Hotel Tourism and Hospitality Industry News for the Maldives


Mona Sedghi, Cluster PR and Communications Manager, LUX* South Ari Atoll...

After almost a decade of working in the entertainment industry, Mona Sedghi knew that the time was right when she made a...

Tourist arrivals to the Maldives reach 320,000 within two months

A notable 16.8 per cent increase in arrivals saw Maldives reach the 320,000 tourist arrivals milestone within just two months of 2019. Tourist arrivals...

Beyond Menus: Distinctive accessories, and far, far beyond menus…

PT Bali Boxes was founded by Tabetha Rose in 1986, the company started as a decorative box maker in Bali, Indonesia. After being introduced...

Five common mistakes in hotel revenue management

I have been in this hotel revenue management game for more than two decades now. And after all these years it still gets me anxious when...

TOYO Pumps: The ultimate solution for your solids handling problems

TOYO Pumps is a product invented by a Japanese company way back in 1964 and was introduced to South Asia in 1983....

The Barefoot Eco Hotel: The archetype of a truly natural experience

It was an early morning flight from Velana International Airport to Hanimaadhoo Airport, in the northern Haa Dhaalu Atoll; the perfect time for picturesque...



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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Amilla Fushi introduces blissful bundles to enhance the Maldives experience

Visitors to Amilla Fushi can now begin shaping their island adventure in advance...

Special surprises among Easter activities at Lux* North Malé Atoll

The newly opened LUX* North Malé Atoll has special surprises in store for...

The 9th Annual Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Championship

It’s that time of year again when Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda...

Dusit Thani Maldives designated as “Hotel Of The Year 2018” at Dusit International Leadership Workshop

Dusit Thani Maldives picked up four prestigious awards, including the “Hotel Of The Year...

Wellness Café debuts at Amilla Fushi

Amilla Fushi has unveiled a serene timber-clad Wellness Café and juice bar at...

Cocoon Maldives turns on the “Tree of Light”

Cocoon Maldives has become the scene of the Oscar winner “The Great Beauty”, unveiling the...


Glenn Daniels, General Manager, Dhigali Maldives

Dhigali Maldives’ general manager, it's very own veteran expert Glenn Daniels is well-versed in the developments of the hoteling industry. Speaking with...

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...