiretsu will be the Technology Partner of the upcoming GM Forum 2019....

Suppliers You Should Know: Ideal Boat Builders

For this Suppliers You Should Know, Boat builder’s edition, we’re shining the spotlight on Ideal Boat Builders. Ideal Boat Builders (IBB) is a company specializing...

Why these resort brands are winning the digital marketing game in...

TripAdvisor might still keep most of the resorts in the Maldives under the spell of unbiased traveller’s reviews, but if there was an award...



UPCOMING PROPERTIES (Updated as of January 2019)

Property Region Opening
Baglioni Resort Maldives Dhaalu Atoll 2019
Centara Grand Muthaafushi Resort & Spa Baa Atoll 2019
Chatwal Maaga Maldives North Ari Atoll 2019
Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa Raa Atoll 2019
Gran Meliá Maldives Thaa Atoll 2019
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives Malé Atoll 2019
Hotel RIU Atoll Dhaalu Atoll 2019
Hotel RIU Palace Maldivas Dhaalu Atoll 2019
Indus Maldives Resort & Spa Thaa Atoll 2019
JW Marriott Maldives Shaviyani Atoll 2019
Lux* North Malé Atoll Malé Atoll 2019
Pullman Maamutaa Maldives Gaafu Alifu Atoll 2019
Radisson Blu Resort Maldives Alif Dhaalu Atoll 2019
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Gaafu Alifu Atoll 2019
SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton Malé Atoll 2019
Sandies Bathala Maldives Alif Alif Atoll 2019
South Palm Ismahela Hera Seenu Atoll 2019
The Nautilus Maldives Baa Atoll 2019
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Malé Atoll 2019
You & Me Maldives by Cocoon Raa Atoll 2019
Zazz Island Resort South Ari Atoll 2019
The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah Gaafu Alifu Atoll 2019
AVANI Fares Maldives Resort Baa Atoll 2020
Capella Maldives Malé Atoll 2020
Dream Gasveli Meemu Atoll 2020
Address Madivaru Maldives Resort & Spa Alif Alif Atoll 2021
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Etienne Dalançon appointed as General Manager of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s luxury brand of iconic landmark hotels, has announced the...

The Hawks Pvt Ltd develops fuel farm on Thilafushi Island

The Hawks Pvt Ltd has completed one of its biggest projects yet, the development of...

Niyama Private Islands reimagines the Maldivian experience with Valentine’s Specials

A once-in-a-lifetime proposal six metres underwater in a mysterious marine world with tropical shoals and...

Tourism Ministry urges vigilance, calls to strengthen safety and security

The Ministry of Tourism has urged tourism establishments to be more vigilant with regard to...

Michelin Star Chefs’ masterclass at Diamonds Thudufushi

An unforgettable night in the Maldives always includes a fine dining experience. Hosting world-class chefs,...

Qatar Airways launches Premium Companion Offer

Qatar Airways has announced its latest Premium Companion offer, designed to enable passengers to experience...


Women in Hospitality: Vasma Ahmed, the inspirational Speedboat Captain from Holiday...

It has always captured my interest to read about women who are brave. Women who fulfil their dreams despite various hurdles faced in this...

Women in Hospitality: Life Stylist Patrice M. Dela Cruz from Cinnamon...

Patrice M. Dela Cruz, the power woman behind Cinnamon Dhonveli’s staff has traversed far and wide through plenty of challenges to become who she...

Sanjeeva Perera, General Manager of Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives

Sanjeeva Perera has seen many changes during his long and celebrated career in the hospitality industry, and he didn’t hold back in relaying to...

Pietro Addis, General Manager, COMO Maalifushi

Pietro Addis’ journey into hospitality is quite different to most hoteliers. Hailing from the UK, he graduated with a degree in history and initially...