Hotel Tourism and Hospitality Industry News for the Maldives


Condition your reservations team so that when they hear “Ring-Ring” they...

When you speak with marketing and distribution executives these days, everyone seems obsessed with increasing direct bookings and reducing the costs of customer acquisition. Yet...

Providing high-quality healthcare services: A guest-centric approach by Tree Top Hospital

Despite the recent beginnings of the multi-specialty facility, Tree Top Hospital (TTH) is one of the finest and premier tertiary healthcare hospitals in the...

Doing business in the Maldives

Tourism in the Maldives is still strong and resilient with positive tourist arrival growth rates over the recent years despite some occasional political, economic...

Female-friendly hospitality: How to make your hotel appeal to women

Following the global outpour on International Women’s Day last March 8 (2019), hoteliers around the world should take some time to look into a...

Nika Museum to showcase Maldives’ history and culture

In July last year, we featured a story about how Nika Island Resort & Spa was making a difference by consolidating its positioning with a look...

Dhivehi Insurance: Tailor-made products for the tourism sector

Dhivehi Inbound Travel Insurance for tourists The growth of the tourism industry in the Maldives is always on the next gear...



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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Astrabon appointed exclusive distributor for Bakepartner – Pizzamaster ovens

Astrabon Pvt Ltd has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Bakepartner – Pizzamaster of...

Coco Collection unveils Summer Wellness Programme

Coco Collection has announced its Summer Wellness Programme with guest yogis and a tai...

Ooredoo jumps up the World’s Top 50 Telecoms Brands List

Ooredoo Group confirmed that it has again been listed in the Telecoms 300 2019...

Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru unveils the Flying Triggerfish

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru unveils the Flying Triggerfish – a customised DHC-6-300...

Maldives to see highest ever hotel transaction activity in 2019

The Maldives’ hospitality industry is on course to see its most active year with more...

Sri Lankan government takes positive steps to subsidise tourism sector

In the wake of the events in Colombo on April 21, the Sri Lankan...


Raffaele Solferino, General Manager at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives

Taking an example from other passionate hoteliers, Raffaele Solferino started his career in the industry at a young age. Now, as the General Manager...

The Soneva-YCI partnership: Building blocks for women empowerment

Contributing only around four per cent of the total workforce in the Maldives’ tourism industry, local women are the least employed demographic...

Ahmed Zameel, General Manager, Holiday Island Resort & Spa

Ahmed Zameel began his career in the hospitality industry as a management trainee. Coming back home in 2004 after acquiring a Bachelor’s Degree in...

A Day in the Life of Ahmed ‘Mujey’ Mujuthaba

Ahmed Mujuthaba, commonly known as Mujey, has been working in the hospitality industry for over 17 years. He started his career in Constance Moofushi...