International tourism receipts rose by USD48 billion in 2014, reaching a record of USD 1.25 billion, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has revealed.
The Hawks Private Limited is a family owned company founded by its Chairman, Mr Ahmed Hassan Rasheed and managed by their children with his guidance.
Resorts and tour operators have raised fears that imposing a US$6 a day ‘green tax’ on tourists from November 2015 onward could adversely impact the Maldivian tourism industry. Industry insiders expressed concern that the Maldives could become an overpriced destination, reports TTG Asia. “The green tax will definitely have an impact. It is (already) becoming too expensive to go to the top resorts because of all the service charges and taxes,” Managing Director of Viluxur Holidays told TTG.
TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, announced the winners of the 13th annual awards on Wednesday, January 21. According to TripAdvisor, the winners were selected based on millions of traveller reviews, opinions and ratings. Gili Lankanfushi was also named the best hotel in Asia. "TripAdvisor's community of millions of travelers have helped us highlight some of the very best hotels from around the world," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor.
Summer Island Village is re-launching on 1 March as Summer Island Maldives. Summer Island Maldives will open as a four star all-inclusive luxury resort with 156 keys in seven categories. The Summer House is a luxury two storey beach suite with a pool. The master ensuite is on the top floor with amazing views of the Indian Ocean. On the ground floor the ensuite is adjacent to the pool and dining pavillion and is a few steps from the beach. The Summer House is your luxurious home away from home.
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