Maldives Tourism News

Mohamed Anil, Maldives attorney general

Mohamed Anil, Maldives attorney general

8 November 2017 Videos

Mohamed Anil, Maldives attorney general, speaks to Breaking Travel News about a series of infrastructure developments in the Indian Ocean destination that are designed to improve the opportunities on offer to young citizens. He also tells Breaking Travel News how the expansion of the newly renamed airport will allow the country to welcome more holidaymakers.

Utkarsh Faujdar, general manager, Hulhule Island Hotel

Utkarsh Faujdar, general manager, Hulhule Island Hotel

7 November 2017 Videos

With the property having been recognise as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Leisure Hotel by the World Travel Awards earlier this year, Utkarsh Faujdar, general manager at Hulhule Island Hotel in the Maldives, here tells Breaking Travel News what the honour means to him and his team.

Qatar Airways takes Airbus A350 to Maldives for first time

Qatar Airways takes Airbus A350 to Maldives for first time

1 November 2017 Airline News

Qatar Airways has become the first airline to fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Maldives. The airline has upgraded its current double-daily A330 service to an A350, with the first A350 beginning operations today and the second A350 service joining shortly afterwards on November 3rd.

Emaar signs for first property in the Maldives

Emaar signs for first property in the Maldives

5 September 2017 Hotel News

Emaar Hospiality Group has announced its expansion in the Indian Ocean with a hotel management contract to operate Address Madivaru Maldives Resort + Spa. The property is designed as a picturesque beachfront resort set in a private island in the Indian Ocean, only 20 minutes by seaplane from Male International Airport.

Travel Trade Maldives debuts in Indian Ocean

Travel Trade Maldives debuts in Indian Ocean

1 September 2017 Travel Events News Tourism News

The inaugural Travel Trade Maldives has taken place in, with over 200 tourism professionals in attendance. Held at Dharubaaruge in the Maldivian capital, Malé, the travel trade show was the first of its kind in the country and attendees included resort and hotel general managers, resident managers, key hotel owners, international travel trade stakeholders and other travel industry professionals.

Stepetic takes up leadership of Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives

Stepetic takes up leadership of Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives

24 August 2017 Hotel News

Gili Lankanfushi has appointed David Stepetic to the role of general manager. Over the past five years, the resort has set the benchmark for barefoot and understated luxury in the Maldives, with 45 sophisticated over-water villas and a serious commitment to sustainability.

Kumar takes over leadership of Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

Kumar takes over leadership of Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

15 August 2017 Hotel News

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa has appointed Pravin Kumar to the role of general manager. The new leader was promoted from his previous role of director of operations at the EcoLuxury Hotel, so is well-known among the staff and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role.

Evgenia Boyankova, group director of business development, Sun Siyam Resorts

Evgenia Boyankova, group director of business development, Sun Siyam Resorts

18 July 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News talks to Evgenia Boyankova, group director of business development, Sun Siyam Resorts, about hosting the World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. On a successful night for the brand, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives also claimed the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Family Resort 2017.