Hotel Tourism and Hospitality Industry News for the Maldives


Rahameeru: Genuinely Maldivian

Horizon Fisheries Pvt Ltd, integrated on April 30, 2003, operates a fisheries-related business within and outside the Maldives. After succeeding Maandhoo Fisheries...

Azura – The turtle with a flipper of hope

The Olive Ridley Project (ORP) which was founded by Biologist Martin Stelfoc in 2013 was initially launched in response to the large...

Woven Creations by Onestop

Often synonymous with the tropics, wickerwork furniture is a common sight at many Maldivian resorts. Aside from their rustic aesthetic, pieces furnished...

Hotel Ocean Grand: Luxury, comfort and serenity with a view!

It is daybreak, as you stand in the balcony sipping from a hot cup of coffee, the cold and refreshing zephyr in...

Iyashi Dôme: Embrace the future of spa, or risk being left...

Feeling great, while looking even greater is the new “in thing.” Most of the trends today are focused on achieving this result;...

Maldives sees increase in Middle Eastern travellers!

On an international scale, a report by the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) foresees 35 million tourists from the Middle East travelling...



UPCOMING PROPERTIES (Updated as of July 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
Heritance Aarah Raa Atoll 2019
Indus Maldives Resort & Spa Thaa Atoll 2019
InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort Raa Atoll 2019
JW Marriott Maldives Shaviyani 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
VARU by Atmosphere Male' Atoll 2019
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Malé 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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Hotelier Maldives GM Forum 2020; now open for Sponsorship!

The fifth edition of the Hotelier Maldives General Managers’ Forum is now open...

Claris the Mouse and Megan Hess’s seaside adventure at Vakkaru Maldives

Vakkaru Maldives welcomes internationally renowned fashion illustrator and author, Megan Hess, for this...

Air Italy returns to the Maldives

Air Italy — second-largest airline in Italy, arrived in the Maldives today, October...

STO Seeking Buyers for ‘Ekulhivaru’ Island

State Trading Organization PLC (STO) is seeking potential local or foreign firms interested...

Gulf Air commences flights to Maldives

Flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain — Gulf Air commenced its operations...

Al Shaali Marine Maldives named ‘Best Exhibit’ at Maldives Marine Expo 2019

At the fifth edition of Maldives Marine Expo Al Shaali Marine Maldives...


Ali Faheem, Chairman – City Investments

Ali Faheem, the Chairman of City Investments is a Maldivian entrepreneur mostly recognised for the modernising of the bakery industry in the...

Chef Bruno Menard: Weaving Michelin-starred magic on the shores of Maldives

The story of the French restaurant L’Osier is inscribed on his left forearm, in the shape of three very distinctive stars; he...

Riyaz Mohamed, Head of Transportation Services, One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

One&Only Reethi Rah is designed as a hallmark of excellence, located in one of the most spectacular destinations around the world. Its...

Ali Naseer, Airport Manager, Soneva

With unforgettable 23 years of service in the Hospitality Industry, Ali Naseer has been a part of Soneva team for almost 20...