Hotel Tourism and Hospitality Industry News for the Maldives


Hassan Shihab: Assistant Manager – Operations at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives

Hard work and a desire to succeed to reach the top are some of the most important qualities to flourish in any field we...

RTC Tennis: Bringing tennis to non-tennis destinations

Based in Barcelona, RTC Tennis is a company that has been operating in the market for more than five years, providing resorts worldwide with...

Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives: Your private sanctuary with breathtaking views

As the speedboat neared through the crystal clear waters of Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives, I couldn’t help but notice the warm welcome party waiting...

Sunland Journeys: Your “Passage to the World”

It started off as a one-man operation in 1985 as Sunland Travel, handling inbound traffic to the Maldives, but soon became one of the...

Preserving works of nature with new protected areas

Picture perfect Maldives at its best can be seen by visiting some of the protected areas dotted across the country. Rising steadily throughout the...

How to get millennials to book your hotel: The five-step plan

So by now, we should all know that millennials represent the largest consumer demographic group in the world today. And more importantly for the...



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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Jumeirah Vittaveli celebrates first anniversary of Ice Ice Maybe with Evgeni Plushenko

March 20, marked the one-year anniversary of the first ever ice rink to be built...

Hospitality Depot joins as a Platinum Sponsor of GM Forum 2019

Preparations are underway to host the fourth edition of the largest gathering of hotel managers...

Chef Daisuke Mori to present epicurean adventures at Shangri-La’s Villingili

Chef Daisuke Mori will bring along his unique blend of French culinary traditions with Japanese...

Elevated dining at Lily Beach Resort and Spa by Michelin star chef Dominik Käppeler

From March 27 to April 8, 2019, Michelin-starred Chef Dominik Käppeler from Göppingen, Germany will...

VARU by Atmosphere set to open in October 2019

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts has unveiled expansion plans for the brand, with another five-star Maldivian...

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort to hold a recruitment day

InterContinental® Maldives Maamunagau Resort, the flagship property of InterContinental Hotels, opening in September of this...


Women in Hospitality: Marife Tolentino Bien, Wellness Manager, Fairmont Maldives Sirru...

Marife Tolentino Bien, the woman behind the first ever Willow Stream Spa in the Indian Ocean, is the shining example of the heights women...

Jan Tibaldi, General Manager, One&Only Reethi Rah Maldives

Jan Tibaldi comes from a family of hoteliers with extensive experience in the industry. Now, at the helm of One&Only Reethi Rah Maldives, Jan...

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...