Coco Collection has celebrated the opening of the first Turtle Rescue Centre in the Maldives, at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu. First revealed in early 2015, the location is part of an official and exclusive partnership with the Olive Ridley Project.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa has unveiled its brand new all-villa water accommodations - the country’s ultimate lagoon sanctuaries. Completely renovated, refurbished and extended throughout, each vast oceanic haven has its own private 24m2 infinity pool, accessible through sliding glass doors from a brand new day bed alcove in the master bedroom.
The opening of international flights to Gan airport, adjacent to Addu township in the south of the Maldives, has opened a new era for the region - providing an alternative transportation offering that can save travellers valuable vacation time. In December, SriLankan Airlines started flying from Colombo to the upgraded Gan airport, formerly a UK Royal Air Force refilling base until 1976 when it became a domestic airport.
Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation has launched a brand new VisitMaldives website with new interactive features at a recent event. The event was attended by representatives of various stakeholders of the Maldivian tourism industry.
As Hulhule Island Hotel is recognised as the World’s Leading Airport Resort at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here chats with general manager, Utkarsh Faujdar, about what is on offer at the property and how important it is to the hospitality market in the Maldives.
Olivier De Guardia, general manager, Constance Moofushi, speaks to Breaking Travel News about how it feels to have been recognised as the best in the world by the World Travel Awards.
Ahmed Musthaeen, general manager, aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the new resort and what it brings to Maldivian hospitality.
Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, chairman & managing director, Sun Siyam Group, speaks to Breaking Travel News as his Iru Fushi Resort hosts the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016 and he personally is recognised with the title of Tourism Pioneer by the World Travel Awards Academy.
A.U.M Fawzy, chief executive, Trans Maldivian Airways, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the growth of the brand over the past two decades and the pivotal role the airline has played in the development of tourism in the Maldives.
Benjamin Kreuz, general manager, COMO Cocoa Island, Maldives, chats to Breaking Travel News about the world beating resort he leads as it is recongised as the best in the world by voters at the World Travel Awards.
Katara Hospitality has taken the title of World’s Leading Hospitality Company at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016. The Middle Eastern hospitality giant was crowned during a glittering event at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi in the Maldives in front of an audience of over 250 hospitality leaders from around the world.