Hotel Tourism and Hospitality Industry News for the Maldives


Overview of tourist accommodation facilities in the Maldives: Hotels and guesthouses

The unique and natural beauty of the Maldives coupled with the one-island-one-resort concept attracts droves of tourists to the luxury destination, but...

GM Forum 2019 Highlights: Bridging the Skills Gap & Women in...

While tourism directly accounts for nearly 40% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the Maldives, employment in the tourism sector is dominated...

Hotel Sales Negotiating Training, Circa 2020

As a conference speaker and trainer, I am finding that one of my most requested topics lately is hotel sales negotiating techniques....

Cosmopolitan’s expansion in global presentation

With a vision of expanding to the hotel and resort supply business, world-renowned Danish Wrist Ship Supply partnered with the proficient Champa...

The Dilmah Story – creating beautiful experiences with tea

A ‘brand with a conscience’, Dilmah Tea was born in 1988 when a young tea grower, Merrill J.Fernando, decided to colour in...

Yashlightroom – “I take photographs, make videos & drink coffee”

His description of himself is very simple, “I shoot photographs and videos and I love coffee.” Yet, Yashrib ‘Yash’ Ahmed’s work is...



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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Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort has announced Christmas and New Year 2019-20 festive activities

Although it is still late summer, Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort has announced an...

Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives launches reef-friendly sunscreen!

The reef-friendly sunscreen has been launched by Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives. They encourage...

This autumn enjoy Mediterranean flavours with Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives’ innovative menu ‘Pesto, Pistou’

With the launch of Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives’ latest global menu – ‘Pesto,...

‘Minus 6 Meters’ at OZEN by Atmosphere

The brand-new underwater restaurant at OZEN by Atmosphere opened the doors to an...

VARU by Atmosphere appoints Utkarsh Faujdar as General Manager

Dynamic and fast-growing Indian Ocean Hotels & Resorts group Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts...

Curio Collection of Hilton Debuts in the opening of SAii Lagoon Maldives South East Asia

Located in the idyllic Emboodhoo Lagoon, SAii Lagoon Maldives is part of the...


GM’s View: Reinhold Johann, General Manager, Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit International, with its vision of delivering warm Thai hospitality globally, is a leader in hotel management and hospitality education and embodies...

Want to step up your expertise in hospitality sales and marketing?...

In a friendly-interview with Hotelier Maldives; Judy Ong, The Director of Sales and Marketing – Maldives at Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts,...

Aboobakuru Qasim, Manager – Human Resources, Sun Island Resort & Spa

Aboobakuru Qasim (Aboo) is the determined HR manager at Sun Island Resort and Spa. Hotelier Maldives is glad to feature an interview of Aboo...

Shihalini Rajaratnam, Manager – Front Office, Amari Havodda Maldives

Stelliers Awards is one of the most prestigious hotelier awards in Asia and South Asia region, celebrating the stars of the industry. This platform...